a perfect fit

KCYA Community School of the Arts
Site Design

In 2003, Firefly Studio LLC was selected by Kansas City Young Audiences (KCYA) to design and program their third Web site, kcya.org/csa. The challenge this time was to deliver a Web site designed from a branding platform developed by Kuhn Wittenborn Advertising.

EMail Contact

Site Features
& Functionality
kcya.org/csa

 

Web Requirements (2003)

• W3C HTML 4.0 transitional •

• Cross-browser •
PC & Mac compatibility:
Navigator 7.x, Explorer 6.x

• 100% screen fit on •
13” monitor @ 800 x 600 pixels

• 8-bit color depth •

• Two-click max to most content •

• Forms & PDF assets •

• ISP integration •

• Facilitate expansion •
of feature set

• Artful approach •

 

Art & Imaging Design

Sketches, navigation design,
layout, 260 images created
in Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia
Freehand, Adobe Illustrator,
Adobe ImageReady

 

Web Authoring &
Refresh Programming

BBEdit for HTML,
Javascript & Perl programming

CGI functionality with preview
screens and email confirmation

 

Team Role

• 24/7/365 webmastering •
& server support

• Development phase •
planning & execution

• Version control •
& quality assurance

• Content rotation •
& integration

• Quarterly sitewide •
refresh

• Art Direction •
& Design