The symbolism of the frog, in particular the glass frog, was important to Justin’s branding, so I set to work creating an image capable of representing his business.
The big challenge here was that we were moving overseas to Japan, and needed a website that would allow us to stay in touch with our Stateside clients, while also serving as an internationally capable online store for our products.
“With Peter in my corner, I have no technical worries.” —Pamela McMullen, The Mapping Studio LLC
The real trick with this site is that it has to house two largely disparate (yet frequently overlapping) portfolios—namely freelance writing and web design.
One of the biggest challenges was setting up the shopping cart to be as richly featured as possible while keeping the overhead—both in terms of plugin costs, and server processes—as low as possible.
This has got to be one of the most delicious projects I’ve worked on to date. I mean seriously…Who doesn’t love ice cream?!
Like many people in his position, Jakob had sunk hours into messing around with free and DIY options online which delivered neither the functionality he required, nor the professional presentation which he envisioned for his business.
Due to the huge fluctuations in size and weight of his products, we needed a way to calculate shipping per item which took those factors into account, along with the relative distance to the shipping destination.
Project Description: Make myself a website capable of hosting my multifaceted portfolio of freelance writing and web design work.