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Advice / Re: Remodeling an office/furnishing office
« on: August 02, 2016, 05:18:54 pm »
Ahh. Yea. That is meant for GUI. And it is indeed seeping into the logo world. Sometimes it works as a logo sometimes it doesn't.
Advice / Re: Remodeling an office/furnishing office
« on: August 01, 2016, 01:37:33 pm »
I want it to look modern and stylish, without that bullshit materialistic design stuff Windows 8/10 and Google is pushing. I hate it with a passion.

I don't understand that description at all. Care to provide an example of "materialistic design"?
Advice / Re: Remodeling an office/furnishing office
« on: July 26, 2016, 07:06:39 pm »

Depends, If youre willing to move to missouri then we can talk about a job. If not then sorry :P though, i might end up hitting you up for a logo if a fair price is had. And honestly, I dont know what people with a business admin degree do. The role of Chief Technology officer has been taken. Could always use someone in finances! haha.

Yeah i thought about plants, but then knowing me i'd forget to water them and then they would die, I could get those fake plants but i think people would see that its obviously fake and we are trying to hard to look green.

As for everything else, I havent decided on much. I know the conference room is getting a projector, with a big table that could hold 10 people (9 if using the projector). The break room will have a full fridge/sink/microwave, you know the usual, plus 3 tempered glass tables with a satin nickle finish, the chairs are a black microfiber/suede thing, there will be a fully working old arcade machine with 30 games, plus a pinball machine. The quiet room will have a couple of big bookshelves filled with some decorations, old time leather bound books, and some "how to be a good employee" type books for the lulz, along with a couch with glass table, similar to the ones in the break room but its more the size and shape of a typical coffee table, and a couple of pod/chair type things. The offices, everyone except mine will have a L shaped corner desk, a small table and chair. plus whatever they decided to decorate their office with.

The office is going to be amazing, huge emphasis on security. To get into the server room you need a code plus a valid key card with the necessary security clearance, to open the server cage you need a finger print and again the necessary clearance, and to open the servers that do payment processing we are using a full fledged retinal scanner and key card. Security is number one to me. Very very few people will be able to get into the servers. Other than that, everything else security related is top secret.

Idk what a business degree does either. Have super basic skills in marketing, operation management, management, accounting and a bit more than basic training in information systems. So far that means jack in the job market.

For the logo, I normally start at $200 and adjust depending on how many drafts/revisements I go through. I adjust the price depending on how difficult the customer was to work with. I went over $1000 once. That guy was a dick and kept changing his mind and couldn't communicate worth a darn. But I usually provide the logo in every file format imaginable and several sizes so it can be used on the sides of buildings and letter head without loss of quality.

The office ideas seem to make sense though.
Advice / Re: Remodeling an office/furnishing office
« on: July 20, 2016, 12:49:35 am »
You hiring? I need a job...I have a degree in business admin (emphasis in Information Systems). I also have experience in graphic design if you need a logo.... lol  :cry:

As for office stuff, it depends. Strategically placed house plants could be nice. It also depends on the company culture you want. Some people want the workplace to be fun and some don't really care enough to address the workplace at all beyond functional necessities. Just make sure the colors of the walls and furniture isn't annoying/offensive. It affects people's mindset more than people realize. And in the quite room...a futon. Futons aren't appreciated enough. You obviously want the nicer things in the reception area and conference that is where the biggest impressions are made.

Glad to hear you are making strides in this endeavor!
Advice / Re: Friends and Exes
« on: October 14, 2014, 11:14:02 pm »
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