ScrollDepth WordPress plugin

WP Scroll Depth WordPress plugin

Client

In association with Firebrand LLC

Project

WordPress plugin that uses the Scroll Depth jQuery script for reporting user scrolling activity to Google Analytics

Role

Designed and developed whole project. Sole support person.

Tools

Adobe Fireworks, BBedit, Subversion

Kiosk installation at zoo

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Polar Bear Odyssey

Client

Duffer Schultz Productions for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Project

Multi-station kiosk installation with 10 interactive screens, audio and lighting.

Role

Sole coder. Member of game design team. Specced and configured all hardware and video including touch screens and DMX controllers

Tools

Adobe suite, BBedit, Google Docs, ffmpeg, Audacity

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lalela.com Music Library Website

Client

Manna Studio for Lalela Music LLC

Project
Role

Lead technical developer, Social media manager, Linux system administrator. Wrote all the PHP, JavaScript, and SQL on the site. Conformed all the asset data and media files.

Tools

Apache2, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, MySQL, Adobe Flash, Adobe Fireworks, Subversion version control, BBedit, Cyberduck, Google Docs, gstreamer, LAME.

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TV09.org Spring 2009

Client

Personal Project

Project

Online calculator and tool for comparing television sizes with differing aspect ratios. Educational materials on television features and technologies.

Role

Designer, artist, writer and developer. Wrote all the code, researched and wrote all the copy, designed and drew most of the illustrations.

Tools

Apache2, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, MySQL, BBedit, Adobe Fireworks, Cyberduck.

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wifi.com

Client

Wifi.com

Project

Redesign Website to add social media integration, referal system, account management, forum integration, client software downloader and improved customer support tools. Updated Google Maps interface.

Role

Contract coder, tech and integration consulting. Flash and graphic editing

Tools

Trac bug tracking, Subversion version control, Oracle, PHP, BBedit, Adobe suite

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ZAM 3D Model Viewer

Client
Project

Web-based model viewer viewer which allows users to see in-game items and characters in 3D. We built both a Java and a Flash version of the viewer to accommodate many computer configurations. The skinnable/brandable module was used on WoWHead, ThottBot, and Allakhazam.

Role

Project Manager - Defined the project and selected the technology to be used. Very little coding, although I did help with some of the shaders and debugging.

Tools

OmniPlan, Google Docs and Calendars, Mantis bug tracking, Subversion version control, Java, Flex (ActionScript), C++.

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My ZAM

Client
Project

User-managed homepage aggregating content from all the ZAM products as well as competing sites. Extensive use of RSS and XML feeds through the use of user-customizable widgets. Supports multiple user authentication protocols and Single-Sign-On.

Role

Project Manager - 4 person development team created entire system from scratch.

Tools

OmniPlan, Google Docs and Calendars, Mantis bug tracking, Subversion version control.

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ZAM Network Corporate Site

Client
Project

Corporate News and web presence for ZAM Network - the leading publisher of MMO fansites. Features RSS and XML feeds from network sites as well as streaming MP3 audio for podcasts.

Role

Project Manager - handling a 5 person team, third-party design firm, and the independent site administrators. Designed protocols for federated search results.

Tools

OmniPlan, Google Docs and Calendars, Mantis bug tracking, Subversion version control.

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ZAM Network News

Client
Project

Ad-supported news and editorial portal for ZAM Network - the leading publisher of MMO fansites. Featuring complete Publishing, Authoring, and Workflow tools, as well as forums, user-contributed news, and commentary systems.

Role

Project Manager - 5 person team. Took a new team from concept to beta in 20 weeks, while completing 4 other projects.

Tools

Heavy use of Google Docs and Calendars, Mantis bug tracking, Subversion version control. Custom IRC 'bots to display bug tracking and version control.

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Minnesota Monthly Food and Wine Experience Ordering Kiosks

Client

Duffer Schultz Productions for Minnesota Monthly Food and Wine Experience

Project

Internet-connected kiosks to allow show visitors to order products for later delivery. Kiosk-style menus lead to individual vendor websites

Role

Technology design, integrations and coding

Tools

Adobe suite. customized Microsoft Internet Explorer (as Active-X component), third-party security and watchdog applications.

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ABRI Online

Client

Animal Behavior Research Institute

Project

Community web site for animal behavior professionals and people who want to learn more about pet behavior solutions.

Role

Lead developer. All database, CSS, and PHP coding. All media prep. Designed and implemented editorial workflow

Tools

BBedit, Interarchy, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, QuickTime, Adobe Flash, Sorenson Squeeze, MySQL, PHP.

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Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Tropical Encounters Kiosks

Client

Duffer Schultz Productions for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Project

Educational kiosks with multiple modes. "Informational" mode at entrance. "Evaluation" mode at exit with quizzes.

