Week 10: Final Project / JobResearchDigital Design Survey
Goals for Today• Prepare for final project presentations• Talk about job research with Kate Conant• Lab Time to work on your Final Projects
Let’s Talk about the FinalProject• What is the goal of the final project?– Help you think about what your long term goalis in your career– I have not designed this to be busy work – Iwant it to be extremely relevant to you
Part 1: Title Page• You want to either put your name of thename of your studio– What do you think is important to considerwhen thinking of a name for your studio?• Contact information– Is your contact information easy to remember• Other methods of connection– QR code – Let’s generate one now!
Part 2: Your Story• How to write your story. What is yourrelevant information?– Ellenforney.com/bio.html– Humcreative.com• Tips from Workawesome.com– Think about your audience: what are youtrying to show them?– What makes you distinctive. Tell a story
Part 2 (cont.)• Take the OCEAN Personality Test– Ocean.visualdna.com• Think about your personality and the typeof work that you enjoy
Part 3: Your ideal jobThink high in the sky!• What do you think makes a job a good fitfor you?• Anyone had a job that was a really poorfit? A job that you did for the money?Where is the sweet spot?• What tasks are you good at?
Part 4: Top 3 Starting Jobs• I want you to find a possible entry pointinto the career that you want• I would like you to find actual job postingsthat you can share with the rest of theclass• What skills do you need for the job? Whatskills do you need to obtain / work on
Part 5: Drawing Inspiration• This is a discussion of how you areplanning on continuing to be inspired asyou go throughout the program• Think about your PLN – What’s a PLNagain?• How do the artists that appeal to youreflect your own style?
Part 6: What is your personal brand• What is the current status of your personalbrand?– What niche in the market are you hoping tofill?• Do an examination of your social mediapresence– How’s your LinkedIn profile?– Is your website presentable?• What have you learned about yourself?
Presentation Methods• PowerPoint• Google Presentations• Prezi• PowToon
Kate Conant from the EmploymentResource Center