Google PageSpeed Insights allows a designer or developer to see issues firsthand that slow page speed down. Page speed is crucial to any user experience.
When you get a door wrong, that is, push when you should have pulled (or vice versa), is it your fault? Maybe, but probably not. And definitely not if other people have the same issue. That’s a clear-cut sign of a bad and ineffective design.
Brand colors are an essential element of any company. They allow you to stand apart from the crowd while standing for something. Think of any company. What comes to mind? And how does that make you feel? Those feelings don’t just come from anywhere. They are meticulously designed and refined to stand the test of time by the marketing and design teams through psychology and societal norms.
Websites are launched every day. Hundreds. Even thousands. Every day. Each trying to grab your attention for one reason or another. Most have been checked and double checked for accuracy and a streamlined message before launching. But some have not.
Two sides of the same coin. On one you have a web designer. A creator. From nothing to something. And the other side, a web developer. An individual making the creation come to life. Each with their own mission. And their own responsibilities. In this post, I will describe the difference between a designer and a developer. I’ll also discuss how they work together to accomplish the same goal.
This list serves as a checkpoint for what is expected of the other. If you, the website owner, come prepared for the first meeting with information that answers the 7 points above you will undoubtedly gain favor with your designer. It will allow for a partnership based on mutual respect for the other while striving to create the best website possible.
If you follow these guides and start making these steps routine you will have a user-friendly website in no time. It takes a lot of effort to make and keep your site user-friendly, but in the end, that’s who it’s for, your users.
Hiring a graphic designer for any project can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. A considerate designer should take the time to educate the client on his/her process. The business of design may be new for the client, but not for the designer. Whether the designer is a couple years into his/her career or 30 years into it, he/she needs to help the client understand the roles of each party.