Lexicon

Invision

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EN After coming up with a great digital concept with our clients, we start building a wireframe to add a visual interpretation to the idea. Once the wireframe is confirmed, our graphic department starts defining a style, look and feel and finally they come up with a kick-ass design of the product we're going to build. In order to give everybody a realistic view on how the entire product will work (whether it's a website, an application or a configurator), we transform these designs into clickable, interactive prototypes and mock-ups with Invision. So it seems the product is already fully workable, but it's just a preliminary test mock-up we can share and collaborate on with our client. (Sometimes hard to explain you still needs months of actual coding to make it work) An ingenious tool that often improves the subsequent development process. Kudos to you, Invision!


NL Als we met onze klanten een geweldig digitaal concept hebben bedacht, beginnen we te bouwen aan een wireframe (zie wireframe) om al een visuele interpretatie van het idee te geven. Eens die wireframe goedgekeurd is, kan ons grafisch team een stijl beginnen definiëren, de look & feel, zoals dat heet. Ze bedenken dan een kick-ass design voor het product dat we gaan bouwen. Om iedereen een realistisch beeld te geven van hoe het uiteindelijke product ongeveer gaat werken (of dat nu een website, app of configurator is), transformeren we die designs nog in een doorklikbaar, interactief prototype en maken we mock-ups in Invision. Het lijkt dan alsof het product al volledig werkbaar is, maar in feite is het een voorlopige mock-up-test die we met onze klant kunnen delen en samen op kunnen verderwerken. (Het kan al eens een moeilijk gesprek zijn, dat er nog maanden aan eigenlijk programmeerwerk nodig zijn om het ook écht te doen werken.) Toch, goeien bal, Invision!

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