Month: October 2021

IXD302 Week 11 – Intellectual Property

Today’s class is all about the awareness and protection of our work/products as well as others. What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property refers to the inventions such as literary and artistic works, etc. that is original to the author. This is protected by law to avoid theft or other such plagiarisms. However, until the author…Continue Reading IXD302 Week 11 – Intellectual Property

#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

IXD302 Week 10 – Proof of Concept & Initial Research

Today’s lecture is about creating a strong vision for our pitch. This includes conducting various research and gathering factual material to solidify our product. SWOT Analysis  Swot analysis is something we have done last year with Daniel for our personal brand. It helps define our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats thus being called ‘SWOT’. It…Continue Reading IXD302 Week 10 – Proof of Concept & Initial Research

#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

IXD301 Portfolio Research/Hero’s

Before I start initial concepts of my portfolio website, I need to gain inspiration and the familiarity of other portfolios. This will allow me to develop a strategic and stylistic plan for my website using the inspiration of others. As I have originally does something similar like this I will also be referencing the same…Continue Reading IXD301 Portfolio Research/Hero’s