In September 2015 I developed and released my first Virtual Reality application, "River of Dreams." Take a slow cruise in a rowboat down an endless surreal metallic landscape filled with Grecian-style ruins, with a little radio playing gentle dreamy tunes of yesteryear as your companion. Throw on your Google Cardboard headset, relax, have a look around, and stay a while. Download for free on Google Play Store
Since 2014 I have been the lead developer on a medium-sized team planning and developing X-Factor Advertising's SMART™ Patient Tracker software. SMART™ is a complete patient recruitment system for clinical trials with innovative patient tracking and reporting software including automated phone and SMS systems.
SMART™ was demoed at the D.I.A. 2015 conference in Washington DC
I developed an internal Nike web application which has thousands of users across the country, and automates the placing and shipping of thousands of orders a month. I was the lead developer on a small team with a project manager, user experience designer, graphic designer, and front-end developer. Nike told us this application took them "from worst to first" in this particular business category.
Traveloregon is the award-winning state tourism site for the state of Oregon. I was a back-end developer on a development team of two backend and two frontend developers. Traveloregon was a Communication Arts Site of the Week, won the National Council of State Tourism Directors Mercury Award for “Best State Travel Website” in the country, and was a Webby Award honoree in the 2013 Tourism category.
I developed this fully-featured training course website for LG Electronics Training which is required for salespeople of LG devices and had thousands of users. Features graded unit quizzes, a certification program, and an automated quarterly prize lottery.
On a team of several back-end and front-end developers, I helped develop this internal company site for Panasonic to manage and track financial performance of promotions and administrate promotional materials. panasonichub.com. Panasonic relied on my code to report on millions of dollars of financial data.
This world leader in fine sporting optics was in need of a full digital strategy overhaul. I was the lead developer on the project throughout 2012, where I drafted and implemented a data architecture for their complex and departmentalized product data.
I designed and built an entire custom internal product data management platform including multiple user roles and a change approval & versioning process for publishing product edits to the public. I built a public-facing webservices API for the platform allowing secure, limited access to product data and worked with a team to populate all the site data to the new leupold.com through automated calls to my API.
I was a Web Development Mentor / Instructor and forum moderator for the interactive web development course offered by Thinkful.com.
On a team of two back-end developers and two front-end developers, we took copiccolor.com's nearly decade-old 100% manually-written codebase and migrated the existing functionality to the wordpress platform. We migrated & integrated their thousands of existing user accounts into a new forum platform, for improved functionality and security. I was responsible for deployment of the live site.
I was a contractor on-site at EROI, a leading Portland web agency in 2011. I updated and optimized their company pages for tablet and mobile platforms at eroi.com, as well as contributing to projects for Nike and Banfield Pet Hospitals to name a few
Areas of study: Artificial Intelligence, 3D graphics, numerical analysis, linear algebra, calculus, logic, philosophy, and religious studies.
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Hi, I'm Shawn, an Information Scientist and a Digital Native. For 12 years professionally I've honed my craft getting better at what I enjoy doing: developing web applications, helping build brands, and producing all sorts of digital arts projects.
I have done work for clients including Nike, LG Electronics, Panasonic, The Portland Timbers, TravelOregon, and many more!
I like the outdoors, photography, skateboarding, bicycles, and VR.
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