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Systems + Processes for Creatives – WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017

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As creatives, we have a lot on our plates. Keeping it all straight can be a real challenge, particularly for those of us to whom it does not come naturally. Over the past few years as a professional creative, I have found that having systems and processes in place can make a huge difference. The trick? Don’t over complicate it. In this talk I’ll share how to get started creating and using simple systems and processes to help us do our best work while keeping our sanity in tact.

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Systems + Processes for Creatives – WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017

  1. 1. Systems & Processes for Creatives
  2. 2. proc·ess1 ˈpräˌses,ˈprōˌses/ noun a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end.
  3. 3. Processes give us a roadmap to completing a project. 1
  4. 4. Processes help us lead clients when doing so is not our strength. 2
  5. 5. Having a standard process means we get to design the client experience. 3
  6. 6. Processes mean less time reinventing the wheel. 4
  7. 7. Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. – Peter Drucker “
  8. 8. Our Process DevelopmentDesignDiscovery Research Sitemap Tech Brief Wireframes Style Tiles Mockups Templates Functionality
  9. 9. Client Questionnaire 9 ● Client’s Organization ● Client’s Customers, Clients or Supporters ● Client’s Competitors ● Brand ● Website
  10. 10. Sitemap
  11. 11. A Slickplan Sitemap
  12. 12. Tech Brief 12 ● Content Types ● Templates ● Forms ● Sitemap ● Search ● User permissions
  13. 13. Wireframe 13
  14. 14. Style Tile 14
  15. 15. Visual Mockups 15
  16. 16. Website Development 16 ● Templates ● Forms ● Plugins ● Functionality ● 301 redirects ● SSL certificate
  17. 17. Content 17 ¯_(ツ)_/¯
  18. 18. One process does not fit all projects. 5
  19. 19. Changing our habits is hard. 6http://bit.ly/wcpgh-change-is-hard
  20. 20. Shiny Process Syndrome is a real thing (I made up). 7
  21. 21. Start by writing down the steps you already take. 8
  22. 22. Where are the pain points? 9
  23. 23. Keep it simple. 10
  24. 24. Build on it. 11
  25. 25. Thanks! Let’s Connect laurenpittenger.com @laurenpittenger

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