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9 Insane Portfolio Designs to Make You Drool. Envato Studio is an online marketplace for freelance services focused on design and web-development.

9 Insane Portfolio Designs to Make You Drool

Services range from designing a logo to WordPress customization, and all service providers have been reviewed and recommended by our expert review team. Make Your Own Book, Create a Book Online, Custom Books. 35+ Square Business Cards. Fresh Business Cards Contact About Your Account Be a Premium Member 04 Apr 35+ Square Business Cards written by admin No Comments posted in Business Cards Inspiration Who says that business cards should be standard size ?

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10 Useful Web Apps for Designers. DesignWoop welcomes this guest post by Tomas Laurinavicius.

10 Useful Web Apps for Designers

Since the iPhone and iPad entered the market you can hear lots of news about apps for these devices. Tons of apps available today and you can find everything you want. But today I would like to share 10 handy web-based apps for designers. To use these apps you don’t need to buy an iPhone or iPad, you can use them without any additional software or device, you just need a web browser. In this collection I’ve picked 10 useful and time-saving web apps for designers. Invoice Bubble Invoice Bubble is free invoice software that lets you create an invoice and send to your client in seconds. Gridulator Tell Gridulator your layout width and the number of columns you want, and it’ll spit back all the possible grids that have nice, round integers. Browize Useful tool for resizing current browser window size to set or custom resolutions. Screenr. Great Resume Designs that Catch Attention–and Got People Hired. Inspiration June 21, 2011 When applying for a job, you have no choice but to do your best to outshine competition.

Great Resume Designs that Catch Attention–and Got People Hired

Even before winning an interview, your qualifications (or in some instance, your character) are already judged by the resume you’ve submitted. It is then important to make your resume or CV as honest, concise, and striking as possible. If you are looking forward to a creative position, you will be expected to come up with something grand and extra creative as well. Take a look at how other designers compose their creative resumes. View Source View Source View Source. 38 Impressive Graphic Designer Portfolios – Wanna have an Ideal Portfolio??

Graphic Design Resumes: Plain or Different? Part II » Graphic Design Schools & Colleges. Targeted Resumes In Graphic Design Resumes: Plain or Different - Part II, we'll show examples of resumes that are specifically created to draw the interest of a particular type of employer in graphic design, illustration, or other connected field.

Graphic Design Resumes: Plain or Different? Part II » Graphic Design Schools & Colleges

These resumes are targeted towards the potential hirer much like how advertising is aimed at a specific demographic group. The following resumes are truly unique and attention getting. After we go over each one we'll discuss when, if ever, it is appropriated to submit resumes of this nature. In creating these resumes, the individuals truly must have used what they learned at their graphic design schools to create these interesting documents. . . A Video Game Resume If you have ever played an RPG (role playing game) or a shooter, you'll recognize the resume format immediately. He included his various talents and skills and rated them according to a video game format that indicates the strengths and weaknesses of a game character. An Introduction to Font Accessibility. Posted on 26'11 Jan Posted on January 26, 2011 along with 12 JUST™ Creative Comments This is a guest article from Jennifer Moline*.

An Introduction to Font Accessibility

Accessibility of images is emphasised during web design training, but an equally important issue that is much less discussed is font accessibility. While images require alt text tags to enable the visually impaired to know what is being displayed, well-done font accessibility will make your site more available for everyone. Traits of Font Accessibility There are several different traits of your website’s text that all qualify as parts of font accessibility.

These include: Font popularityFont colorBackground colorContrast between font and backgroundText sizeText serifs (or lack thereof) A Common Font Is an Ideal Font The popularity of a font may sound like a strange reason to choose or not choose it, but if few people install that font onto their computer, few people are going to see the site displayed using the font you intended. Colours and Contrast In Conclusion. Logo Design, Branding, Identity, Web Design. Beyond Design, 10 Skills Designers Need to Succeed Now. Judging by the number of inquiries we've received lately there are quite a few recent graduates who have not landed that all-important first job in the profession.

Beyond Design, 10 Skills Designers Need to Succeed Now

Of the few portfolios I've reviewed, it seems that this year's graduates continue the trend of improvement in skills and capabilities. That said, there are several attributes key to success that don't always get the attention they deserve in most design schools. Ultimately, those attributes will prove as important for a designer's success in today's economy as sheer design skill. Here are my top ten "strengths" that graduating designers--or any designers, for that matter--should bulk up on: Passionate Curiosity: Continually explore and understand. Imagination: Bring ideas and opportunities together in ways that were not initially obvious. Objectivity & Self Awareness: Assess yourself and your work, and view yourself through the eyes of others with a realistic understanding of your capabilities.