Hi I’m Craig I’ve been a user interface and user experience designer in the Dallas Texas area for over ten years. Professionally I love making web applications that are easy to use and beautiful to look at. I believe in and advocate the use of web standards and making the software and websites I design as usable and accessible as possible. While some consider “web standards SharePoint site” an oxymoron, I believe that some attention must be given to the client side experience and technologies for a framework as prevalent in the marketplace as Microsoft SharePoint.
I currently work as a User Experience Design Consultant for Slalom Consulting in Dallas Texas. A great company that has the rare quality of being able to develop great applications with an understanding that to make a great product you have to design it.
The whole idea for this blog came to me when I first started researching UI/UX design for SharePoint. At that time I had a difficult time finding individuals specializing in that practice. I have since discovered many really amazing designers who do what I do and hope that my blog can find room among my peers.
My goal on each SharePoint project I am engaged in, is to apply non-programmatic solutions to create a consistent style and experience. I do so currently with the use of XHTML/CSS and JQuery. I’m not adverse to any other solution, these are the tools that I have at my disposal.
On these pages I plan on covering the topics below and how they relate to SharePoint:
I’d love it if you took some time to let me know what you think of the blog in general or any of the information contained therein.
Regarding IE6 support for this blog… I just can’t be bothered.
This seemingly unrelated trivia is a glimpse into the circumstances that conspired to
make me what I am today. A family man who loves web design.