Tag Archives: design resources

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A designer CV for a creative

I am certainly no expert in writing a CV for the creative industry, my CV hasn’t been updated in over three years so I recently updated my old version (created in Word) to have a more visual look and decided to share my findings. There are many arguments against creating a visual CV but I Continue Reading »

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Five steps to creating successful web sites

1) Planning and preparation a) Ascertain the main purpose of the web site and your key demographic. b) Analyse your main competitors, do they employ similar tactics? Are they making any critical mistakes? How can you improve on their web presence? c) Carefully plan the structure and navigation of your web site, remembering that ideally, Continue Reading »

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Tips when choosing a web site design company

1) Introduction There are thousands of web site designers / firms around the globe, and often it can be an arduous task choosing one that offers value as well as competency. It is imperative that you try to gain a basic understanding of the web site design process before committing to a company. 2) Shortlisting Continue Reading »

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Five web design pitfalls to avoid

The goal of any design is to effectively communicate a message. Typically this means promoting a brand or selling a product. 1. Less is more. Every element added to a design increases cognitive dissonance, meaning that it makes the site’s message more difficult for the customer to find. It will take some constraint, but I Continue Reading »

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