Portfolio

Financial Tech Responsive Corporate Site

 

The Financial Tech website project (confidential – I can’t list the site by name), was the critical relaunch of a 10 year old corporate website,...

Fortnight Journal Re-Launch

 

After two years of steady releases, Fortnight Journal transitioned to a static site. The non-profit was shutting down, and the team wanted to archive...

NetGalley

 

NetGalley is a very active site – it’s the go-to place if you want a digital galley (an early copy) of a book, a...

Globomaestro

Globomaestro – The Inside Scoop for Luxury Global Travel

Globomaestro is a luxury travel site where users can get insider information. It is a mix of videos,...

Fortnight Journal

Fortnight Journal is a nonprofit documentary project of work from the millennial generation.  The journal is a true multimedia journal, full of video, image...

Adventures in Changeland

Adventures in Changeland is a cross between a dream, a Dadist art exhibit and a game mixed with a little instruction. The project idea:...

30 Days of Rain

 

Thirty Days of Rain is a story about leaving San Francisco, told through 30 animated haikus. The haikus all follow the traditional 5 –...

Bibliocommons

Bibliocommons is a startup that integrates social networks with library catalogs. Things like profiles and lists are layered on top of a traditional library...

Human Rights Watch iPad App

 

 

The Human Rights Watch Organization distributes reports monthly, as well as a large World Report annually. They needed an iPad app that would allow...

Morpheus Biblionaut

Morpheus is an interactive poem.

Dandelion Chance

 

Dandelion Chance is a piece of animated poetry that includes audio, video and a short narrative. It was published in the New River Journal in...

Phoenix eCommerce Site

Phoenix is an ecommerce website that showcases new content, most popular books, and some highlights from the general store. The challenge was to display...

Sabra Ceramics & Earthcircles Studio

 

Sabra Ceramics needed to create a sophisticated experience, one that echoed the chic gallery scene and focused specifically on the artwork (not just the...

Red Loft Studios

Red Loft Studios was interested in differentiating itself from the standard wedding scene, an environment usually filled with stock poses and melodrama. Instead they...

EPUB Logo

For years, publishing people clamored for an ePub logo. The IDPF (International Digital Publishing Foundation) began speaking very publicly about the format in 2007,...

Pathways Tour: University of California Office of the President

Used to train over 8,000 California high school counselors in the first year alone, the UCOP project was designed to help guide the new...

This Is Travis v3.0

ThisIsTravis from the middle-oughts! It had a fresh look that took advantage of patterns, blends and shadows appearing at the time. Content was arranged...

Visa Screensaver

 

 

When VISA was meeting with Organic we presented them with this screensaver. I storyboarded and created it.

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Design Presentation – Cisco 2002

I put this presentation together to illustrate the main tenents of rich media design; I wanted everyone on the same page for processes and...

Sprint Promotional Campaign

 

This marketing mini-site was used to showcase some of Sprint’s newer phones, and to help facilitate comparisions between the different lines. I worked with...

Melissa Disney Promotional Site

 

Melissa Disney (yes, of that Disney) needed a site that tied together her three areas of expertise: voice over work, acting, and music. We...

Pygmalion Public Speaking

Since his new book, The Power of the Pitch, and his training courses both discuss the need for a “personal brand” and a strong...

Cisco Usability E-Learning & Choose Your Own Adventure

What’s more fitting for a usability e-learning than a clever interface that still follows the rules? This project casts users in the lead role...

Adventures in the Arts (ARTS CD)

We all know we’re supposed to design with our audience in mind, and that can be a lot of fun when your audience is...

Karen Hill Scott

Karen Hill Scott, an expert on child welfare and family relationships, was just beginning to develop her newly formed company as we established the...

Cisco Family Services Education Course

In an effort to become a more accessible company, Cisco wanted to put its breastfeeding course online for mothers who didn’t have access to...

May the Pulse Be With You

An unusual e-learning, May the Pulse Be With You is an 8 minute e-learning designed to help managers at Cisco understand what to do...

This Is Travis Site v2.0

An excercise in screen depth, This is Travis was designed to explore the three dimensional space available through the computer screen. Using a shape...

NetFacilities Animated Inset

 

NetFacilitites offers a suite of tools that help property managers schedule repairs and visits. The Netfacilities Flash tour builds on that core idea. It...

Wells Fargo International Online Training

Strictly utilitarian, this elearning for Wells Fargo is used to train employees in processing international transactions. The software is the basis for handling all...

Sony Playstation Animations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When Sony Playstation wanted some flash and sizzle on the new homepage, we served up some spot animations. These Flash pieces were based on...

Madam X Mobile Game

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created for the handheld market, Madam X is a small game based on the famous “8 ball” paradigm. By asking her a question and...

