CHRISTEN JANINE OTTER

Reflection on Internet and Writing Studies

As I’ve mentioned, prior to taking this course, I had never practiced hand-coding before. Never. So, it goes without saying that a lot of this was very challenging in the … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflection on Responsive Web Design and Designing for Emotion

In my last post, there were several items on my website for Internet and Writing Studies I mentioned that I was working toward. Among them was the Portfolio page. I … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Website Development: Questions + Concerns

I’ve made some more progress on my site toward adding pages and content. Things are moving along; I’m by no means a pro at this, but I’m glad that I’m … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Toward a Site Made Whole

In terms of some changes that will need to take place before my professional website can be complete, some changes need to take place. The Index/Home Page: I’d like to … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Applied Design: My Professional Contact Card

Aarron Walter wrote in Designing for Emotion,  “To engage your audience emotionally, you must let your brand’s personality show.” Front:   Back: With a nod to my custom-designed image, artwork … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

(Re)Vision, Comp #3

My Home Page, 3rd revision. Although it may not look terribly different than the previous version, I have spend many a nerve-wracking hour (often into the wee hours of the … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Design Concept, (Re)Envisioned Comp #2

Slideshow of my progressive, online evolution: From here. The Home page of my very first website comp: to . . .                                                                                                                                                   Here.  My Design Concept, (Re)E n v i … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Design Concept

This is a rough sketch of a preliminary design concept that I came up with for my site. An end I am still concepting toward, is that I’d like my … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

User Persona

It is difficult to imagine who exactly is going to be actually reading my blog, however for this assignment in my Internet and Writing Studies I’ve got to imagine who my ideal … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Design Persona

To me help me get a jump start on designing a persona for the web, I’ve used the template that Professor Bill Wolff suggested on Aarron Walter’s website.  Overview: I’d like … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment