Chapter 3. Understanding Roles in a Project

As the saying goes: “Use the right tool for the right job.” When considering your interactive project or application, you need to have a similar mantra: “Use the right role for the right task.” Roles on a project can cover several different disciplines or activities that are common on interactive projects.

A single person can have multiple roles on a project. This is common with small teams, especially for the solo “jack-of-all trades” that needs to do everything. Depending on the vastness of the project, you may find that roles can be specialized into more focused work or potentially outsourced to a subcontractor or external team.

This chapter will define the important roles on a team that is creating ...

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