Designing for the "high score" credits
By STEVE SVOBODA
[Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles by Steve Svoboda regarding his experience with creative direction of web design, focusing on the client-designer issues, managing expectations for the project and finding creative ways to re-package content whether or not there is really content to package!]
AUSTIN - I had an epiphany moment several months ago which changed my life, and if you’re anything like me as an artsy-fartsy creative professional, will probably change your life as well.
This epiphany came as I thought about how I structure my work time, how efficient my time is, and how my old bad habits get in the way sometimes.
How do you improve
upon how you spend your time? Do you search for new tools/answers or can you find them within yourself?
I found the answer, and surprisingly, it had nothing to do with how I spend my time working... but how I spend my time playing video games.
I can’t say I’m a fan of any particular genre of video game, but the fact of the matter is, I would find it pretty difficult to separate them from my weekly routine.
So what is the common theme throughout all of these games? Why do I find them so enjoyable as a pastime? Since I seem to do so well at focusing my attention and tuning out distractions when I play
Featured Work of the Month:
AUSTIN - The Mytheon video game website turned out to be probably the most complex (for its relatively small size) website I've ever had to put together.
I was responsible for all of my own browser-testing QA & fixes, which was rough to manage at times on my own with so many moving parts. Yikes!
The end result, however, is an exciting, functional website I'm proud to have put together!
CONTINUE to MYTHEONGAME.COM...
Welcome to CepheidDesign.com!
By STEVE SVOBODA
AUSTIN - Welcome back to the newly-redesigned CepheidDesign.com, the personal web portfolio for Steve Svoboda. It’s been a couple of years since I last found the time to remodel.
Designing for clients is one thing, but it’s difficult when the most critical client is often, well, yourself. I’ve always wanted my personal site to showcase ALL of the bells and whistles I like to
integrate into my web work, and to be perfectly frank: there are only so many hours in a day and I have only so much ambition