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Allan Simpson

Website Designer

Planes of Fame

Roll:Jquery, Redesign

Summary:Planes of Fame needed to upgrade their older style website to work well on mobile platforms. After updating their CMS, I replaced all of the Flash elements with jQuery and redesigned the graphics and HTML/CSS layout to meet those needs.

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Quilters Warehouse


Summary:When I started working at Prairieland Inc., their QuiltersWarehouse website was in a bad state of disrepair. I recommended a new ecommerce and accounting system, new server and I redesigned the entire website. With those changes and a great SEO/ad/newsletter campaign, sales greatly increased.

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Chic and Unique


Summary:Chic and Unique needed a unique look and easier to use website to separate themselves from the competition. This original design also carried over to Ebay, business cards and other materials.

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Cox Memorials Boulders and Rocks


Summary:Cox Memorials Boulders and Rocks had previously been designed by me. They outgrew that website and contacted me again to re-design everything. This time they have an eCommerce solution and Incredible In context management systems.

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Lithgow Motor Sports

Lithgow Motor Sports


Summary:Lithgow Motor Sports needed a more refined brand name and look. The new site allows for future growth as well as showcases their major brands.. I designed the logo, website layout and created all the graphics. The site backend is running the Concrete5 CMS, which allows for a superior shopping cart system.

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Roll:Design, Graphics, Logo, HTML/CSS


Summary:ZyBelly required a concept from scratch. The first idea with a character was scrapped early on. The final design features a clean easy to user interface. The site also includes a large ecommerce shopping cart system. I created all the graphics, designed the logo and layout for both sites.

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Roll:Design, Graphics, HTML5/CSS


Summary:The International Association of Professional Ghost Writers already had a Wordpress website with good function. My job was to create a new look for them. I designed a new logo and website template then created the HTML/CSS. This was a great group effort with fantastic results.

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Bayou Patch Designs

Roll:Design, Graphics, HTML5, CMS


Summary:Bayou Patch Designs had a very outdated shopping cart and website. I created a new look for their company starting with their logo. They now have an improved shopping cart and website that is already seeing more visits and conversions.

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Winter Haven Village



Summary:Located in Pharr, Texas, Winter Haven Village is a retirement community whose owners needed a web presence that displayed information as well as showcased their location in a tropical climate. The owners were impressed with the unique look of the site.

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Rachel's of Greenfield



Summary:Rachel's of Greenfield is a popular quilt pattern company who was in need of brand upgrade. The first step was a redesign of their logo followed by a new look for their company website. The new inviting website ultimately improved the company's image and sales. The owners couldn't believe how nice their new site looked and functioned.

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Gateway Entertainment



Summary:Gateway Entertainment had gone through at least 5 websites that just didn't work before contacting me. The project was quite a challenge which included the development of a music download service. The site was a success and it was a pleasure to work with the famous Ron Cornelius.

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MH Designs



Summary:MH Design is a quilt pattern company who needed a redesign of their website. Using a combination of MooTools and JavaScript, the focus on the pattern images were greatly enhanced. The client was very happy with the final website.

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Summary:Watseka needed a more structured format for their ever growing list of chamber of commerce members. I designed the unique menu to focus directly on the members and current news. The site has had instant success.

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City of Hoopeston, IL



Summary:Hoopeston contacted me about a redesign for the city's website. The initial redesign was using my own custom CMS, after a year I upgraded the site to CMS Made Simple. The website is now extremely popular and greatly improved the image of the city.

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Black Cat Creations



Summary:Black Cat Creations is a group of 7 women who create quilt patterns. Besides redesigning the website, I also created a custom management system for all of the patterns. They were so happy with the results that they sent me gourmet popcorn and a gift certificate.

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Lakehouse Dry Goods



Summary:Lakehouse is one of the biggest fabric designers in New York. They needed a way to show and manage their large collections to the public and distributors. I created a robust system with PHP/MySQL that allowed fabric to be moved and grouped to multiple collections.

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