j187 | IIM

Intro to Interactive Media

Illustrator Design for Web

Today we are going deeper into Illustrator.   http://www.webalys.com/design-interface-application-framework.php

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Assignment: Multimedia Review

Multimedia Review Screenshot

Turn In: Upload your review here   For details and example: https://www.box.com/s/928503fbd8af17610a45 During this course you will be assigned a date when you will be responsible to choose a multimedia website or interactive and present it to the class.  The goal of this assignment is to gain an understanding of what makes a good multimedia piece and […]

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Lab Access

To get lab acces. http://jomclabaccess.web.unc.edu/

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Class 4: Design Part III

Design and Layout IMM: Web Layout from Steven King DOWNLOAD:Wireframing Template

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  PROJECT 1: Web Design DUE: Monday, September the 8th by 11:50 pm VALUE: 100 Points Create a full comprehensive redesign for one of the following three multimedia news packages produced by UNC’s Powering A Nation team: Living Galapagos Coal: A Love Story Over Water Under Fire Create wireframes and color comps with a color […]

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Class3: Design Basics Part II

Today we will discuss how to use Typography in design. IMM: Design Type from Steven King In-class exercise and notes.

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Class 2: Design Basics

Today we will get into basic design concepts to help you be a better web designer.
Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/steven_king/imm-design-color

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Visit the following links to learn more about search engine optimization: How Search Works  5 Basic Tips to Improve WordPress for SEO and the User Experience Test your site on the Google Page Speed Tool

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The following blog post by Steven King provides examples of all the tools we discussed in class, and more: 11 + FREE TOOLS FOR JOURNALISM INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE Check out these additional links to learn about more tools. Maps, timelines and infographics: 5 tools to build your own interactive visualizations 8 Interactive Data Storytelling Tools for […]

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Understanding PHP

Here are some resources to help you get a better understanding of php files and the WordPress loop: Here is a helpful image (shown below) that shows which php files control which parts of your website Here is a Beginner’s Guide to the WordPress Loop This webpage explains which template file WordPress uses when it displays a […]

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