WEBSITE VISUAL DESIGN

You need this if:  (1) You have an engineer who is going to build you a website from scratch (2) You want someone with web design experience to mock up a beautiful website to help achieve your goals

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

DELIVERABLES  

  • A complete overhaul of a website’s current visual design (including creation of a customized theme for Wordpress if needed)
  • Design direction based on organization's desired branding and style preferences
  • Mock-ups of key site pages

PROJECT STEPS

  • Prep: Distribution of prep materials
    • For new websites: wireframes, content and interaction flowcharts.
    • Link to existing website (if applicable)
  • Milestone 1: Analysis of materials and brainstorm
    • Professional connects with Volunteer Manager to discuss the goals for the design, brainstorm initial ideas and align expectations for the project
  • Milestone 2: Initial design
    • Professional creates a mock-up design based on the wireframes, content and ideas discussed in the initial meeting
    • Volunteer Manager reviews mock-ups and provides feedback, which the Professional incorporates into design revisions
  • Milestone 3: Finalize design
    • Professional delivers a final visual design with style guide for the Volunteer Manager's approval
    • Volunteer Manager works with a developer (independent of the project), to implement the design

PREREQUISITES

PROFESSIONAL

  • Experience designing a website’s visuals based on a client’s needs (please provide examples)
  • Proficiency with design software (ie. Adobe), CSS, and HTML

NONPROFIT

  • For new websites:
    • Ability to demonstrate a clear and detailed UI plan, or the Completion of a Website User Interface (UI) Project
    • Existing content available for the Professional to design to.
  • Developer to implement the design.
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