Mike King’s Portfolio Page http://mikeking.io
Mike King’s Codepen https://codepen.io/micjamking/#
Mike King’s Github https://github.com/micjamking
He walked through his new portfolio pages of each project case studies at Ikayzo with various functions that he performed (from intern to manager in design department?) for the last seven years after graduating KCC NMA. He also showed his new projects at Google also. My thoughts was that working with a smaller company you get to see entire process and may have opportunities to perform many different functions.
Clearstream project: Existed a lot of overhead and needed to redesign the platform—started from creating vocabulary for the project. Needs to be responsive ->SVG.
GoHawaii Mobile App project:
TourAloha projet: Pearl Harbor survivor voice can be heard at the site.
Teacup App project: The analytics that supplies what google analetics can’t provide.
He also did many courses and tutorials other medium such as Codeacademy provides.
Work Time Allocation at Google: At Google, 80% work and 20% what you want to do. His 27 year-old supervisor, younger than him, coded internationalization software which replaced people who had been doing long hand. This person became the manager of this tool group, where Michael King is a member of.
Sketch: At Google, people uses Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator, but currently it is the direction of Sketch. He uses Sketch for everything.
Final Code Launch Process at Google: Eeach group has its autonomy. There is development, QA, and CEO checks it against some check list(?) before launching the page. That’s all.
Mike mentioned two websites: grow.io and blinkk.com(Mikes group?).
His concept of CMS(Content Management System) has been changed working at Google – use Google spreadsheet instead (db).
On His Animation: VR app(?) in mind, he created the HERO image/animation. Star is PNG, Halo effect png, CSS box shadow is used, pseudo element line?, CSS animation -transform, @keyframes(?). iframe animation, HTML <canvas> element.
He uses scroll based animation. Add and clear elements.
SVG: all elements are SVG because it is flexible, small, crisp, also you can animate it.
Animated GIFs and SVG:
Animated Gif may cause some performance issues for mobile (mobile network issue with iterative or recursive codes?)
SVG is great for vector in browser – individual element can be modified like illustrator.
Animation such as 60 frames in a second (16milisec) but browser manages the best performance. Screen canvas context.
Page download speed, video is next best. Animation interactive.
Other Misc. He is working hero image(?) section @home and others work header, collocal node, grid module, cha??, module is ??? Coders difficulty with Photoshop and Illustrator. Mike can work with those no problem. Multiple people working different responsibilities on the page. Designers need to use Sketch so they just place flatenned image paste to Sketch. Tools they use.
I was wondering how mobile network work with gaming data in WCDMA?