Background & Team
The Dkids Play website enables users to login using their cable providers and access premium content on the website. Users can create up to 4 profiles for either themselves and/or their children. Each profile has the ability to favorite content and set specific user related information such as name, gender, age etc..
Additionally, supporting mobile applications for both iOS and Android were developed. Both the website and the apps shared data and inter-connectivity; this means that a user could access their profiles and data across multiple devices. Built into all of this was also instantaneous updates across devices. So for instance if a user deleted their profile or changed data on their phone, it would instantly update on the website and vice-versa.
Our initial team comprised of 2 front-end developers, myself as the Senior developer and our manager (team lead) who was also a back-end developer. The Team dynamic was outstanding and we all worked very well together. Our manager was extremely experienced with over 20 years in the industry – and we all grew from his extensive insight, knowledge and experience. Both of the front-end developers produced exceptional work and their efficiency was far beyond anything I’ve ever seen. This project would have potentially been near impossible had it not been for such exceptional colleagues. Together we were able to deliver the first 2 Dkids Play! websites within 2 months which Discovery were extremely pleased with.
For the second batch of Dkids Play! websites, more members were added to the team to meet the delivery deadlines.