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    After recently entering back into the job market, i've put together a small online portfolio. I specialize in print and packaging design and would love to get some feedback on what i have so far. Thanks!

    www.standercreative.com
    www.standercreative.com

  • #2
    Just personal preference, but I'm not to fond of the sideways scroll layout. It seems to go against what has become to be intuitive these days.
    "I used to wonder what friendship could be, Until you all shared its magic with me." - Jesus Christ

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    • #3
      I like it, very clean.

      I just wish that under your name there was a small navigation that I could click on a jump to each sections. Something like

      Your Name
      Graphic Designer
      Print Illustration Web Design Logos Packaging...
      Professional Pixel Pusher Designing the world around you. | Working daily to reach 10,000 hours of practice.

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      • #4
        Looks good Silence. I'd like an option to click to enlarge the images though!
        "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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        • #5
          It'd be nice to have a little bit of a brief on the stuff too.
          Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
          | Karl Marx |


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          | Guy Fawkes |


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          • #6
            Originally posted by CkretAjint View Post
            I like it, very clean.

            I just wish that under your name there was a small navigation that I could click on a jump to each sections. Something like

            Your Name
            Graphic Designer
            Print Illustration Web Design Logos Packaging...
            This would greatly help with side-scrolling issue.

            The site is very clean but maybe a bit sparse, as Bladez says a bit of info.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by CkretAjint View Post
              I like it, very clean.

              I just wish that under your name there was a small navigation that I could click on a jump to each sections. Something like

              Your Name
              Graphic Designer
              Print Illustration Web Design Logos Packaging...
              You could even implement a jQuery smooth scroll effect for this, which look really awesome on sideways scrolling sites! Just add the following and change what is in red (add your class or anchor name for each of the sub nav links.

              Code:
              $(document).ready(function() {
              	$("backToBeginning, Print, Illustration, webDesign").anchorAnimate()
              });
              jQuery.fn.anchorAnimate = function(settings) {
              	settings = jQuery.extend({
              	speed : 1000
              	}, settings);	
              	return this.each(function(){
              		var caller = this
              		$(caller).click(function (event) {	
              			event.preventDefault()
              			var locationHref = window.location.href
              			var elementClick = $(caller).attr("href")
              			
              			var destination = $(elementClick).offset().top;
              			$("html:not(:animated),body:not(:animated)").animate({ scrollTop: destination}, settings.speed, function() {
              				window.location.hash = elementClick
              			});
              		  	return false;
              		})
              	})
              }
              Last edited by CkretAjint; 12-21-2009, 03:37 PM.
              Professional Pixel Pusher Designing the world around you. | Working daily to reach 10,000 hours of practice.

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              • #8
                these are all great ideas... thanks for the input everyone!
                let me see if i can work something up!

                really like the smooth scrolling, Cret.
                www.standercreative.com

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                • #9
                  It really is simple to use. It is the same script that I use on my site (works page sub nav, and "Back To The Top" use this). Also, don't forget to call the jQuery library.

                  Code:
                  <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
                  If you need help getting it to work, let me know!
                  Professional Pixel Pusher Designing the world around you. | Working daily to reach 10,000 hours of practice.

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                  • #10
                    beautiful work silence04. I'd be surprised if you can't find a gig in a reasonable time.

                    I actually don't mind the side scrolling. I think you have achieved your goal in making your print work stand out about all else. It certainly shows. The simple straightforward design complements your work well.

                    The one thing I would recommend would be some simple blurbs about the objective of each project and how it was achieved. Employers always like to see that kind of stuff and not just images of work.

                    Surprised you didn't include the kids juice box packaging you did a while back. That was a very nice and highly successful piece.
                    Last edited by tZ; 12-21-2009, 10:04 PM.

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                    • #11
                      On my screen the 'GD' beneath your name is getting horizontally chopped.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Roth View Post
                        On my screen the 'GD' beneath your name is getting horizontally chopped.
                        Clean site, work looks good!

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                        • #13
                          Clean, crisp. GREAT work. I don't mind the side scrolling, either.

                          I had to laugh at the photo correction work... while it's really very good, it's exactly why young girls have body image issues! Overall, great work and good luck with your job search.
                          I love my job. I hate freelancing.

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