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#IXD302 Week 8 – Idea Generation

In today’s class, Daniel presented us with a brief on our intended presentation deliverable and how to start the ideation process. Daniel started the class about our blogs and showed a ‘danger’ list of each student in the class. I was in the red. This is done as a wake-up call and start creating blogs….Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 8 – Idea Generation

#IXD302 Week 6 – Business of Design

This week Daniel covered the new project that we are starting and all the fundamentals of creating a proposal. The Project Brief – Invoice & Proposal  As a freelancer, create a UX proposal for a brand & website creation to represent the Hill Street area in Belfast’s cathedral quarters. Consider things such as history and…Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 6 – Business of Design

#IXD302 Week 4 – Interviews

In today’s class, we learned all about interviews. This is the subject where my nerves go out of the roof. I’ll admit it, I’m not a big talker under pressure, which is a skill I seriously need to work on. Through partaking in this course today I will hopefully learn a few valuable and helpful…Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 4 – Interviews

IXD302 – CV & Cover Letter Feedback & Adjustments

Today Daniel did one-to-one CV & Cover Letter feedback. This took place online and was held for roughly 15 minutes each. This gave me a good opportunity to interact with Daniel to gain crucial feedback on my CV. Daniels Critique  Too much on-screen – having to look from on side to the other can become…Continue Reading IXD302 – CV & Cover Letter Feedback & Adjustments

#IXD302 Week 3 – Studio Etiquette

To start of the class today Daniel asked us to go onto Menti with the question being ‘considerations for the workplace’. Daniel then asked us a few questions like – “What would be good working practice for a days work?” Time management Preparation Positivity Cooperation Knowledgeable Formal “What would my responsibilities be?” Time keeping Conversations…Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 3 – Studio Etiquette

#IXD302 Week 2 – CV

IXD302 – Applying for a Job In the beginning of today’s class, Daniel went over various student reports on slack about placement detailing the problems that many students could face while searching/applying and how to avoid it. It felt really refreshing Daniel showed us this as this allows me to avoid future mistakes and stick…Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 2 – CV

IXD302 – CV & Coverletter The Process

The first deliverable of the year is to create a CV & Coverletter, this should be straightforward! Although I already have a CV it is extremely outdated and is one of those Microsoft Word CVs. To gain a better understanding of what a UX/UI cv looks like I have to do a little research… The…Continue Reading IXD302 – CV & Coverletter The Process

#IXD302 Week 1 – Introduction

IXD302 – Creative Entrepreneurship Content Schedule Week 1 – Introduction & Workshop Week 2 – Applying for a job Week 3 – Etiquette Week 4 – Interview Skills Deliverable 1 (CV & Covering Letter) – To be handed in by Friday 22nd October at 10am. Week 5 – Intellectual Property & Copyright Week 6 –…Continue Reading #IXD302 Week 1 – Introduction

IXD302 – Acing the Design Task for Employers – Article Review

In today’s class, Daniel shared a link to an article about completing a design task that employers will often conduct when commencing interviews. The design task is one of the most typical components of the interview process in recruitment for UX and UI designers, with the goal being to showcase our skills in the process…Continue Reading IXD302 – Acing the Design Task for Employers – Article Review

IXD302 – CV & Cover Letter Delivery

Daniel talked about how our delivery method can enhance our chances of catching the employer’s eye. The problem is most employers go through so many CV’s when selecting a candidate it can be hard to actually pick from. CV’s/coverletters can be usually sent through post or more appropriately in today’s age; online. Using alternative delivery…Continue Reading IXD302 – CV & Cover Letter Delivery