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Elby, a.k.a. The Nerd
CEO and all-around Big Cheese, Elby is responsible for the graphic design and software
development for each project.
Graduated from Southern Wesleyan University in 2010 with a B.S. in Applied Computer Science.
Interests and hobbies include sport aviation, classic films, and community theater.
Tim, a.k.a. The Prospector
COO and Company Mentor, Tim manages projects and leads sales excursions.
Over 20 years experience in sales, and as a manufacturing and engineering representative
with contacts and clients ranging from the Southeastern US to south Asia.
Interests and hobbies include classic films, antique books, and basketball.
Jacque, a.k.a. The Calculator
CFO and all-around Smarty-Pants, Jacque handles contract negotiations, and customer
Over 12 years of experience as a manufacturing and engineering representative in the
Interests and hobbies include gardening, Hummel figurines, and quilting.
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. . . little tree software . . .
Target Audience: Chambers of commerce looking to innovate
Theme: Modern color scheme and flow contrasted with antique photographs
Languages: PHP5, HTML5, CSS3, AS3
Summary: A thoroughly distinctive company image was combined with a sense of humor to market this content management and networking software package. Rather than take the traditional, staid business route, Little Tree CMNS opted to stand out from competitors at the outset by showing off their innovative and open-minded company culture.
. . . season posters . . .
Target Audience: General public
Theme: Tailored to each production
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
Summary: The challenge with creating 8 total posters for the 2012-2013 season at once for the theater was to combine the available graphic elements and all of the contract requirements into distinctively original poster designs --- and yet still evoke the temperament and personality of each production.
. . . tgb inc . . .
Target Audience: Business people of varying technical backgrounds
Theme: Dark with splashes of colorful photos
Summary: TGB Inc. wanted to step up their marketing with a new company image and integration with social networking. The result is a clearly defined company direction, and a site rich with information and a search-engine-pleasing blog. The content for the site was based on original copy, but we transformed and added to it to get the right mix.
. . . ole frog eyes . . .
Target Audience: Quilters
Theme: Lighthearted with a dash of whimsy
Summary: Ole Frog Eyes is a subscription-based virtual design wall for quilters. As users complete each new block to a quilt, they can upload a photo of the block and share their progress in a preview with friends and family by linking with the widget feature.
. . . seas . . .
Target Audiences: Engineers and potential customers
Theme: Open and clean
Languages: PHP5, HTML5, CSS3, AS3 (Flash), jQuery
Summary: The clients needed an upgrade to an existing site, and wanted something with a bit of movement --- but just a bit. Although some of the copy was already written and approved, we needed to expand on it in such a way as to appeal to both the old troopers and the uninitiated.
. . . pickens county historical society . . .
Target Audience: History buffs
Theme: Antique photographs
Languages: PHP5, HTML5, CSS3
Summary: Since the Pickens County Historical Society is largely dependent on donations for their web presence, they hadn't had an update in years. The goal for this project was to make a stable site with a few pages which could be updated quickly and easily. The site features static pages as well as pages and an event calendar which are updated via custom CMS software.
. . . hearts for paws . . .
Target Audience: Pet owners and families
Theme: Fun and friendly with relaxed fonts and design
Summary: Hearts for Paws pet-sitting service needed a simple brochure website for referrals and new customers to gather information and be reassured of the quality of care their pets would receive. The design is light-hearted and simple with a strong emphasis on comfort and safety through the textures, graphics, photos, and fonts that were used.