Month: October 2021

#IXD301 – Portfolio Written Content @

Home Page Let’s design the future. View my work — Case studiesĀ  Irish Travel App Designed with user accessibility and transparency in mind, this exclusive travel app has been initiated, planned and curated to achieve a perfect immersive and enhancing experience while traveling through the Island of Ireland providing navigational ease and attractive UI. This…Continue Reading #IXD301 – Portfolio Written Content @

IXD301 – Responsive Web Design Book Review

One of the books Kyle has recommended to us is a short book by Ethan Marcotte called ‘Responsive Web Design’. This book does everything that it is set out to in the title. One of the biggest challenges in web design for me is to create a fluid and responsive design as I am new…Continue Reading IXD301 – Responsive Web Design Book Review

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 Although I already have a CV it is extremely outdated and is one of those Microsoft Word CVs.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

IXD301 – The Grid: The Master Model Behind Business Success Book Review

I decided to partake in a little bit of reading in which I found Mat Watkison’s book ‘The Grid: The Master Model Behind Business Success Book’. It is a book that describes a systematic framework to help evaluate and refine a product/idea by looking at the broader impact of strategic decisions to help identify the…Continue Reading IXD301 – The Grid: The Master Model Behind Business Success Book Review

IXD301 – Pinterest Portfolio Inspiration

  Before I started researching designers I need to have a firm vision of what I want my website to look like. A good way to do this is just by creating a collage of images on Pinterest. I find creating collages on Pinterest very beneficial to me as it allows me to discover, organize…Continue Reading IXD301 – Pinterest Portfolio Inspiration

IXD301 – Digitising Portfolio Wireframes

After initially sketching out my wireframes I have quickly moved to digitising them on Adobe Illustator to get a better and more in-depth understanding of the visual design as well as validate the concept of my portfolio website. I’ve decided to colour code all of the elements in my wireframe. The formula is shown below:…Continue Reading IXD301 – Digitising Portfolio Wireframes

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

IXD301 – Portfolio Wireframe Sketches

When creating a portfolio website, you have absolute creative freedom over the design of the site. Before starting my site, I generally had an idea of what I wanted it to feel like – simple, bubbly and representational of my values (references to my old website made last year). Below I will show the gradual…Continue Reading IXD301 – Portfolio Wireframe Sketches

IXD301 – Portfolio Guidelines

Portfolio Brand Guidelines These set of guidelines are implemented as a set of rules and standards that tell me how I will communicate my brand and all of the elements on my website such as colour, typography, media, etc. It helps layout all the visual details with the addition of containing my original tone of…Continue Reading IXD301 – Portfolio Guidelines