Jesse James Arnold has an education and professional history that includes fine art, industrial design, graphic design and web programming. For the last seven years, he has focused on his work as a user interface designer and front-end programmer, creating clean and elegant solutions for his clients.
Michael Enslow has over ten years experience working across many different technologies. He has worked on small business applications such as Web 2.0, Social Media and E-commerce websites. He has also worked on enterprise logistics, financial, legal and wireless applications. His current focus is leading web development with agile development teams.
Social Media Week is a global community focused on emerging trends in social and mobile media. Mister Machine was brought in to create a conference site that would link 600 live sessions around the world through the use of Twitter updates and Foursquare check-ins.
This project takes advantage of progressive HTML5 and CSS3 to deliver media specific displays for mobile, laptop and large screen projection. Users can utilize Nokia Ovi maps for geo-location and search city wide twitter feeds based on event hashtags.
Design, WordPress, CSS3, HTML5, PHP, jQuery, Foursquare API, Twitter API
The Hired Guns
The Hired Guns is a new kind of talent agency that staffs creative professionals in the “Post-Corporate Economy”. The Hired Guns approached Mister Machine in 2010 to completely redesign their site with a focus on consolidating all of their existing offerings and integrating this with a new blog network.
We started with WordPress and quickly built custom content types that would allow administrators to edit and manage a wide array of information, including job postings, courses and events. We also updated their graphic presence to reflect the companies desire to reach new audiences.
WordPress, PHP, Ajax, jQuery
Loosecubes is a community of independent people building a global network of shared workspaces. Mister Machine was contracted to design and build a search engine and profile system that would allow Loosecubes to reach this growing community.
We focused on solving key usability issues to develop a system that appealed to both space owners as well as a potential renters. Features of the site included a streamlined space posting scenario and seamless registration system.
Design, Branding, Site Architecture, CSS, XHTML, jQuery
An artisan cookie company, Khaya Cookies has always dedicated itself to providing jobs to local workers in South Africa. They wanted to promote a contest that would offer prizes and utilize social media to further the message of the company.
We designed and developed a mini-site that allowed users to enter the contest and receive a promotional code to be shared with the peers via social networking. The site also allowed contestants to view their standings throughout the duration of the contest.
Design, CodeIgniter, CSS, XHTML, PHP, jQuery
The City Reliquary
A non-profit community organization, The City Reliquary needed a site that would communicate their message of connecting visitors to both the past and present of New York. It was also important that the site was easy to maintain by its volunteers.
We designed a custom implementation of WordPress to handle many of the features that they required. A specialized homepage was designed with various feeds from within the site to allow visitors an overview of events, news and exhibitions.
Design, Branding, Site Architecture, WordPress, CSS, XHTML, jQuery
An application built on the Google Maps API, Localnext needed an intuitive interface so that users to navigate through many categories of real-time, social events.
We designed a fluid navigation system that allows users to customize their results using jQuery UI and Ajax elements. With UX in mind we developed a series of overlay dialog boxes for saving events and sharing them with their peers. We also designed an iPhone interface for the application.
Design, iPhone Application Design, CSS, XHTML, jQuery
Citiology is an invite only, dining and going out social network for NYC insiders. The website balances exclusive search results alongside rich user profiles and reviews.
We started by consulting our client on how to integrate real-time reviews from their community with their exclusive content. We then worked with their internal development team to create a user interface framework that allows for the rapid production of pages as the site grows.
Design, Branding, Site Architecture and Media Kit, CSS, XHTML, PHP, jQuery
Farai Chideya is an award-winning author, journalist and new media expert. She approached Mister Machine to redesign her personal site faraichideya.com site and popandpolitics.com one of the longest continuously operating blogs on the net.
We redesigned Farai’s site to act as portal to display and organize her past work, as well as provide her with a blog that allows her to access the benefits of current social networking tools. popandpolitics.com was redesigned to be a more current platform for social justice.
Design, WordPress, CSS, XHTML, PHP, jQuery
LIVE! On Sunset
LIVE! On Sunset, an LA based, urban clothing store, wanted to create an interactive e-commerce shopping experience that marketed their clothing through high-end fashion video.
We worked with Diversion Media, LLC to provide technical project management for a distributed development team and provided front-end design and development services for the project. liveonsunset.com was developed using Ruby On Rails and integrates with the Shopify (e-commerce) and Ooyala Backlog (video CMS) APIs.
Project Management, Design, CSS, XHTML, jQuery
Every successful project begins with listening to business goals in order to help realize the full potential of the project.
We help you choose a solution that fits your current needs and budget, and is flexible enough to evolve with your business.
We design an interface that brings your project to life and an architecture that provides support as the application grows.
We develop your code iteratively so as your business evolves, so that we can continue to satisfy the objectives.
Building systems that allow you to grow is important. To achieve this, we use open source applications with strong user acceptance and support communities.
What We Do
- Web Application and UI Design
- Graphic Identity and Logo Design
- Web Standard CSS and HTML
- jQuery and Ajax User Interface Development
- PHP and MySQL Development
- CMS Solutions with WordPress
- Custom WordPress theme development
- E-commerce Integration
- Social Media Integration
- Project Consultation and Strategy
- Adobe Creative Suite
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