How to NOT become a Website Designer by Simpleet

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This was the presentation slide I delivered at the Catholic High School in Malaysia. It's about how you should not only be a website designer but offer more in value, education and purpose when building a website.

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How to NOT become a Website Designer by Simpleet

  1. 1. SIMPLEET SOLUTIONS<br />How to NOT become a website designer!<br />by Danny Foo<br />
  2. 2. Simple and 1337 (leet)<br />
  3. 3. ASL<br />Age: 26<br />Sex: Male (I think)<br />Location: Petaling Jaya<br />Bukit Bintang Boys Secondary School<br />Lim Kok Wing College<br />Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Australia)<br />
  4. 4. What I do in Simpleet?<br />
  5. 5. Manage projects<br />
  6. 6. Talk to clients<br />
  7. 7. Get project requirements<br />
  8. 8. Research (Galleries)<br />
  9. 9. Gallery Examples<br />CSS Remix<br />CSS Import<br />Web Crème<br />Screenalicio.us<br />Konigi<br />And plenty more…<br />
  10. 10. Sketches<br />
  11. 11. Wireframes<br />
  12. 12. Design mockups<br />
  13. 13. User experience<br />
  14. 14. Know<br />
  15. 15. Do<br />
  16. 16. Feel<br />
  17. 17. Accessibility<br />
  18. 18. Compatibility<br />Internet Browser Statistics (June 2009)<br />Internet Explorer 7: 18.7%<br />Internet Explorer 6: 14.9%<br />Internet Explorer 8: 7.1%<br />Mozilla Firefox: 47.3%<br />Google Chrome: 6.0%<br />Apple Safari: 3.1%<br />Opera: 2.1%<br />Modern browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Safari & Opera) total:<br />58.5%<br />
  19. 19. To Infinity and Beyond!<br />
  20. 20. Online Marketing<br />Email campaigns<br />SMS campaigns<br />Search Engine Marketing (SEM)<br />Social Media<br />Online games…etc.<br />Ideas grant you unlimited resources!<br />
  21. 21. What now?<br />
  22. 22. Flash is evil<br />When:<br />Used only as an entertainment tool.<br />It doesn’t improve the website user experience.<br />Not developed correctly to optimize loading times.<br />
  23. 23. Internet Explorer 6 kills<br />“IE 6 is a last-generation browser…Supporting IE 6 means slower progress, less progress, and, in some places, no progress.”<br />Source: 37Signals<br />
  24. 24. Tables are NOT for layout<br />Because it does NOT:<br />make your pages load faster<br />lower your hosting costs<br />make your redesigns more efficient and less expensive<br />help you maintain visual consistency throughout your sites<br />get you better search engine results<br />make your sites more accessible to all viewers and user agents<br />Source: http://www.hotdesign.com/seybold/03overview.html<br />
  25. 25. Criticism are Ideas<br />
  26. 26. Thank you!<br />
  27. 27. Find me online<br />www.dannyfoo.com/blog<br />Twitter.com/dannyfoo<br />Delicious.com/dannyfoo<br />simpleet.posterous.com<br />www.simpleet.com<br />

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