We offered different design and development options to the client. The more features and dynamic elements were put into the design, the more development hours would be needed. As with most projects the mobile design was done first.
Currently approximately 70% of all users visit the Island Talks websites on their mobile devices. The importance of mobile-first design is huge, even more so in the Caribbean.
Ultimately a clean and more simple design version was chosen. This would improve loading speeds, make the platforms more manageable and would also allow for new features such as classifieds to be implemented in less time.