Curtis Simonson
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Curtis Simonson

Techdegree Graduate

Member Since June 24, 2017

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Skills & Experience

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109 Achievements

  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • 5 Star Techdegree Reviewer
  • 1st Techdegree Peer Review
  • Rehearsal and Delivery
  • Creating and Refining
  • Preparing to Present
  • Putting It All Together
  • Embracing the Process
  • Curating the Work
  • Portfolio Goals
  • Demystifying the Portfolio
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Usability Studies
  • Qualitative Studies
  • Measuring Your Designs
  • Protecting and Sharing Your Work
  • Licensing
  • Fair Use and Public Domain
  • Getting Started with Copyright
  • Implementing UX Content
  • Creating UX Content
  • UX Content Attributes
  • UX Content Basics
  • Applying IA
  • Evaluating IA
  • Main Principles
  • What is Information Architecture?
  • Prototyping with a Design System
  • Material Design Basics
  • Understanding Design Systems
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • Basic Web Typography
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Create a Banner Ad
  • Hello, Photoshop!
  • Digital Media Basics
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • Persuasive Patterns
  • UI Patterns
  • Designing with Patterns
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Interactivity in Adobe XD
  • Prototyping Designs in Adobe XD
  • Introducing Adobe XD
  • Making sense of it all
  •  Learning activity: Interviewing
  • Learning activity: Field Observation
  • Learning activity: Experience Sampling
  • Finding participants for your learning activity
  • Solving an Important Problem
  • How to Make Wireframes in Adobe XD
  • How to Make Wireframes in Sketch
  • How to Make Wireframes in Balsamiq
  • How to Make Wireframes on Paper
  • What is Wireframing?
  • Using Slack Effectively
  • Introducing Slack for the Techdegree
  • How to Critique Design
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • The Design Solution
  • The Design Problem
  • Design Principles
  • What is Product Design?
  • Telling the Story
  • Designing for your User’s "To-be"
  • Understanding your User’s “As-is” Scenario
  • Becoming Acquainted with Your User
  • Becoming a Design Thinker
  • Introducing Spreadsheets
  • Introducing Data Analysis
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Meet Python
  • Adding Data to a Database
  • Finding the Data You Want
  • Basic Layout
  • The Box Model
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Going Further with HTML
  • Images, Text and Links
  • Structuring Your Content
  • Getting Started With HTML
  • Adding a New Web Page
  • Make It Beautiful with CSS
  • HTML: The Structural Foundation of Web Pages and Applications
  • Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Finishing the Game
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • HTML First
  • Getting Data from a Database
  • Data, Databases and SQL
  • Newbie