December 5, 2010

Final Presentation: alumni.nyu.edu

Filed under: CommunITP — Tags: , — *aly* @ 4:38 pm

The goal of this project is to develop and nurture a robust online community of NYU alumni by working within the constraints of our content management system (CMS) and leveraging existing social media outlets. I started a new job in May and was tasked with improving alumni relations via our recently launched web site. Since all of the vendor and implementation decisions were made before my arrival, the task is a challenging one. The site alumni.nyu.edu runs on a vendor’s proprietary CMS with limitations that prevent the organic growth of online community. Each step of a user’s progression through the site’s usage lifecycle–from awareness through first time, regular, or passionate use–is fraught with challenges. (more…)

final project: ZomShot

Filed under: Mobile Me(dia),Portfolio — Tags: , , — *aly* @ 4:29 pm

So, for my final project, I did indeed create a zombie photo application for Android (developed natively). A user clicks on the ZomShot icon (pictured on the left) and an instance of the Android camera opens. He/she takes a photo and clicks ok and is taken to the first screen in my app where there are four buttons to choose from: decay, goo, blob, and mud. Selecting one of these options applies a filter to the image which is displayed on the second screen. Here the user can either use the back button to choose a different filter, click the save button to save the zombified image, or click the camera button to take another picture. (more…)