Designer vs web

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Designer vs web

  1. 1. the designer vs. the web the importance of having an online presence and how tocreate and maintain it.
  2. 2. how  many  of  you  have  online  portfolios,  websites     or  process  blogs?
  3. 3. how  often  do  you  update   them?
  4. 4. those  of  you  who  don’t  have  one.   why  not?
  5. 5. let’s  talk  a  bit  about  the   importance  of Feedback
  6. 6. “If  you  dont  showcase  your  work  because  "its  not  good  enough",  dont  expect  it  to   be  any  better."
  7. 7. we  are  here. web 1.0 web 2.0 web 3.0 read only reading/wrting portable forms communities responsive directories blogging user behaviourinformation sharing smart apps tagging focus on ‘me’ creating user engagement interacting
  8. 8. put  yourself  ‘out  there’ to  be  taken  seriously. giving  someone  a  business  card  without  a  website  is  like   handing  them  a  blank  piece   of  paper.
  9. 9. put  yourself  ‘out  there’being  in  the  same  ‘space’  as  big  firms  and  studios  gives   you  just  as  much   importance,  edge  and   audience  as  them
  10. 10. put  yourself  ‘out  there’ online  portfolio process  blog social  media
  11. 11. online  portfolio a  space  on  the  web  to  showcase  your  best  finished   projects  with  a  brief  description  of  your  concept.
  12. 12. online  portfolioyour  own  website
  13. 13. online  portfolio your  own  websiteclean,  crisp  graphics  and  layout planned  and  structured static  or  dynamic? usability user-­‐centered search-­‐engine  friendly
  14. 14. online  portfolioportfolio  websites behance.net
  15. 15. online  portfolioportfolio  websites carbonmade.com
  16. 16. online  portfolioportfolio  websites cargocollective.com
  17. 17. online  portfolioportfolio  websites flickr.com
  18. 18. online  portfolio professional  way  to  showcase  your  work.great  first  impression  for  employers  or  people   interested  in  your  work.increases  your  visibility  and  online  presence. shows  you’re  more  than  just  a  resume. flexibility.
  19. 19. process  blogis  a  written  or  visual  log  of   your  work  and  thought   process.
  20. 20. process  blogblogging  platforms blogger.com
  21. 21. process  blogblogging  platforms wordpress.com
  22. 22. process  blogblogging  platforms tumblr.com
  23. 23. process  blogarchive,  record  and  arrange  your  thoughts  regarding   a  specific  project  or  multiple  projects. engage  the  audience  in  your  design  process.  get   feedback  and  comments. look  back  to  older  processes,  thoughts  and  ideas.  
  24. 24. social  mediasocial  media  are  the  platforms  that  enable  the  interactivity  by  engaging  users  to  participate  in,  comment  on   and  create  content  as  means  of   communicating.
  25. 25. social  mediasocial  bookmarking pinterest.com
  26. 26. social  media social  news  interact  by  voting  for  articles  and   commenting  on  them.
  27. 27. social  media social  news reddit.com
  28. 28. social  media social  networking interact  by  adding  friends,  commenting  on  profiles,  joining   groups  and  having  discussions.
  29. 29. social  mediasocial  networking twitter.com
  30. 30. social  mediasocial  networking facebook.com
  31. 31. social  media social  networkinginstagram.com  (instagram  mobile  app)
  32. 32. social  media social  photo  and  video  sharinginteract  by  sharing  photos  or  videos   and  commenting  on  user   submissions.
  33. 33. social  mediasocial  photo  and  video  sharingyoutube.com vimeo.com
  34. 34. the  question  of   job  searching.
  35. 35. linkedin.com
  36. 36. glowork.net
  37. 37. nabbesh.com
  38. 38. ‘sell’  your  skills.market  yourself  positively. ask  questions. answer  questions. make  time  to  update. learn  something.
  39. 39. thankyou.any  questions?   :)

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