Professional
practice
Textile Design year 2
role
What is your job?
What do you do?
goals
know what you want
Networks
What systems/networks do you use now?
Who do you know?
Connections
Keep notes of meetings
Personal database and mailing lists
Use and build
Visibility
Let people know that you exist
Illustrate activity
Advertise your activities past – present – future
Share – gi...
The “elevator
pitch”
Compose a single sentence that sums up who
you are and where you want to get.
The 30 second CV
Just as you can develop a minimalist CV
highlighting your key points to whet an
employer's appetite or at...
digital tools
Blog
Databases – appropriate?
Online portfolios
Social networks – appropriate?
Website
Forums – appropriate?
www.blogger.com
www.wordpress.com
www.jotta.com
http://www.artsthread.com/
http://www.artindustri.com
www.artshole.co.uk
www.textilearts.net
www.dedsignscouch.org
www.prospects.ac.uk
www.axisweb.org
www.a-n.co.uk
http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/92660
http://www.an.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/345238
http://www.an.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/168331
www.shop.ebay.co.uk
physical tools
CV
Business card
Portfolio
Images/statements
expectations of people
Personal artistic skills
Creative expertise
Flexibility
Communication skills
Initiative

Experience...
How to make yourself visible
Know your audience
Make contact
Have clear marketing tools and be honest
Project a positive i...
so

role
What is your job?
What do you do?
The “elevator pitch”
Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are
and whe...
visibility

so

How visible are you?
Who knows about what you do?
Who knows about what you think about?
so
role
What is your job?
What do you do?
so

role
What is your job?
What do you do?
The “elevator pitch”
Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are
and whe...
so

role
What is your job?
What do you do?
The “elevator pitch”
Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are
and whe...
so

role
What is your job?
What do you do?
The “elevator pitch”
Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are
and whe...
PowerPoint
"PowerPoint is like a school
play - very loud, very slow,
and very simple"
Edward R. Tufte.
Nelson Mandela did not use
PowerPoint to inspire
people
First –
1build a good filing system
name of project
research strand
date
001, 002, 003 etc
Next
find image you want to work with
open in Photoshop
image – resize – image size
image

resize

image size
first consider your story
linear narrative
chronological
thematic
images
choose images that you can talk about
that are part of your story
choose images so that they can be prompts

text
c...
design
typography
background
layout
first open up a new document in PowerPoint
save as – PowerPoint 97 - 2003
insert title
insert image
insert text
etc etc et...
transitions
transitions between frames
transitions within frame
performing the presentation
images
use images as prompts – tell at least one fact per image

text
do not read off the scre...
task
Forum – testing your future
Post on the VLE a PowerPoint that presents what you have identified
as the activity you w...
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  1. 1. Professional practice Textile Design year 2
  2. 2. role What is your job? What do you do?
  3. 3. goals know what you want
  4. 4. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know?
  5. 5. Connections Keep notes of meetings Personal database and mailing lists Use and build
  6. 6. Visibility Let people know that you exist Illustrate activity Advertise your activities past – present – future Share – give to get
  7. 7. The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get.
  8. 8. The 30 second CV Just as you can develop a minimalist CV highlighting your key points to whet an employer's appetite or attract a funder, it is also useful to have a verbal version of this type of CV to communicate key points.
  9. 9. digital tools Blog Databases – appropriate? Online portfolios Social networks – appropriate? Website Forums – appropriate?
  10. 10. www.blogger.com
  11. 11. www.wordpress.com
  12. 12. www.jotta.com
  13. 13. http://www.artsthread.com/
  14. 14. http://www.artindustri.com
  15. 15. www.artshole.co.uk
  16. 16. www.textilearts.net
  17. 17. www.dedsignscouch.org
  18. 18. www.prospects.ac.uk
  19. 19. www.axisweb.org
  20. 20. www.a-n.co.uk
  21. 21. http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/92660
  22. 22. http://www.an.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/345238
  23. 23. http://www.an.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/168331
  24. 24. www.shop.ebay.co.uk
  25. 25. physical tools CV Business card Portfolio Images/statements
  26. 26. expectations of people Personal artistic skills Creative expertise Flexibility Communication skills Initiative Experience Enthusiasm Commitment Reliability
  27. 27. How to make yourself visible Know your audience Make contact Have clear marketing tools and be honest Project a positive image Provide strong references Show your initiative/independence Be aware of the competition
  28. 28. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  29. 29. visibility so How visible are you? Who knows about what you do? Who knows about what you think about?
  30. 30. so role What is your job? What do you do?
  31. 31. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  32. 32. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  33. 33. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  34. 34. PowerPoint
  35. 35. "PowerPoint is like a school play - very loud, very slow, and very simple" Edward R. Tufte.
  36. 36. Nelson Mandela did not use PowerPoint to inspire people
  37. 37. First – 1build a good filing system name of project research strand date 001, 002, 003 etc
  38. 38. Next find image you want to work with open in Photoshop image – resize – image size
  39. 39. image resize image size
  40. 40. first consider your story linear narrative chronological thematic
  41. 41. images choose images that you can talk about that are part of your story choose images so that they can be prompts text consider the text as titles
  42. 42. design typography background layout
  43. 43. first open up a new document in PowerPoint save as – PowerPoint 97 - 2003 insert title insert image insert text etc etc etc etc
  44. 44. transitions transitions between frames transitions within frame
  45. 45. performing the presentation images use images as prompts – tell at least one fact per image text do not read off the screen – it is really boring and your audience can read.
  46. 46. task Forum – testing your future Post on the VLE a PowerPoint that presents what you have identified as the activity you will undertake – why – what happened when you tried to do it. 5 slides – you can use image and text. To get feedback undertake the task and post by 23 11 12. Have fun.

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