Creating Dynamic Digital Badge Art on a Shoestring

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DevLearn 2015 Conference & Expo - October 2, 2015

Carl Nestor

Visual Designer/Owner
Nestor Education

People live in a visual world and are, therefore, conditioned to perceive quality based largely on its visual design. Your digital badge is your visible representation displayed in digital backpacks and ePortfolios. You have been tasked with creating the badge artwork. But you are not a designer and your budget does not support hiring one—so what do you do?

In this hands-on session you will learn the badge design process. Explore a host of design questions focused on creating the actual artwork. Learn what needs to be communicated and explore which design elements, such as fonts, colors, and imagery, will communicate effectively. The session also discusses the existing online design badge builders. By the end of this hands-on session, you will be equipped with the resources and confidence to create dynamic badge art on a shoestring.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The communicative role of badge artwork
  • How to identify steps to starting the design process
  • How to identify key design elements to effectively communicate
  • How to Identify online design resources for creating badge art
  • How to create a digital badge

Intermediate and advanced designers and developers.

Technology discussed in this session:


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