The Developers Assemble: Team for Hire


In Short

Unlike a certain cereal brand who claim never to make their delicious products for anyone else, here at Day One, we are a team for hire and are happy to work either with clients directly or through third parties as an elearning software specialist when required.

The Challenge

Day One was recently approached by an online training provider keen to hire our A-Team to help them produce an extensive suite of elearning courses. The programme was for a client of theirs which needed to deliver technical training to non-English speaking groups with limited literacy skills. The programme needed to get lots of techie info across without being wordy and needed to break the topic down into bite-size, online lessons.

The Can Do

Day One assembled a dangerously organised team of 17 software and elearning specialists and set about developing a solution for the client. The approach was to keep the elearning as simple and intuitive as possible to make the learning process easier for the trainees. Words were kept to a minimum, and the software relied on graphics, photos and short videos to get the training messages across. To reduce the barriers to learning for non-readers, an audio narration was added to the software to speak any words on the screen in the trainee’s native language.

As well as developing the elearning software solution, Day One also created interactive glossaries, translated some of the text to the learners’ native language and handled any amendments – and all while keeping to our client’s client’s deadlines (did you follow that?).

The bit everyone cares about (the results)

Our client was delighted that we could rise to the challenge of assembling the right team needed for the project, and help them to seamlessly deliver the brief.

As Day One effectively worked as an extension of their team, any additional management overhead was minimal for the client – they could just give the requirements to us (put their feet up and have a brew?), safe in the knowledge that it was all taken care of. We love it when a plan comes together.

The client verdict

There’s no louder praise than that which comes with repeat business and we are now working on the 10th project in less than a year for this happy client.

We continue to work to their high standards and tight timescales, and still really enjoy coming to work each morning!