Islesboro Beacon Project

Posted on Jul 19, 2013

In need of a website that was dynamic and could support the mission and fundraising intiatives of the Beacon Project, a solution for this nonprofit involved several key elements. Keep the hosting as inexpensive as possible – how about free! A simple e-commerce solution that didn’t incur a monthly expense A website management tool that allowed the team of editors to easily and understandably modify photo galleries, add items to the...

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Why Your Website Should Not Resemble Your Org Chart

Posted on Jan 3, 2013

  Primarily, I work with colleges and universities to restructure their websites for the best user experience. A visit to a college’s website should provide a prospective student—whether still in high school or an older adult—with a perspective that allows them to feel, “I belong here, I want to go here,” “This place will be good for me.”  I am brought in to website redesign projects to restructure, realign, force the marketing and...

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Remodeling a Support Site

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

OmniUpdate, a longtime partner in higher education website development and vendor for OUCampus content management, came to Kanner Kreative looking for a more user-friendly, intuitively-architected solution for their support website. Through various methods of gathering user feedback and working with OmniUpdate support staff, the solution resulted in a more intuitive navigation structure and website architecture. The internal development team at...

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University of Texas at Tyler

Posted on Feb 24, 2012

A total website redesign and re-architecture for the University of Texas at Tyler as part of a team through Noel-Levitz. Involvement on my end included user experience consulting to develop a new information architecture as well as extensive wireframing as both a means to inventory content/UI elements.  This involved gathering prospective student feedback, interviews and card sorting exercises which resulted in a solid, more easily discernible...

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West Valley College

Posted on Feb 24, 2012

A year long project taking the college’s website from a 1990s constricted table-based version to a complete website graphical redesign and transfer to the OmniUpdate CMS. This project involved gathering user  feedback on the previous site and developing an information architecture and graphic design elements. CSS, HTML, content development, project management and SEO was handled by the...

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