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Visual Logistics App

This was a really cool application using several mapping apps and an Actionscript layer to dynamically display where a customer’s shipment would be at all times. The unique factor is

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Prayer Bus

I had to stare at these stickers to stop from looking out the window as we twisted through the mountains on one-lane roads. Cliffs up on one side, and straight

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Hot 103 Jamz 30sec Spot

Well, this one was more fun. I like these 30sec spots better, more music oriented and brand conscious. I found some good music video sources and was able to match

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Ferris Girls

It’s the super wheel that was keeping these girls waiting. Or was it their dates that were still trying to win them a stuffed animal?

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Animation

Animated Gears

Check out what I made today. This is based on some stock artwork from my job. We’ve been using the photo image in all our online and print ads, but

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Design

One Night Stand Poster

One of the posters from the best Kansas City film event…The One Night Stand. You have one day to write, shoot and edit a short film and then you must

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Blue Cross Blue Shield / Florida

These were a series of Flash/Actionscript banners that were dynamically driven to offer an insurance quote to the viewer without leaving the page they were currently on. Meaning, if you

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Cogistics T-shirt Design

This was a t-shirt design corporate SWAG. They wanted a shirt that would be reminiscent of the 70’s hotrod shirts. I also needed to incorporate the logistics idea, and since

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Cogistics Website Redesign

This was a full site redesign. It started with the public facing pages and included a larger secured section for their customers. Many of the Flash/Actionscript elements in the other

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3C4G Creation Station Game

This is another small web-based game I built for the same client. This is one of three games for their website. This was designed, animated and programmed in Flash using

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3C4G Butterfly Game

This was a small web-based game I built for a client. This was designed, animated and programmed in Flash using Actionscript 3.0 This is a screenshot of the game page…click

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Custom Homes Made Easy

This was an intro header piece for a client website. I was sub-contracted by the web designer to create and animate an intro based on their script. I did the

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Marel Show Teaser

We were setting up an email campaign with targeted invitations. This is a teaser video shot for distribution on our website landing page. It announces our upcoming in-house trade show. 

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Cogistics 52 Week Rolling Graph

This is a Flash/Actionscript element that works within a client’s site. It pulls data from a database and feeds this Flash/Actionscript graph which then rebuilds and updates itself dynamically. The

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Design

Cogistics Icons

These were used as a series of icons for their public facing website. They were also used in a variety of print applications, ads, mailers, billboards, CD designs, etc.

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Shrimp Boats

On a road trip through the Louisiana Gulf coast, this chaotic order from hundreds of shrimp boats caught my eye.

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Design

Spanish Peaks Brewing Company

This is more for nostalgia’s sake…this was my first real attempt at doing any sort of Photoshop composition…and this was WAY back in the day prior to the introduction of

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Animation

Wired Barbeque

This was a fun website intro where I did all the voices, sound effects, and animation. Turn it up!

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Cogistics Presentation Maps

These are several presentation maps I did to be included in PowerPoint presentations. The following three are static animations for highlighting a point about their logistics services. Map 01 Map

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Seafood Weighing and Grading

This was a great project that took me up to Port Hardy, British Columbia…far up on the northern point of Vancouver Island. There is a salmon processing plant there that

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3C4G Website

This was the center of the work I did for this company. It all started with a logo redesign, then this site design and programming. There are several elements of

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Judy

She asked me to zip her up. I said “sure”…but took the picture instead.

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Flat Building, Round Earth

This is no Photoshop trickery. It is all being in the right place at the right time…and there’s only one way to do that… Sidenote: this was taken back in

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Dakota Badlands

IF you ever get to the Badlands in South Dakota, please, PLEASE, get out of your car and go for a short walk/hike on one of their trails. You will

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Design

Bentley Film Festival Poster

This was another poster for our regular Super 8mm Film Festival. I re-used a photograph from another poster and degraded the image, adding film frames to exaggerate the difference between

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Hot 103 Jamz 15 sec TV Spot

So, I’m sitting there in our regular Managerial meeting (aka: Bored Meeting) and it is mentioned that we should begin production on some new TV spots, and does anyone remember

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Innovation Center

Motion design and editing of this promotional video for a new Innovation Center in Des Moines. This was intentionally distributed without any sound to be played at Trade shows, background

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Katie

Was she thinking of the night to come? Would he see her the way she felt?

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Insight Solutions Website

A new website design and build. This was designed and HTML programmed by me…it was only a couple of pages, but they had a course offering page that had an

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Old Slavic Woman

The new world was encroaching on this part of the world. Each day she walks and works and struggles, while each day we surf more on the internet.

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Animation

OnTarget Web Header

This is another website header animation. I made this to loop on the site without being too obnoxious upon repetition. It was all done in After Effects and then looped in

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MaxSpace Animated Intro

This was an animated into for several infomercials from this company. This was all done with Flash animation so the client could also use this easily on their website without

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Flatland Shack

There are places on this planet that about as far away from another that you can get…and some of them are in the Dakotas.

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Hot 103 Jamz 30sec Spot

As part of the larger group of commercials I did at this point, I liked these 30sec spots the best. I know, I’m not supposed to judge or comment on

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Design

Urgent-1 Ad Campaign

These were part of a campaign of ads and postcards. Utilizing brightly colored eye-catching images for these trade publications, and followed up with postcard mailers to a dedicated client list.

