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André is a web designer, and he and his team are doing everything that is interactive: web development, search engine optimization and mobile apps design. André starts all his designs in his favorite tool – Fireworks. His own agency works for both small and big companies and often collaborates with other agencies.
Whilst designing for screens—including Web, mobile and RIAs—you often need to create a prototype to see whether the application works properly before moving onto the development stage. Prototypes are also essential in Web projects.
For example, when you plan an online ordering process, you have to be sure that every step is correct and that no critical elements are missing. Usually, you would create different screens for all pages of a website, ordering process or application workflow, and then describe the connection between them.