Portfolio

We would had the pleasure of working with many and varied clients over the years. Here are a few of them:

meQuilibrium

meQuilibrium is a personalized online stress management program. New users take a meticulous personality quiz and the results help to identify ways to improve quality of life. Users then continue to use the program as a tool to measure personal growth and augment satisfaction in their life.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assimilate into an already developed team post project inception
  • Assess and adapt data evaluation algorithms
  • Reduce iterative calculation loop load by 80%
  • Custom Drupal module development
  • Assist meQuilibrium team post‐handoff with additional customization and alterations
Skills: Linux, PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, Photoshop, Plesk, DNS, SVN, Data Modeling, Scrum, Agile, Facebook API

NYU Langone Medical Center

NYU Langone Medical Center wished to create full-featured "Find a Doctor" and "Biosketch" tools in addition to upgrading from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6. The major challenge was that much of the physician data resided externally and required live time querying of those sources instead of locally storing within their CMS. Additionally, the site's design was completed and approved independently of the technical specifications, introducing unique deployment challenges which were successfully overcome.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assimilate into an already developed team post project inception
  • Adapt approved design and information architecture into Drupal environment
  • Execute Drupal development
  • Custom Drupal module development: “Find a Doctor” and complementary “Biosketch”
  • Assist NYU team post‐handoff with additional customization and alterations
Skills: PHP, MySQL, Oracle 10g, OCI 8, WSDL, Soap, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, Photoshop

Poladora

Poladora is a single, consolidated gift registry which allows registrants access to network of Chicago-area retailers in order to build their registry. All guest purchases are consolidated and held as credit so that registrants can prioritize and have final say in what is ultimately bought.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Assimilate into an already developed team post project inception
  • Develop visual representation and technical requirements of goals to ensure project accuracy
  • Component production on shopping cart / gift registry foundation
Skills: PHP, MySQL, OpenCart, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, SVN

Danaher

Danaher is a Fortune 200, NYSE-listed, science and technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. This Drupal 6 deployment called for the inclusion of custom modules to fetch and parse external data as well as a custom method for delivering their business directory.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assimilate into an already developed team post project inception
  • Adapt approved design and information architecture into Drupal environment
  • Execute Drupal development
  • Custom Drupal module development to fetch and parse external data
Skills: Linux/Solaris, PHP, MySQL, Drupal, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS

MIT Agelab

AgeLab uses a systems approach to understand the connections and opportunities in everyday activities and environments – seeking information, adopting behaviors, choosing between products and services, and validating choices. Their Drupal 6 deployment required the ability for site managers to facilitate volunteering and tools for sponsors, all through custom module development.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Assist designers in technical requirements that would impact design
  • Develop visual representation and technical requirements of goals to ensure project accuracy
  • Solely execute Drupal development
  • Custom Drupal module development and full custom template
Skills: Linux, PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, CSS, Photoshop, Kerberos

MIT UTC

The MIT UTC site was a carbon copy of the MIT Agelab site and required only minimal resurfacing. The only challenge was in that it was hosted on an Microsoft IIS server running Apache rather than the standard Linux platform. As luck would have it, the transition was nearly seamless.
Tasks Performed:
  • Using the model provided in the Agelab project, customize and re‐implement duplicated website on a Windows platform
Skills: Windows, IIS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, Photoshop, Kerberos

MGH Cancer Center

The MGH Cancer Center vision was to create a unified experience for family, friends and patients to gain access to any information they sought. The main priority was to maintain focus on the user experience, understanding that the majority of visitors were not visiting the site out of casual desire, but out of unfortunate need. While our information architecture remains, the technology of the site has shifted to an internally based, organizational system, bearing only structural resemblance to what we had delivered.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Assist designers in technical requirements that would impact design
  • Develop visual representation and technical requirements of goals to ensure project accuracy
  • Information Architecture
  • Solely execute development of custom CMS using institution dictated technologies and applications
Skills: Windows, ASP Classic, ASP.Net, VBScript, XML, MSSQL, JavaScript, CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver

Mass2020

Mass2020's Drupal 6 deployment was very early on in Drupal 6's maturity cycle - predating many useful modules and themes. Custom theming and modules were a necessity for this site and were followed up with training and documentation and the site remains as one of the first Drupal 6 deployments we had the pleasure of delivering.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Assist designers in technical requirements that would impact design
  • Develop visual representation and technical requirements of goals to ensure project accuracy
  • Information Architecture
  • Solely execute Drupal development
  • Custom Drupal module development and full custom template
Skills: Linux, PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, CSS, Photoshop, Flash, Drupal 6

NEPHO

NEPHO needed a fairly straightforward Drupal 6 site with the exception an intricate permissioning and data delivery system. Their needs dictated that they be able to upload a CSV file upon demand and have that data be parsed into a PDF file. At the time of delivery, no modules existed to handle this so we created a custom module to facilitate this procedure. Access to the data in question is restricted to authorized physicians.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Assist designers in technical requirements that would impact design
  • Develop visual representation and technical requirements of goals to ensure project accuracy
  • Solely execute Drupal development
  • Custom Drupal module development to convert uploaded CSV data to PDF
  • Custom Drupal module to facilitate locating a provider
  • Permission system customization
Skills: Drupal, PHP, MySQL, CSV, FilePDF, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS

Yale

The Yale Textbook Project is an initiative to allow independent, standardized reviewing of curriculum taught in Israeli and Palestinian school systems. This private website takes reviewers through a neutrally generated set of questions on school curriculum. The goal is to assess the overt and subtle depictions surrounding a historically tense relationship. Project focus was to address security concerns as well as data integrity throughout all 3 languages; Hebrew, Arabic and English.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Review existing code and document challenges and proposed solutions
  • Assess and repair data integrity and security procedures
  • Develop custom multilingual content management system
Skills: PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, UTF-8, Multilingual (Hebrew, Arabic)

Benjamin Zander

Benajmin Zander's website was built using ActivePerl and Access and required a very specific hosting environment. When they received word that their host was discontinuing support of required services and they were unable to locate another compliant provider, it became necessary to convert their backend into a more supportable language. The task was to recreate their existing functionality as identically as possible, which was achieved through PHP and MySQL.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Convert existing site content management from ActivePerl to PHP
  • Data Migration from Access to MySQL
Skills: PHP, MySQL, Perl, ActivePerl, Microsoft Access, JavaScript

Spirit of Change

Spirit of Change was seeking to redevelop their online directory of holistic practitioners. The biggest challenge of this project was that the vision required us to "figure it out as we went along". While there were many defined project needs, the form they needed to take needed to take shape naturally.
Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Develop visual representation and technical requirements of goals to ensure project accuracy
  • Information Architecture
  • Solely execute development of custom CMS for online directory
Skills: PHP, MySQL, SSL, JavaScript, CSS, Photoshop

USS Constitution Museum

Tasks Performed:
  • Assist designers in technical requirements that would impact design
  • Adapt initial site revision for release in Dreamweaver-compatible format
  • Create custom reporting and administration features
Skills: PHP, MySQL, Dreamweaver, CSS

American Marine Model Gallery

Tasks Performed:
  • Assessment of client needs and goals and identify requirements
  • Solely execute development of custom CMS using preexisting design
Skills: PHP, MySQL, CSS, Photoshop

Pickering North

Tasks Performed:
  • Drupal development with a stock template
  • Develop custom document management within Drupal
Skills: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS