Web and UI Design
Bizzarrini 5300 Spyder S.I.

Project: Bizzarrini Spyder.Com

Client: Mark S. Sassak

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed final artwork, build, program and maintain the site.

Challenge: Design A Look and feel for a website to showcase these very rare cars. The site needed to sporty but not race oriented. Cues were taken from the cars themselves.

Solution: Starting with a color pallet that reflected the cars with chrome accents thrown in. I wanted to create a web experience that would engage the end user. Keeping it clean and organized with something new to see learn at each click.

Results: The site launch generated interest almost immediately from places arround the world. Since launch there has been a steady flow traffic from many countries.

Software: Adobe Illustrator was used to create the original concept layout and Adobe Photoshop was used to finalize the interface. Adobe Image Ready processed the graphics and created tables. Flash was used to create the main banner and Dreamweaver was used to assemble the final product.

Sat 1 Sport.com

Project: Sat 1 Sport.com

Client: Saturnian 1 Sport Inc.

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion.

Challenge: To create a fun site that retail store owners as well as individual retail customers can go to and get information on their large product line.

Solution: Keeping with a brand image already in place I used the bright colors and textures to create a Fun atmosphere.

Results: A solid web presence was created that shows off a ever increasing FUN product line. Where wholesale and retail customers can go to get information on Saturnian 1 products.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, Flash for accent graphics, Dreamweaver for site assembly.

Kites and Fun Things.com

Project: Kites and Fun Things.com

Client: Kites and Fun Things

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Create Look and feel as well as populate all databases. Also serve as site systems administrator making responsible for all code related issues.

Challenge: To create an on-line e-commerce store to back up an existing brick and mortar retail store.

Solution: Using an existing packaged program, BV Software, I was able to focus on design and product. The products built in features took care of all back end code requirements.

Results: A successful e-commerce store was created that generates a steady income with many repeat customers.

Software: BV Software provided the shell and back end functionality, Adobe PhotoShop for creating the site header and graphical components asa well as processing all product images, Dreamweaver for creating supplemental data and for editing existing web documents and css styles.

ClearPipe.Com

Project: ClearPipe.Com

Client: VicMon

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed concept, wrote copy, created final art and created layout and development of html web site.

Challenge: Design a corporate intranet site that displays the company's entire product line in a new and fresh way that will make it stand out from there competitors.

Solution: After researching many competitors sites I developed a showcase for the products. This site displays the items well giving a hi-tech look to a technologically advanced product. This while supplying the end user with detailed information. Navigation was kept to a one click method so there would be no guess work in finding product.

Results: The manufactures site stood out far and above the competitors. Increased web presence lead to increased awareness by many corporations and agencies in need of this equipment.

Software: Adobe Illustrator was used to create the original concept layout and Adobe Photoshop was used to generate the imagery. Adobe Image Ready processed the graphics and created tables. Dreamweaver was used to assemble the final product.

Aeolus Curricula.org

Project: AeolusCurricula.org

Client: Kite History.com

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed final artwork, build, program and maintain the site.

Challenge: To create a website for a dynamic, not-for-profit organization that uses the excitement and uniqueness of kites to teach a variety of subjects, to various grade levels and abilities.

Solution: Working off the organizations logo, theme and color preferences, I was able to come up with a design that was able to organize the vast amount of information the site contains.

Results: The organizations new web presence allowed others in need of specialized educational programs to reach out and contract Aeolus Curricula for many upcoming projects.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Dreamweaver for site assembly.

Niagara International Kite Festival

Project: Niagara International Kite Festival.Com

Client: Kite History.com

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed final artwork, build, program and maintain the site.

Challenge: Design A Look and feel for an international festival web site. This site must engage the end user to want more, to join the festival to come and support the flyers.

Solution: Starting with a color pallet that reflected the environment of Niagara Falls. I wanted to create a web experience. All who visit the falls spend time gazing at it wonder. I wanted to engage the end user the same way. Keep it clean and organized with something new to see learn at each click. A stress free site.

Results: The site launch had great success with interest generated almost immediately. Since launch there has been a steady flow of participant registration, over,110 participants from 10 countries. Sponsorship followed and continued up to event day. Media that has come across the site has set up interviews and arranged telecast. New York and Canadian government travel and turism web sites have also linked to this event.

Software: Adobe Illustrator was used to create the original concept layout and Adobe Photoshop was used to finalize the interface. Adobe Image Ready processed the graphics and created tables. Flash was used to create the main banner and Dreamweaver was used to assemble the final product.

HR Explorer

Project: HR Explorer

Client: Ford Motor Company

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface to house HR information for the Ford division of Ford Motor Company.

Solution: Working from style guides provided by Ford Motor Company. I was able to incorporate current branding and vehicle naming to come up with this new look.

Results:The new design let Ford division employees know that they have arrived at Ford HR. and the information the needed could be easily found

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Dreamweaver for concept assembly.

Caterpillar

Project: CAT Engine Training

Client: Caterpillar / Navistar

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface to be used for web based training.

Solution: Keeping with corporate branding I created a simple clean interface, but added a little texture to represent the core of what CAT produces.

Results: An easy to use interface that goes along with a end users mental model of what and where controls should be.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Flash for assembly.

CNH

Project: CNH Training Shell

Client: Case New Holland

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface to be used for web based training.

Solution: Keeping with corporate branding I created a simple clean interface, that can be easily recognized internationally.

Results: An easy to use interface that goes along with a end users mental model of what and where controls should be.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Flash for assembly.

Plymouth Jewelry.Com

Project: Plymouth Jewelry.Com

Client: Plymouth Jewelry and Gifts

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed final artwork, build, program and maintain the site.

Challenge: Design A Look and feel for a local town jeweler. This site must engage the end user while making them feel comfortable.

Solution: Starting with the store enviroment. I pulled my design from the store front itself and colors came from instore. Main goal was to keep it clean and organized with something new to see learn at each click. A stress free site.

Results: The site launch had great success with interest generated almost immediately. Web traffic is up as well as store traffic.

Software: Adobe Illustrator was used to create the original concept layout and Adobe Photoshop was used to finalize the interface. Adobe Image Ready processed the graphics and created tables. Flash was used to create the main banner and Dreamweaver was used to assemble the final product.

Sky Burner.Com

Project: Sky Burner.Com

Client: Sky Burner Kites

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed concept, wrote copy, created final art and created layout and development of html web site.

Challenge: Create a web site as part of a media campaign that incorporates the Sky Burner product line, as well as the Level One and Sky Shark product lines that Sky Burner distributes.

Solution: Working from a new Branding that I created for Sky Burner The new web site would complement a CD-Rom set to be distributed. Wanting to keep the other companies separate from the main site, while at the same time keep the look and feel consistent, separate interfaces were created for the three companies with different monochromatic color schemes. Much of the terminology used in the competitive sport kite market parallels aviation. Using this aviation terminology and marrying it with hi-tech imagery and monochrome look the site took on the company philosophy of quality + technology = performance.

Results: The new site was given great reviews by others in the industry. Numerous emails were received from individuals and corporations alike in countries world wide praising the look of the new site and the information contained with in.

Software: Adobe Illustrator was used to create the original look and feel of the site. Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Image Ready processed the imagery used and Dreamweaver was used to assemble and program the site.

Chainworks Inc.com

Project: Chainworks Inc.com

Client: Chainworks Inc.

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Create Look and feel for end user.

Challenge: To create a High-Tech web presence for this part supplier and show samples of quality work in various forms of manufacturing. At the same time delivering necessary company documentation.

Solution: The Design decided on was one of a monochromatic metallic look using standard html with Flash generated splash screens and product galleries.

Results: A successful site that manufactures can access to obtain important information for a potential quality parts supplier.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, Flash for banners and galleries, Dreamweaver for site assembly.

Kmart Online

Project: Kmart Online

Client: Kmart Corporation

My Part: Lead Web Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web publication.

Challenge: Design a concept to place the weekly advertising insert on the internet while maintaining a look that matched the current BlueLight.com and kept with mart branding. The weekly ad would display with in BlueLight.com but be located on separate servers that Kmart had control.

Solution: Researching other companies web sites it was decided on how a end user could navigate the ad on line. Using BlueLights color pallet I was able to design a interface and overall look and feel of the site that would blend with BlueLight. The use of white space in BlueLights site worked well to display products and make it easy for the user.

Results: A functional concept was created in one weeks time and was well received by Kmart management. In Three weeks time the concept was turned into a working model and continues on today.

Software: Adobe Photoshop was used to process all images and Dreamweaver was used to assemble the site.

H2O Towers

Project: H2O Towers.com

Client: H2O Towers

My Part: Freelance Web Designer. Responsible for development, concept through completion. Developed final artwork, build, program and maintain the site.

Challenge: To develope a website that will promote and showcase the companies services

Solution: Working with the company colors and minor branding, I came up with a corporate styled easy to use web site.

Results: New an existing customers are now able to easily get good information to quickly compare with competitors before they call to set up services

Software: Adobe Photoshop was used to process all images and Dreamweaver was used to assemble the site.

Maxxforce

Project: Maxxforce Engines

Client: Navistar/Daewoo

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface to be used for web based training both in the U.S. and in Korea.

Solution: Keeping with corporate branding I created a simple clean interface, that can be easily recognized internationally.

Results: An easy to use interface that goes along with a end users mental model of what and where controls should be.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Flash for assembly.

Lincoln HR Navigator

Project: Lincoln HR Navigator

Client: Ford Motor Company

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface to house HR information for the Lincoln division of Ford Motor Company.

Solution: Working from style guides provided by Ford Motor Company. I was able to incorporate current branding and vehicle naming to come up with this new look.

Results:The new design let Lincoln division employees know that they have arrived at Lincoln HR. and the information the needed could be easily found

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Dreamweaver for concept assembly.

Nissan Training

Project: Nissan Tech. Training

Client: Nissan Motor Company

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface to be used for web based training in the U.S.

Solution: Keeping with department branding I created a simple clean interface, that can be easily navigated by the end user.

Results: An easy to use interface that goes along with a end users mental model of what and where navigation should be.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Flash for assembly.

Chrysler Training

Project: Chrysler Tech. Training

Client: Chrysler Group LLC

My Part: Lead UI Designer. Responsible for development of concept. Developed concept, created art and layout for html web application.

Challenge: To create a new user interface more suited to the technicians who will be using web based training in the U.S.

Solution: Keeping with environment and equipment technicians use, I created a simple clean interface, that can be easily navigated by the end user.

Results: An easy to use interface that goes along with a end users mental model of what and where navigation should be.

Software: Adobe Photoshop to create graphics for user interface and process product images, and Flash for assembly.