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Cogistics Magazine Ad

This was the back cover of a regional sports magazine. The client was an official sponsor for the football team and wanted  something sports oriented. So I put their logo

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BTC Distance Education Poster

This was part of a series of posters I created for this Distance Education Center on the campus of Montana State University. I had access to a NASA/JPL database of

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Salmon Portioning

This was a cool shoot. We were all hanging out at the Annual Salmon ShowHow in Seattle and I told Johanne (the product specialist) that I always wanted to send

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Poultry ShowHow Teaser

This online teaser commercial was shot under strange circumstances. It was the last day of the IPPE show in Atlanta and I still needed to shoot a teaser for the

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Dollar General Facebook Page

Back in the day when Facebook was merely an young upstart site everyone wanted a customized Facebook page…and I have to tell you it was by far the WORST thing

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3C4G Cupcake Decorator Game

This is another small web-based game I built for the same client. This is one of three games for their website. This was designed, animated and programmed in Flash using

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Design

BTC Distance Education Poster

This was part of a series of posters I created for this Distance Education Center on the campus of Montana State University. I had access to a NASA/JPL database of

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Cogistics Blank CD Label

Creation of this blank CD label was part of a new implementation of icons for various aspects of their business. All these icons were designed by me and are used

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Cogistics Magazine Ad

Most trade publications are PACKED with ads and information, all jumbled together with everyone screaming their offers…much like newspaper advertising. With this ad, we decided to play with negative space

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Volunteer Engagement Video

Spent the day volunteering at the Hope Distribution Center. Interviewed all the key people and edited a short video to engage new volunteers. The goal was the showcase the activities

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Animation

Mr. Beap Gets Fired – Episode 1

Take one ordinary guy… Insert one ordinary V-Chip… in his brain, and you get… Mr Beap. In this episode Mr Beap is quickly introduced to “management speak”. All animation, voices,

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IPPE Teaser

This was a quick afternoon shoot for an online commercial spot teasing our upcoming presence at the IPPE show in Atlanta. It was hosted online at our USA site and

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Design

Nuvio Folder Cover

This is the cover from a pocketed folder design used at most of our trade shows. The folder was part of our deliverables at the shows, and was consistent with

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Hot 103 Jamz 15 sec TV Spot

So, don’t blame me for the logo…it was thrust upon me and I tried to animate it in the best possible manner. The audio tracks for these Hot 103 Jamz

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Design

One Night Stand Poster

One of the posters from the best Kansas City film event…The One Night Stand. You have one day to write, shoot and edit a short film and then you must

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Design

Urgent-1 Magazine Ad

These were part of a campaign of ads and postcards. Utilizing brightly colored eye-catching images for these trade publications, and followed up with postcard mailers to a dedicated client list.

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Design

Nuvio Posters

These were used as part of an ad campaign to attract small business developers to the Nuvio brand. It was specifically targeted for the Nuvio demographic (nerdy middle men). After

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Wild Grass Horizon

Sometimes you just need to shoot film to get the right color. Photoshop is nice, but Kodachrome has it’s own special look.

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Old Slavic Home

Generations had gone by and the memories had all been forgotten…when do you give up on something and just let it go?

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Cogsitics Visual Shipping Map

This was another element within a client’s full site offering for their customers. This map would dynamically build in Flash/Actionscript each time a customer logged in to their site. It

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Kansas City Time Lapse

These are a couple time lapse experiments in various locations around Kansas City. I also played around with depth of focus in After Effects.

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Design

Superstarlet A.D.

Designed a flier/poster for a local premiere of an underground film showing here in Kansas City. They were also showing a short film along with this feature and I made

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Cinch Jeans App

Designed an app for the National High School Rodeo and Cinch Jeans. I was going to program this in Actionscript but I got a new job just as I was

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Ferris Wheel

Let the shudder fly and the wheel spin. Remember when a street carnival was a hot Friday night?

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2800 Hotdog Peeler

How do you peel 500 hotdogs in 2 minutes…you use 7 cameras and one run of hotdogs. This was the longest setups and the quickest shoots I’ve ever been on.

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Design

BTC Distance Education Poster

This was part of a series of posters I created for this Distance Education Center on the campus of Montana State University. I had access to a NASA/JPL database of

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Animation

PKD Foundation Animation

This was a short 5-sec intro for a fund-raising video they were having produced. I mocked up several ideas…this is the one they chose. This is an alternate version I

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Belly of the Beast

There is a hotel in Atlanta that gives me nightmares that are a mix of “Aliens” and “Pinnochio”. Game over, man! Game over!

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Drive Thru

It was a fast click without even focus or aim. It was an attempt to capture a small part of her soul.

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CERES Project Website

This is sort of my humorous post…half lame post…sort of proud of this post… I’m conflicted…after all, this was my first real website I designed and programmed. Actually, this was

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Cogistics T-shirt Design

This was an original design for a trade-show give-away t-shirt. The client asked for a black biker style t-shirt, so this was printed on a full-sleeve black t-shirt.

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Walmart Banners

Here are a few animated GIF banners I did for Walmart…way back in the day when the smiley face was still alive and kicking…

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Churchill Rocks

These rocks have been there since the beginning of time. They will be there until the end of time. And I got to sit on them for a blink.

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Design

Touched – Movie Poster

This is the movie poster for an independent film entitled “Touched: Body, Soul & Credit Card”. It played nationally and when it premiered in Germany, the theater kept the poster

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