Dan Wenner: Designer & Developer

Welcome!

Hello and thank you for visiting my website, my name is Daniel Wenner and I specialize in the field of digital design and interactive media. I’ve been interested in the field for over ten years and I greatly enjoy the variety of work it offers.

Although I’m originally from Pennsylvania, I’ve been living in Nashville, Tennessee since 2008.

While you are here please feel free to browse my portfolio, view my resume or contact me via e-mail.

Recent Updates

Site Redesign

Posted: January 18, 2017

As much as I liked the design on my last single-page version of the site, it just wasn't cutting it in terms of mobile friendliness and search engine optimization so I threw together this fairly simple template as a replacement with some cool additions like videos and pictures of my dogs.

At Vanderbilt

Posted: March 10, 2013

Since August of 2012 I have been working at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center under the wordy title of "Health Systems Analyst Programmer." It's a fantastic, professional operation that's full of great people and I'm glad to be a part of it.

Job Change

Posted: May 28, 2009

I've been working with a great team at Applied Health Analytics to introduce some exciting new solutions to the ailments of the health care industry.

My First Real Career Job

Posted: January 26, 2008

A couple weeks ago I began working at iostudio, primarily as a Flash developer, making use of the ActionScript programming language to build interactive web elements and sites.

Hello, Nashville!

Posted: January 2, 2008

I arrived in Nashville, Tennessee early this morning after a fourteen hour drive from Pennsylvania. I'm happy to be here and look forward to getting to know the places and the people better. Now the job search begins!

Portfolio


Skills

Programs

3DS Max, Aptana, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, IntelliJ IDEA, JMeter, Photoshop, Premiere, Pro Tools, Selenium, SharePoint, Soundbooth, Subversion, Visual Studio

Programming Languages

ActionScript 2, AJAX, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, PHP, XML

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OS

Education

Art Institute of Philadelphia

Sept. 2007

Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media Design - View

Awards

  • Honors Graduate
  • Academic Acknowledgment Award
  • Special Achievement Award
  • Design Group Award
  • 8 Best of Quarter Awards for:
    • Advanced Web Scripting
    • Fundamentals of Design
    • Project Management
    • E-Learning Production
    • Fundamentals of Marketing
    • Introduction to User Centered Design
    • Fundamentals of Authoring
    • Authoring Tools

Experience

Vanderbilt-Ingram
Cancer Center

Nashville, TN: August 2012 - Present

Application Developer

  • Refactored and improved upon a large aging website, VICC.org, with a heavy focus on accessibility and search engine optimization, updating it to utilize HTML5, a responsive design for mobile delivery and a Content Management System accessible via web services to separate content from the codebase.
  • Supplied materials and direction for visual and usability design for numerous projects ranging from web to desktop to mobile applications.
  • Created automated test scripts to perform basic quality assurance at regular intervals and to test the performance of sites and integrated systems.
  • Provided support to internal and external clients in order to gather information, resolve problems and determine workflow.

    Applied Health Analytics

    Nashville, TN: May 2009 - April 2012

    Senior Developer

    • Designed the interface for Applied Health Analytics and developed the application with multi-tiered access and functionality for clients to collect, view and manage data pertaining to the health and wellness of members to create solutions for bettering member health and wellness with integrated systems for ordering various materials and sending mass e-mail blasts.
    • Built an application to manage internal operations related to printing and shipping orders, sending e-mail blasts, invoicing clients, importing scanned survey data and monitoring site usage and metrics.
    • Wrote scripts to output customized booklets for printing using PHP to generate .PDF files with an alternative method for digital delivery that converts the .PDF book into .SWF format so that it may be delivered via a self-built interactive Flash Flip Book.
    • Designed company logo and branding used on all collateral materials.

    Iostudio

    Nashville, TN: January 2008 - May 2009

    New Media Designer

    • Responsible primarily for developing Actionscript driven Flash applications, presentations and websites utilizing XML/PHP/MySQL/JavaScript integration, streaming media, motion graphics, event tracking and automation.
    • Developed an embeddable streaming video player with off-site event tracking and database integration to control player settings and playlists as part of a viral campaign for NationalGuard.com
    • Utilized HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and AJAX to create interactive and informational web-based elements.

    Lockheed Martin

    Mount Laurel, NJ: Summer 2007

    Intern

    • Designed and programmed elements of interactive courseware for Aegis Combat Navel Training using ICW Creator, Flash, Photoshop, and Sound Forge.

    Mikaelyn Austin Productions

    Philadelphia, PA: Winter 2006

    Graphic Design/Programming

    • Designed and programmed the PalestraDocumentary.com website using Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, PHP and ActionScript.

    Dan Wenner

    2002 - Present

    Freelance

    • Produced web and desktop based interactive work including functional websites, media application interfaces and locally executed programs.
    • Completed digital design projects encompassing the fields of graphic design, digital illustration, logo design, 3-dimensional modeling/rendering and photo manipulation.
    • Designed promotional illustrations of sport cars for RO_JA Motorsports using Illustrator.
    • Developed and programmed the interface of a promotional Winamp Modern media player skin for Spoono.com using Photoshop, XML and MAKI.
    • Prepared logos, CD labels and jewel case inserts for print using Illustrator, Photoshop and Quark Xpress.

    Contact


    Please feel free to contact me using the form to the right or my e-mail address below. For additional contact information please download my resume.

    danieljwenner (at) gmail.com

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