Balloon-A-Twist Site

Although the Balloon-A-Twist site was a small project, it had a most endearing quality: an animated balloon dog. The dog transitions each menu item,...

Tony Robbins Properties

Tony Robbins has a number of web properties, but JLOOP, my web design firm, was there from the start. Although I touched a number...

Orcas Network

 

The Orcas Team specializes in managing huge projects: constructing new hospital wings, managing a clean room, creating an IT strategy, they’ve managed it all...

Cisco Systems: Transition to Process

Information Screen

Recovering from the dot-com crash gave Cisco two initiatives. First, move as much training as possible online, for fiscal and productivity reasons. Second,...

Ruben Perczek Leadership Consulting

Ruben Perczek was looking for a website that would convey the emotional connectedness he strives for in his coaching sessions. Primarily a marketing piece,...

Dodge Ram Mayor of Truckville Campaign

I spent some time in Detroit, lending a hand to the Dodge Mayor of Truckville project. The advertising campaign was launching in conjunction with...

Harry Potter Spec Creative / WB

Pitchwork can be a blessing or a curse, depending on what point in the process you’re having the discussion. I helped pitch Warner Bros...

Smart Growth Urban Planning Game KQED

When the San Francisco PBS station was doing a program on Urban Planning, they wanted an interactive game to promote the show online and...

Microsoft One Degree of Separation Ads

Microsoft Ads

 

 

Remember the Microsoft One Degree of Separation campaign? Microsoft hired McCann-Erickson to develop some on-line ads, and I was brought in to help...

Who Is Flora?

Inspired by an abandoned pile of postcards, Who Is Flora is an interactive narrative that follows a woman traveling across America in the 1940s....

Zatso Banner Ads

Zatso’s business was simple but smart: on-line local video newscasts, personalized for each user. On their site, and on third party partner’s sites, they...

Acquisitions

 

Acquisitions was a behometh e-learning project. I handled the shell design and then managed production of all the Flash, audio and screen development. There...

Zatso NAB Animations

 

For the National Association of Broadcasters Conference, Zatso wanted an eye-catching motion graphics piece that concisely explained its business. The piece was created in...

Wedding Site

We designed our wedding invites and programs, so why not the website as well? The Flash-based site used a montage of photographs at the...

Conduit

Conduit International provides branding and print materials to non-profits, particularly those that benefit women. The company wanted a compassionate yet fresh web presence. Using...

Metropolis

 

MSTL is the premiere social club in St Louis. The folks at Metropolis were looking for a site redesign that was rich in texture...

Organic Offsite Invitation

When Organic.com needed a motivating get-together during the darkest days of the dot-com bust, they threw a party. And to get people to show...

Zatso Interactive Timeline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This interactive timeline estabilishes Zatso’s on-line video news delivery within the history of communication. It’s a tongue-in-cheek but entertaining look at important steps in...

Driving Media Interactive: Road Tests for Real People

An innovative idea and huge project, the Driving Media folks spent months test driving cars and accumulating results for their web site (which they...

MACYS Historical Timeline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Macy’s has been around for years, and they wanted to underscore their part in America’s history with an interactive piece. So, in 2001, I...

Midway Games Arctic Thunder

 

One of the most interesting things about visiting the Midway Games offices in San Jose was their cafeteria. When we were on site for...

Jord-O-Tron

 

Jord-o-tron was, believe it or not, originally created in QUEST, the production software favored by the military, as a learning experiement. It quickly became...

Walk

Walk is a animated poem set to music. I started this project a little differently than most: I wrote the poem, then the words...

Superfinedesign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the mid-90s I started a small design agency, Superfinedesign.com. My role in the partnership was creative director and client liason, but to be...

SIUC Yield CD

Distributed to 10,000 perspective students in the first year alone, the SIU Yield CD was Southern Illinois University’s first digital marketing endeavor. The project...

Squirrel Zine – Online Publishing in the Mid-90′s

An exercise in internet hype, the Squirrel E-Zine was a shining star of ambition that created its own market, content and zine environment by...

My Family Interactive CD

My Family was a great exercise in Interactive Multimedia Circa 1996. Its challenge: to present a family photo album, online, that communicates both familiy...

Paul is Dead Interactive CD

 

This facetious project outlines all the evidence that Paul McCartney is, in fact, dead. All clues, visual and audio, are included. We (Danny Jacobs and...

Sites from the 1990s

 

These projects start in 1996, which is fairly early on in the web world. They look dated, but if you remember 1996, the web...

Swatch Internet Time 1999

In 1999, Swatch had a contest, the goal: to create an interactive piece explaining what “internet time” was. Internet time was Swatch’s invention, where...