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Client Government

Description Create a custom intranet theme for all divisions. The challange: easy upgrade path for 4 OLD themes and easy maintance for non-technical admins. To create "controlled" customization.

Tasks performed:

  • Phase I:
    • Perform competitive analysis on existing 281 intranet sites
    • Analysis system reguirements and upgrade paths
    • Server/database setup, Limitations
    • Explore site's current content and recommend improvements based on usability
    • Determine Features needed /used
    • MUST have a useable gallery w/o a plugin
    • MUST have a built-in slider that is useable by non-techies
    • MUST be responsive for all devices /screens
    • Mockups for responsive pages across ALL devices
  • Deliverables: Hand drawings, Photoshop mockups, Interactive prototypes, Feature specs and Mapped training path.
  • Phase II:
  • Site built on Wordpress Platform.
    • Built Wordpress Theme templates
    • Features: flat design with Bootstrap 4 Framework
    • ADA 508 compliance
    • Integrated social sharing and connectivity via API's
    • Developed a mosaic gallery based on Bootstrap 4
    • Developed custom shortcodes for ease of information entering and site uniformity
    • Utilized Font Awesome for icons and widgets via shortcodes
    • Responsive theming, mobile ready
    • Customized widget layout creating a flexiable design that will grow with the organizations need
  • Deliverables: Custom Wordpress Theme, including page templates, custom: posts, loops, shortcodes and widgets; added Google Fonts
  • Phase III:
    • Multi-Site instillation
    • Wordpress Training
  • Deliverables: Setup the demo site and provided the essential training and documentation.

ToolsWordpress, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap 4, Font Awesome, PHP, Javascript, Composer, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sublime Text3, Chrome, FireFox and MS Office

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