Whiteboard Labs | Designer | Houston, Texas

September, 2010 to Present

Built web site in WordPress for Pristine Bay Resort.
Built web site in WordPress for Ramsfield Real Estate.
Designed mark and web site for Willis Communications. Built the site in WordPress.
Built HTML and CSS framwork for Magnuson Hotels and their sub-brands.
Built web site in WordPress for Quantum Energy Partners.
Built web site in WordPress for The Palms Hotel in Miami, Florida.
Built HTML and CSS framework for brands within Grupo Posadas.
Designed web site and built it in WordPress for Horizon Financial Advisors.

Implemented Shopify for Lake Placid Lodge. Designed email template for Campaign Monitor for the same client.

Spur Interactive | Senior Designer | Houston, Texas

November, 2006 to September, 2010

All web site and landing pages are all built with CSS for layout.

Projects/Publications:

2009:
Built new web site for DiamondPro. Developer used django for back end.

Built campaign assets for Olshan Foundation Repair. Assets included email blasts and newsletters that tied into different landing page sites. The sites displayed different content depending on the email or paid search link used to get to the site and what article was selected in the email to view. Site uses Javascript and jQuery to change content display. General landing page can be viewed here. Newletter site can be viewed here.

Build landing page site for gastric banding company TrueResults.

Streamlined code, CSS and design for site for Zeno CS.

Built banners for Shell campaigns for JWT.

2008:
Built new web site for Spur Interactive and accompanying blog.

Built redesigned web site for Cornwell Jackson. Site uses jQuery for several interface effects – tabbed content in “Services” page; accordion to show/hide content in “Partner Bios.”

Built banners for three different Shell campaigns for JWT.

Shell Gasoline banners:
160×600 Odometer
300×250 Spatter
728×90 Cleaning Cloths
728×90 Valves

Shell + SEED banners:
Rich Media placement
300×250

Shell V-Power:
Landing Page
Fun with V-Power
Sponsorship and Alliances
Developed on the Track
V-Power

Designed new email template for Star Furniture.

2007:
Built web site for Hotel Granduca. Site includes streaming Flash video.

Part of team that built video sharing web site for Conoco Phillips. Site plaform was DotNetNuke and involved custom code to upload, compress and stream video.

Built and skinned blog for Texas Industries, Expanded Shale & Clay (TXI), running on WordPress.

Built web site for non-profit Lemonade Day. Site framework is Kalibrate CMS. Partnered with developer Digital Function to create custom implementation of Google Maps search on site.

Built new email newsletter template for Hotel Granduca.

Built redesigned web site for NewPoint Energy Solutions.

Designed and built web site for printing company Southeast Media.

Built promotional web site for Stage Stores. Designed and build accompanying WordPress blog.

Built banners for Houston Chronicle “Are You Ready for Today?” campaign for Richards Carlberg.

Are You Ready for Today? (120×90)
It’s Always Happy Hour Somewhere (160×600)
Rock Out (160×600)
Don’t Feel Left Out at the Water Cooler (160×600)
5-Star Date (300×250)
Dinner and a Movie (300×250)
Pick a City (300×250)
We Don’t Tell Your Date (300×250)
MPFree (300×250)
News News (300×250)
Pace Yourself (300×250)
Commitment Phobic (300×250)
Shopgirl (430×600)
Throw Your Mouse in the Air (430×600)
100% Profit (728×90)
Blogs (728×90)
Commitment Phobic (728×90)
News Bizarre (728×90)
Waugh (728×90)
Happy Hour – Spanish (160×600)

2006:
Designed and built web site for Camden Monument Place.

Designed and built new web site for NewPoint Energy Solutions.

General Projects/Skills:
Maintained web site and blog for the company after rebranding from Spur Digital to Spur Interactive.
Advise on technical and creative strategies for web sites and campaigns.
Troubleshoot HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, ActionScript, PHP, .NET, WordPress, Moveable Type and CMS frameworks for clients internal and external.

Rives Carlberg | Interactive Director | Digital Studio and Interactive Department | Houston, Texas

April, 1995 to September, 2006

Designed new web database-driven web site for Cafe Express. All pages are laid out using CSS. Content for menu items, locations and featured items is editable via CMS.

Built site for Coats | Rose, a law firm with 70 attorneys. All content editable via CMS.

2005:
Designed sites for Americus Real Estate Investments, The Sterling Group and League Medical Concepts. Determined scope for all sites based upon client meetings and needs and then built them out. The Sterling Group web site was executed using CSS for layout and navigation.

Built two spec web sites as part of RFPs for Texas Department of Transportation.

Created several PowerPoint presentations for new business meetings. Incorporated video for television spots and other videos after compressing them for playback on PC.

2004:
Designed and built two promotional CD-ROMs for real estate management company Hines. One project covered 2800 Post Oak Blvd., formerly known as Transco Tower, in Houston, TX. The second project was for the Bank of America building in downtown Miami, FL. Worked with video editor on both projects to pull together footage and voiceover and music. Chose music and then oversaw audio editing to final video on both projects.

Redesigned web site for Mahindra USA. Determined scope of project, timeline and managed execution of .NET backend.

