MATC – career pathways UX and design direction

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) had a really fun problem to solve. Their career pathways web based application had already been coded out into a prototype by a development team. And not to offend any developers out there, but the prototype truly had that distinctive “developer’s design” quality. It... View Project chevron

Website for Web II class

So… funny story… One day in December, I thought, “Oh, hey… the semester that I’ll be teaching a college course is coming up quickly. I should write a syllabus” … and then three days later I had purchased a domain name, programmed a fully custom WordPress site with members... View Project chevron

Chad Lawson – web design, branding & photography

Chad approached me with the need for a complete branding, photography and website for his new endeavor of speaking and consulting. He wanted to shift focus from being an IT support person, to a more speaking / teaching role. His focus while speaking revolves around nerdy, technical concepts, explained... View Project chevron

Lutheran Campus Ministry in Greater Milwaukee

As a part of my work for the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the ELCA, I created and produced this short video commercial to tell the story of Lutheran Campus Ministry in the Milwaukee area. It was really encouraging to meet and interview some amazing young adults at both UW-Milwaukee... View Project chevron

tracy apps design – website redesign

Funny story about my business website… Yeah, I accidentally deleted it. Which was fine, because it gave me the excuse to redesign and redevelop the website. So I guess that was a win-win. The new tracyappsdesign.com is completely mobile friendly, using RESS, parallax, HTML5 video, and all running on... View Project chevron

InspectIt: Software UX, Design & Front-end dev

InspectIt is a web-based software for home inspectors which provides everything from a client management database, home inspection quote generation, a contract & form generation engine, to the complete home inspection checklist, accessible on desktop and tablets (even tablets not connected to wi-fi or data). I worked with a... View Project chevron

Kids With Autism Can: Book design

Working with “Kids With Autism Can” to create all the artwork for an inspiring photo book was definitely a highlight for me. I was provided the images and text, and my job was to edit the photos (some needed individuals to be removed or blurred, others needed complete redrawing)... View Project chevron

Amy McNally: CD package design

Most of my design work has been web-related, but when Amy McNally came to me with a CD cover design project, I was thrilled. Amy had some basic ideas on styles, and the title “hazardous fiddle”… the rest was up in the air. Here are some more shots of... View Project chevron

CrossFit 100: Photography

One of my favorite types of photography is event and sport photography. So capturing all the imagery for the new CrossFit 100 website was incredibly fun for me. Here’s some of my favorites. View Project chevron

CrossFit 100: Responsive website

The CrossFit 100 project was one of my favorites to create. Not only did I design and code the whole site, I also captured and edited all the photography for the website. And if you look carefully, you’ll find me on the site. View Project chevron

Capitol Drive Lutheran Church: Responsive website

The Capitol Drive Lutheran Church website redevelopment project is another example where I was in charge of every aspect of the redesign. First I worked with the client to develop their strategy for the website, then presented a responsive design, did all front-end / WordPress development, initial content entry,... View Project chevron

Revolution Labs: Responsive web design & development

Revolution Labs had only an idea and a quick timeline for their branding and website. I was in charge of creating the Revolution Labs brand/logo, designed the website, did all the front-end and WordPress code, and even utilized my own photography throughout the site–all with a very short turnaround... View Project chevron

Holy Ground stories: Sophie Brown & All Peoples Church

This video is a part of a series on “Holy Ground” done for the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the ELCA. Sophie Brown shares her journey from fast-food junkie to an advocate of urban gardening. I did all the shooting and editing of these videos. Holy Ground – Sophie Brown... View Project chevron

How to not design like a developer

I spoke at WordCamp Chicago 2014 on some simple design concepts and tips to make your websites look better. There was some great discussion, plenty of laughter and a lot of me flailing my arms around. 🙂 View the full talk here on WordPress.tv and here are the slides... View Project chevron