Week Five - July 27-31

DUE July 28: Assignment 4

 

HOT ANNOUNCEMENT!

(no pun intended)

WEB205 NOW meets in Room 3133 with cooler temperatures starting Thursday, July 29. Excellent!

 

 

 

Thursday, July 30

 

  • Networking opportunities

 

 

Tuesday, July 28

 

  • Samples in your portfolio
  • What is a solid portfolio?
  • Do you have the right to use the samples?

 

READING - Doing the extras:

 

 

ASSIGNMENT 5: Due Tuesday, August 4

Develop your portfolio's sitemap and comp, and upload a 3-page PDF of screenshots to the Google Apps WEB205 blog (page PortfolioLayout ) by the end of class on Tuesday, August 4. 50 points.

 

 
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This Week's Discussions

 

 

FOR THURSDAY

 

Thoughts on the articles?

 

Service/pro bono opportunities

 

Rights

  • Screenshots
  • Live links when possible
  • Originals of work for hire -get it in contract or at least make sure you didn't sign portfolio sample rights away
  • Code blurbs - see article above.

 

Networking groups

  • Photoshop: http://photoshop.meetup.com/248/
  • Freelance design co-op:http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Freelance-Design-Co-op/
  • Graphic design: http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Designers/
  • Google: http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Official-Google-Meetup/
  • Web design: http://webdesign.meetup.com/390/
  • Php: php.meetup.com/49/

 

User Groups

  • Drupal: groups.drupal.org/seattle
  • Java: www.seajug.org/
  • Flash:www.seattleflashusergroup.com/
  • Joomla: joomlaseattle.org/
  • Linux: www.gslug.org/

 

Job search groups

  • Meetup.com
  • Google Groups
  • Yahoo Groups
  • Facebook Job Search Groups

 

 

 
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Stock that portfolio

  • Pro bonos
  • Volunteering
  • Bit projects
  • Team collaboration work

 

Portfolio pieces

  • Contact info
  • Bio Page
  • Resume(s) - pdf/doc links
  • Links to networking and groups
  • List of clients
  • List of services/skills
  • Recommendations

 

Portfolio content

  • Case studies
  • Samples of work - screenshots, live links
  • Blog links
  • Tutorials and snips you've shared
  • Web Designers Guide

 

Sample Portfolios

 

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