For the new template we needed to create a secure, future-proof platform online that would not only have a new and improved design and is easier to use across different devices/locations but will also allow for potential future integrations with business systems for additional phases of the project.
After a robust discovery session with key stakeholders from all over the globe, we decided to build the new platform on a bespoke .NET web application as it enabled us to create a more user friendly experience overall and fulfill the business requirements more accurately. The .NET framework has built in security functionality that we utilised for the role based editing and access rights.
The integral data that informed key decisions for the business each year was originally an offline document that sits on Microsoft Word.
The new platform offered a number of key functionalities for users including:
Company administrators were able to:
We created a range of user roles for the platform that varied depending on permissions and what read, write and approval rights they are assigned. From full admin access to view only users.
We built the front-end in Angular 9 using material design principles (Google’s design process) to redesign the form on an online platform.
Designs are in keeping with the existing brand guidelines of Fisherman’s Friend whilst accommodating digital and UX best practices.