Graphic Designer & Web Developer
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Talking In Code

Graphic Design | Web Design & Development | Creativity

Just a Little Life Update

It's been a while since I've posted a blog post and I'm sorry for that. Life has caught up to me and it seems likes I have no time. Between full-time grad school and work, plus trying to keep up a social life and moving my life has been chaos. I hopefully plan to start trying to share interesting things again with you guys on a weekly basis. We will see how that goes. For now now I'm going to post a couple school projects I've been working on the last couple weeks, that will hopefully be added to my portfolio eventually (that takes time to update as well).

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Want to Be a Successful Designer By Age 30? Here's A Plan...

No matter what level you’re at in your design career, there’s always room for improvement. In this article, I’d like to offer some tips to younger designers at the start of their career. If you’re under 30, this article’s for you. I’ve gathered a few tips (from around the world wide web) that I think will help you become as successful as possible before you turn the corner into your third decade. If you’re over 30, stick around, you still might find some useful tips within.

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Sketch vs Photoshop: Which Design Tool Should You Use?

When it comes to creating digital art and web designs, Photoshop (now part of Adobe's Creative Cloud) has been the go-to tool for years. But this doesn't mean it's the only software for the job. In recent years, Sketch, a proprietary vector graphics editor, has risen through the ranks to become a serious rival to the mighty Photoshop.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Reaching Millennials via Social Media

Today’s marketers have countless options when it comes to social media. Some platforms peak in popularity and then quickly disappear. This makes it difficult to determine which channels to invest time and budget in.

For digital marketers specifically targeting millennials, this adds an extra challenge. Millennials are always looking for the “next big thing.” By the time marketers decipher which platform millennials are currently using, they’ve moved on.

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John Maeda: If You Want to Survive in Design, You Better Learn to Code

SILICON VALLEY FINALLY UNDERSTANDS the essential role of design. Products look better than ever, interfaces feel intuitive, and companies are hiring designers at an increasing rate. But the designer’s role in tech is changing. It’s no longer enough to iterate and understand your user. What companies need now are designers who can empathize and bang out lines of Javascript.

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10 of the Best Notebooks for Designers

Few tools are as useful to creatives as a trusty notebook. They might appear pretty simple on the surface – just sheets of paper bound together inside a cover – but they've survived through the years for a reason: they just work.

Notebooks don't have to be charged (well, most of them anyway), they're inexpensive and they're one of the easiest things to use – simply open them and start writing. Even the most sophisticated digital tools have to pack a serious technological punch to appear this intuitive.

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