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My Dream Job!

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Off every weekend, paid six month vacation, and 3 hour shifts but get paid for an eight hour shift are examples of what people want on their dream jobs. If everyone dreams of that perfect jobs everyone would be happier in life because everyone would be living on purpose. You always here of people complaining about their job that they hate (although sometime it is the to people). I feel that if we actually work in a profession of something we truly liked I feel that People would be more positive all around. If I would describe my…

Good Stock Video Websites

Photo by Kushagra Kevat on Unsplash   Searching the web you can find all kinds of free sites. Sometimes you may need video footage for a project you’re working on that you ARE UNABLE TO to shoot yourself. You have a couple of options. You can outsource and pay someone els which will take a lot of time, or two you can find video that are already made. Majority of time there is some who has done what you are looking for, including the editing like slow motion, fast forwarding, and the themed background music.  There are so many site for that reason.…

Video Editing Techniques

Photo by Wahid Khene on Unsplash Before learning the background on editing videos, I did not know there were so many ways to edit. I felt like I was in a new world reading up on its terminology and different editing techniques. Before you were able randomly edit any scene there was Linear Video Editing. Linear video editing is the process where editing is done step by step and in order in the sequence of its final Master film. Basically this is where you must edit everything in order from beginning to end. This is opposite from nonlinear video editing for a many…

Seeking Video Production Jobs

Photo by Chris Yang on Unsplash As I am beginnnig to step out into the world of multimedia, I have seen a plethora of jobs listing for Production team members. These were a couple of entry level positions that caught my eye on Indeed. The first is Videographer for a company named Scout in Nashville Tennessee. This is a entry level position that is great for dipping your feet in the water of multimedia production. This is great for a person who is a team player but is self-motivated. The company what prefer your skill set to include two to three years with…

Who’s on the Production Team?

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash Everyone has their part to play on a multimedia production team. As I was doing my research and looking and different roles there was a couple that stood out to me. Creative Director: A Creative Director is the boss over everyone on the team. The creative director is the person that approves any idea or creative decision of the production. Project Manager: The project manager is in charge of planning, executing and managing the project at hand. Content Editor: Another important role is a content editor. Content editors are the people make sure all project aspects like projects…

What’s That Sound!

Photo by Avel Chuklanov on Unsplash Whenever I watch a movie or listen to music I listen for the background sounds and the suttle beats in them. If you pay attention you’ll realize in cartoons putting the sound of footsteps as someone is walking makes that action more realistic than no sound at all. Not everyone has an ear for making sounds for a living because It has to be precise. Majority of these sounds are created by a designer that creates sound effects. They will use objects or project certain sounds or noises to create the sound that they are looking for.…

Why Are We So Responsive?

Photo by Domenico Loia on Unsplash With all of today’s technology we have so many ways of access to the internet. This is so amazing compared to years ago when your main access was dial up. As we look on our cell phone at websites and compare it to the site shown on our laptop, each layout is  different. No there is not a different website for cell phones and another laptops and tablets. The way they make each website adjust to each screen regardless of what device you are on is making the website responsive. A responsive website is basically a design…

I Can’t Help But Click It.

Photo by MARVIN TOLENTINO on Unsplash Have you ever been scrolling down on a site and seen those annoying flashing advertisements about hairspray, or those shoes that  you have been looking at but have been trying to avoiding shopping because you are not trying to spend so much money. Then you try your hardest but you can’t help but click the button because they look so appealing and draws you in. A lot of time companies are using animated web banner ads to draw you in. As a designer we are responsible for creating this addictive or annoying web banner ads. I have…

WordPress

Why is WordPress the most popular cms in use today? WordPress has gain most of its popularity because it is truly a jack of all trades and master of none. It’s functionality, versatility and flexibility really makes it stand out against it’s competitors. Also it’s is SEO, mobile and design friendly. WordPress is easy to use and easy to customize. So if you are a novice or a coding genius WordPress is for you. If you run into any trouble setting up you website they also have a pretty solid customer service and tech support. WordPress is here to stay…