Year: 2021

#IXD301 – Cognitive Ability & Benefits of Animation on Children

With the ever-increasing emphasis on motion in kids learning, I sought out to find what psychological benefits it prescribes to children. While browsing the internet looking for a link between motion and education I found two appealing articles by Janelle Vargo titled, “10 Reasons to Use Animation in the Classroom” and “Benefits of Animation on…Continue Reading #IXD301 – Cognitive Ability & Benefits of Animation on Children

#IXD301 – The Periodic Table, Competitor Analysis Video(s)

In order to create a successful and strong product, I must look at other companies’ periodic applications to see how they create and implement their products for kids. This can ultimately benefit me as it allows me to review their work in both a negative and positive light which then can reflect and allow room…Continue Reading #IXD301 – The Periodic Table, Competitor Analysis Video(s)

#IXD301 – The Definitive Guide to Building Apps for Kids

As I am designing for kids and not for adults, I must reset my mental intuition roughly about 12 years in order to think like a child. Asking myself simple questions such as “If I was a child, how would I engage or want from an app?” This is beneficial but nowhere near enough and…Continue Reading #IXD301 – The Definitive Guide to Building Apps for Kids

#IXD302 – Proposal Written Content

   Project Proposal   Title Page Client Company Name: Hill Street Belfast—-  LOGO (Use if have permission or ideal) —-  Project Title – Brand & Website Design of Hill Street Belfast  Document Type – (UI/UX Proposal   Version – 1   Submission Date – 04/11/2021  Company Name – CormacIXD  Proposal Authors – Cormac James McCann  Project Reference Number – 01   Confidentiality…Continue Reading #IXD302 – Proposal Written Content

#IXD302 – A Project Guide to UX Design

Beginning our new proposal deliverable, Daniel told us to read a book called “A Project Guide to UX Design”. For this project, we have to design a UX proposal (Website & Brand) for a nonexisting company which is Hill Street. What is the purpose of having a proposal?  A proposal is a document that is…Continue Reading #IXD302 – A Project Guide to UX Design

#IXD302 – Proposal Competitor Analysis

One of the deliverables for IXD302 is to create a website and brand proposal for a non-existential company named Hill Street which is a real location in Belfast located near the cathedral quarter.  To begin my research I must analysis and dissect other local competitive websites in order to get a better contextual understanding for…Continue Reading #IXD302 – Proposal Competitor Analysis

#IXD301 – Periodic Table Task

To begin our elements project we were given the task of organising and structuring raw text correlating to the periodic table into a spreadsheet to seek a collective relationship with one another. Kyle also included three articles where we can begin our research and dismantle what the raw text means. The raw text: H Hydrogen…Continue Reading #IXD301 – Periodic Table Task

#IXD302 – Design Agencies

Local (UK & Ireland) Kaizen Brand Evolution Kaizen is a creative design agency which is based in Belfast. The agency specialises in digital design for brands and animations. They have helped many local businesses develop their brand identity such as Ulster GAA, Boojum and Horse Racing Ireland. Although after studying their work, one of their…Continue Reading #IXD302 – Design Agencies

#IXD302 Week 9 – Pitching & Presenting

In today’s class, we went over all about conducting and preparing to pitch products. Kyle opened the class with a scenario where he asked a few students to come up to the stage with him while asking their current state of emotions in front of the audience. As most would expect it was unnerving with…Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 9 – Pitching & Presenting