Built nearly pixel-for-pixel from Photoshop comps it uses rapid, efficient initial delivery of content from server-side code while maintaining elegant client-side interactions. Ongoing styling and development benefit from highly-flexible HTML/CSS-based UI, utilizing callbacks and event listeners to communicate with the Flash-based video player.
A third-party agency delivered a website built on Drupal for an initiative, in partnership with Congressional Medal
of Honor recipients, imploring service members to seek help for their behavioral health. The homepage used an
"off-the-shelf" Drupal module for YouTube videos, but immediately prior to launch senior leadership decided they
did not want to utilize YouTube. So, using jQuery, I was able to quickly recreate the behavior of the module,
including the back-end administration, to serve up videos from Brightcove, communicating requests
(As of August 9, 2011 the site is still live and using my solution, as confirmed be the source code.)
Due to the confidential nature of the site, there is very little I can show aside from some simple animations, driven purely by jQuery and promoting participation in an employee survey. (The screen capture does not present the animation as smooth, though it was in practice. Audio was used in production.)
Simple proof of concept demo
As of Sept. 21, 2013 the site is still live (though unmaintained) at: http://www.rkzpreschool.com.
As of Sept. 21, 2013 a historical snapshot of the site is available.