Thanks for your interest in my work. The following is a small selection of
design projects I’ve worked on. You can browse some of my development projects
Launched as part of Western Michigan University’s [email protected] initiative, the wmuesports.com website provided news and information about the exciting new campus project. As one of the co-authors of and implementation team members for the initiative, I was tasked with creating and implementing the new website based on existing University branding standards.
Created by MD Mortem, King of the Unknown is “a rock-powered series that’s equal parts supernatural horror, raunchy comedy, action epic, and all-you-can-eat conspiracy theory buffet.” I worked with MD to redesign the previous King of the Unknown website that I had also designed and developed. For this redesign MD provided the basic design concepts and art that I implemented in a custom-built WordPress theme.
An annual fundraising event for over a decade, the Kalamazoo Hot Dog Walk is “all about having fun, making new friends, sampling great food and helping those in need in our community.” I’ve worked closely with the “DogFathers” during that time, creating the Walk’s logo, designing some of the Walk’s T-shirts, and custom-building the web site that builds anticipation for the event and powers annual Walk registrations.
Created for the Bridgman Public Schools Lego League team, the Astronaut Family Album is a concept application. The app contains a collection of items (photos, videos, text, etc.) which unlock after a fixed amount of time. Astronauts would take the app into space with them and check it periodically to receive new memories from home. I met with Bridgman’s 4th Grade Lego League team to work out their concept for the app, then designed and built it, with minor refinement, to their specifications.
The Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center of Western Michigan University “provides startup and gap funding to promising Michigan-based life sciences and medical device ventures entering the commercialization phase of development.” I worked with the BRCC as an independent creative consultant to redesign their aging website and give it a clean, modern, single-page redesign. WordPress was used to allow BRCC staff to easily update the site.
Enter the House of Discipline! USA Tae Kwon Do is a local Kalamazoo, MI business dedicated to “helping people build self-confidence, self-esteem, and learn self-defense while getting fit, losing weight, and having fun.” I worked with Grand Master M’Hammad to redesign his existing web presence using a custom-built WordPress theme, with a specific focus on sharing information about the dojang and upcomming events.
Webcomic is a plugin for WordPress that provides a host of features related to creating, managing, and sharing comics on the web. I originally created Webcomic in 2008, and have continued to develop and support it ever since. Webcomic works with any WordPress theme, but I also developed Inkblot – a theme built specifically for use with the Webcomic plugin – to help webcomic authors get their sites up quickly and share their work with the world.