(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 […]
Some midnight oil was burnt creating this Holiday Campaign, paying off in lots of holiday glitter for everyone from Seattle to Times Square in New York City. If all these stop motion animations look time consuming to build – they are 🙂 Times Square Placement In-Store Video This video greeted holiday shoppers on […]
Bunches of fun little (and big) banners for a grand May roll out of 365 a new Whole Foods store targeted at millennials… First I get signoff on the storyboards of every banner at every size, then animate like a machine 🙂 A Few of the Banners Story Boards Galore Thanks […]
The launch of Nordstrom Rack in Canada was a big deal on both sides of the border. We created tons of media and had huge turnouts at the store openings! It was a massive success! Store Openings Here are some photos from one of Nordstrom Rack Canada store openings. The crowd was excited and […]
These Black Friday Sale Ads needed to be flashy, so I created this high contrast reveal with a realistic brush stroke animation. Some tricky masking magic at work.
Nominated for the Dope Magazine Industry Award – “Best Late Night Collective.” The creation of a truly sustainable, local, urban brand. Works included; experience design, product design, print ads, websites, online menus, social media, apparel, branded promotions, integrated campaigns and more.
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.
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.
This title and UI work was composited with 3D renderings in After Effects for the promotional landing page of a new smartphone on the T-Mobile website.
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 […]
Kristian Wheelwright has designed, coded, tested, and published many graphic as well as animated email marketing pieces for a variety of clients including Brooks Sports Inc., Phillips Sonicare, Darigold, Johnson & Johnson and more.
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 […]
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 […]
A fun little project for a talent artist and puppet maker that needed all the things to build a cottage brand. A logo, website and labels were created, some images captured at the Dead Sea in Israel and some taken in Seattle and composited to look like an African savannah.
Nick Goodey a prolific Creative Director out of England now based in NYC needed something a little different to showcase his works. We decided on this simple color scheme with strong iconic imagery. Check out his work, indeed a talented man.
These punchy home pages were created for the T-Mobile website homepage during the winter 2011 buying season.
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.
This concept UI was a new approach for navigating the high density of information in About Us section of the T-Mobile website.
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??