Website Design Assignment
Qualification - BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and System Development
Unit number and title - Unit 14 Website Design
QFC Level - Level 5
Unit Code - J/601/1286
Purpose of this assignment
To enable learners to understand the concepts of website design and apply their own creativity in designing and developing interactive websites.
"ABC-Taxi" is a small independent company operating in a major city who offers taxi services with cheaper rates. The owner of the company wants to have a website so that more customers can be attracted and to get more business.
Requirements for Website from client:
Introduction of the company
Services provided by company
Feedback from Customers
Help/support for Customer/Partners
Social Media Integration
You have recently been employed by the company as a Junior Web Designer. You have been asked to design a new interactive website for ‘'ABC-Taxi'' which should satisfy all the requirements given by client.
Your website should consist of a minimum of eight pages, with several pictures and videos showcasing the company services to prospective clients. Your website should also include a Feedback Form where clients can post comments.
1 Explain following website design concepts that have to be considered when designing a website:
Constraints affecting Website Development
Website Analysis and its importance
Website Design Principles (Functionality, Usability, Fit for Purpose, Objective, Visibility, Compliance with regulations and guidelines, Compatibility)
Discuss the strategy you will adopt to develop an interactive website for scenario. [AC1.1 & M1]
1. Design an interactive website for ‘'ABC - Taxi'' to meet given requirements.
[Write purpose of website, scope and users. Provide Storyboards/mood boards and wireframes for website.] Learners are required to provide a short evaluation/comparison of design of ‘‘ABC - Taxi'' website with major competitor's web site. You should review the competitor's website and generate recommendations on what can be improved in your design. Consider following to review competitor's website:
Overall design (layout, graphics, fonts, etc.)
Usability (efficiency ,user friendliness and satisfaction) [AC2.1 & M2]
2. Evaluate the design which you have prepared for ‘‘ABC - Taxi'' in AC2.1 with other users/classmates.
Provide the evaluation from at least 2 users/classmates and it must consider following criteria: Overall Design (appropriate use of graphics, texts, heading, video, list etc.), accessibility, usability and functionality. Also take some recommendations for improvements. You are also required to produce PERT chart to demonstrate your time management skills. [AC2.2 & D2]
Implement a fully-functional interactive website for ‘‘ABC - Taxi'' based on prepared design consisting of at least eight linked pages using a range of tools. Your website must provide on-screen help to assist unfamiliar users. Learners are required to present their ‘‘ABC - Taxi '' website to their tutor and classmates. Learners need to produce a valid conclusion after critical evaluation of their own developed ‘‘ABC - Taxi ''website
Use the testing techniques to test the ‘‘ABC - Taxi'' website and critically review it. [AC4.1]
Produce a report which must demonstrate the analysis of actual test results against expected results and present them in a tabular format. [AC4.2]
Provide recommendations and justify future enhancements in ‘‘ABC - Taxi'' website after evaluating the independent feedback. [AC4.3 & D3]
Create documentation for the support and maintenance of the ‘‘ABC - Taxi '' website.
LO 1 Understand website design concepts
1.1 discuss the design concepts that have to be considered when designing a website
LO 2 Be able to design interactive websites
2.1 design an interactive website to meet given
2.2 evaluate website design with other users
LO 3 Be able to implement interactive websites
3.1 implement a fully-functional interactive website using a design specifications
3.2 prepare image files for output
LO 4 Be able to test interactive websites
4.1 critically review and test the website
4.2 analyse actual test results against expected results to identify discrepancies
4.3 evaluate independent feedback and make recommendations for improvements
4.4 create onscreen help to assist the users
4.5 create documentation for the support and maintenance of the website.