Having the opportunity to work on so many aspects of Epicor® FFL Compliance Manager was a rare treat. As this was our teams first SaaS, web-app offering, I was able to dust off some of my old hats (things I learned from my startup days) and dawn them once again.
From ideation, wireframes, mockups, information architecture to polished visuals, I was even able to lend a hand with the early HTML5 & CSS3 as well as to the look \ feel and code of the final Shop design.
But no project is without its pitfalls. One of the largest hurdles I faced was how to hand-off static mockups to developers creating a responsive app. At the time, Sketch didn't have the capacity or plugin to enable scaling by percentages, breakpoints or media queries. I would struggle with this through a couple more responsive web-app projects until plugins such as Fluid or Auto Layout were released. Sketch would later natively supported Group Resizing, but that was little help for me at the time.
So was it a success?
This was truly a team effort. Thanks to a fantastic partnership with Orchid Advisors, an awesome management team and some highly skilled developers, we've managed to garner a few accolades: