I develop and maintain websites, and generate communications strategies for groups & individuals, from small sites to news sites and social networks.
With years of experience as a front-end developer and systems administrator, I also provide consulting for digital project development, emergency troubleshooting of dynamic websites, Apple computers, and Drupal server maintenance and scalability.
Movie site for documentary film "Twilight of the Mississippi" by Closing Eye Studios, based on Drupal 7 with calendar.
Wordpress-powered portfolio site showcasing politically inspired projects of Beehive Design Collective of Machias ME. The site launch kicked off a Kickstarter campaign which sought $36,000 and raised $117,963.
Site features include LESS dynamic stylesheets, bilingual design, handmade custom font glyphs, animated CSS sprites, and scalability via CloudFlare so it could go viral without bogging down.
PoliticsInMinnesota.com Web Editor & Staff Writer circa 2005-2009, developed innovative independent web portal and legislative news, district and campaign trackers, as well as a groundbreaking Twitter aggregator. Based on Drupal 5 and hand-crafted at every step, included full OpenX compatible banner ad management.
Exception Magazine was developed with Liberalati LLC on Drupal 6 as the premier portal for electronic news in Maine, including political news. It automatically feeds into Twitter; other features include section RSS feeds and embedded video handling.
Drupal Nodequeues enable customizing the look of the major section landing pages.ImageCache and a polished Zen-based theme make a really nice-looking news portal.
Great Horse Group is a new architecture firm specializing in American-Indian architecture and master planning, out of KKE and AmerIndian Architecture. This site was designed to showcase individual projects and provide the most flexibility for staff to add and modify the projects.
DanPowers.org, a FEC-compatible federal congressional campaign website advocating DFLer Dan Powers (in Minnesota we call Democrats DFLers, for Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party). Based on Drupal & Fusion theme.
Features included a nice events calendar, a standard blog page, and a front page using Panels. I liked the two main fonts, as well -- it led me into looking up which fonts are really available for use on Interwebs nowadays.
Supported rollout of new Drupal theme & troubleshooting for the Icarus Project, a global radical mental health network based on Drupal.
Developed a meal planner & food storage tips system for MakeDirtNotWaste.org, a home composting and conservation project of Eureka Recycling, using EntityFieldQuery in Drupal 7..
Smaller front-end Drupal design maintenance tasks including fixing HTML/CSS layout issues on nonprofit websites including: Lifetrack-mn.org -- adcminnesota.org -- threesixtyjournalism.org -- MNLiteracy.org portal -- I would characterize the work I did troubleshooting these Drupal sites as front-end repair of HTML, CSS and certain Drupal configuration snags.
Working with other open-source developers, I have trained others in git & Github version control software, essential for adapting solutions in larger projects based on open-source code.
Interactive jQuery galleries with zoom for high-resolution posters, with bilingual support in gallery management, help Beehive Collective engage a larger audience.
I support small projects like Riseuptimes.org, a Wordpress.com-powered antiwar and social progress news blog.
This popular social publishing platform can handle community blogs & so much more. Build a site from scratch, conversions, maintenance & tweaks. It's open source & versatile!
Transforming graphic designs into dynamic websites. PHP, SASS & LESS dynamic stylesheets, appropriate HTML5 based, responsive & mobile design for your audiences
Need help with Mac OS X, Drupal, WordPress, Google services like Analytics and AdWords?
Get your business or nonprofit linked up with your MyTubes and YouBooks!
Experienced editor, researcher & interviewer, expert in Final Cut Pro & Apple Motion.
Training, SEO and theme development services available.
Fixing snags and getting more from your Mac. Troubleshooting & training for all uses.
Experienced with Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign / DreamWeaver, &etc.
Experienced in E-Commerce site design with options for almost any geographical region & payment gateways - Consulting for small business or nonprofits looking to accept Bitcoin or work with other alternative currencies
I support the use & community support of open-source & free software, and open culture such as Creative Commons media whenever possible.