Resume

Awards

Work for BMW

BMW “5-Day Forecast”
Extending BMW’s National Campaign online, these Flash banners bring to life the powerful benefits of getting behind the wheel of The Ultimate Driving Machine.
• 2007 Gold ADDY — Greater San Francisco Ad Club
• 2007 Silver ADDY — American Advertising Federation, Western Region

BMW “Run Flat”
This rich-media banner in the series also picked up a few awards.
• 2007 Gold ADDY — National
• 2007 Silver ADDY — Greater San Francisco Ad Club
• 2007 Silver ADDY — American Advertising Federation, Western Region

 

Work for Hewlett Packard

HP “Smart Office Solutions”
Designed in collaboration with Michael Camara, and based on HP’s Timeline Campaign, these rich-media banners ran in 14 countries.
• 2006 Gold ADDY — National
• 2006 Silver ADDY — American Advertising Federation, Western Region
• 2006 Multiple Creativity 35 Design Awards

 

Experience

Point2 Marketing

Dallas, Texas | Miami, Florida
Art Director | Web Programmer | Interactive Designer
June 2011 – Current

Currently perform as Art Director, Web Programmer, and Interactive Designer for Point2 Marketing, creating Web Site and Landing Page designs. Handling Site Creation from Design, to Programming, to Hosting and Back End Configuration. Creating Custom WordPress Themes and Plugins utilizing XHTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, and Ajax. Continually learning and expanding a tool set of knowledge that allows for greater creativity and functionality.

 

AllanRiddle.com

Dallas, Texas
Art Director | Web Programmer
June 2007 – 2011

Performed as Art Director, Web Programmer, and Interactive Designer for various clients, creating Interactive Banner Advertisements, Landing Pages, Interactive Website Designs, Game Content Development, and Print Design for Event Flyers and Music Distribution (Album and CD covers).

 

Publicis Dialog

San Francsico, California
Senior Interactive Designer | Programmer
August 2003 – May 2007

Performed as Senior Interactive Designer & Web Programmer for Publicis Dialog – San Francisco. Created Interactive Banner Advertisements, Landing Pages, Interactive Website Designs, and Interactive CDs for Sprint, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, BMW, Google, WebEx, Whirlpool, Frontline, Transitions, and The Island of Bermuda.

 

Gershoni Creative Agency

San Francisco, California
Interactive Designer | Programmer
November 2002 – July 2003

Performed as Designer, Programmer, and Producer on numerous projects for Gershoni Creative Agency while working remotely from home. Work consisted of slicing pre-designed website layout images into useable elements, reconstructing elements into functional websites, and programming all necessary functionality and interactivity per site, with the occasional need for original graphic elements to be created that suited the look and feel of the site. Work also included the design, programming, and creation of interactive flash elements for both web and presentation purposes. Some of the work for Gershoni Creative Agency included:

San Francisco On Call Medical Group – now known as Current Health
Best PR – Susan Mactavish Best Public Relations Company
Tiffany Shlain – Founder of The Webby Awards (Personal Site)
The Webby Awards

 

Southwest Design Associates

Dallas, Texas
Freelance Senior Designer | Programmer
June 2002 – October 2002

Performed as Senior Designer/Programmer in the production of Flash and HTML sites for Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union. Conceptualized and executed the integration of visual designs and information architecture for the Flash site. Designed original three-dimensional abstract artwork. Developed flash menu structures and module loading system. Designed HTML site with multiple DHTML menus. Interfaced new Flash and HTML sites with existing back-end systems.

 

Brainfood Inc.

Dallas, Texas
Webmaster | Graphic Designer
March 1999 – May 2002

Performed as Web Master/Graphic Designer for site-wide redesign of KBHome.com – Kaufman and Broad homebuilder’s website. Maintained and updated website with new content and new pages on a weekly basis. Created original ad material for online and offline ad campaigns. Designed banner ads for placement on external websites. Integrated streaming video. Participated in designing and developing sales modules for the Brainfood Inc. website based on existing assets and style guides.

 

Chief Auto Parts Corporate

Dallas, Texas
Programmer Analyst | System Administrator
September 1995 – February 1999

Performed as Programmer Analyst/System Administrator for the IT Department. Responsible for remote administration of over 600 Unix machines running all of the retail stores in 12 states across the US. Duties included ensuring sales information was retrieved from all stores on a daily basis, new pricing information was delivered and processed by all stores, delivery and installation of custom code, writing new software in the languages of C, C++ and shell script to facilitate printing manager’s reports, bar code generation, inventory control, and the collection of customer warranty information. Developed the software and processes needed to transition the stores information from the Chief POS systems to the AutoZone POS systems when company was aquired by AutoZone in 1998.