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Traderlynk Unified Communications UI

Traderlynk Unified Communications UI

Unified messaging for the financial community in a browser based single page app.

I was employed to design and implement the UI which was achieved through low latency native Web Components/Javascript, the Data model persisted across browser windows using a Chrome extension background page or shared web worker. Data is transported over web sockets and WebRTC using the Traderlynk javascript API which via a Traderlynk server integrates with the Microsoft Lync infrastructure.

Wow Go travel section for wowcher

WowGo travel section for wowcher
Client: 

Design and implementation of a new travel section for Wowcher.
The new design featured larger images, better placements for bonus deals a flexible grid or drop down system for displaying deal pricing and option details, and a new sub menu for deal categories.

Wowcher - Associated Newspapers - DMG media

Wowcher
Client: 

Wowcher is a popular eCommerce site providing location based deals. Employed as a UI/UX developer providing design and development for the Wowcher web and mobile sites. Creation and implementation of new features. Investigation of issues and bug fixes, Prototyping, User journeys and Wireframes.

html5 Ezine Interactive Digi-Magazine - Sweden

html5 Interactive Magazine
Client: 

Design and implementation of interactive magazine platform that doesn't require the use of flash. Featuring rich interactive content that works on PCs and tablet computers such as the ipad. The magazine can scaled to fill the available browser frame while maintaining its aspect ratio.

html5 CSS3 Skyfall Realtime Twitter feed with animation

Skyfall Realtime Twitter feed
Client: 

A realtime feed of twitter tweets about Skyfall the new Bond film. Javascript, Jquery and CSS3 Animation are used to load six of the latest tweets from twitter. They are then and styled up to look like id cards using Google webfonts to give an authentic retro look.

Ford Smax E-magazine

Ford Smax E-magazine
Client: 

Design and program an interactive e-magazine using the Ceros media platform. The emag was to showcase a range of extreme snow sports for promoting and creating a lifestyle around the Ford Smax brand.

Triumph - Louise Loves - handbag

Triumph - Louise Loves - handbag
Client: 

Design and build an interactive microsite to demonstrate the Triumph underwear range. Users should be able to select their own body shape which will trigger a selection of products suitable for their particular figure.

Australia a Baz Luhrmann film

Australia
Client: 

Design and program an interactive microsite to promote Australia a Baz Luhrmann film starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.

The client was keen that the microsite reflected the epic nature of the film and showed off some of the stunning visuals in the best possible way.

Video and subtle animation was used to link to editorial features on the main handbag.com site.

Android App - Marine GPS Navigator

Android Naval Marine GPS Navigator
Client: 

An experiment in Android Application development. This App allows the user to check their position, speed and distance traveled while at sea. It also allows the user to store waypoints for the purpose of navigation.

This application is still in the Beta development phase and is not to be used for navigation purposes.

TK Maxx - Get the look for less

TK Maxx - Get the look for less
Client: 

Design and program an interactive microsite page to showcase weekly fashion videos.

The videos should also be able to trigger sychronised accompanying media such as images and animated zooms of products, and keep a running total of the garments featured.

The project was completed using XML to import all the information used in the videos, the videos, thumbnail images and tracking tags. This was important as it needed to be updated on a weekly basis.

Crafts Council - Xmas Card Animation

Crafts Council - Xmas Card Animation
Client: 

The brief was to create an animated Christmas card that summed up the values of the Crafts Council, and adhered to their simple, clean design principle.

The Christmas card popped up in a new window when visiting the site. A link to the card was embedded into promotional emails.

Crafts Council - Website

Crafts Council
Client: 

The Crafts Council is the UK’s national organisation for the promotion of contemporary crafts.
Design and creation of the original site featuring a simple, fully accessible and visually engaging web presence for a public service organisation.
A new template was designed using HTML and CSS.

The site was praised in Webactive magazine where it received 4/5 star rating.
'Web Active' magazine, issue 43

Philadelphia - A touch of inspiration

Philadelphia - A touch of inspiration
Client: 

Produce a promotional microsite for the Allaboutyou.com website giving users a 'Touch of inspiration'. This comes from a selection on recipes and a preview of the new recipe cookbook. Users can flick through the pages using a custom built flash based interactive book.

BBC Imagineering - CD-ROM

BBC Imagineering - CD-ROM
Client: 
BBC

The BBC provides entertainment, education and information, captivating millions of viewers and listeners at home and abroad.

Design and development CD Rom promoting the BBC's 'Imagineering' department, a New Media facility offering technology solutions. The project employed interactive toys and games, and an animated character 'Gordon Burlington', in order to engage users and present an accessible lo-tech introduction to the advanced facilities available within the Imagineering department.

Sony Girls Night In

Client: 

Design and build an interactive microsite for the Handbag.com website to promote the Sony DVD and CD back catalog through the concept of 'Girls night in'.

Videos and Music assets were supplied and links to an online store are loaded through XML.