I'm a nontraditional graduate of Pittsburgh Technical Institute,with an Associate's degree in Multimedia Technologies, Web and Interactive concentration.
Creativity and flexibility prompted me to continue my education with this dramatic career change.
My exceptional problem-solving abilities are blended with an inquisitive nature and strong attention to detail. It's gratifying to utilize my life experiences in this new direction!
Objective:Inform about the FitBurgh line of lifestyle products
Target Audience:Seniors, People With Disabilities
Through the use of PHP, data is retrieved from a mySQL database of catalog items.
Thumbnail images appear with a brief product summary and price as the user views
all products. With a click, a larger, more detailed image is accessed, accompanied
by a fuller description of the product and its attributes.
The site offers a custom-created Content Management System, hand-coded in PHP,
that allows authorized users to add and delete product records. To test this, log in
with “boss” as username and password.
Users can use a form to upload relevant articles, each of which is then stored and
accessed as a new XML file.
A clean, uplifting mood is set through the use of a cool color palette, accented by
warm natural textures.
Objective:Let in-store customer select jewelry ensemble for purchase
A rich palette of earth tones creates a southwestern feel.
Opening screens ask the shopper for his or her name, which is stored as a
variable via hand-coded ActionScript. The visitor is then addressed by name as he or she advances through the
interactive, selecting jewelry pieces by clicking on imagery.
The shopping cart automatically calculates the total purchase as the site updates
the user’s order.
This entirely fictional event was inspired by the carefree image of motor scooter riders. A lighthearted marketing approach is created, to appeal to this target
audience, with text written in a casual tone.
Visual design choices, at the same time, temper this playful approach, as safe riding is indeed a serious matter.
Influenced by the logo subject’s helmet and scooter, shapes and colors are repeated throughout site navigation and background design.