While design is currently my main focus, I have significant development experience with a variety of languages and enjoy working with video as well.
Designing a website is one of the few activities that puts me in what I consider a “Zen” state of mind. From personal WordPress blogs to Fortune 500, I’ve done it all. Unfortunately many of my latest designs I can’t legally show on this site, however here a few:
I’m capable of programming in many languages, but here is what I enjoy working with:
The latest spec for HTML is a breath of fresh air – so many cool things have been enabled by HTML 5, we’ve merely begun to touch the surface. Expect great things for the future of HTML.
Rounded corners, multiple backgrounds, drop shadows, gradients – all kinds of fun things can now be rendered by the browser instead of using images and/or questionable code.
I absolutely love jQuery. It’s revolutionized what I’m able to do with a web page, and is changing the way I approach user experience (UX) design.
For larger projects I’m well versed in Codeignitor, a popular MVC framework for making complex websites and web apps. For smaller projects, I can whip up a simple CMS in no time.
Currently I’m working on a “mature humor” puppet series, soon to be fueled by a Kickstarter campaign. You can see a short teaser trailer at KarlandZed.com.
Here are some commercials I created for a Heinz Ketchup competition: