Design and programming with excellent artistic sensibilities

Objective:

To bring my salon and studio art experience to the web through simple, elegant design and code.

Summary:

Original Meld salon member with B.A in Liberal Arts with an Art concentration, Music and Science Minors plus professional excellence as a coder, designer, animation designer, technical producer and sound designer.

Professional Experience

Global Energy Network Institute (GENI.org,WRSC.org)

Peter Meisen
peter@geni.org
1088 3rd Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
619.595.0139
Position: Graphic Designer, Linux System Specialist
Dutes: Designing logos and print projects, administrating Ubuntu Linux server, uploading articles for WRSC.org content via Drupal.

GhostBSD Unix Distribution

John Combs
john.combs130@gmail.com
Position: Development Team Member: Designer
Dutes: Design logos and desktop wallpapers, login sounds and develop new 3.0 release.

Ken Olling Designs

Ken Olling
blaue@meld.com
Glendale, CA
Position: HTML/JavaScript Programmer/Online Game Designer/Writer
Dutes: Coded pages for entertainment sites, wrote and coded online game.

Fox Television/Cinetropolis/TAG Media (Fox TV's "The Visitor" Webshow)

Richard Titus/Ken Olling/Steven Anspach
Santa Monica, CA
Position: Flash animation designer, interstitial ad designer and sound designer.
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Visitor_%28TV_series%29)
Duties: Amimation designer for c-net, Mediadome and Intel interstitial ads, moviesite content and introduction, sound-designed and recorded atmospheric soundtracks for Flash movies and interactive content.

Rocktroplis.com/N2K, Inc. (now Amazon.com)

Nick Turner
Hollywood, CA
Position: Technical Producer and Writer
Duties: Coded web pages and wrote rock news content for homepage, developed one of the first live webshow experiences for the Sex Pistols LIVE from the Paladium in Los Angeles.

Education

B.A. National-Louis University
Liberal Arts Major with an Art concentration and Music/Science Minors

Portfolio Samples

img: "Ghost Super Nova Star" (GhostBSD Wallpaper for ghostbsd.org)
img: "Render Continues" (GhostBSD Wallpaper for ghostbsd.org)
mp3: "Pouring Rain" (co-written by Mike Austin)

Qualifications

  • Meld member 1996-???  (What is Meld?)
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities.
  • Programming in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Excellent art and design sensibilities.
  • Years of professional experience in InDesign, Photoshop Dreamweaver, Flash and Illustrator (Linux: Gimp and Inkscape).
  • Proficient in Mac, Linux and PC environments.
  • Over 10 years experience in Linux.

© code, images and design by Ward Bones, 2011,2012