About Full Sail University - Career Development

Career Development and Industry Outreach: ------------------------------------------------------------ • Provide one-on-one employment assistance • Advise on interview techniques and job searching skills • Critique resume and review demo's or portfolio's • Provide industry trends and online resources • Assist in identifying areas requiring further training • Present and attend lectures, advisory meetings, and conventions • Cultivate relationships with industry related businesses

Top 5 Digital Marketing Trends of 2014


Top 5 Digital Marketing Trends of 2014 Navneet Kaushal  |  Posted on Clickz.com http://www.clickz.com/clickz/column/2309955/top-5-digital-marketing-trends-of-2014Marketing in this era is a brutal dog-eat-dog world, but there just isn’t any dearth of opportunities. There are many vistas and glittering stars for consumers to turn … Continue reading

A Designer’s dilemma: “Work for an agency or go freelance?

October 17, 2013 by Ekaterina Moustafina

Are you fresh out of school and thinking of ways to add to your work portfolio on a part-time basis, or have you worked for an agency for the past 10 or more years and are now ready to stand on your own two feet and take advantage of the experience you’ve acquired? Whatever your situation might be, every designer has at least once in his life considered going freelance. Just think about it: working with the clients you want, on the projects you choose and at the time that’s convenient for you. Wouldn’t that be wonderful? Before you do, or do not decide to make the transfer, there are a few things you must take into account.

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Making the Case for Responsive Web Design


Making the Case for Responsive Web DesignDecember 09, 2013

Instructor Jeremy Osborn recently posted this to the Forum for our Responsive Web Design course.

If you’re reading this you probably don’t need a lot of convincing that responsive web design is the way to go. However you may be part of an organization that does need convincing. In that case, the evidence continues to mount that more people are accessing the web on mobile than ever before, AND the rate of increase from year to year is downright staggering.

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Ask the Pros: How can I make my resume stand out?

Ask the Pros: How Can I Make My Résumé Stand Out?

PRO: John Walker – Art Director for Mobile, Popular Mechanics
I’m not big on overly-personalized résumés myself. Very simply done with great attention to detail (no Times New Roman) and one perfect design flourish. I tend to hate infographic-style résumés (impossibly to quickly scan, chances are I won’t take more than 2 seconds trying to understand it). Though if you have no real work experience to communicate and you keep it short and funny it might be ok (and I mean understandable in five seconds or less!).

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The Difference Between UI and UX

In today’s creative and technical environment, the terms “UI” (User Interface) and “UX” (User Experience) are being used more than ever. Overall, these terms are referring to specialties and ideas that have been around for years prior to the introduction of the abbreviated terminology.

But the problem with these new abbreviations is more than just nomenclature. Unfortunately, the terms are quickly becoming dangerous buzzwords: using these terms imprecisely and in often completely inappropriate situations is a constant problem for a growing number of professionals, including: designers, job seekers, and product development specialists. Understanding the proper separation, relationship and usage of the terms is essential to both disciplines.  Keep Reading