Picture this: your website redesign is ready to get started. So far, you’ve spent your time playing limbo with RFP drafts, vendor demos, scopes and contracts, and now it’s time for the fun stuff. You have an idea of what to expect; you’ve heard all about the “discovery and design process” and know that someone will “build” the site, but there are a few things that aren’t written into contracts, though maybe we should…
Several weeks ago I started a new journey. I left my safe, comfortable position with an agency in Hagerstown, Maryland to join the team at Taoti Creative in Washington, DC.
I learned of Taoti from a former co-worker a few years ago. When I decided to look for work in the D.C. area, I recalled my friend’s recommendation of Taoti as a great place to work. I visited Taoti.com and learned about Taoti’s work and culture, as well as the open position for a Project Manager – to which I applied.
Designing with a system goes by many names: atomic design, pattern libraries, modular design, component-based design…but regardless of what you call it, implementing a system can help make a project more consistent and scalable, and your team more efficient. In the recently released 2017 Design in Tech Report from John Maeda, shareable design systems are specifically called out, suggesting the method definitely having a moment. But, one thing we’ve noticed about all the discussion about design systems is that—generally speaking—they’re all from in-house groups. What about using a design system as a consultant?
Back in March of this year, we were pleased to launch the brand new website for Loudoun Water.
We’re thrilled to announce that the Loudoun Water website redesign has won an Omni Gold Award.
The Omni Awards recognize outstanding achievements in film/video, web and mobile media. Entries are submitted from all 50 States in the U.S., and over 47 countries. The loudounwater.org website redesign won web award recognition in the Government category.
Check out the world class work here. Another big congrats to the entire Loudoun Water project team!