A British broadcaster and telecommunications company that provides television and broadband Internet services, fixed line and mobile telephone services to consumers and businesses in the United Kingdom.
Sky received a notification from Microsoft that they were deprecating Microsoft Silverlight and no longer providing support. The result of this would mean that Sky no longer had support or updates for their existing desktop application, putting millions of customers at risk.
Embedded within an existing team at Sky, it was decided that we would use React wrapped within an Electron container, and build the entire product from scratch. We decided to implement a component library as there were various components that other teams in Sky could leverage.
Kind Art worked with various stakeholders ranging from Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Designers and other related teams. Although we were involved with various parts of the project, our designated area within the application was the Downloads section.
Today the application serves millions of users successfully and is one of Kind Art’s largest projects to date.