Flash

These are the sites I've worked on that incorporate Flash animations. They are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent at the top.

Case studies in this category

Expedia Flash banner ads

Expedia Flash banner ads

Website: online banner ads for Expedia.co.nz and Expedia.com.au
Client: Expedia
Dates: March 2009
My professional status: contractor at Badger Communications

My job was to build and animate a set of 64 banner ads for Expedia. Four different international destinations were being advertised, with eight banners of different dimensions for each destination. Each set of banners was replicated for both the New Zealand and Australian markets, with a different Expedia logo for each. Find out more about the Expedia Flash banner ads project

Categories: Project manager, Flash, Small sites

WWF-NZ

WWF-NZ

Website: wwf.org.nz (site has since been redesigned)
Client: WWF-New Zealand
Dates: October - November 2006 and July - August 2007
My professional status: employee at Shift

Shift donated some time to the Worldwide Fund for Nature New Zealand (WWF-NZ) in order that we could build them a better website than they could afford. I built a set of 17 templates for the site in HTML and pure CSS, and felt that the design could do with livening up and beautifying somewhat. I modified and improved the original design and introduced some photographic elements, including the Flash header. Find out more about the WWF-NZ project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, CSS-based layout, Flash, ExpressionEngine, Large sites

Biotech launch

Biotech launch

Website: Not online
Client: CWA New Media
Dates: March 2005
My professional status: contractor at CWA New Media

CWA's director needed an interactive animation to be used during the launch ceremony for the CWA Biotech Learning Hub. I designed and built the interactive in Flash. I also updated the CWA Learning Landscape websites (online and offline versions) and incorporated links to the Flash animation, and linked the animation from an updated Flash version of the Learning Landscape website. Find out more about the Biotech launch project

Categories: Client liaison, Project manager, Website designer, Front-end developer, Content-loader, Old-school table layout, Flash, Small sites

Healthy Homes

Healthy Homes

Website: no longer online
Client: Contact Energy
Dates: March 2005
My professional status: contractor at Origin Design

Contact Positive Energy wanted an interactive Flash animation for their Asthma Awareness Week campaign. The design was done in Photoshop and Freehand by Origin Design. It was my job to make it work. Find out more about the Healthy Homes project

Categories: Project manager, Website designer, Content-loader, Flash, Small sites

Kiwi Physics

Kiwi Physics

Website: CD-ROM
Client: IPENZ - Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand
Dates: February - May 2005
My professional status: contractor at CWA New Media

The Kiwi Physics CD-ROM was aimed at encouraging students to explore a career in physics by showing real-life examples of physics in an entertaining, interactive, educational and fun way. I designed, illustrated and built (in Freehand, Photoshop and Flash) a module which covers the creation, transmission and use of electricity. Find out more about the Kiwi Physics project

Categories: Website designer, Writing for the web, Flash, CD-ROM, Small sites

Gambling Helpline

Gambling Helpline

Website: no longer online
Client: Gambling Helpline New Zealand
Dates: February 2005
Government status: funded by the Ministry of Health
My professional status: contractor at CWA New Media

Gambling Helpline wanted to redesign the way that results were displayed within their online assessment (built in Flash). They felt that the existing method of display was unclear, and wanted a range of concepts from which they could select the final design. I came up with a number of concepts and refined the preferred design. Find out more about the Gambling Helpline project

Categories: Website designer, Flash, Government websites, Small sites

Claremont Estate

Claremont Estate

Website: claremont-estate.com (site has since been redesigned)
Client: Claremont Estate
Dates: July - August 2004
My professional status: contractor at Oryx Technologies

The existing website required a complete overhaul, redesign and redevelopment to reduce and refine the large amount of text on each page. I rebuilt the site and streamlined the CSS styles and includes sitewide. I also made a sub-site based on the client's PowerPoint presentation and added a Flash header to each page. Find out more about the Claremont Estate project

Categories: Front-end developer, Content-loader, CSS-based layout, Flash, Dreamweaver templates, Medium sites

Positive Energy

Positive Energy

Website: online banner ads for positive-energy.co.nz (no longer online)
Client: Contact Energy
Dates: June - July 2004
My professional status: contractor at Origin Design

