Clear and simple user interface which is responsive for all devices.
Having to use a new registration system from another department that is not ready for primetime.
Not having all of the informtion at the start of a project and planning how to implement new information without sacrificing design.
Conference staff insisting they use free services that make branding very difficult. ( i.e. Volunteer section using SignUpGenius )
Finding ways of saving space and a standard of good design with all of the required items. ( i.e. Parent website options are now at the bottom navigation window )
Complete new paradigm of thinking for website layouts, menu item's names and content from the attendee's point-of-view. You can see the transformation in the pictures above between the before and after.
Simple, non-busy landing page to allow the design to breathe and the user to enjoy their web experience.
Simplifying the 3 overall sections of the conference: Gate Kids, Gate Youth, and Adult Ministry.
Non-time consuming presentation of conference speakers and breakout speakers on one webpage without overall content.
Encouraging attendees to promote the conference by providing downloads of simple and diverse printable media options.
Coordinating website design, including colors and pictures to communicate more effectively with less text. ( i.e. Hotel & Lodging webpage )
Informing the attendee of their registration options clearly before redirecting them into a clunky registration system. ( i.e. SignUp4 )
Providing a free and easy option to download over 200 previous conference pictures of the attendees. ( i.e. Photo Gallery )
Responsive Web Design (Joomla 3)
Design team: Steve Wolverton, Brian Peat and Tyler Mattingly