Rachael Portocarrero

Rachael Portocarrero

Techdegree Graduate

Member Since January 28, 2015

110 Achievements

  • Rehearsal and Delivery
  • Creating and Refining
  • Preparing to Present
  • Putting It All Together
  • Embracing the Process
  • Curating the Work
  • Portfolio Goals
  • Demystifying the Portfolio
  • 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
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • 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
  • 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
  • Team Collaboration in Figma
  • Prototyping Designs in Figma
  • Introducing Figma
  • Interactivity in Adobe XD
  • Prototyping Designs in Adobe XD
  • Introducing Adobe XD
  • 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?
  • How to Critique Design
  • Introducing Slack for the Techdegree
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Usability Studies
  • Qualitative Studies
  • Measuring Your Designs
  • Persuasive Patterns
  • UI Patterns
  • Designing with Patterns
  • Exploration
  • Discovery
  • Applying IA
  • Evaluating IA
  • Main Principles
  • What is Information Architecture?
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Planning Your Users’ Journey
  • Strategy: Determining Goals for your Product
  • Understanding Our Users
  • Intro to User Experience (UX) Design
  • The Design Solution
  • Design Principles
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Pivot Tables
  • LOOKUP Functions
  • The Browser Environment
  • GitHub and Other Remote Repositories
  • Managing Committed Files
  • First Commits
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Page Layout with the Float Property
  • Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • 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
  • The Design Problem
  • What is Product Design?
  • Logic in Python
  • Python For Beginners
  • Python Data Types
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Debugging HTML and CSS Problems
  • Sharing a Website
  • Responsive Web Design and Testing
  • Adding Pages to a Website
  • Styling Web Pages and Navigation
  • Customizing Colors and Fonts
  • Creating HTML Content
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Newbie