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Web Designer and Journalist
Here are the top three reasons you should seriously consider hiring me:
DISCLAIMER: In August 2012, I started a new position at the Pew Research Center in Washington D.C. While the tone of this portfolio implies I am looking for a new position, I am quite comfortable right now.
This blog was with my previous job at the Northwest Herald - a position I left in July 2012.
Here are a few select projects that show my qualifications for this position:
A database of information and content; including side-by-side analysis and results.
PHP, CMS, Management
Challenged with covering a crippling storm, my staff responded with amazing effort.
Our presentation of a state-wide project listing all the bills owed by Illinois.
PHP, Database, CSS
A personal photo portfolio includes flash slideshows to display content
HTML, CSS, Flash, Photos
Interactive look at precinct results for U.S. Rep. race. Includes timeline, videos and graphics.
Friday Night Live
Live broadcast that updates content while the user watches the game.
jQuery, AJAX, Video
Housing Road Map
A five-day series chronicling the fall of housing; with a documentary video.
jQuery, PHP, CSS
'Beyond the Game'
This became our most-shared project with over 200 'likes.' It features a mini-documentary.
NWH Video Program
Oversight of editorial video, inluding daily newscast, sports programs, and news assignments.
School Report Cards
Sortable and searchable database of data with graphical representation and comparisons.
PHP, Database, Management
Pi Kappa Phi Alumni
Members-only section with content-management capabilities, dynamic home page
PHP, CSS, CMS
A project combining video, photos, maps, and text about a local drive-in theatre.
Flash, Actionscript, Management