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Julian G.

Website Construction (CMS-Based)

Help KEIGWIN + COMPANY communicate their work with a content management system (CMS)-based website, so that they can easily manage and update site content on a regular basis.
KEIGWIN + COMPANY
New York, NY, USA

Posted August 6th

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Website Construction (CMS-Based)

Project Details

What We Need
  • Development of a new website using a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Training to ensure Organization's staff members can update content and manage the site post-launch
  • Note: This project is for a website built with a Content Management System (CMS), such as Wordpress, Squarespace, Joomla, Drupal, or Weebly . A CMS-based website can be maintained and updated easily (no coding required!)
What We Have In Place
  • Our current web site was constructed in 2012 and contains a significant amount of content that would be transferred to the new Wordpress platform. We manage a file of other web sites that we find inspiring and appealing that will provide us with direction as we move forward with the Wordpress construction. We have also selected a few Wordpress platforms as possible options.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $16,822 , allowing us to continue to share K+C's vision of dance 1000 's of audience members, students, and supporters every year.

KEIGWIN + COMPANY’s online presence is a vital part of our electrifying brand of contemporary dance. Our current website is outdated and is inhibiting our ability to engage the broadest possibility audience online — both on their computers and mobile devices. The construction of a Wordpress website will greatly enhance our capacity to cultivate new fans and interact with audiences on a digital platform, extending the company’s vision of dance beyond the proscenium.

Project Plan

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Prep: Share Information
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with an outline of the Organization’s needs and goals for the new website, which should include any specific features that are required (e.g., contact forms, mobile responsive design, member sign in, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager provides approved content and images to be used for the new website (e.g., About Us copy, Mission Statement, staff bios and images, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with links to any existing online presence that the Organization has (e.g., social media, blog, existing website, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager registers Organization's domain name with a web host, if necessary
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Milestone 1: Kick-off Discussion
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional connect to discuss the timeline and scope of the website project, including: the number of pages or sections for the new website, specific features and plugins requires, look and feel for the website (themes), target date for initial review, target date for website launch
  • Professional reviews information provided and makes recommendations for which CMS application to use
  • Volunteer Manager signs up for the selected CMS application, and provides Professional with credentials to create the website
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Milestone 2: Build & Review
  • Professional uses the materials provided and agreed upon timeline to build the website
  • Volunteer Manager reviews the in-progress website and provides feedback
  • Professional completes any required functional QA
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Milestone 3: Website Launch
  • Professional provides final website for approval to launch
  • Volunteer Manager approves the website for launch, or requests approval from any stakeholders
  • Professional launches the site on Organization's domain name
  • Professional troubleshoots any issues that may arise immediately after launch
  • Professional instructs the Volunteer Manager on how to update content and maintain the website going forward
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KEIGWIN + COMPANY
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Marisha J.

Volunteer Manager

Our Mission

Founded in 2003 by Artistic Director Larry Keigwin and Associate Director Nicole Wolcott, KEIGWIN + COMPANY creates and presents Keigwin's electrifying brand of contemporary dance. K+C reaches national and international audiences and invigorates diverse communities with a refreshing vision of dance that embodies a theatrical sensibility of wit, style, and heart. Community projects and education seek to physically engage audiences and aspiring dancers in movement and the choreographic process, and bring opportunities for individuals to become more invested in dance.

What We Do

KEIGWIN+COMPANY lives to create provocative, witty and engaging dances. Utilizing a collaborative process, K+C combines physicality with theatricality, samples a variety of mediums and, ultimately, fuses art with entertainment.

Testimonials

It was a pleasure to work with Julian! He worked extremely fast and had a great eye for design. We are so happy with our final product and are excited to hopefully work with Julian again!
Marisha  Johnson
Marisha J.

Volunteer Manager

Website Construction (CMS-Based) Project

Working with Marisha to complete this project has been a great experience. Requirements were set out clearly and professionally, the media content was superb and the project manager is very friendly and easy to work with. I very much hope to continue working with Keigwin + Company.
Julian Garcia
Julian G.

Front End Web Developer

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