A Designer

specializes in

Information, UX and Graphic Design. In the areas of web, mobile, motion graphics, print media and illustration. Transforming client needs from initial concepts into astute, elegant solutions.

UVS Connect Mobile Application

UVS Connect

Mobile Application
Visual Design / UX

UVS Connect is designed to allow a veterinarian to make a referral for a client to Upstate Veterinary Specialists all within a single, easy to use application. The app will run on both iOS and Android platforms. After gathering all the requirements from the client and input from the third party developer, I created a use case and wireframes using Adobe Illustrator. After requests and refinements from both the client and the developer at this stage, I moved to create high fidelity layouts and style sheets in Bohemian Sketch. Click models were produced using Axure.

Jumpshot Genie Responsive Web Design

jumpshotgenie.com

Responsive Web Design
Visual Design / UX / Illustration / Art Direction

Jumpshotgenie.com (JSG) is a "responsive designed” marketing website used to promote the JSG app. Besides being a marketing tool, a first time user can setup an account/profile on the site along with purchasing lesson packages which work in conjunction with the app. My roles involved the first phase in a needs assessment to the creation of use cases and wireframes which detailed the account setup and e-commerce process. I also handled photo sourcing, photo retouching, illustrations and visual design. High fidelity layouts and style guides were created with Bohemian Sketch. InVision was used to create click models for approval by the client before delivery to front end developers for execution.

Produced in collaboration with The Idea People

Jumpshot Genie Mobile Application

Jumpshot Genie App

Mobile Application
Visual Design / UX / Illustration

Jump Shot Genie is a mobile app designed to help basketball players of all ages and skill levels have access to professional guidance and instruction. Through the app you can purchase plans, record and upload your shots. Your video is analyzed by a personal coach assigned to you. Your drills, awards and ranking against other JSG users can all be viewed in your personal locker room. I worked with the client to develop the sign up, e-commerce and video upload process from wireframe to high fidelity layouts. I produced the wireframes and mock ups with Bohemian Sketch which were then transferred to the front end developer. During the transfer of art assets to technology, I used InVision to create click models for check off by the client before a prototype was created by development.

Produced in collaboration with The Idea People

Advantage Responsive Web Design

gotoadvantage.com

Responsive Web Design
UX / Visual Design / Illustration / Art Direction

Advantage is a 30 year old company that offers a project management software for Ad and Marketing agencies of all sizes. The requirements for the site included showcasing software features, on and off site training and along with introducing the partners system developed by Advantage over the years. I worked with the client to incorporate the features needed to explain how their systems works along with content and visual design layout. This site also required a great number of custom icons for each feature of the software.

Produced in collaboration with The Idea People

Dynamic Health Site Responsive Web Design

dhpmcharlotte.com

Responsive Web Design
UX / Visual Design / Art Direction

Dynamic Health & Pain Management needed a site to showcase their services and technology to the Charlotte area. One of the main request by the client was to have an interactive way for users to identify their own pain location and use it as a visual aid to learn more about the condition. This was accomplished with the creation of the “Pain Man”. My roles for the site were UI design, content organization and art direction for a custom photo shoot.

Produced in collaboration with The Idea People

Norovirus Training Initiative eLearning

Norovirus Training Initiative

Online Courseware
UX / Visual Design / Illustration

WeejeeLearning needed to develop a course for NC State University dealing with the Norovirus. I was asked to create a template design which would follow NC State’s brand guidelines. Along with the base template which included content sections, click list, drag and drop exercise and multiple choice testing, all supporting images and illustrations needed to fit with these standards. Feedback from Weejee on the 1st design comps stated that the committee with NC State were very pleased and there were no corrections.

Produced in collaboration with WeejeeLearning

Grace Hill Courseware eLearning

Grace Hill Courseware

Online Courseware
Visual Design / UX / Animation / Illustration

Grace Hill needed a new template to replace their aging version that could deliver their online courseware and function on both standard PCs as well at touch devices. Along with larger hit boxes for touch screens, many other visual elements were enhanced and created to keep the existing content fresh.

Produced in collaboration with Grace Hill Inc.

