Klara Schmitt: Web Design and Development

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IMD 100

Title: Alexander Calder
Audience: High-school students researching contemporary art.
Purpose: To provide an overview on Alexander Calder's life and his genre of art.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, InDesign

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IMD 130

Title: Going Green and Saving Green
Audience: Adults considering remodeling or building a eco-friendly home.
Purpose: To provide a basic understanding of eco-friendly housing materials that help provide a healthier environment, use sustainable or recycled materials, and/or save energy.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, InDesign

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IMD 110

Title: Day Trips to Historic Lancaster
Audience: Homeschooling parents with children between the ages of 6-14.
Purpose: To provide information about visitation of several historical-sites or learning opportunities in Lancaster Pennsylvania for home-educators or parents who seek educational field trips for their children.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, InDesign

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IMD 200

Title: Maryland Transit Administration: IA Reconstruction
Purpose: To analyze the information architecture of an exisiting website and produce mock-ups of suggested changes.
Technology: InDesign, Photoshop

Process Book
 
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IMD 230

Title: Dog Obedience: Sit
Audience: New dog-owners who are teaching their dogs basic obedience and in this case, specifically, sit. However, the steps do assume that the dog-owner has some control with their pet.
Purpose: The purpose of this project is to teach the dog owner how to 1) properly put on a choke-collar, 2) how to have their dog sit, and 3) how to reprimand their dog’s behavior.
Technology: Flash, AS3, XHTML, CSS, Photoshop, InDesign

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IMD 215

Title: Circle Complete Perennial Gardens
Audience: Individuals who are interested in raising perennials for their gardens, who may not have a previous background in gardening.
Purpose: The following web site, Circle Complete Perennial Gardens, shall be a commercial web site aimed at promoting perennials, while encouraging customers to purchase their perennials from Circle Complete.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, InDesign, Photoshop

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IMD 240

Title: Prairie Storm
Audience: N/A
Purpose: To display custom MP3 Player with spectrum
Technology: Flash, AS3, GarageBand, Illustrator, After Effects, Soundbooth
Photo Credit: Armageddon by KellyK, May 24, 2005

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IMD 220

Title: Get Outdoors!
Audience: Get Outdoors! aims to reach people in the Baltimore-Metropolitan geographic region who are involved in their community, give their time willingly to good causes, have a passion for nature or the environment, or are enthusiasts in an outdoor hobby or sport.
Purpose: The purpose of the Get Outdoors! online magazine is to promote a healthy lifestyle involving outdoor activity, promote environmental volunteerism, and alert community members to other outdoor-related projects going on in their areas.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, JQuery

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IMD 315 PHP

Title: Between Students
Audience: College students at the Art Institute of Washington who need textbooks or are selling textbooks and would like to recoup costs.
Purpose: To provide a website that allows students to search through listings posted by other studentsregarding selling or swapping of textbooks required by classes at AiW. Students will be able to contact one another about buying, swapping, or borrowing of textbooks, thus saving them money by removing the middleman.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL
Login: [User]Ayla [Password]star (lowercase)

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IMD 340

Title: Sharing the Planet
Audience: Teenagers and young adults between the ages of fourteen and thirty who could potentially donate or join a campaign to protect these wild animals. However, younger children may also find the videos interesting.
Purpose: To provide young people with a look at some of the most well known animals of the African Savannah, along with a brief description of their lifestyle and how the modern age is affecting their populations and/or habitat.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, After Effects, Soundbooth, Premiere Pro

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IMD 470

Title: American Cosmologies: The Cherokee
Audience: Children over the age of 12, adults with children or just on their own and interested in learning or are curious about different cultures and histories within the United States.
Purpose: To familiarize visitors with a sampling of history, culture, and storytelling through interaction with the creation story of the Cherokee and timelineof their history in North America.
Medium: Kiosk - Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian)
Technology: XHTML, CSS, Flash, AS3

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IMD 320

Title: Arlington Pediatric Center
Audience: Individuals, organizations, or grants that can offer finanical assistance to APC as a non-profit and secondly patients.
Purpose: To encourage donation of funds to support the non-profit, as well as giving APC more control in updating their website.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript
Team: Casey Fox, Badia Daamash, Klara Schmitt

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IMD 420

Title: Personal Chef Emily
Audience: Emily seeks to capitalize on a number of markets. Geographically, she caters to the Washington Metropolitiain area. Her chef services are targeted towards working professionals who are too busy to cook and want a healthier alternative to take-out or regularly going to restaurants. These individuals may be a little affluent.
Purpose: The purpose is to promote Ms. Emily Fox’s Personal Chef business and provide information on the range of services she offers. She also needs a web site that she can upload her own images to and would be able to edit in the future without any knowledge of HTML, CSS, or PHP.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, PHP, Drupal6
Login: [User]Client [Password]foodstuffs

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IMD 330

Title: 400 Words or less...
Audience: The primary target audience for 400 Words or less is adults over 18 who write professionally or simply as a hobby. However, 400 Words or less accepts submissions from high-school students as well.
Purpose: 400 Words or less is a monthly short-story challenge for anyone who wants to work their creative writing skills.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, Flash, AS3, XML, PHP
Login: [User]BlueFox [Password]blueberries

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IMD 300

Title: Row by Row
Audience: Grocery retailers that stock healthy, organic alternatives in produce and are looking to simplify their orders by purchasing most of this produce from one company.
Purpose: Row by Row seeks to provide quality, USDA-certified-organic, produce to grocery retailers, which has been grown by family farms in the North East of the United States to save shipping time for the betterment of the environment and to get fresh fruit and vegetables to consumers as fast as possible.
Technology: After Effects, Premiere CS4, XHTML, CSS

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IMD 440

Title: Laughing Fox
Audience: Young people ages 21-35 who are trend-setters, independently minded, and involved in art, music, politics, or cultural issues. They like to have their own opinions on products and like to try new things.
Purpose: Laughing Fox aims to produce an eccentric collection of fruit wines. Laughing Fox strives to offer a series of wines that are affordable, light, refreshing, and are showcased in light-hearted environment of art and music. Laughing Fox wants to present its image as an entity that runs off-the-beaten path.
Technology: After Effects, XHTML, CSS, InDesign

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IMD 315 JQuery (replacement for IMD410)

Title: Datsun Engineering
Audience: Datsun Engineering appeals to county and state agencies, as well as commercial and residential customers in Southern Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland counties.
Purpose: Datsun Engineering is a civil engineering firm seeking to gain more business from would-be employers through their website. The website should explain what kinds of civil engineering projects Datsun can take on and showcase previous client projects in a number of these areas.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, JQuery

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IMD 405

Title: Digger Dog
Audience: Small business, non-profits, or individuals who are trying to selfeducate themselves on how to improve or obtain a good search engine ranking.
Purpose: Digger Dog SEO will be an informational site presenting information on search engine optimization that can benefit anyone (whether it be churches, non-profits, small businesses, or personal sites) trying to increase their search engine ranking.
Technology: XHTML, CSS, Wordpress, Illustrator

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In Progress

IMD 445

Title: Usability
Audience: N/A
Purpose: N/A

Week 1 Exercise