Derek Nielsen Photography

I had the distinct honor of working with one of my oldest friends, Derek Nielsen, in launching an online store for his photography brand. A portion of all sales go directly back to organizations helping to protect the delicate ecosystems represented in the photographs.

Northwestern University

I served as the lead developer on a rebuild project for the Foundations of Health Research Center at Northwestern University. Their website was severely outdated, disorganized, and not communicating the important research work they are doing. We leveraged their massive amount of content and built an agile system of organizing and displaying their research content, […] Rebuild

The sister brand to Central Vacuum Direct, I lead the migration of from the Miva Merchant platform to Shopify.

The Good Index

Website I made for my own fun: The Good Index. It’s an index of independent online retailers (you can shop online, and still support independent business).

PSAV Location Finder

The Problem: Hard-to-Find PSAV Locations During the discovery¬†phase with PSAV, I noticed that they lacked a few key components that any big company with multiple locations has: a store locator on the website and local listings on Google Maps. So when customers directly told PSAV leadership, “I just want to know where to find you” […]

Central Vacuum Direct is running on the Volusion e-commerce system. For this project, we needed to bury ourselves in the weeds and dig our way out. Everything needed to be re-worked and re-assessed after being neglected for so long: inventory control, product/catalog management, pricing. Thousands of spreadsheet hours later: we arrived at a source of truth for […]

Art & Alma’s Century Inn

An award-winning, historic steakhouse in the Chicago Suburbs with packed weekend dinner crowds deserves a strong website – an online presence that properly represents the 110-year-old¬†restaurant which has never closed its doors despite Prohibition, riots, and structure fire. Relaunched in June 2017, the site did more than provide a refreshed look/feel and updated menu; it […]