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 Their website was severely outdated, disorganized, and not communicating the important research work they are doing.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, […]

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. (2024 Author’s Note: sadly the Century Inn did not survive the Covid19 pandemic, and was forced […]

Saybrook University

Saybrook was perhaps the most massive undertaking to date for myself in terms of digital projects, but I lead a knowledgeable and capable team and we stuck to our plan. Some of the many challenges included staying true to Saybrook’s unique brand, taming its complicated site architecture (5000 pages when we started the project), and […]

Pacific Oaks College website rebuild

Check out the finished product (launched 2/1/2017) Website Rebuild involving intensive brand discovery, qualitative/quantitative research and user-behavior analytics, and development adhering to WCAG AA 2.0 standards of web accessibility (certified from WebAIM). Glance at some of the research/planning that went into this project: Take a look at how we measured site performance post-launch using a variety […]

TCS Education System

TCS Education System was in dire need of a new website, plagued with an outdated CMS and an outdated design that did a poor job of representing who they are: “a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact.” Check out the upgraded TCS website – relaunched in 2015. “Miles is a self-motivated, […]