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PP 08: 03/19/19

Practice & Preparation (DUE: 03/26):
Research – find at least 3 (three) companies you could see yourself working for (the companies can be in more than one industry). Research the companies. Learn all you can about them. How would you make this company better?
Practice – Come up with the 10 questions you think they would ask you and think about your answers. Then, come up with 10 questions YOU would ask in an interview.
Briefly review in class. Turn in (Digication)

Salary Negotiations:
Strategies
P.I.E

Social Media:
Some good…
Some bad: An interesting Point
– Agree? Not Agree?

STRATEGY:
1. Goals:
2. Target Audience:
3. Competitive Research:
4. Choose Channels:
5. Content Strategy:
6. Engage:
7. Metrics and Analysis:

Don’t forget about #hashtags
Help
Hashtag headaches
#hashtagfail

ASSIGNMENT:
– Set up a scratch site
– Create a Social Media strategy.
_ Start thinking about the hashtags you will be using
– Create: One (1) 3-5 minute video introduction as a Designer (put it on Youtube or Vimeo and embed on your scratch site)

DH 06: ANCIENT TO MIDDLE AGES 03/08/19

Greek Gears
Roma
First the Greeks, then Romans to roads and Incas as well.
When in Rome, remember to do as Romans do….
The center of the WORLD
Time
The Dome and more.
Arch Vs Post
Architecture book
VIDEO: Roman Armor/Tactics
Roman Protection
VIDEO: Roman Army Structure
VIDEO: Roman Siege Weapons

All good things, come to an end….
Church & Knights
Older Churches & older knights?
In between?. StartArrival.
A new Style?
Mudejar Example
The reverse also happens

Assignment:
READ: The Roman Forum
READ: Famous Historic Buildings
READ: Greek vs Roman

PP 07: 03/04/19

REVIEW:
Midterm:
– Complete Worksheets and Structure of your Parachute method (petals and flower). Present structure with supporting list of priorities.
– Complete Mood Board and personal branding elements (logos, brand, color, font). We should see this reflected in your social media accounts and website/portfolio.
– Apply your branding elements to your social media accounts and website/portfolio – see above.
– Complete BETA version of Website/portfolio. Integrate your social media accounts (with edited profiles). A BETA does not need to include a final Domain.

PRESENTATION:
Master’s Program

After Spring Break, we will focus on interviews, applications, and social media (metrics, best practices, integration with your professional profile), and streaming media.
Who are you…as an Artist?
Who are you…Your philosophy?

Make sure you have read, Chapter 9 and 10.

ASSIGNMENT:
SPRING BREAK

PP 06: 02/26/19

REVIEW
– Portfolio content categorized (images, video, audio, other in categories – Graphic Design, Illustration, Game Art, etc)
– WORK ON YOUR INITIAL DESIGN CREATIONS (Logos, colors, fonts that will translate to your online brand)
– READ Chapters 9, 10.

– Practice & Preparation:
Research – find at least 3 (three) companies you could see yourself working for (the companies can be in more than one industry). Research the companies. Learn all you can about them. How would you make this company better?
Practice – Come up with the 10 questions you think they would ask you and think about your answers. Then, come up with 10 questions YOU would ask in an interview.
Briefly review in class. Turn in (Digication)

READING
Review 9, 10.
Salary and handicaps
Preparation for Mock interviews.
When – Sometime after Spring Break.

ASSIGNMENT
Midterm:
1. Complete Worksheets and Structure of your Parachute method (petals and flower)
2. Complete Mood Board and personal branding elements (logos, brand, color, font)
3. Apply your branding elements to your social media accounts and website/portfolio
4. Edit Social media and online profiles
5. Complete BETA version of Website/portfolio. Integrate your social media accounts. A BETA does not need to include a final Domain.
Work on your Midterm deliverables (Due next week). You will be presenting the above material in class.

DH 04: Mini Project #1 – Presentations

Presentations!

Deliverables:
– Your presentation should include visuals such as slides, images, videos, art, etc.
Visuals will be projected from the computer.
– Please turn in slides/presentations (if you are working in pairs, please put BOTH names on the answer file)

Map
1. Motivation
2. Media
3. Process
4. Context

We need something like this
Is it something like this?
More Info

The Stones!
Baalbek
Baalbek Map and that Trilithon
Moving large stones
Pyramid Blocks
One of the Ancient Wonders

PP 05: 02/19/19

REVIEW:
– Read chapter 8 (Interviews)
– (CV) Resume – Draft. Turn in via Digication AND a printed copy.
– Edit ALL of your professional Social Media Profiles.
– Personal Brand: Creative Brief (Mood Board. Draft – Show in class)

Apply. Establish best practices moving forward.
Look at the shape…
Consistency across platforms
Compare
Be creative!
A good, “How to”.
– Start implementing changes now.

