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WELCOME TO DM/IS 007 Production Process

 
   
           
  LESSONS: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | FINAL  
 


LESSON ONE {JAN. 28 - FEB. 1}
Lesson 1: GETTING STARTED

Read

Read all of the information on this website to become familiar with how the course works.

Course Syllabus
Grading Information


READING Resources for HWs:
How to Get into Web Design
Advice for Emerging Designers
Women in Web Design: A Group Interview

Freelancing Jobs in Web Design
SmileyCat Web Design Blog
Tips for Applying to Jobs on Craigslist



DMIS 007 Orientation Graphic




VIDEOS

Watch the two videos below and answer the questions on the HW 1A: Video Work Sheet

VIDEO 1 - Professional Development:
How to Get a Job in Web Design, User Experience, or Development


VIDEO 2 - Web Process:
Site Map Creation


Other Videos:
How Do I Switch Careers to a More Creative
Field.

Tons of more videos at:
http://thisweekin.com/







PROFESSIONAL Development

HW 1B: Student Survey/Questionnaire

HW 1C: Make a Blog



homework 1
DUE: Feb. 4


Homework Week 1









LESSON TWO {FEB. 4-8}
Lesson 2:
Professional Tools and Resources - PArt 1

Read

Choose one article:

http://internetprofessionals.org/category/C12
Read one article (choose from the main list or from the 'Categories' list on the right) and then write a summary paragraph explaining why you read it, and identify at least one thing that you learned. POST this paragraph on your blog.

OR
Interview with Paul Irish, HTML5 expert
and community leader
http://www.adobe.com/newsletters/inspire
/april2012/articles/article2/index.html?
trackingid=JRLII
Read the article then write a summary paragraph explaining why you read it, and identify at least one thing that you learned. POST this paragraph on your blog.



VIDEOS

Video 1:
How Do I Sell My Web Design Services

Complete Work Sheet for Video 1.

Video 2:
Pricing from the Resources Point of View and the Clients Point of View
Complete video 2 worksheet


Project/Product Videos from Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/digital-publishing/160over90.html

http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/web/chen-design-and-muse.html

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/adobe-touch-apps/brian-yap-creates-with-adobe-photoshop-touch-for-ipad/



Professional development

Book Review, Setting Up Your Own Business, & Professional Association Links



homework 2
DUE: Feb 11


HW 2a - Post the paragraph summary from the the READ section on your blog.

HW 2B - Watch video 1 & complete the Work Sheet for Video 1
. Submit via email.

HW 2C - Watch video 2 & complete the Work Sheet for Video 2. Submit via email.






LESSON THREE: {Feb. 11-15}
LESSON 3: Professional Tools and Resources - PArt 2

Read

The Web Design Process:
http://garmahis.com/tips/web-design-process/
Complete HW 3A Worksheet

The Business of Web Design Is Alot Like Dating
Extracting facts with a CLIENT questionnaire:
Web-design-client-questionnaires

Writing a Web Design Proposal
http://www.sitepoint.com/7-tips-for-writing-a-winning-web-design-proposal/

What Is a Tax ID Number and Why do I
Need it?
TAX ID
s (see FAQ at bottom of page)




VIDEOS

There are no videos this week, but check out this humerous comic about the pitfalls of web
design:
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/design_hell






professional development

The Business of Questionnaires, Project Sheets, Work Sheets, proposals and invoices:
http://www.smashingmagazine.com
www.earthcare.com/clientquestionnaire

www.riversidemediagroup.com/questionnaireClient proposals and Invoices


Examples of quotes and invoices
Print Quote
Web Quote
Invoice



homework 3
DUE: Feb. 18


HW 3A - Share two findings regarding this week's material and POST on your blog.


HW 3B - Complete HW 3A Worksheet, and submit via email.




 


LESSON FOUR: {FEB. 18-22}
LESSON 4: Acting Now & Looking Ahead

Read

Building a Great Web Design Portfolio - Tips & Examples

40 Beautiful Web Design Portfolios


10 Steps to the Perfect Portfolio Website

Showcase of Case Studies in Design Portfolios



VIDEOS

There are no videos this week.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Usability resources
A list of resources, articles and do-it-yourself materials for those interested in usability and the user experience.
http://www.infodesign.com


VOLUNTEER:

Bay Area Volunteer Information Center


DO SOMETHING!
http://www.dosomething.org/

 

homework 4
DUE: See dates below.

Develop a proposal for a project - it may be video, web or a print project. Check with me if you have any questions regarding this.

INCLUDE duties to be performed, parameters of the project, and a realistic quote ($$) and a payment schedule. Include dates in your proposal of the project timeline/completion and responsibilites of the client (ie., supplying content). Include your contact information and logo (if you have one) in the proposal.

PART 1:
DUE: FEB. 25
Post a brief description of your client project that you will develop a proposal for. This can be a ficticious client or it can be a project for an actual client.


PART 2:
DUE: MAR 4
See links from last week's lesson to help guide your proposal making:
Client proposals and Invoices
Print Quote
Web Quote
Post your proposal on your blog.






 


LESSON Five: {FEB. 25 - MAR. 1}
LESSON 4: Acting Now & Looking Ahead

read home

Read & review
Review any material covered in the class in order to assist you in this week's final homework.

homework

DUE: Mar. 04
HW 4B - Develop a proposal for a project - it may be video, web or a print project. Incude duties to be performed, parameters of the project, and a total quote ($$) and the payment schedule. Include dates in your proposal of the project timeline/completion and responsibilites of the client (ie., supplying content).

PART 2:
See links from last week's lesson to help guide your proposal making:
Client proposals and Invoices
Print Quote
Web Quote
Post your proposal on your blog.
DUE: MAR 4








DMIS 007 FINAL

read video link

Thank you for taking the class. Please submit all work by March 4 if you wish to receive credit (P) for the class.

Enjoy the google documentary film:
Project Rebrief

Have a great rest of the semester.
Jean





Project Rebrief
A documentary film produced by google to bring old media messaging to new media environments.





 

 
 
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