Month: October 2021

IXD302: UX Proposal Research

This week, we were told to begin researching proposals, why they are used and how to go about writing one. To kick off my research, I read chapter 3 ‘Proposals for Consultants and Freelancers’ of the book ‘A Project Guide to UX design’. What is a proposal? A UX proposal is a document you would…Continue Reading IXD302: UX Proposal Research

IXD301: Building my Portfolio Website

My portfolio website link: My Portfolio Website   Homepage The first thing I did was build the navigation. This would be the same on every page, so I made it a ‘symbol’. This meant I could add it to every other page which saved me time and ensured consistency. I also ended up changing the…Continue Reading IXD301: Building my Portfolio Website

IXD301: How to Design for Everyone (web accessability research)

I attended a talk through ‘meetup’ on how to design for everyone, which touched on the importance of accessibility and inclusivity when designing. I thought this would be beneficial, especially as I am in the process of building my portfolio website. It was hosted by Rick Monro and had guests Regine Gilbert and MT McCann….Continue Reading IXD301: How to Design for Everyone (web accessability research)

IXD302: Future jobs and oppertunities week reflect

This week there are many online sessions to help boost skills and recieve advice on transitioning into a work environment. I thought this could be very beneficial so I registered for multiple events. Supercharge your interview skills One of the events I attended today was “Supercharge you interview skills”. This was very informative and it…Continue Reading IXD302: Future jobs and oppertunities week reflect

IXD301: Website Feedback and Changes

Feedback We had a critique session which offered the opportunity to receive feedback on my website designs so far. I found this very beneficial as I got some very useful advice on changes I could make to improve. My classmates also left some feedback in the form of post-it notes which I appreciated. I also…Continue Reading IXD301: Website Feedback and Changes

IXD301: Portfolio Website Development

Inspiration I had previously looked at different portfolio websites for inspiration. However, I thought it was important to create a mood board with a collection of ideas. Doing this gave me some last minute inspiration and gave me a better idea of the different approaches I could take. Here is a screenshot and a link…Continue Reading IXD301: Portfolio Website Development

IXD301: Content Audit Task

This week we were given the task of creating a content audit for a website. Before I began, I wanted to find out more about what a content audit includes. A content audit is the process of systematically analysing the content on your website to uncover strengths and weaknesses. Benefits: Gives you a thorough list…Continue Reading IXD301: Content Audit Task

IXD301: Week 2 Reflect & User/Job Stories Task

Where content comes from This week we learnt about where content comes from and who owns it. Client : Most of the time, the content is supplied by the client. Therefore, they will give you exactly what they want on their website, app etc. Self-generated: This is much more time consuming as you need to…Continue Reading IXD301: Week 2 Reflect & User/Job Stories Task