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Dave O. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 9, 2008

Dave O.

multimedia designer/developer
   United States


Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Digital Frog Media is driven by the artistic and technical talent of David Oakley. Dave has been a designer/developer for over 10 years. His work is continually evolving, pushing the envelope of cutting edge design and redefining the boundaries of the web. He is unique in that he moves fluidly between fine artistic design and strong coding skills. He frequently exceeds his client's expectations, often producing exceptional results in less time than many other developers. A short list of satisfied clients include: Monster Software, Disney,...

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Jul 17, 2008|Flash & Flex Animation|$400|Completed

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Website Design - Winner of the Darbar Award for Best Website Design.
Website Design Comp for California Adventure.
Very old school design, done in 1999. But is still kind of cool, I think it stood the...
Created for a Adidas online interactive promotion, pick your 5 favorite Adidas Heritage...
Demo: To make this demo a little more entertaining...
Demo: Requires Flash Player 7. An editable XML...
Demo: Peter Pan Adventure Treasure Hunters...
16 X 20 Graphite on Illustration Board.
16 X 20 Graphite on Illustration Board.
16 X 20 Graphite on Illustration Board.
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see more: The famous dancing logo.. Get into the swing...... Just a fun little self promo animation, based on... Done in 2001, Flash 5 intro for Life... Old School splash page built 2000. Simple but...

Skills (8)

Adobe Flash
Macromedia Flash 8 Test
My Score
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS2 Test
My Score
Adobe Dreamweaver
actionScript 2.0
actionScript 3.0

Service Description

Always having been on the cutting edge of web and art technology, I really want to push the envelope both in coding and design. I would like to be able to continually challenge myself and move to the next level of computer animation and multimedia development.

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Flash Developer/Designer
2007 - 2007
Built interactive promotions and games; led the incentive to move towards OOP using class based architecture to write code that is much more reusable and modular.
Resource Interactive
Flash Developer/Designer
2006 - 2007
Resource Interactive is Columbus’s largest advertising agency. While at Resource I worked in a large team environment as a core developer for several projects, primarily using...
Digital Primates
Flex Developer/Designer
2006 - 2006
Developed Rich Media Web applications; I was 100% responsible for the Design and user interface as well as, coding and development. I brought forward many ideas including the Flex 2.0 content...
eBrand Communications
Creative Director of Interactive Media
2005 - 2005
Developed various websites & multimedia CDs and DVDs from concept to completion
Edutainment Media
Flash MX Developer/Graphic Designer
2004 - 2004
Contract Based Work Worked with Disney animators to create animations of Disney characters in Flash; created content and interfaces for multimedia training CDs for Disney, including backend coding...
Integrated Communications Technlogy Inc.
Flash MX Developer/Graphic Designer
2003 - 2004
Project Based Work Created streaming video & streaming music/MP3 player for NASA/Goddard Space Center.
Graphic Designer/Flash MX Developer
2003 - 2003
(contract) Lead graphic designer for major Verizon web portal; responsible for complete UI as well as multimedia presentations to promote new interface to upper management. This included the use...
Logikos LLC
Lingo Programmer
2002 - 2002
Brought in as lingo programmer to help client meet deadline on the development of an online dynamically driven database application
Convergys Corp.
UI Designer/Web Developer
2001 - 2001
Designed a wide variety of website UI’s; developed complex cross-browser UI’s, contributed to the requirements documentation consulted on navigational blueprints, UI issues, and process flow....
CyberNET Engineering
Senior Designer
1998 - 2000
Designed the look and feel including UI for a wide variety of websites. Presented design comps to clients. Built website front-ends. Designed and built interactive media for CD ROM projects,...
Internet Data Technologies, Inc.
System Administrator, Webmaster
1997 - 1998
Self-Employed. Internet Data Technologies, Inc. was the Internet Service Provider, and sister company to Inter@ctive Design. I started In-Tech. with a partner. My primary responsibilities were to...
Inter@ctive Design
Web Designer
1996 - 1998
Self-Employed. Web Design (from comps to finished products), Multi-Media and CD ROM design, using Macromedia Director/Lingo. Macromedia Director 6.0, 7.0 PhotoShop 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 Homesite 3.0
Interconextion, Inc.
System Administrator, Webmaster
1996 - 1997
Set-up Internet connectivity from the ground up using Microsoft NT 3.5, 4.0, Livingston Postmaster, and 3-Com Routers. Served as Webmaster, from designing sites to maintaining the server. As web...
Campbell Network Systems, Inc.
1994 - 1995
Campbell Network Systems, Inc. (CNS) was the very first full service Internet Provider in the greater Grand Rapids, MI area. I was part of a team that set up the entire operation from the ground...
Grand Rapids Times
Art Director
1990 - 1994
Small weekly publication. I lead a small group in laying out and preparing the paper to go to press. I worked primarily with Aldus PageMaker, and Adobe Photoshop in a Mac environment. Aldus...
Ideas in Graphics
Graphic Designer
1986 - 1991
Won several awards producing ads for yellow page publications across the country.
West Michigan Type and Design
Art director
1985 - 1986
Served as Art Director for advertising agency.
U.S. Graphics
Art director
1983 - 1986
Won several awards working and directing a crew of graphic artists, producing ads for yellow page publications across the country.
Master Art Services
Graphic Designer
1980 - 1983
Worked as a graphic artist designing ads for yellow page publications across the country.
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