IXD301 Week 5 Responsive Web Design

Learning Responsive Web Design To begin my recap of responsive web design I began my reading Learning Responsive Web Design, A Beginner’s Guide by Clarissa Peterson. My understanding of responsive design before reading Peterson’s book was that responsive design incorporates new design parameters and styling at certain width points so that a series of changes […]

IXD302 Week 5 Project Proposal Research

Creating a Proposal The process of creating is very well outlined in A Project Guide to UX Design by Ross Unger and Carolyn Chandler. The core components of a proposal are: Title Page Revision of History Project Overview Project Approach Scope of work Assumptions Deliverables Ownership and rights Additional costs and fees Project pricing Payment schedule […]

IXD302 Interview Preparation

A great post I found on this topic was 12 UX Designer Interview Questions and Answers. The following example questions were included Tell us about yourself?  This question really means, tell us why you are right for this role, so keep your answer relevant. An ideal answer to this type of question will tell the […]

IXD302 Cover Letter

Researching cover letters Before beginning to write my cover letter I wanted to look at what the advice was for writing a cover letter specifically aimed at UX positions. I found a great post on Brain Station looking at just that. As highlighted on any publication on how to write a cover letter a strong emphasis […]

IXD302 Week 4 Interview Skills

This week we looked at interview skills. Imeaditly highlighted in this weeks lecture was the emphasises companies place on their core values and how this impacts hiring decisions. Core Values Core values are incredibly important as they are the “essence of a companies identity” as stated by Nicolas Schoenlaub in his article Core Values – […]