Miniseries Part III: Design Process
Posted by: Andrea Torres
You've signed on with Devshop, you've kicked off the fun, and now is the time to ask: How do I look? Part III of our miniseries takes a look at the design process for building your app. This is not about just colors and fonts, it's about how the market views your end product, and how you convey your brand to consumers. While every client's design needs vary, we like to identify your aesthetic at the beginning of the project to make sure that it reflects your brand. The design process for Devshop consists of three rounds: the Design Questionnaire, Design Check-In, and the Final Design Meeting. These rounds represent different milestones in your app, and help you and Devshop on track to complete the project in the projected timeline.
Let's get to know you a little better! During sign on and kickoff, we like to have clients provide us with answers to a design questionnaire to clarify the brands personality and give us a better understanding of your business. This includes questions like:
You've given us a little more information about what you want, now its time for us to work together to create it. The second milestone for design is the design check-in meeting, which occurs about 2-3 weeks after the kickoff meeting. During this meeting, we will review some Photoshop mock ups of your app, paying special attention to colors, typography and icons. We want your app to be looking its best, so during this stage we ask for your feedback on pictures, fonts, layouts, colors, icons and logos.
Final Design Meeting:
After a few weeks of meetings and phone calls where design feedback, edits and changes have been made, we will finally have reached the Final Design Meeting. Woohoo! This meeting occurs about 4-5 weeks into starting building your app. This is the meeting where we get a final look at how your app will look with review of high fidelity mock ups.
By this point, your app design is fully completed. Devshop has sent you each page, asset, and all content has been approved. Up next, stay tuned for details on how we develop the backend of your app!