2003:
Completed second promotional video for Tarkett flooring; video distributed to sales force on videotape and cd for use in field presentations.
Retouched images for HEB; The Houston Texans; Telecheck; Bill White for Houston mayoral campaign.

Built targeted emails for Compass Bank.

2002:
Designed and produced promotional video in After Effects for Domco flooring.
Retouched images for annual Igloo sales catalog; Iomega; HEB; The Houston Texans; The Houston Chronicle print ads and outdoor boards.

Maintained web site for Houston 2012 Olympic Committee.
Continued development of Compaq DirectPlus eCatalog; assumed design responsibilities and rebuilt in May to meet HP web standards.
Built HP marketing e-kit web site containing print, web and email design standards for HP partners.
Built targeted emails for Compass Bank; Iomega.
Built employee calendar/scheduler with emailed scheduled absences for Rives Carlberg.

2001:
Retouched images for The Houston Chronicle print ads and outdoor boards.

Maintained web site for Houston 2012 Olympic Committee.
Created web site and Flash-based promotional cds for Performance Retail.
Created Flash-based and traditional web banner ads for The Houston Chronicle.
Created Compaq DirectPlus eCatalog in August and maintained throughout the year.
Created Flash-based invitations, promotional CDs, online ad kits and web banner ads for Compaq.
Updated web site for Igloo Coolers.
Continued development of secure internal site for Rives Carlberg and its clients.

2000:
Retouched images for The Houston Chronicle print ads, outdoor boards and delivery trucks.

Created web banner ads for Compaq Works and The Houston Chronicle.
Created Flash-based invitations, promotional CDs, online ad kits and web banner ads for Compaq.
Updated web site for Igloo Coolers. Worked on web site redesign and updates for Rives Carlberg.
Created secure internal site for Rives Carlberg and its clients.

1999:
Retouched images for annual Igloo sales catalog; The Houston Chronicle print ads, outdoor boards and delivery trucks.

Created web banner ads for Compaq Works and The Houston Chronicle.
Built web site for Texas Surgical Associates
Worked on web site for Pilgrim Cleaners
Worked on web site for Igloo Coolers; designed look for Winter, 1999
Produced promotional web piece for Sting and Compaq
Designed web site for Solectron 1999 Annual Report

1998:
Retouched images for Junior Achievement 1997 annual report; annual Igloo sales catalog; The Houston Chronicle print ads, outdoor boards and delivery trucks.

Created web banner ads for Compaq Works and The Houston Chronicle.
Created internal web-based presentation about new Rives Carlberg web site structure and strategy that included Quicktime and Shockwave content.

1997:
Retouched images for Junior Achievement 1996 annual report; The Houston Chronicle print ads, outdoor boards and delivery trucks.

Co-designed web site for Washington on the Brazos Texas State Park.
Built web site for Compaq Education division.
Build web site for Compaq Works.
Created banners and brochure web sites for Landmark Graphics.
Created internal web-based presentation about Production department that included Quicktime and Shockwave content.

1996:
Created and edited montages for covers of Exxon Chemical brochures and ads.
Created digital montages for Intermedics brochures and ads.
Created poster for the Houston Museum of Medical Science.

Edited all layout and images for the Rives Carlberg web site.
Edited and designed content for web brochures for Compaq:

  • Compaq Education
  • Compaq Desktops
  • Compaq Monitors
  • Compaq Systems

1995:
Retouched and composited images for the annual Igloo sales catalog.
Created digital montages for Compaq brochures and Compaq Works posters.

General Projects/Skills:
Maintained internet and intranet web site and email server for the
agency.
Retouched and combined images in Adobe Photoshop for advertisements and brochures. Scanned photos and other artwork and edited them for printing. Assembled text and graphics in Quark Xpress for publications. Prepared files for output at service bureaus and printers. Designed and produce web sites.

Panhandle Eastern Corporation (now Duke Energy) | Typesetter and Retoucher | Design/Graphics | Houston, Texas

September, 1993 to March 1995

External Projects/Publications:
Scanned and digitally edited photos for 1994 Houston Astros Cookbook. Updated Texas Public Relations Association membership book for 1994; scanned and edited all photos. Updated Houston Public Relations Society of America membership book for 1994. Scanned and edited photos for the 1994 Boy Scouts Annual.

Internal Projects/Publications:
Updated and redesigned Manual of Graphic Standards for Panhandle Eastern. Converted logotype font from Macintosh Postscript format to a font usable on PC platform. Updated Panhandle Easterns logo and those of its subsidiaries for use on PC platform. Responsible for layout of internal newsletters for Houston Grand Opera and other pro bono work.

General Projects/Skills:
Scanned color images and color-corrected them for four-color separations. Scanned black and white photos and edited them for printing. Scanned line art images and converted them to outline art. Responsible for data recovery and file archiving.

Houston Museum of Natural Science | Production | Department of Exhibits

June to July 1993

Edited scanned images for exhibit displays and entry signs in the Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife. Assembled display cases for Farish Hall. Built study models for presentation of new petrochemical hall projected to open in 1994. Colorized black and white photo on Macintosh for output to film; the resulting print was a gift to a retiring museum employee.