Role

Sole coder. Specced and configured all hardware. Edited and managed all assets.

Tools

Adobe suite, BBedit, Microsoft Word.

Slide showing 3D render of school furniture

LearnScape Speaker Support

Project

PowerPoint-based speaker support introducing the LearnScape system. Presentation demonstrated the new tools to the sales force using slides and video.

Role

Lead developer. Screen recordings and media prep. Technical support for presenting staff.

Tools

Microsoft PowerPoint, Snapz Pro, BBedit, Macromedia Fireworks, QuickTime

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TimeTrac

Project

PC application which accompanies the TimeTrac aircraft monitoring hardware. Features include extensive white-labeled reports, flight data analysis, maintenance tracking, service bulletins, international database of airports, customizable everything! Also features custom serial communications protocols, GPS analysis, extensive logging, pilot logs, and hardware diagnostic tools. Tools to process published FAA data and update GPS log analysis.

Role

Lead software developer, hardware consulting

Tools

Adobe suite, BBedit, Nullsoft Installer, perl

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World of Warcraft AddOns

Client

Fans of World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment

Project

Collection of open-source AddOns for World of Warcraft. The most popular are "SimpleAssist," which simplifies some game mechanics, "SimpleCoords" which provides an in-game GPS and "AKA" which allows players to recognize friends when they are playing alternate characters. These AddOns are written in the LUA language.

Role

Sole developer

Tools

LUA, Audacity, Adobe Photoshop, BBedit, Subversion version control

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ad-talk.com

Project

Podcast and accompanying website

Role

Producer, web production, audio recording and editing.

Tools

Audacity, Adobe suite, JavaScript, iTunes Music Store.

3D render of school furniture

LearnScape

Project

3D Web-based design tool for configuring classroom furniture

Role

Lead software developer (for the 3D room builder)

Tools

Adobe suite, BBEdit, JavaScript

3D rendered view of a room with wooden furniture

Architect Studio 3D

Client

EduWeb for (https://eduweb.com/) for Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust (https://www.flwright.org/)

Project

Web-based tool to teach drafting and architectural concepts. Features real-time 3D modeling, galleries, and simulated drafting tools.

Role

Lead software developer

Tools

Macromedia Director (Shockwave3D), Macromedia Flash, Adobe Photoshop, BBedit, Macromedia Fireworks, JavaScript, PHP4

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Xerox - Client Centered Sales Training

Client

SkillWorks with Blue Earth Pictures for Xerox

Project

CD-ROM based sales training and simulations. Features multiple disks, support for older computers and extensive use of video. Had to deal with Enterprise deployment and security

Role

Lead software developer, Media Prep, CD Mastering

Tools

Macromedia Director, Macromedia Flash, Discreet Cleaner, Adobe Photoshop, BBedit, Audacity

Screen shot of kiosk in holiday mode

Marshall Field's Interactive Store Directories

Client

Risdall Marketing Group with Duffer Schultz Productions for Marshall Field's

Project

Wireless networked directory kiosks with centralized media server, service request system, path-finding, and gift selector. All running off an XML-based scripting and scheduling language.

Role

Lead software developer and systems designer. Kiosk physical design. Networking

Tools

Macromedia Director, Microsoft IIS/ASP, Discreet Cleaner, Windows 2000, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft SQL, BBedit, perl.

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Kagi Distributed Download System

Client

Kagi

Project

Perl-based system to integrate transaction data from Kagi's e-commerce store and securely distribute software downloads to vendor's computers.

Role

Security and encryption consulting, sole software developer

Tools

perl, Apache, Microsoft IIS, Windows, Linux, BBedit, Netscape, Internet Explorer.

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Adventure Online - Educational Web Games

Client

Learning Outfitters Inc

Project

Extensive standards-based Curriculum for Grades 1-6

Role

Director of Development - 15 person creative/technical team

Tools

Assorted project management and calendar tools

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Upsher-Smith Web Video

Project

Analog video transfer. Video editing and compression for QuickTime web delivery.

Role

Contract video clean-up and compression

Tools

Adobe Premier, Media Cleaner, Assorted DV gear

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mintfactory.com

Project

Band promotional site. Schedule, news, admin tools. Shockwave streaming audio player.

Role

Handled all aspects from recommending an ISP to scanning to image editing and cgi coding

Tools

Macromedia Director (Shockwave), perl, Apache, BBedit, Photoshop, Fireworks, ProTools, SoundEdit

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ATV Safety and Training CD

Project

CD-ROM games and training for young ATV riders. Rendered riders and ATV over trail footage

Role

(Contract) Technical team leader

Tools

Director, AlphaMania, Photoshop, SoundEdit, QuickTime, MediaCleaner, Poser.