Day Three: 30 Day Design Challenge

I’ve got a friend who will be attending the Fullstack Developer Bootcamp in two weeks. So to congratulate him and to practice design dark interfaces, I created a concept for his page. He’s a coffee snob and needs practice coding in Bootstrap so here is my Day three submission. A one-pager design.

It is 1366px wide, built on a 12 column layout, where the images cover up the entire screen. It has a sticky global nav bar and the links change as you scroll down. It was a quick 45min mockup.

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OGiD Phase One Mobile Responsive Interface

Minimum Viable Content

I am not my user or rather target audience but I am my own client. That’s right. I am revamping my own portfolio website. Creating the written content is tedious enough but then there’s curating my content. All of my work to display nicely on any device a potential target audience member can get their hands on to access my website. You know the whole responsive bit which isn’t my immediate concern at the moment.
Unlike most of my projects, I personally don’t have to answer what do I want my target audience to know and what exactly do they want to know? Not just that but: what don’t I want to tell them? Who don’t I want to attract? Who do I want to attract? Continue reading →

Discussion Board

While working at Franklin University, my team was tasked with creating a discussion board for Sandbox, the software platform from which courses are created; a separate component of myFranklin4. After studying the current bulletin board’s functionalities and conducting research to find out the needs of course designers, I pitched a new interface that would function like the rest of the Sandbox interface.

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