Positive Energy was a discussion website created by Contact Energy. As part of their promotional campaign they commissioned a series of Flash banner ads for large online publications, reflecting the characters and branding of the website itself. I built the Flash ads. Find out more about the Positive Energy project

Categories: Project manager, Flash, Small sites

Karori Garden Centre

Karori Garden Centre

Website: no longer online
Client: Karori Garden Centre
Dates: June - July 2004
My professional status: contractor at Oryx Technologies

The Karori Garden Centre wanted a garden "character" to add life to their new website and to act as a guide around the site. I designed and drew the tui character in Freehand and animated it in Flash. Find out more about the Karori Garden Centre project

Categories: Website designer, Flash, Small sites

Te Reo Māori in Mainstream

Te Reo Māori in Mainstream

Website: Flash website for offline presentations
Client: Alice Patrick
Dates: May - August 2004, and June 2005
My professional status: contractor at CWA New Media

Teacher and Māori advisor/facilitator Alice Patrick wanted a website that she could project onto a big screen and use as an integral part of her talks and presentations around the country. I designed and built this fully interactive Flash website using ActionScripting and incorporating sound and video clips. Find out more about the Te Reo Māori in Mainstream project

Categories: Client liaison, IA & UX, Website designer, Writing for the web, Content-loader, Flash, No CMS, Small sites

Transpower National Grid

Transpower National Grid

Website: no longer online
Client: Transpower
Dates: September 2003
Government status: State-Owned Enterprise
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Transpower wanted to show the long and detailed history of the development of the National Grid. This potentially dry subject matter required an innovative approach which would both tell the story and reflect the Transpower brand. I put together and animated a series of interactive Flash pages showing the development of the National Grid along a timeline from 1913-2003. Find out more about the Transpower National Grid project

Categories: Client liaison, Project manager, Flash, Government websites, Small sites

Transpower

Transpower

Website: transpower.co.nz (site has since been redesigned)
Client: Transpower
Dates: March - August 2003
Government status: State-Owned Enterprise
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Transpower wanted a complete redesign of their existing site, which communicated a high level of technically complex and specialist information. I built a series of HTML templates for the new database-driven site, and created a Flash animation for the homepage. Find out more about the Transpower project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, jQuery/JavaScript, Old-school table layout, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS)

Thonet

Thonet

Website: thonet.co.nz (site has since been redesigned)
Client: Thonet
Dates: March - May 2003
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

This redesign of an existing site required a logical, straightforward way to arrange a large number of catalogue-type gallery pages. The site detailed many different items of furniture, and was managed via Origin's Grand Central CMS. I developed and built the homepage Flash animation and the HTML templates. Find out more about the Thonet project

Categories: Front-end developer, jQuery/JavaScript, Old-school table layout, Flash, Grand Central, Medium sites

Seedling Swap

Seedling Swap

Website: no longer online
Client: Mainland Milk
Dates: March - April 2003
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

This website promoted the annual Meadow Fresh Seedling Swap, when thousands of Kiwi kids swapped empty milk cartons for native tree seedlings. The website motivated kids to take part, and guided them to their nearest Seedling Swap location on the big day. I built and developed/maintained the website and the homepage Flash animations. Find out more about the Seedling Swap project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, Content-loader, Old-school table layout, Flash, No CMS, Small sites

Breakfast with the Stars

Breakfast with the Stars

Website: no longer online
Client: Mainland Milk
Dates: February - April 2003
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

This was a sub-site of the main Meadow Fresh website and promoted the annual schools' Breakfast with the Stars competition sponsored by Meadow Fresh. I built and developed/maintained the original website, including a Flash animation on the homepage. Find out more about the Breakfast with the Stars project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, Content-loader, Old-school table layout, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS), Medium sites

Meadow Fresh

Meadow Fresh

Website: meadowfresh.co.nz (site has since been redesigned)
Client: Mainland Milk
Dates: January - November 2003
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

The Meadow Fresh website included a database-driven PHP products section and an interchangeable set of Flash animations. It featured animated characters and was aimed at families and kids. The homepage was also used to promote sub-sites such as Rainy Day. I built, developed and maintained the website and Flash elements. Find out more about the Meadow Fresh project

