Flash sites

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. I have indicated my professional status for each site at the time of its creation.

Click on image to see the live website (only available where my work is still current) or click text for more info on the project.

Expedia Flash banner ads

Expedia Flash banner ads

Website: banner ads for Expedia.co.nz and Expedia.com.au

Client: Expedia
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.

Read more about the Expedia Flash banner ads project

Biotech launch

Biotechnology Learning Hub launch

Website: offline presentation

Client: CWA New Media
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.

Read more about the Biotechnology Learning Hub launch project

Contact Positive Energy - Healthy Homes

Contact Positive Energy - Healthy Homes

Website: no longer online

Client: Contact Positive Energy
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.

Read more about the Healthy Homes project

Kiwi Physics

Kiwi Physics

Website: CD-ROM

Client: IPENZ
My professional status: contractor at CWA New Media

The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) commissioned a Kiwi Physics CD-ROM which is 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.

Read more about the Kiwi Physics project

Claremont Estate

Claremont Estate

Website: claremont-estate.com

Client: Claremont Estate
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 subsite based on the client's PowerPoint presentation and added a Flash header to each page.

Read more about the Claremont Estate project

Contact Positive Energy

Contact Positive Energy

Website: banner ads for positive-energy.co.nz

Client: Contact Positive Energy
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.

Read more about the Contact Positive Energy project

Karori Garden Centre

Karori Garden Centre

Website: karorigardencentre.co.nz

Client: Karori Garden Centre
My professional status: contractor at Oryx Technologies

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.

Read more about the Karori Garden Centre project

Te Reo Māori in Mainstream

Te Reo Māori in Mainstream

Website: Flash website for offline presentations

Client: Alice Patrick
My professional status: contractor at CWA New Media

Alice Patrick required a website which 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.

Read more about the Te Reo Māori in Mainstream project

Transpower National Grid

Transpower National Grid

Website: no longer online

Client: Transpower
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Transpower wanted to find a way of transforming dry data (the development of the National Grid from 1913 to 2003) into an interesting and attractive format. I put together and animated a series of interactive Flash pages showing the Grid's development. The main graphics had been created by the designer in Photoshop, with the completed maps for each year created by another team member in Freehand.

Read more about the Transpower National Grid project

Transpower

Transpower

Website: transpower.co.nz

Client: Transpower
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Using photographs supplied by Transpower I created a Flash animation which would fit seamlessly into the Transpower homepage. The timeline and animation was first put together using a series of storyboards, and then recreated in Flash.

Read more about the Transpower project

Thonet

Thonet

Website: thonet.co.nz

Client: Thonet
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created a series of Flash animations which would fit seamlessly into the Thonet homepage, which I also built.

Read more about the Thonet project

Meadow Fresh Seedling Swap

Meadow Fresh Seedling Swap

Website: no longer online

Client: Mainland Milk
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created a number of interchangeable Flash animations which could be used on the homepage - these advertised and graphically explained what Seedling Swap is all about and thanked visitors for their participation after it was over.

Read more about the Meadow Fresh Seedling Swap project

Meadow Fresh Rainy Day

Meadow Fresh Rainy Day Boredom Buster

Website: no longer online

Client: Mainland Milk
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

The site used Flash to show kids the range of activities, games, competitions and pizes on offer within the site. I created a range of interchangeable and interlocking Flash animations which could be combined and reused on the homepage - promoting and advertising different parts of the site as appropriate.

Read more about the Meadow Fresh Rainy Day project

Meadow Fresh Breakfast with the Stars

Meadow Fresh Breakfast with the Stars

Website: no longer online

Client: Mainland Milk
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created a Flash animation for the homepage - this advertised and graphically explained what Breakfast with the Stars is all about and showed kids how they could enter.

Read more about the Meadow Fresh Breakfast with the Stars project

Meadow Fresh

Meadow Fresh

Website: meadowfresh.co.nz

Client: Mainland Milk
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created a range of interchangeable and interlocking Flash animations which could be combined and reused on the site. The surfing dog animation was the most complex I had done at that point. I created it from the designer's rough pencil sketches, which I redrew in Freehand and imported into Flash, adding my redrawn characters and then animating the whole thing. The milk "wave" was the trickiest part - getting it to animate properly and then working on the timing to get it just right.

Read more about the Meadow Fresh project

Origin Xmas card

Origin Xmas card

Website: origindesign.co.nz/hohoho

Client: Origin Design
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Origin Design wanted a funky and original Christmas card in an unusual format. 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.

Read more about the Origin Xmas card project

M-co GMC

M-co GMC

Website: no longer online

Client: M-co
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created the Flash animation for the M-co Gas Market Company homepage, utilising photographic images from M-co, following a design by Origin.

Read more about the M-co GMC project

Motor Trade Association

Motor Trade Association

Website: mta.org.nz

Client: MTA
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created a Flash animation for the homepage from initial sketches by the designer. I used Scott Kennedy's characters and worked out the timing and details myself in Flash. Just for fun I added sound to the animation (sourcing the sound files from online collections), the audio version is available offline.

Read more about the MTA project

M-co GEM

M-co GEM

Website: no longer online

Client: M-co
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

I created a Flash animation for the M-co Green Electricity Market homepage, utilising photographic images from M-co, following a design by Origin.

Read more about the M-co GEM project

Meadow Fresh Stars of Rugby & Tararua Milk Sports Frenzy

Meadow Fresh Stars of Rugby & Tararua Milk Sports Frenzy

Website: no longer online

Client: Mainland Milk
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.

Read more about the Stars of Rugby/Sports Frenzy project

M-co

M-co

Website: m-co.com

Client: M-co
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

For an early version of the M-co website I had created from scratch a spinning globe and made 36 frames showing the globe at different points in one revolution. When the site was redesigned I created a new Flash animation of the spinning globe for the homepage of the website - giving the client a range of options to choose from in terms of file size, number of frames and spin speed.

Read more about the M-co project

Millie Smith

Millie Smith

Website: milliesmith.com

Client: Millie Smith
My professional status: employee at Origin Design

Origin Design normally avoids Flash intros - but in this instance the Flash illustrates the delicate whimsical nature of the beautifully designed product. I completed the animation, which had been started by the designer, and built a series of pages for the browser Flash detection process.

Read more about the Millie Smith project

Origin Design

Origin Design

Website: no longer online

Client: Origin Design
My professional status: contractor and then employee at Origin Design

I 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.

Read more about the Origin Design project