E3 Website Design

Class assignment to redevelop a brand and website for an existing event.

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The Problem

E3 is a computer and video game trade show held annually in Los Angeles, California. The name, E3, stands for “Electronic Entertainment Expo”. E3 hosts major companies like Apple, Microsoft, Sony and a number of high profile video game developers like EA Games and Nintendo. Their website and brand didn’t properly reflect the event, so I remade them.

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Brand Attitude (Branditude)

The website needed to communicate the dynamic nature of the event, so busy photography was an important asset in showing the exciting event. This created a challenge of the photography overpowering some of the other important elements, which was solved by balancing out the page with appropriate use of negative space.

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Secondary Pages

The assignment was to design and code only 4 pages of the site. The challenge was of course to keep the same visual style throughout each page while highlighting its purpose.

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Responsive Development

Despite the fact that the assignment did not require the site to be responsive, as a 21st Century website I felt it was necessary to expand the design to fit all devices and screen sizes.