When I look at design portfolios, many of them are not designed to appeal to the client. If you are looking for a job at a agency that is one thing, but if you want client work, you better make a portfolio that appeals to clients. It isn't hard, it just takes a different approach and you need to step out of your designer shoes and into those of your potential clients.
Tag: Web Design
It has been a little while since I've put together a collection of anything. So I created a nice collection of unique website designs. I tried to get those with really unique layouts, and not get a lot of any one type. So everything in this collection is really different. Every color and design style you could think of.
How to begin a web project is always up for debate. After the initial meetings are done and a price has been agreed upon, it often comes down to the designer to start things off. And designers tend to do what they do best, design. So already the project is starting on a rocky foundation. Why? Because content is king and and any design that is created before the written content cannot be a total success. Yet you cannot start writing content without knowing a few things first. So which is it?
Choosing a web designer or web design firm can be a difficult decision. Especially because you are relying on their talents to showcase your brand. I'm going to go over what to look for so you can make an educated decision. Being a web designer myself, I think that gives me a pretty unique perspective and one that is more beneficial than listening to the recommendations of other business you might know.
Inspiration can be found anywhere. College websites are no exception. I work for a college as a web designer so I tend to look at these a lot anyway but everyone can learn something. College and University websites are very complex, with thousands of pages that can go many levels deep. By studying how colleges handly the tough task of building navigation and creating a site structure that is easy to navigate, you can apply it to your own websites.