At Nick’s, we believe your website needs to be viewable on any device. Our experts will ensure your site is functionable, user friendly, and secure!
Your website can be an interactive marketing tool that informs, delights, and leaves visitors with a memorable impression of your company. Whether you need an informational or ecommerce website, we have the knowledge, the know how and the ability to make your vision a reality.
At Nick’s, we believe that web design uses compelling visuals with innovative technology and impactful messaging to create an effective business development tool. In other words, web design can turn your website into an all-powerful sales generating powerhouse, that can be sent out into the world to do your bidding.
A stellar design isn’t merely focused on how pretty the visual interface looks.It goes on to combine a well-thought-out strategy with the design and development process to fulfill the purpose it is being built for.
Nick’s Web Site Design Process
Phase One: Information Gathering
This first step is actually the most important one, as it involves a solid understanding of the company it is created for. It involves a good understanding of you – what your business goals and dreams are, and how the web can be utilized to help you achieve those goals.
Phase Two: Planning
Using the information gathered from phase one, it is time to put together a plan for your web site. This is the point where a site map is developed. The site map is a list of all main topic areas of the site, as well as subtopics. This serves as a guide as to what content will be on the site, and is essential to developing a consistent, easy to understand navigational system.
Phase Three: Design and Development
Drawing from the information gathered up to this point, it’s time to determine the look and feel of your site. This is a critical point, communication between both you and your designer is crucial to ensure that the final web site will match your needs and taste. It is important that you work closely, exchanging ideas, until you arrive at the final design for your web site.he identity of your company on the web site. This is also the stage that is the point where the web site itself is created. At this time, we will take all of the individual graphic elements and use them to create the actual, functional site.
Phase Four: Testing and Delivery
At this point, we attend to the final details and test your website. These tests include things such as the complete functionality of forms or other scripts, as well last testing for last minute compatibility issues (viewing differences between different web browsers), ensuring that your web site is optimized to be viewed properly in the most recent browser versions.
When everything checks and balances your website is ready to be placed in it’s forever home.
Once we move your site to its web host, we will do one more run through to make sure everything is functioning. This is just precautionary, to confirm that all files have been uploaded correctly, and that the site continues to be fully functional.
Phase Five: Maintenance
The development of your web site is not necessarily over, though. We offer management of your site to ensure all future technologies can be applied and site content updated accordingly. Management includes updating code, checking and verifying security, and assisting owners with updating content. This will ensure the longevity of your website and keep your investment forthcoming.