Vision LMS Learning Management System

Vision Learning Management System

eLearning
Visual Design / UX / Illustration

Vision is a Learning Management System created for the Multi-Family industry to give HR departments all the metric data about compliance of the entire company, region, community or individual employee at a glance. Admins have a feature rich set of apps all available from the drop down app tray such as a main admin console, data manger, reporting system along with a Scorecard which allows supervisors in the field to use the mobile iViision Scorecard app while touring individual properties. Employees can login to take blended learning assigned to them by supervisor and pick form other auxiliary training to further their compliance. The Vision LMS is design to accept logo and color branding in order to fit into existing internal company site.

Produced in collaboration with Grace Hill Inc.

iVision Scorecard Mobile Application

iVision Scorecard

Mobile Application
Visual Design / UX / Animation

Scorecard was design to pull apartment commomity data for clients on the road visiting properties. All the metrics were pull right from the the Vision LMS into this moblie tablet application. User could view communities and regions right down to the indivual employee level. Three simple view modes were created with a filtering system to find just the information desired.

Produced in collaboration with Grace Hill Inc.

The Educator Interactive Magazine

The Educator

Interactive Magazine
Design / Illustration / Publishing

The Educator is a quarterly online eMag distributed by Grace Hill to training professionals in the multifamily training industry. My role was to design a layout for the publication that would give it a consistent look yet be flexible enough to handle content as the young eMag grows and develops. Being supplied with text content and some supporting graphics I populated the grid base layout I created in Adobe Indesign. Working with the editor of the publication, I would create and produce final artwork for the cover and spread illustrations along with supporting graphics and ads using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. My final responsibilities would be integrating hyperlinks and videos into the publication before release.

Produced in collaboration with Grace Hill Inc.

Grace Hill Identity, Print Collateral, Apparel

Grace Hill

Identity / Print Collateral / Apparel
Design and Creative Direction

Grace Hill needed an updated look that more reflected the fact that they are the leading provider of online resources for the multi-family industy. That meant their logo and needed a more focus and modern look with a brighter color palette which would reproduce over a wide range of media from apparel to print to video. These changes also were incorparated in a new office.

Upstatevet.com Web Design

Upstatevet.com

Web Design
Visual Design / UX / Creative Direction

UVS wanted to incorporate a series of marketing video into an upcoming redesign for their website. They were the spark for and idea to bring the hospital to life on the homepage with a series of randomly loaded looping videos which were low on file size but big on impact. The site also needed a detailed pre-planning phase to include growing locations, staff and services.

Upstate Veterinary Specialists Identity, Print Collateral, Environmental

Upstate Veterinary Specialists

Identity / Print Collateral / Environmental
Design and Creative Direction

UVS is a national nationally recognized animal hospital locations in Greenville SC and Asheville NC. They pride themsevles on there state-of-the-art facilities and advanced care and the needed an brand and reflect that best in breed. There marketing needs range from collateral to public and info packets for referring vets in the region.

Pawforacause.org Web Design

Pawforacause.org

Web Design
Visual Design / UX / Creative Direction

Paws For A Cause need a website to promote and create interest in this annual charity dogwalk. Through the use of photos and video from past years events and activities, it can gain interest and get early registration with special promotions. The site also promote the upcoming years art contest with which sees the winner artwork on that years poster/t-shirt along with a cash prize. The site also included sections for information and enrollment for sponsors and vendors for that years upcoming event.

Paw For A Cause Identity, Print Collateral, Apparel, Environmental

Paws For A Cause

Identity / Print Collateral / Apparel / Environmental
Design and Creative Direction

Paws For A Cause is a Charity dog walk held each year since 2008. Every year the event has grown and from the start they need a strong image the represented the fun and excitment of the evert from promation to shirts and bags to the day of activities.

Allen Arms Tactical Web Design and Identity

Allenarmstactical.com

Web Design and Identity
Visual Design / UX / Creative Direction

Allen Arms needed a web site designed to promote the sale of silencers and supporting components. The client desired an edgy look and a logo to match. This led me to go with an industrial feel which I achieved through the use of gridded meshes, grunge military fonts and exploded diagrams of gun components for a background texture. The death spade seemed a fitting icon for the new Allen Arms tactical logo that could give them some attractive branded collateral for customer give-a-ways. The site does not feature any eCommerce since it is illegal to sell these items online. Instead, the site is used to post existing stock along with a twitter feed that announces new shipments resulting in immediate sell out of the product with each announcement.

