I worked on theChive's Mobile Team. My role was to handle the API that processed the various articles that came from the main Chive website's Wordpress API and transform it into a format that was digestible by the mobile apps.
Sony Network Entertainment - Sony Entertainment Network [2011-2014]
Sony Entertainment Network is a re-branding and re-grouping of Sony's many multimedia services to be under a single brand. This site is the marketing center for the new brand and needed to encompass many of the newer technologies that have come out, in regards to the front-end workings.
While working for Sony Network Entertainment, I have been brought on a good number of projects, most being internal tools. However, there is one major customer-facing site that I have been a part of, Qriocity. Qriocity is a streaming music service provided by Sony. The site is mainly a marketing medium for the service. This site uses a custom CMS designed to work with their internal tools. I look forward to see what SNEI continues to throw at me.
This site was a completely new animal for me. It was a site that had to deal with extremely sensitive health information for UnitedHealthcare Group. This site integrated with UnitedHealthcare's existing management systems to allow users to view and update current claims, create claims, view their health history and many other features. It also allowed physicians and healthcare providers to submit claims to UnitedHealthcare for patient treatment, as well as allow them to view available coverage for their patients.
NewEra Cap a brand name known around the world. Providing top-end headwear to personalities such as Samuel Adams, Tristan Eaton, Curtis Granderson, Osa Koyama and many more, and to the public at-large. New Era needed a complete redesign of their branded site. This included a complete rework and the addition of a CMS. Custom controls were developed to give the site the desired look and feel of the new design. Also, the creation of custom jQuery plugins were developed to create the desired looks throughout the site.
LEE Jeans, an international recognized brand name, needed some modifications made to their online store. These changes included modifying existing items, as well as creating new functionalities. The layout and design of the "Quickview" and product description pages were changed to have a new look and layout. A new option was added to allow visitors and users of the site to subscribe to an "In-Stock Notification" of items that are currently unavailable online. <br /><br />View it live: <a href="http://www.lee.com/" target="_blank">www.lee.com</a> <br /><div class="tools">Tools: </div>
The Kansas City Collection creates an opportunity for local corporations to connect with exceptional Kansas City area artists. Some modifications and additions were made to the site to give a more updated operation and more fluid user experience. The added areas included a new "Artists" section that showcased the available artists and their achievements.
Carondelet Health needed a redesign of their entire site. This redesign entailed a complete redo of the graphical UI of the site. Some coding modifications were needed to update the site a little and to better help it function with newer browsers, while still supporting older versions like Internet Explorer 6.
Natalie M needed a site that would help them showcase not only their products but also local fashion shows. A custom product rotator, programmed using Flex Builder 3 with ActionScript 3.0, was created to give a custom feel for their products.
The Olathe Public Schools Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization providing grants, scholarships and recognitions for the teachers and students of the Olathe School District. This was a custom design for the foundation to give a unique look from other area school foundations.
Old United Insurance Companies represents a group of privately held insurance companies based in Merriam, KS. They provide boat, yacht, and personal watercraft insurance along with other unique and specialized products. Digital Lagoon worked with Old United to create a Web site that provides product information, agent listings and boating resource information for their customers.<br /><br />Digital Lagoon also partnered with Old United to create a stand-alone Web site for their <a href="http://www.anglersadvantageins.com/" target="_blank">Angler's Advantage Insurance Program</a>, a watercraft policy designed exclusively for fishing enthusiasts.
ProLabs Animal Health has been supplying veterinary practitioners with proven, popularly priced products for over 18 years. The web site helps market the company's products and information for customers.
The new site is bright, simple and inviting, with links to regional camps and outdoor programs that include everything from archery to rappelling. Scouts and volunteers can download lists of available costumes, banners, flags and videos as well as science kits and sports equipment. The site also includes a 24/7 e-commerce link that allows users to shop for all things Girl Scout.
Dominion Realty, Inc. is a prominent and well-known real estate company in the Kansas City area. The company needed a management system to collate and organize their properties, as well as market them. The site allowed for all of these with a front-side (clients and buyers), a management system for office use and a back-end administration area. This site is no longer online.
Tools: Photoshop / Flash / ActionScript (2.0 & 3.0) / Classic ASP / HTML5 / XML / PHP / MySQL / CSS
Founded over 50 years ago, PFI is committed to extraordinary customer care and top-quality products. PFI strives to provide best-in-class services to the framing, commercial art, fine art and the photographic markets. Digital Lagoon created a Web site for Picture & Frame that includes contact information, services offered and a searchable database of both current and discontinued moulding products.
ThyssenKrupp Access has been improving the lives of Americans for more than 50 years by providing mobility solutions for the elderly and disabled with stairway and wheelchair lifts as well as residential elevators. Digital Lagoon was contracted for a redesign of their corporate web site and development of a free-standing consumer information site exclusively for stair lifts.
Didion Milling is a family owned business specializing in high-quality corn and grain-based products including both corn and soy products. Digital Lagoon worked with Didion to create a Web site highlighting their products, product applications and future research and development. The Web site uses Flash animation to introduce their new ethanol processing facility and allows visitors to the site to view and apply for company employment opportunities online.
Turner uni-Drive specializes in original equipment applications and special power transmission designs, and supplies gearbozes used throughout the world. The web site showcases and provides information on the various products that Turner Uni-Drive supplies and creates.