For the bulk of 2013, I worked with a talented Viget team to develop Vitae for the Chronicle of Higher Education. Think of it as LinkedIn for people in higher ed. Here’s a screenshot of my favorite feature, a bulk editing interface that uses 15+ custom parsers I wrote:
It was an enormous project, the biggest single project we’ve ever done at Viget (some engagements end up larger, but over a much longer period of time). I’m super proud of the work we did and that the application is seeing considerable growth. A couple blog posts I wrote based on my experiences working on Vitae:
- 2 Feb
Last year, I had the priviledge of working with a talented team at Viget to build and launch a new site for the North American branch of the World Wildlife Fund: This was the first major project … Read more »
- 8 Jul
I’ve been working for PUMA (the shoe company) at Viget for about the last year and a half, developing a content management system (CMS) to drive several of their category marketing sites (including … Read more »
- 7 Feb
I’ve been working on a small site for posting shorter-form writing and music recordings which I’ve called Davidmade. I was using Tumblr for a bit, but I’ve wanted to build a static site … Read more »
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- 29 Sep
- 28 Sep
Our ‘Wooster’ denim fabric is our Dynamic Stretch with 35% elasticity (more than usual for extra comfort). It is a 94% Cotton / 5% Polyester /1% Elastane from Orta Anadolu in Turkey.
- 27 Sep
The Shift line of footwear is a natural extension from DZR’s existing offerings of the original clipless urban bike sneakers. The design is rooted in urban street style, yet still maintains all performance elements that are non-negotiable for the urban dweller. The Shift has been co-designed among three world-renowned artists, Burrito Breath, Wakako and D Young. Each artist has designed the interior of the shoes in order to compliment the exterior design of the new Shift silhouette.
- 26 Sep
Our Boro Blanket is inspired by the unmistakable Japanese tradition of patchwork clothmaking, and was expertly woven at Faribault Woolen Mills. Exceedingly soft and warm, this blanket is large enough to keep the whole family cozy for the winter.
- 26 Sep
We love the Roo. It gets us up off the ground, with its pesky rocks and roots and other uneven bits, and into the air (way more comfortable, trust us). We’ve read in it, spooned in it and snoozed in it, and in our next overnight camping adventure to the Catskills or Adirondacks, we’re bringing it in place of a tent. There won’t be any tropical breezes or waves crashing on the sand, but there will definitely be a flask of something brown and that same unreal, sleeping-on-a-cloud comfort.