RE: Interesting use of infographics for a resume

Subject: RE: Interesting use of infographics for a resume
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <dgoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 08:40:32 -0400


Yes, PNG is the first choice for line art or text if you don't mind a fixed-resolution raster image.

If you want to maintain the ability to resize the image without loss of quality and without significant compromises in portability (since support for SVG is still pretty spotty), the best choice would probably be PDF.
-Fred Ridder


> Subject: RE: Interesting use of infographics for a resume
> Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 08:10:49 -0400
> From: DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
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> Which format would you have used -- PNG?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Fred Ridder
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 10:30 PM
> > To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: RE: Interesting use of infographics for a resume
> >
> > FWIW, my own inclination is to automatically and irrevocably
> > reject any person applying for a position that involves any
> > form of graphic design who didn't know enough not to use the
> > lossy JPEG format for presentation of content that includes a
> > significant amount of text. This guy's portfolio is really
> > hard to read and basically unattractive simply because he
> > used the wrong file format.
> >
> > Yes, this is a pet peeve of mine, but it is also one of the
> > most commonly made errors in web page design. JPEG is for
> > *photographs*, dammit, not text or line art.
> >
>
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References:
Interesting use of infographics for a resume: From: William Gaffga
RE: Interesting use of infographics for a resume: From: Fred Ridder
RE: Interesting use of infographics for a resume: From: Dan Goldstein

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