23-December

The Digital Project Gifmas Story

Sam Barnes presents a wonderful tale of a project form pitch to post live, told, as you might expect, through the medium of animated gifs.

 

Arriving for the pitch meeting

Arriving for the pitch meeting

 

 

 

Client says “Java” when they mean JS

Client says Java when they mean JS

 

 

 

Project win

Project win

 

 

 

Epic requirements gathering

Epic requirements gathering

 

 

 

Specifications and SoW review

Specifications and SoW review

 

 

 

Design / creativity begins

Design / creativity begins

 

 

 

Client sees first design

Client sees first design

 

 

 

Design feedback and iterations

Design feedback and iterations

 

 

 

Design sign-off

Design sign-off

 

 

 

Client informs you of their imminent rebrand

Client informs you of their imminent rebrand

 

 

 

Front-end build phase

Front-end build phase

 

 

 

Surprise visit from the client

Surprise visit from the client

 

 

 

Back-end build phase starts

Back-end build phase starts
 

 

All development finishes on time

All development finishes on time

 

 

 

Content gathering from client

Content gathering from client

 

 

 

QA’s first look at complete system

QA's first look at complete system

 

 

 

Internal testing

Internal testing

 

 

 

Client orders you to work the weekend

Client orders you to work the weekend

 

 

 

Client Testing / UAT

Client Testing / UAT

 

 

 

Launch day

Launch day

 

 

 

Launch night

Launch night

 

 

 

Post launch fixes

Post launch fixes

 

 

 

Project retrospective

Project retrospective

 

 

 

Merry Xmas DPMs!

Merry Xmas DPMs!