[webproducers] Re: Design Schedule Question

I agree with Barney. As a designer I would like to have 2-3 weeks to do a good 
job. Also, when I hear: "the client wants a new look", I wonder if a new logo 
will be needed as well. In that case the logo design
goes first, site design second.

Lura Albee
DESI9Nsense.com


Barney Lehrer wrote:

> My experience is that it can be done in 2-3 weeks by a good
> professional. Depends, of course, on the details!
>
> Friday, March 7, 2003, 1:29:15 PM, you wrote:
>
> > Hi List,
>
> > I am writing an RFP and  am curious as to the ballpark time frame it
> > would take to design a website from scratch,.  There is an existing
> > website to look at for direction:
> > but the client wants a new look.
>
> > I am speaking only of graphic design, not any front or back-end coding.
>
> > The site is a  medical site so it is not  a high-concept
> > graphic production -- more like an elegant, simple (simple being key)
> > understated yet professional /attractive/corporate type thing.
>
> > The site would have a home page (duh!),  approximately seven  inner
> > pages (with dynamic
> > information filling predesigned templates), and  a handful of front and
> > back end data-entry forms
> > -- i.e., a unified "look" for forms would be part of the spec. The site
> > would be graphics and text (no flash or other multimedia).
>
> > The designer would get concept, wireframes, and general direction, and
> > would be asked to create three different looks, consult with the
> > client, choose one and develop it into the specs above.
>
> > How many weeks does this job sound like (excluding time for client
> > turnaround)?  Ballpark, of course --  I understand this is a  general
> > query and the time would be related to the specifics.  ;)
>
> > Thanks, I appreciate it.
>
> > Sarah
>
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