Rose City COC Website Reflection

I am in the process of re-designing Rose City COC’s website and decided to do a mock up of the re-designed website for a class project. Initially, I was pleased with the design of the website, but after giving it more in-depth thought I became displeased with the design of it and decided that I Continue Reading…

What is Progressive Enhancement & How it Enhances Accessibility

Progressive enhancement is a web design strategy that advocates for enhancing the user experience to deliver a more accessible website. It is founded on the idea of having layered experiences that may be improved as higher-end devices and technologies become available, allowing others with less advanced gear or slower internet connections to view basic material Continue Reading…

My Ideal Role on A Web Design Team

My role on a Web Design team is best served as a cheerleader, marketing strategist, client liaison, and/or tester. I am a good organizer and good at time management. My background is in customer service so I do pretty good by contacting people for the information that I need to complete whatever I am working Continue Reading…

Size DOES Matter!

Optimizing your images play an important role in web accessibility. Having images that are too large causes your website to load slowly and become less accessible. This could be the number one cause of someone leaving your website to visit another website to get the information that they needed. When designing the website, image optimization Continue Reading…

Learning About The Pixar Legend

Pixar, the animation studio known for hit films such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and Up, was founded in 1954. The company was founded by a group of individuals with diverse backgrounds in technology and animation. It is this diversity that played a key role in the success of the organization. The founders of Pixar Continue Reading…

How Safe Is Your Leadership?

I recently watched a Ted Talk video about “Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe” and I began to think to myself whether any of my leaders that I have encountered in my life made me feel safe. My answer to this question is a simple, “No”. The first leaders we encounter in our lives Continue Reading…

Time, Where Art Thou?

As an IT professional, time management is crucial for success in both my personal life and work life. I felt like I managed my time okay but could have used a little bit of work to make sure I included everything I needed to include and make sure I had a good balance between personal Continue Reading…

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