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Website Enhancement

Project Proposal
Oct 27, 2023
Prepared for
Chelsea
,
Voltpost
Prepared by
Anthony Lagoon
Founder
951-219-1512
anthony@underbelly.is
Underbelly Creative
343 W 400 S
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
(801) 742-1431
www.underbelly.is

Agency overview

Underbelly® is a full-service creative agency that helps businesses level up their digital presence. We build delightful websites, engaging applications, and provide access to top-notch creatives.

Strategy
  • UX research
  • User personas
  • Product roadmap
  • Brand
  • Content
  • Discovery sprints
  • Usability testing
Design
  • UI design
  • Brand identity
  • Illustration
  • Prototyping
  • Web design
  • Interactive
  • Video production
Technology
  • Full-stack
    Web applications
  • Mobile applications
  • SAAS implementation
  • Internal applications
  • CMS integration

Project overview

Start with alignment.
Target audience

The target audience of Voltpost is government officials, private sector stakeholders, sales channel partners, general public drivers, or investors.

Business objectives

This project aims to boost sales and marketing by improving the user experience of the Voltpost website and incorporating strategic sales enablement features to increase user engagement.

Problem Statement

Stakeholders at Voltpost have identified a series of bugs and user experience issues with the current website. They have also identified the need for integrating sales & marketing enablement features.

Opportunities

List of issues/bugs

There is an existing list of bugs and issues with the current site. Solving for these will improve the user experience greatly.

Update Navigation

Add more resources for the target audience and improve SEO Ranking.

Enhance CTAs

Implement a few CTA’s to increase engagement targeted toward potential customers and ensure the information feeds back into Hubspot

Market information & SEO

Drive organic visitors by providing information on the problems and opportunities within the current EV charging market. (itselectric shown)

Relevant work samples

Degreed

Implementing a new brand identity into an updated website design.

CRV

Distinguishing a venture capital firm from their competitors.

Facebook Movies

Designing a product from the ground up with Facebook.

Proxy

Creating a product to make life easier for real estate agents.

Kickback

Product strategy, design, and development for an app for people to share the products they love and get paid for it.

Process & Deliverables

This creative process is designed to keep
Voltpost
and Underbelly aligned throughout the project and focus on resolving important decisions at the least expensive point in the project.
This will take place in four phases where any phase may overlap with each other.
01
Discovery
02
Design
03
Development
04
Delivery

Timeline

Phase one: 
Discovery

Uncovering Potential

During this phase, we seek to understand the broader context, the user, the technological landscape, and the fundamental challenges. We focus on these deliverables:

  • Requirements refinement & research (ie. analytics, surveys, or benchmarks)
  • Sitemap and content mapping
  • Basic audience segmentation and brand messaging strategy
  • URL naming & structure

Roughly 1-3 days
In this phase, we often stumble upon fresh avenues and unforeseen potentials. Given the inherently explorative nature of this phase, the timeline and budget may naturally evolve. Should any shift occur, our commitment is to provide clients with immediate implications of such changes.
A product design working session at Underbelly.
Phase two: 
Design

Crafting with precision

As we delve deeper into the design, we become meticulous with every detail. Every interaction is refined to ensure a seamless and beautiful user experience.

  • UI Layouts
  • Interaction flows
  • Detailed design specifications
  • Digital prototypes
  • User testing feedback
  • Iterative design adjustments.
Roughly 4-6 weeks
Decisions made in the discovery phase may affect both time and cost estimates. If needed, new estimates will be created at that time.
Phase three: 
Development

The Intersection of Art and Engineering

As designers and engineers collaborate closely, the product begins to take shape in its final form. It's a dance between aesthetics and functionality, ensuring that our vision is realized while meeting all technical requirements.

  • Final designs
  • Component libraries
  • Iterative adjustments based on feedback
  • Quality assurance testing
Roughly 4-6 weeks
We are committed to notifying clients as soon as possible if any unforeseen obstacles arise during implementation that affect the timeline.
Phase four: 
Delivery

Releasing to the World

The website, now fully realized and in your care, we observe, listen, and learn from users, taking their feedback as the seed for our next cycle of design and innovation.

  • Launch monitoring
  • Post-launch evaluations
  • Additional feature scoping
  • Monthly website monitoring & maintenance (available upon request)
1 week
We are committed to notifying clients as soon as possible if any unforeseen obstacles arise during implementation that affect the timeline.

Expectations

  • Funding sources data is readily available for the CMS and is static. More time will be needed if it needs to update regularly.
  • Time to Enhance CTAs may vary once we establish approach to segmentation. (page/urlParam/other)
  • Deployment and testing on staging servers
  • Training client staff on the CMS limited to 4 hours
  • Post launch support limited to one week. Ongoing support & maintenance can be made available upon request. 
Estimated project length:
Roughly 2-3 Months

Services

Full-Service

Everything you need

to elevate your brand & digital presence.

Creative Team Retainers

Grow your creative capabilities quickly without the time and risk of hiring internally. Together we will work on a time and materials basis to complete your prioritized work. 

You will have a fixed monthly cost, and our team will be able to adapt to the roadmap and be able to pivot as you need without initiating costly change orders due to a constrained scope. We will work iteratively with you to plan each sprint, milestone and create the most value within the available time and budget.

Services

Product Photography

Show off your packaging.

Increase engagement.

Estimated Costs

Expires
November 30, 2023

Underbelly has created the following estimate based on our standards of quality and current understanding of the project and your unique needs and desired outcomes. 

Estimate: ~75 hours - $15,125 

Kickoff: As early as 1-2 weeks from signing

Not included in estimate

This list may not be comprehensive of all possible items not included, but is meant to clearly identify a few specific items that are not included. Any hard cost outside of Underbelly's hours on this project are not included in our estimates above. 

  • Photography, Imagery, & Photo Shoots
  • Video Production & Voiceover
  • Hosting
  • Comprehensive or ongoing SEO optimization beyond foundational elements

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