WPMotion :: Touch, Swipe, Gesture WordPress

I have just completed WPMotion a premium wordpress theme and potentially a web service too. This site is currently running in it. Its designed with portfolio and presentation sites in mind and allows you to navigate with click, touch, swipe and even gesture via leap motion. It utilises Reveal JS and supports all standard wordpress functionality (posts, pages, attachments, categories, tags, search, comments, galleries etc). Check it out at www.wpmotion.net.

Billington Cartmell, Brave and Closer Live :: Technical Director

I was appointed Technical Director of Billington Cartmell (www.bcl.co.uk), their sister adverting agency, Brave (www.brave.co.uk) and their experiential arm, Closer (www.closerlive.co.uk) in January 2012. The group of companies between them represent a phenomenal array of leading clients including Carlsberg, Panasonic, Sennheiser, Philips, Unilever, Kraft, GSK, Lexus, Morrisons and Ernst & Young.

JWT :: Creative Developer

I was primarily employed to work on the Shell account as their Creative Developer advising both the client and colleagues and developing applications and sites. In addition other clients i worked on whilst there included Heineken, MTV, the Metropolitan Police and Merrill Lynch. Over time however, being the only ‘permanent developer’ in JWT I became more involved with JWT-specific work, driven by JWT’s Global Creative Director, Craig Davis. Other work included WordPress sites, evaluating various open source cms packages and giving lessons to JWT’s employees on all things Digital.

JWT :: Digital Seminars for JWT’s employees

I advocated and was encouraged to hold a series of seminars for JWT employees about the internet, interactive marketing, emerging-technologies, open source and web 2:0. Each was designed to give a simple, un-technical approach to educating ‘advertising people’ on all things digital.

JWT :: Desktop Apps for PC, Adobe Air & Mac

I was responsible for conceptualizing, writing the specifications and developing numerous JWT-based applications during my time there. The most significant was the ‘JWT Thing’ which was a windows (desktop application compiled via Zinc) and also a Mac dash board widget that enabled users to view, add and query a variety of relevant blogs (internal and external) that were deemed of interest to the agencies’ employees, Every employee within JWT London had this application on their computer. The backend consisted of modifying the open source software, WordPress to facilitate the advanced functionality that was required. Other projects I assisted with were the CultUrl application (viewing and submitting the companies’ favorite urls) and JWT Showcase, an interactive database-driven work portfolio.

JWT :: 3D Page Turning Photo Book for Office Party

Created a 3D Page Turning Photo Book in Flash to show all the photos taken from the JWT Christmas Party. The book was entitled, “You show me yours and I’ll show you mine” and enabled visitors to leave comments too.

Merrill Lynch :: Flash Presentation Editing

Editing and script tweaking on a Flash-based presentation for this leading investment bank.

Nokia :: Product Website Prototyping

Creation and deployment of an interactive site demonstration for their new mobile phone branding. It was to be presented to the global marketing executives of Nokia. MovingBrands supplied me with the visuals and videos and a series of story boards and I had to build the site via Flash. The site and demonstration included numerous interactive elements and a wealth of audio effects.

Vodafone :: Product Presentation

Creation of an interactive Flash presentation for Vodafones’ executives explaining the next generation mobile technologies. Use of AS1 and AS2 to bring their Adobe Illustrator slides to life, navigation was controlled via the keyboard using the same commands as PowerPoint. It was published and distributed both as an .exe and a CD-ROM.

KPMG Consulting :: Flash Animation & Charts for PowerPoint

Series of animated flash-templates that I designed and embedded into PowerPoint. Work included an animated/ branded introduction, animated world map, interactive pie charts, flow charts and dynamic, updateable data.

Consignia :: Presentation for Post Office rebranding

Screened at the Crucible, for the Post Offices rebranding as Consignia. Contained a wealth of ActionScript, stunning animations and high-resolution photography and a wealth of creative table and chart effects.