Week 2: Building Blocks for the Web

Krug Chapter 2: How We Really Use the Web What is the sad reality about how we use websites? (hint: billboard vs. great literature) Why do we scan? –> On a mission. Don’t need to read everything. It’s a basic … Continue reading “Week 2: Building Blocks for the Web”

Week 1: Design Principles to Showcase Your Work

Why You’ll Thank Yourself for Knowing HTML & CSS (1) You can now showcase your own material and skills: If you’re headed for a media or communication career that involves new media and social media, it’s a great idea to … Continue reading “Week 1: Design Principles to Showcase Your Work”

Week 1: First Law of Usability and How to Learn HTML

Krug Introduction A usability consultant identifies problems with websites. You will benefit from knowing about usability as a website designer and future employee of a company/non-profit that has a website. Krug outlines seven key words that define usability: Useful: Does it … Continue reading “Week 1: First Law of Usability and How to Learn HTML”

Adding a Resume and Achieving that “Wow Factor”

Adding a Resume For the final website, you need the resume in both PDF and HTML versions. This means the resume should be downloadable by PDF and should be coded in HTML (or appear as an image). See classmate Olga’s … Continue reading “Adding a Resume and Achieving that “Wow Factor””

Drop-Down Navigation & Appendix Top 7

Drop-down Menu Drop-down menus can make navigating your website easier. I added a drop-down menu to my personal website. In order to give you a cleaner version of the drop-down menu, we will examine the clean example on my website … Continue reading “Drop-Down Navigation & Appendix Top 7”

Updating to HTML5 Markup

Ch. 12, Modern HTML: HTML5 Markup Monday and Wednesday Download the correct HTML (right-click, view source, copy and paste code into Notepad, save as “blog.html”) and CSS file (click link, copy and paste code into Notepad, save as “starbuzz.css”) for this assignment … Continue reading “Updating to HTML5 Markup”

Paid Internship in Gillette with Cloud Peak Energy

The intern will work for our Public Affairs department. I’m really looking for a student with experience in graphic design – or at least with full knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and ideally Illustrator. It will be a paid internship located … Continue reading “Paid Internship in Gillette with Cloud Peak Energy”

Big Brothers, Big Sisters: Outreach/Marketing Coordinator Job or Internship

Big Brothers Big Sisters is now accepting resumes for a full-time benefitted Outreach/Marketing Coordinator (This could also be a paid internship). Duties include: Marketing through print and oral media, assisting in social media, web page design and assisting with special … Continue reading “Big Brothers, Big Sisters: Outreach/Marketing Coordinator Job or Internship”

Internship: Graphic Design for UW Institutional Marketing

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN/ASSISTANT Graphic design intern/assistant wanted as support for University of Wyoming Institutional Marketing. We are looking for a bright, motivated and creative individual who wants hands-on graphic design experience. Duties will include both web and print graphics. Must … Continue reading “Internship: Graphic Design for UW Institutional Marketing”

First Day: COJO 4530

Students of media, journalism, and strategic communication (e.g., PR, advertising) need to diversify their skills. This class gives you a platform through which to share your work and add HTML, CSS, and Dreamweaver skills to your resume. You’ll create and … Continue reading “First Day: COJO 4530”

Design and Style for Portfolio Websites

Design Principles Emphasis Defined: Highlights the importance of the site’s content. Also relates to hierarchy. When creating a draft of your site, list all of the information that needs to appear on the page. Then, number the information by order … Continue reading “Design and Style for Portfolio Websites”