(this is a work in progress) Deep dive into product page UI elements The inventory and analysis of relevant competitor UX can provide significant insight and fast track feature development. By examing competitor sites, we get an inventory of essential UI elements in the purchase process. We also gain a ton of insight to information […]
The KoleGear e-Commerce website showcases a new class of pressurized hydration systems for performance athletes. I created an intuitive eCommerce shopping experience, shot product photos, implemented thoughtful SEO, and defined a brand. Setting the Mood with a Little Attitude The mood boards reflect the powerful beauty and the rich colors of Kauai’s land and […]
I created these tool UX template tool kits to streamline the design and development or brand pages, native ads, and emails across the Walmart.com ecosystem. This tool kit aimed to facilitate the production of graphics, messaging, and development by aiding the visualization of how the site and the individual modules react. Breakpoints, safe zones, scaling, […]
When creating web pages for a new product or campaign there are a few key items you may want to create first to streamline production. Two of these key items are mood boards and wireframes. Below are examples from my build process for brand pages on Walmart.com showing how first I set the visual direction with […]
These animated HTML5 banners were targeted to specific areas surrounding new stores pre and post opening. Attention to climate, demographics, local trends and other data was leveraged to maximize response rate. Spring Campaign Here is a fun series of stop motion animations to grab your attention. Spring Campaign The gallery below contains storyboards […]
The title sequence created for Chevy One to One, a branded broadcast TV and streaming webcast to bring Chevrolet into your living room. Each frame of the intro illustrated elements that initiate conversation and the outro led into the interactive website.
This snippet was part of a full-screen pushdown banner on the Amazon.com home page and was part of a series of interactive pushdowns and takeovers across the Amazon.com website. “Visa’s Go World Campaign Generated More Than 28 Million Cheers Prior to the London 2012 Olympic Games in 11 Weeks.” The banners have since been removed […]
These fun video banners were designed and coded by Kristian Wheelwright for T-Mobile featuring NBA stars to showcase a new mobile app. Dwyane Wade bobblehead banner, Dwyane Wade lane play banner, Dwight Howard bobblehead banner, interactive good times.
These fun and edgy game banners are part of the award winning HomeAway campaign. DiGiDAY: DAILY DiVA Digital Video Awards – HomeAway “Best Viral Video Content” for Griswold’s Hotel Hell Vacation. TV Guide Network Awards: Top 10 Commercials of 2010 – HomeAway “Hotel Hell” ranked #9. Griswolds Door to Nowhere Griswolds Noisy Neighbors
The online Shoe Advisor was an involved project spanning multiple teams at Brooks Sports Inc. For this complex project it involved being the sole liaison between the marketing, sales, web teams and the bio-mechanics experts at Brooks. The final deliverable was re-skinnable for junior designers and easily update-able with an external file for the web […]
This Flash piece adorned the Brooks Sports Home page. Its focus was on winter apparel. Using static images and illustrations I created this piece with actionscript and time line based animation and interactivity.
Here is a few of the many monthly interactive home pages I designed, animated, and coded during my 4 years at Brooks Sports Inc. Click the images below to view the live sample.
Website created for Vanguard Press while freelancing as their prepress production manager. I staged and photographed all images onsite at Vanguard Press in Seattle. Kristian Wheelwright also has a solid background with digital and offset printing production as well as bindery and finishing. He has formal training and work experience operating many types of printing […]
Designed and animated by Kristian Wheelwright after directing the rough hand drawn style to suite the at the time current branding direction of Brooks Sports at the agency “North” in Portland Oregon. The final flash animated info graphic was showcased on the MogoRunning.com microsite to highlight brooks new Mogo technology.
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Website created as a hub for people to collaborate in exploration. User content driven trail maps, updates, photos and tips for endurance athletes and recreational explorers alike. Visual language to inform the user of various location features. Ever heard of an ultra marathon? Some people run these 100 mile plus races with elevation rise and […]
This very large mixboard code name “Flagship” was not only the largest that Mackie Inc. had ever concepted but also the largest production mixboard at its time of concept. Fresh out of college and very into audio recording and computer based audio recording, mixing and production, Kristian wheelwright was a great fit to help take […]
Microsoft “My Mobile Media” or “M3” project was an immersive roll in designing new emerging smartphone technology to manage your personal media, before that was a thing! The task was to design the user interface and experience of both a mobile and desktop application. I created the icons, artwork, 3D illustrations, user flows, and prototypes […]
Tasked with designing the NASCAR O’Reilly sweepstakes campaign websites, Kristian Wheelwright also created a series of poster like illustrations to give the work some depth. The final pieces included separate employee and public facing websites and facebook page.
The Axis Creative website brings to life some of this agencies key visual brand elements. To execute this design a three dimensional gyroscope model was built, animated and integrated into the interface and page transitions. Music was created by Aron Warnock in studio and sound effects layered into the composition for a completely custom showcase […]
These email templates and redlines were part of the re-brand standards guide for the University of Phoenix. The goal was to establish a modern look and cohesive feel across all brand communications for sales, marketing, and advertising.
This collection of interactive and animated button banners were part of the University of Phoenix re-brand roll-out.
Back when hot agency websites were all Flash, all Flash. Kristian Wheelwright created this portfolio website in around 2003ish. Ha, anyone out there remember the “Skip Intro” button??