Recent Development Work

August 11, 2015 2:35 pm Published by

Most of my time for the past 3 years has been in front / back end development land

My contract work since 2012 has been primarily front and back end work. Below are some relevant links and descriptions to sites / projects I’ve worked on in recent years.

While I’ve helped with design and development on these sites, the clients are not mine and on many of these projects I was beyond not alone — I have had amazing opportunites to work with some of the best web designers and developers in the Des Moines area.

Principal Financial Group Online IRA
Assisted on the front end doing javascript development for the app from start to finish. Utilized backbone and underscore to create a single page app to sign up for an IRA. The 5 step process connects to various APIs along the way for client data, address validation and finally submission to the signup process.

Coded the site into Drupal. Custom program work to integrate product details and specs into libraries easily managed by client. Trained client on usage. Assisted with design and colors.

Weiler Corp
Integrated site into Drupal. Made a setup where client can populate, update and delete thousands of product nodes via a single CSV document. Site architecture (categories, related products etc) is also driven by this data.

BFG Gear Up Promotion
Client needed a single page app that acts as the entry point for their tire rebates and giveaways. Site features an upload / entry system that takes media from your computer / twitter / instagram / facebook as well as a twitter api integration that showcases entries from users.

Health Careers
Assisted in early iterations of the site. Used bootstrap, helped with site architecture, specialized in working with mobile.

FMH Insruance
Helped FMH with UX/UI work and research to improve the look, feel and overall engagement of their public facing and cloud based insurance software.

Doosan Media Kit
Built a simple Drupal site to help the client manage their events and media associated.

N-LINE Motorcycle Trailers

August 6, 2015 11:41 pm Published by

The Works for the N-LINE Brand

N-LINE Motorcycle Trailers is a custom work shop with a big name in the biking community and a healthy network of authorized dealers. N-LINE hired me to bring their website up to date both aesthetically and with WordPress as the CMS. Over the years we’ve done several iterations, wrote content, redone the N-LINE logo, shot videos and made print materials to help promote the company.

Since the site’s launch there’s been a significant amount of new traffic and incoming calls to N-LINE that refer the website directly.

Services Provided:Web Design, WordPress Development, Content Writing, SEO, Branding, Graphic Design, Training, Video Production, Photography, Site Management, Hosting

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Luther Care Services

August 6, 2015 9:32 pm Published by

Managing a community with WordPress

Making heavy use of custom content types, categories and custom fields I created a WordPress build that enabled Luther Care Services to post jobs, newsletters, blogs and manage content for the communities on their campus.

Services Provided: Digital Strategy, Web Design, WordPress Development, Training, Hosting

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ITWC Urethane Solutions

August 6, 2015 8:09 pm Published by

WordPress works well as a simple business website CMS. But for ITWC it flexed it’s muscles.

ITWC had a few simple goals — they wanted to clean up their website with a fresh look and have the ability to manage their large library of MSDS PDF’s and the data associated with them for the various chemical solutions they offered.

ITWC has since been bought out by BASF

Services Provided: Web Design, Development, Custom WordPress Development, Content Writing, Training