Christahovis.com Web Design

Christahovis.com

Web Design
Visual Design / UX / Creative Direction / HTML / CSS

Christa Hovis Special Events needed a site built around showcase images of their corporate and social events along with services provided and industry awards received. The site breaks with the look of their colatteral use of bright colors and uses subtle greys with just small acsents of color in site elements. This allows the imagery to be the center of focus.

Christa Hovis Special Events Identity, Print Collateral, Environmental

Christa Hovis Special Events

Identity / Print Collateral / Environmental
Design and Creative Direction

Christa Hovis Special Events neeeded a look the complemented the quailtiy of work they do in corporate and social events. The request was to have and iconic aspect to their logo wihch could be used alone or with the full text version. Eventhough the brand is built around hot pink and chartriuse, the logo also had to be able to work in mono or reseved applications.

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American Express eLearning Courseware

American Express Card Acceptance: Leveraging a Valuable Amenity

eLearning
Visual Design / UX / Illustration

Custom branded courseware template for American Express. The courseware was designed to educate leasing agents about the benefits of credit card acceptance to achieve business objectives for their community.

Produced in collaboration with Grasp

GraspIt LMS Learning Management System

GraspIt Learning Management System

eLearning
Visual Design / UX / Illustration

Graspit LMS is an Adobe Flex based Learning Management System created by Grasp to compliment the custom online course-ware that it develops for various clients. My role with this project included wire-framing the Admin Console and student Learning Center. The UI design along with animation and supporting icons were all under my responsibility as well. I had to work closely through production of this project with the programmers and developer to ensure that all UI standards were upheld.

Produced in collaboration with Grasp

Graspit.com Web Design

Graspit.com

Web Design
Visual Design /Creative Direction / HTML / CSS

Grasp's website was designed to be a fairly easy to use site to showcase the company's Graspit LMS and their services for custom online training development.

Grasp Identity , Print Collateral, Environmental, Apparel

Grasp

Identity / Print Collateral / Environmental / Apparel
Design and Creative Direction

Grasp was a company built around creating learning solutions. For their identity, we needed a technology feel for an icon that reflected enveloping a concept or idea. The result was a stylized G turned up on its end and skewed like a button. The inclusion of the arrow gave movement around to reinforce the grasping concept. The street level entrance allowed for us to play off the brand and create an exciting work environment for both staff and clients.

Access Bags and Cases Identity & Print Collateral

Access Bags and Cases

Identity / Print Collateral
Design and Creative Direction

Access Bags and Cases has been designing and producing OEM products for many of the leading brands in the independent music industry. Working with the Marketing Director, I developed the logo and campaign around “Independent Thought”. Collateral encompassed product hangtags, publication and trade-show layouts. Software included Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, and Illustrator.

Produced in collaboration with Pixel Shock

Motion Graphics Gallery Various projects using Adobe Premiere, After Effects & Flash

Motion Graphics Gallery

Motion Graphics
Design / Animation / Illustration

These are a collection of motion graphics I created from storyboard concepts to final deliverables. Working with clients and stakeholders, I got approval on rough concepts and then used software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects and Flash to produce looping trade-show videos, software promotional videos, animated banners and intro movies.

Presentation Design Viewer-guided Keynote & PowerPoint Presentations

Presentation Design for Keynote and PowerPoint

Interactive
Layout / Illustration

My process for creating presentations is to apply storytelling and visual thinking principles. I work on finding the key message points which are the building blocks of a clients presentation. I want to develop audience-centric messages which ties into the presenters underlying strategy. My main goal is to create a visually and entertaining Keynote for the audience that relays the message and spares them from templates and bullet points. My two main deliverables are Keynote and PowerPoint and for asset creation, I use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.

Icon Gallery Various icons from a span of projects

Icons For Various Projects

Interactive
Design / Illustration

I start all my icons with concept sketches then I move to Adobe Illustrator for the final all vector artwork.

Logo Gallery Identity and branding examples

Icons For Various Projects

Identity
Design / Illustration

A collection of logo designs for verious clients for print and web.