WEBSITE USER INTERFACE (UI)

You need this if:  (1) You have an engineer who is going to build you a website from scratch (2) You want to ensure that your website is user-friendly

ESTIMATED TIME 35-45 HOURS / OVER 1-2 MONTHS

DELIVERABLES  

  • Overhaul of the UI on Organization's existing website, or UI design for a new website
  • Clear map of website’s structure with wireframes to accompany the layout; wireframes may include homepage, content navigation page and content presentation templates
  • Flowcharts or specifications for the interactive features of the website

PROJECT STEPS

  • Prep: Distribution of prep materials
    • Volunteer Manager provides link to existing website (if applicable) and relevant background materials such as existing marketing collateral
  • Milestone 1: Brainstorm
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss goals of the website, target audience, and types of content the website will feature
  • Milestone 2: Sitemap
    • Professional designs a first draft of the site map and submits to Volunteer Manager for review
    • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss feedback and determine the pages that require wireframes
  • Milestone 3: Wireframes
    • Professional creates wireframes and delivers to the Volunteer Manager
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager collaborate on the revision process, and incorporate agreed upon edits
  • Milestone 3: Presentation of deliverable
    • Professional finalizes the wireframes, user interface flow and specifications for visual design
    • Professional offers any additional advice for Volunteer Manager as they enlist a Visual Designer and Developer to implement UI Plan

PREREQUISITES

PROFESSIONAL

  • Experience with UI/UX design, information system design or information architecture -- please provide examples
  • Ability to conceive and execute site maps, wireframes and user flowcharts

NONPROFIT

  • Operating website, or for the design of a new website, clearly specified goals, target audience, and types of content
  • Domain name or plans to obtain a domain name
  • Resources for web hosting
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