Web Design Ezine vol 2 no 8

Web Design Ezine vol 2 no 8

Web Design Ezine

By June Kaminski
from BellaOnline

Volume 2, Number 8 - March, 2005


Spring is Here! Welcome to this month's edition of the Web Design Ezine from BellaOnline. Check out the articles on the site - there are several, chock full of tips and guidelines for publishing professional user-friendly websites. Check out my new feature, "Design Target Niches" which continues with an article on designing high quality, appealing health sites. Lots of resources have also been added, which all lead to useful web building tools and techno know-how. If you have a question you would like to see published in the ezine, have a job to post or a great resource, send in your submission by emailing me at webdesign@bellaonline.com.


In this section, new jobs for web designers will be showcased. If you have a job for a web designer, feel free to send it in!

Senior Interface Software Engineer
Palo Alto, CA location, Part time

Thefacebook is looking for superstar interface engineers. Are you excited about building interfaces that are simple and intuitive enough to be used by millions of people? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, creative environment building the next great Internet company? Our usage and traffic levels are some of the best on the net, but our team is still small. This is a great opportunity to help build a product used by millions of people every day.


- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
- Desire to work in a fast-paced, creative environment
- Ability to put yourself in the user's shoes
- Capable of investing blood, sweat, and time to make complex features simple and easy to use
- Passionate about working on a product used by millions of people
- Ideally: Already local to the SF Bay Area

Skills: - Extensive knowledge of PHP, HTML/DHTML, JavaScript. Knowledge of SQL preferred.

Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people through social networks at colleges and universities. We are funded by leading startup investors and based in downtown Palo Alto, CA. Compensation: Competitive, including stock options in one of the most promising startups in Silicon Valley. To apply for this position, please email: matt@thefacebook.com

Freelance Flash Developer
Manhattan based. Have your cake and eat it too! At Draft Digital it's possible. A challenging environment filled with smart, fun, forward-thinking people sets Draft Digital apart from the rest...not to mention our on-site cafe that's "espresso" by day and "vino" by night.

Candidate will possess the following:

*Strong knowledge of Actionscript 2.0, XML, and Flash MX 2004.
*Working knowledge of Web application development environments for developing dynamic Web-based applications. - JSP, ASP
*Quick learner with very strong technical aptitude
*Excellent problem solving skills
*Strong desire to deliver above expectations
*Positive, passionate attitude and strong team player

Required Experience

*4 year bachelors degree in computer science or related experience/degree or equivalent
*5 + years Web application development experience
*5+ years extensive multimedia authoring experience using Macromedia Flash and or Macromedia Director and any real-time authoring package

Please check out our website at www.draftdigital.com Email: skurtz@draftnet.com


This section showcases valuable resources for web designers, beginners to experts. If you would like your resource featured in our publication, send in the url, contact name and a brief description of the resource.

All Buttons Menu Builder at http://www.allbuttons.com With Allbuttons Web Menu Builder, you can create professional buttons and menus for your website fast and easily. You can now make all the web buttons and web menus you need yourself, and in no-time. Create drop-down menus, pop-up menus, navigation bars, and sub-menus in just minutes. Allbuttons has a wide range of web buttons and web menus you can choose from to suit your web design, including 3D, glossy, 2D, or a simple flat button. In addition, you can choose your own color to match the specific color of your website or corporate house style, and use your own font. The possibilities are endless.

Template Museum at http://www.templatemuseum.com/
We offer affordable templates for Website Templates, Flash Templates, PHP Templates, Logos and Banners.

Web Position Expert at http://www.webpositionexpert.com/
Site Optimization service and search engine positioning services. Professional search engine optimization (SEO) firm, providing web site optimization & search engine positioning services tailored to your needs and requirements. Free website analysis!
Interested in teaching or learning in the online environment? Come visit my new Distance Learning site at BellaOnline! Articles, courses, and other resources for helping you tap the evolving world of e-learning!

Visions of Adonai Design
Ready to make your presence known in the online arena this year? Unique, aesthetic web design for the discerning. Entire sites, templates, graphics, logos, banners, CD covers, Ezines, Web Writing. Free graphics too!

Designing High Quality Health Sites
Target Niche Series: Part 2 - This is the second article in a new series focused on design tips and tricks for creating target niche web sites. This second feature focuses on the design of high quality, ethical and appealing health web sites.

Web Templates - A Backbone for Site Design
Templates are basically a website skeleton that includes the layout, design, graphics, spaces for titles but no content. These bare bone versions are popular with people new to the Internet - their site can still look savvy without the need to develop graphics and design expertise.

Designing Top-Notch Real Estate Sites
Target Niche Series: Part 1 - This is the first article in a new series focused on design tips and tricks for creating target niche web sites. This first feature focuses on the design of effective and appealing real estate web sites.

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