Happy Birthday! and many more?
Snakes can tweet? This one can…
You are such a Weiner
You too can be a “Carlos Danger”

Before Twitter? we had CB
Phreak Out!!
Before they were legit
My first Podcast
BBS, with art
Early commercial networks
Chat with me
Before Facebook
Brand matters little, VW

READING:
Chapter 8: All about interviews.
Practice and Preparation
Appearance – Important – but variable (Style! Research the company culture).
Resources by Google

Practice & Preparation:
Research – find at least 3 (three) companies you could see yourself working for. Use your work on the Parachute (Petals/flower). What would make you happy?
The companies can be in more than one industry.
Research the companies. Learn all you can about them. How would you make this company better?
Practice – Come up with the 10 questions you think they would ask you and think about your answers. Then, come up with 10 questions YOU would ask in an interview.

ASSIGNMENT:
Portfolio content categorized by next class (images, video, audio, other and description- Graphic Design, Illustration, Game Art, etc)
Start refining and working on branding (it will end up on Websites, social media, business cards, etc)
– SHOW YOUR INITIAL DESIGN CREATIONS NEXT WEEK
See “Practice & Preparation” above. Complete the Research and Questions. Present next week.
READ Chapters 9, 10.

DH 03: Stone Structures and Civilization 02/15/19

DESN200-MinorProject Due 02/22/19.
Atlatl
Written
Human History
READ: First, a revolution!!
Revolutions spread
Old tools that worked well…
READ: New tools made,
VIDEO: Smelted, and…
Finally, civilized!
Beads
Where is Sumer
Ziggurat
Ziggurat v. 2.0
Architecture and Art
…and statues
Scale
Hanging Gardens

ASSIGNMENT:
Watch:
VIDEO: Mesopotamia – Sumer
Read the articles above.
Minor Project 1 – Presentation

PP 04: 02/12/19

REVIEW:
Revised Syllabus!
– Read Chapter 7
– Continue working on your Parachute Method worksheets and Structure (Start with a structure, then categories, then priorities per category)
– Organize all your portfolio content and SM links (test them first).
– Website/Portfolio platform experiments
Are you rushing??
Make no mistake, poor choices matter…

IMAGES: All of these platforms provide you with templates. Do a little research and find out what their image parameters are. Dig around. Use Google for help.
Themes/Templates matter

TEXT: Use the dummy text at the beginning of the development process. Here are some useful links:
The Standard
Amusing

TESTING: Structural – On as many platforms and devices as possible (iPhone, Android, Mac, PC, Tablet). Once images and text are added, check for broken links and missing/incorrect images.

>>Present in class
Know the limitations

READING:
Google is your new resume?
Profiles are important
LinkedIN=portant
Video is effective
CV Basics

Personal Brands
Start with a “Mood Board”

ASSIGNMENT:
– Read chapter 8 (Interviews)
– Resume Draft: Edit or create a new one. Turn in next week via Digication.
– Personal Brand: Creative Brief Draft (Mood Board. Show in class)
– Edit ALL of your professional Social Media Profiles.

PP 03: 02/05/19

REVIEW:
Discuss Chapter 4,5
Worksheets (Petals)
Structure (Flower)
Document.
This will be part of your Midterm grade (March).

WEBSITE/PORTFOLIO:
Examples
jpeg vs png/gif
Flickr or Google
Video options
What about Sound?
Sort your SM
https://www.facebook.com/jmparada
Compare to:
https://www.facebook.com/juan.parada.31508

Birth of Internet
Before the WWW
Problem with Web Design
Fixed Width vs Adaptive
Evolution of the Web

Web Site Development Options:
Wix
SquareSpace
ArtStation
Wordpress (.com and .org)
Themes!
Tumblr?

ASSIGNMENT:
– Read Chapter 7
– Continue working on your Parachute Method worksheets and Structure (Start with a structure, then categories, then priorities per category)
– Organize all your portfolio content and SM links (test them first).
– We will start with your initial Website/Portfolio platform experiments. Be prepared to show at least 2 examples (Even if you already have a site, try something new), next class.

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