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Development What do you guys think of my portfolio site?

Discussion in 'Software' started by lukemm, 21 Aug 2005.

  1. lukemm

    lukemm What's a Dremel?

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    Having just graduated i felt the need to get my presence on the internet.
    So here is the site i have created to show off my work, attract potential employers and maybe drum up freelance business, what do you guys think?

    Luke

    www.lmmdesign.co.uk
     
  2. GiGo

    GiGo was once a nerd.....

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    Looks really good mate! A little slow on the menus and the scroller requires a lot of clicking maybe purhaps a content click scroll would be better.

    Best of luck hope you get some interest aswell!
    Regards
    GiGo
     
  3. Sc0rian

    Sc0rian Here comes the farmer

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    very nice mate good job
     
  4. lukemm

    lukemm What's a Dremel?

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    cheers - yeh working on the scrolling now, should be easy but for some reason it baffled me so i decided to leave it till later.
     
  5. MiT

    MiT Don't feed me after midnight!! nom

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    cool. i wish i new how to do that, i got a big fat book called "flash mx 2004 bible" gota read it.
    I would like to see the middle screen a bit bigger thou, other then that nice stuff.
     
  6. LAGMonkey

    LAGMonkey Group 7 error

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    It looks very good, although you realy should have a HTML version as an option to look at. Those BIG flash sites can take days to load on 56k modems and sometimes refuse to work in web browsers. I know the 56ks are a dieing breed but you need to accomodate for the lowest common denominator, not to mention the bandwidth requirements for YOUR servers will decrease.

    I realy like the cow backround tho :clap:
     
  7. P2D

    P2D 99.999% Pure Spam!

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    looks sweet! i liked the moo-cow background aswell. Deffo do HTML for 56kers tho..
     
  8. great site! I'm aspiring to do something similar one day...
     
  9. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Minimodder

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    Very nice site.
    Love the background, decent use of flash too.

    Good job! :)
     
  10. doryakov

    doryakov What's a Dremel?

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    good site and nice flash
     
  11. MonkeyTurnip

    MonkeyTurnip What's a Dremel?

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    i like cows mmmmmmmmoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    i like the awards section, it shows confidence (and some arogance) but i like it
     
  12. TonyBurn

    TonyBurn What's a Dremel?

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    Really impressive site mate. :)
     
  13. Hamish

    Hamish What's a Dremel?

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    nice, not a fan of flash personally but its pretty good :)
     
  14. Cache

    Cache What's a Dremel?

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    I think its really cool, you have some skills thats for sure. :clap:
     
  15. NoMercy

    NoMercy What's a Dremel?

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    Guess I'm the odd fish in the barrell *sits in the corner with his 'I hate flash' plackard* :)
     
  16. TekMonkey

    TekMonkey I enjoy cheese.

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    While I would agree with you that flash is a no-no for most sites, I think it works very well for portfolios. You're able to do things with Flash that you can't do with do with HTML that makes the site look very appealing, which is especially important for a graphics designer.
     
  17. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    I'm afraid I'm with NoMercy...

    I'm not a graphic designer, but I checked out his portfolio of sites, and none of them were any good. Inaccessible, not standards-compliant, nor cross-browser compatible.

    I'm not meaning to piss on anyones parade, but as a web-developer, I think the sooner we get rid of this kind of approach to web-development, the better...

    Yours

    Kill-joy
     
  18. FaiNT`

    FaiNT` What's a Dremel?

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    Its ok, the flash is pretty basic, you should try upping the frame rate to make the animations smoother. Your portfolio itself is a little mediocre.
     
  19. Hepath

    Hepath Minimodder

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    HI there
    Have to admit I liked it ... but having said that I found it a little on the small side! Though any bigger and I reckon that it would compromise download times.

    One teeny weeny pedantic thing about content... your CV should list jobs in the most recent first. People want to read about what you have *just* been doing, not your life story. It's just a standard.

    Would be interesting to see a similar site done in HTML - so the user can choose where they want to go. Your design is simple and should translate quite well (see the MS transitions for some quick fix effects etc)
     
  20. Samurai75007

    Samurai75007 What's a Dremel?

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    Sent you an E-mail today let me know...
     

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