The basic requirements are the same for both types of web sites.
A business related web site is a site that generates revenue or significant
savings in some way. You have a choice of three types of business web
OPTIONS FOR BUSINESS WEB SITE DESIGN:
Company: A comprehensive web site that describes the company's products
or services. The Site could include helpful features such as FAQs (Frequently
Asked Questions), job opportunities, online customer support, company
mission statement, department profiles, current events, et cetera.
Online store: A web site that sells a line of products (at least five
products). The merchandise should be presented in an organized and attractive
way. Each product should be presented with a complete description and
price. A simple order form must also be included.
Online Information Service: A web site that performs a service. Examples
include movie review site, horoscopes site, and specialty newsletter.
OPTIONS FOR WEBSITE ON YOUR FAVORITE BOOK OR MOVIE:
Make a website with information about your favorite book or movie.
Do Thumbnails to brainstorm different ideas for your design. These will not be turned in for grade, but will help you plan the design of your site.
Give me digital files.(psd, jpeg, pdf, or powerpoint)
Comps should be in correct aspect ratio(shape) for the intended
Comps should be of high enough quality to present to an actual
Specs (10 points):
Valid code - make sure to validate at https://validator.w3.org/ and https://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
At Least 3 Images not acquired from the Internet (should be original or scanned).
You may also use images from the internet.
Do NOT use any template webpages found on the internet as a starting point. You can use our exercises and code as components and as a starting point, but create your own page.
The web site must look professional, well organized, and stylistically
It is important that you use the time allotted for the assignment
Make sure that the design fits the content.
Think about your target audience and their expectations.
Design & Finesse:
(Refer to point totals at top of page)
Communicate the message
Design fits the content
Proper optimization of images
Good composition of pages
Good colour harmony
Intuitive and functional navigation
Type should be legible, use appropriate fonts for the design
Final Presentation to the class
Update: No formal Beta Test required this semester.
It is a good idea, however, to show your work to other people throughout the design process to get a fresh perspective on what you are doing. You can't really tell how well your design is working for users because you made the site. You know how it works already. Explore whether other people 'get' your site, if they see what you want them to see, and how well they can use your site. You can do this all the way through the process from sketches to comps(image based mockups) to working versions.