Categories: Front-end developer, Content-loader, jQuery/JavaScript, Old-school table layout, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS), Medium sites

Origin Xmas card

Origin Xmas card

Website: origindesign.co.nz/hohoho (no longer online)
Client: Origin Design
Dates: December 2002
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Origin Design wanted a funky and original Christmas card in an unusual format, which reflected their branding in a technologically savvy, humorous and clever way. I built an interactive Flash card (with audio) which was sent to all of Origin's clients. Each person received an email pointing them to a personalised page on the website, where they could view their own version of the card. Find out more about the Origin Xmas card project

Categories: Client liaison, Content-loader, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS), Small sites

M-co GMC

M-co GMC

Website: no longer online
Client: M-co
Dates: October - November 2002
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

The Gas Market Company, a subsidiary of M-co, wanted a Flash animation for their website homepage, which I created using photos from M-co. I also completed the website template build following a design by Origin. Find out more about the M-co GMC project

Categories: Front-end developer, Flash, Large sites

MTA

MTA

Website: mta.org.nz (site has since been redesigned)
Client: Motor Trade Association
Dates: September - November 2002
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

The Motor Trade Association needed a large database-driven website, divided into two parts - public and membership-only. It featured a cartoon character, Bob, who added a human element to the site. I built the templates and created a Flash animation for the homepage, as well as designing many of the pages myself, following the designer's look and feel. Find out more about the MTA project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, jQuery/JavaScript, Old-school table layout, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS), Large sites

M-co GEM

M-co GEM

Website: no longer online
Client: M-co
Dates: August - September 2002
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

M-co's Green Electricity Market website was designed as a subsidiary to the existing international M-co sites, and needed a little pizzazz on the homepage. I created a Flash animation, using photos provided by M-co, following a design by Origin. Find out more about the M-co GEM project

Categories: Flash, Small sites

Stars of Rugby

Stars of Rugby

Website: no longer online
Client: Mainland Milk
Dates: June - August 2002
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

This pair of sites was built for two brands - Tararua and Meadow Fresh - and promoted a schools milk cap-collecting competition. Schools could log in and record their latest cap totals, and compare their progress. I built and maintained both sites, whose architecture and functionality was exactly the same, but which had completely different URLs, graphics and colours.

I also built a large Flash animation for each homepage that explained what the competition was about, and how schools could enter. Find out more about the Stars of Rugby project

Categories: Front-end developer, Content-loader, Old-school table layout, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS), Small sites

M-co

M-co

Website: m-co.com (site has since been redesigned)
Client: M-co
Dates: July 2001 - November 2003
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

M-co had a network of international websites managed by a central CMS. This large database-driven network was redesigned in 2003 and I carried out a range of projects including Flash, page building, design development and Photoshop work. Find out more about the M-co project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, Old-school table layout, Flash, Database-driven (pre-CMS)

Millie Smith

Millie Smith

Website: no longer online
Client: Millie Smith
Dates: February - May 2001
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Origin designed this range of beautiful "paper art" stationery with Geoff Notman illustrations. The website was an integral part of both the branding and the promotion of the range and includes a short Flash intro. I built the website and completed the Flash. I also developed the graphics into animations and rollovers, showing products to their best advantage. Find out more about the Millie Smith project

Categories: Website designer, Front-end developer, Content-loader, jQuery/JavaScript, Old-school table layout, Flash, No CMS, Small sites

Origin Design

Origin Design

Website: no longer online
Client: Origin Design
Dates: January 2001 - November 2003
My professional status: contractor and then employee at Origin Design

Origin's website served as a showcase for both their web and print design, and we completely redesigned and rebuilt it once a year to keep it fresh and to try out new ideas. I developed the existing Origin site, and brought an added level of technical expertise and creative input to each new redesign.

I also developed and built an interactive Flash animation for the Environ section of the website, where I followed the designer's storyboard sketches and created some elements (including the spinning house) in 3D animation software before bringing it into Flash. Find out more about the Origin Design project

Categories: Client liaison, IA & UX, Front-end developer, Writing for the web, Content-loader, Webmaster, jQuery/JavaScript, Old-school table layout, Flash, No CMS, Medium sites