English Dept. Award 2015-2016: Outstanding Work on LandEscapes & for the Arts at WSU
The LandEscapes Journal website was originally redesigned in the Spring of 2015. However, the website had to be redesigned again to comply with the university's switch to using WordPress. Documentation was also written for future management of the website and social media accounts in order to maintain the journal's online presence.
Wanting to learn and starting with an idea...
I decided to create my online portfolio in 2012. I wanted to see what I created out there on the web and I wanted to show it off. Essentially, I created my own digital playground on my corner of the web and I wanted everyone to check it out.
The world of web design and development is always evolving though, so there is always something new to learn. I'm very proud of this version of my site and will likely keep it around for a while with new features being added here and there. Maybe not. We'll see.
This most recent design was inspired by the re-designing of my resume, so it started as an idea which lead to me finding this particular template. From there I drew out a wireframe (see below) with exactly how I wanted to it look, coded the pop-up feature when you select one of the above thumbnails, and it's turned into what you see before you.
I still have a few other ideas of features I'd like to add, but as I said, this website is a constant work in progress. Be sure to come back for more.
Wireframe for my current portfolio design:
Thanks for reading! Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, or concerns you might have. I'm happy to chat about pretty much anything, but I especially love to discuss creative digital media and learn about your experiences. I'd love to pick your brain and you're free to pick at mine. - M.J.