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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.

Virgin - electric! Ezine

Virgin - electric! Ezine

Ongoing contract with Redwood publishing as Senior Flash developer, programming interactive content for Virgin medias customer ezine "electric!" Since issue 7, April 2009.

The ezine includes various games and features, these are programmed using flash actionscript.

Intitally hosted on the Ceros ezine platform, electric has now moved to the eDition publishing platform

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.

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.

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 - Virtual Reality Gallery

Crafts Council - Virtual Reality Gallery
Client: 

The brief was to create a Virtual Reality gallery to enable online accessibility to the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize for Metal.

Producing two Virtual Reality tours of the galleries at the Crafts Council, using panoramic pictures translated into the Apple Quicktime VR format. This format is quick to load and gives a smooth and consistant feel to the VR environment, enabling viewers to pan and zoom around the virtual gallery.

Computers Make Freedom

Computers Make Freedom
Client: 

A conceptual art piece developed as part of my Multimedia Systems and Fine Art portfolio, to showcase animation, photography, music and interactivity.

London Fire Brigade - Regional Resilience Forum

London Fire Brigade - Regional Resilience Forum

The London Fire Brigade is run by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA). It is the third largest firefighting organisation in the world.

Graphics and animations for a high-profile presentation to governments worldwide. To be stylish, clear and universally understood. Produced in Macromedia Flash, with the final product playable on a standard DVD and video projector.

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.

Estee Lauder iMatch

Estee Lauder iMatch
Client: 

Estee Lauder iMatch, on handbag.com, cosmopolitan.co.uk and allaboutyou.co.uk

Design and build a creative advertorial page to promote the iMatch foundation cosmetics service. The advertorial featured video and interactivity to inform the user about how service iMatch works.

There were variations on the design to reflect the different audience requirements of the three websites and traffic driving media was also produced following the brands strong design cues.

27 Dresses

27 Dresses
Client: 

Design and program an interactive microsite page for the Handbag.com website. The page should be in the style of existing publicity material and video ads.

Traffic driving media was also produced for the site.

Street style with Vauxhall Tigra & Britains Next Top Model

Client: 

Design and program an interactive microsite page to showcase interviews and fashion for Tigra and Britains Next Top Model brands.

The script and animated site featured some interesting ways to view different content types including video.

Lovely winter sparkle - Sarah Jessica Parker

Lovely winter sparkle - Sarah Jessica Parker
Client: 

Design and program an interactive microsite page to showcase the new Sarah Jessica Parker titled Lovely Winter Sparkle perfume.

The site featured a winter theme with falling snow , a voting page linked to a database where users could vote on their favourite SJP outfit. And a send to a friend email.

Upon opening the email the message is displayed in a stylish envelope opening animation giving the recipient the option of being sent to the microsite or to enter a competition.

Hypermodernism game and website

Hypermodernism game and website
Client: 

Top 15 in the Europrix Multimedia Top Talent competition, 2001

Created in 2000 as part of my Multimedia Systems and Fine Art portfolio, to promote an imaginary radical socio-political movement called hypermodernism. This website, fake archive material, game and film involves the viewer in a compelling and interactive story.

Review: Create Online Magazine, Issue 20 - December 2001