Decision making as a designer and front-end developer in a WordPress agency

First, let’s start with what “decision making” is, and more importantly – good decision making.

When trying to make a good decision, a person must weight the positives and negatives of each option, and consider all the alternatives.

Clients come with problems. And they want them solved. Most of the time that’s a business problem, not technical. They want growth, they want improvement, they want income. Designing and developing must come with this core idea in mind. You want to provide a product that will improve your client’s business.

But to do so as an agency, you have to understand the business of your client. Why a certain design decision is better than another. What is the user base? How will this design decision affect the technical implementation of it and therefore the budget of your client? Long term commitment is crucial for understanding this.

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My experience with Adobe XD so far.

Originally published at Medium

The latest app in the Adobe family – Experience Design CC, previously called “Project Comet” is live for a few months now and it rocks! Well, Kinda…

I must say that the tools they provide are very limited, but are also the core ones needed for the modern web/app interface design. Now, there are some quite useful ones like “Text underline” or “Gradients” that are missing. It’s quite understandable considering the (preview) tag in the app’s title.

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