Product Development

Founded in 2004, Pluralsight is the global leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. Following a massive growth curve over the past several years, the company has acquired other major online learning solutions and tools, including TrainSignal, Digital-Tutors, Smarterer and Code School, expanding their…

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Kombo.com

Leveling Up I started working for Kombo.com, then known as Advanced Media Network, in October of 2003 as an editorial columnist.  I’d long had a passion for the video game industry, and leaped at the opportunity to share my thoughts on this dynamic industry with the site’s readership. About a…

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Some Wear Cheese or Wave Towels. Some Do Better. In early 2013, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced a comprehensive rebranding campaign that included a refresh of the team’s logo, which had not been revised since the team’s inception in 1995. A new secondary logo was also announced, initially described as a…

Gaming for Good Formed in early 2011, PWNjax was an organization dedicated to developing and hosting community gaming events benefitting Child’s Play Charity.  Child’s Play has placed more than $10 million in toys, games and books in children’s hospitals around the world since its formation in 2003. As Development Director…

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Gameday App Proposal

In April 2011, I approached the Jacksonville Jaguars with a mobile app concept dedicated to improving the game day experience for fans at EverBank Field.  The app was broken down into six key categories: Gameday This would include the gameday schedule, including details regarding the national anthem and flyover, halftime…

A Magical Mobile Experience Shortly after we founded MegatonApps, Sean O’Neill and I thought it would be a good exercise to set our minds to an imaginary project based on something we both loved in order to start the creative juices flowing for what projects we might work on in…

Pioneering the iPad App Marketplace Originally released in June 2010 after completing development in the Spring, Multitaskers was one of the first apps released on the App Store for iPad and remains one of the few of its kind today.  The app restores several critical features found on the iPhone…

The present is gaming’s golden age. Never before have gamers had access to so many interactive experiences, new and old, on a wider variety of platforms, through a more convenient collection of distribution channels. The playing field has never been as level for independent developers, and gaming’s heavyweights have never…

The World’s Most Popular Card Game Levels Up I designed PowerUp Poker to put a new twist on the world’s most popular card game in the form of two dozen different PowerUps that can turn tables and change fortunes. PowerUp Poker adds a new layer of fun and intrigue to…

In Spring 2014, I worked with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services to create an interactive, iPad-based marketing proposal for use by its agents in communicating the company’s value to prospective home sellers. Integrating video, slideshows and other features into a proposal previously restrained to paper, the new tablet-based version of the marketing proposal allows the company…