Portfolios

Portfolio ThumbHere I am inviting former students, colleagues and interactive media professionals to post links to their online portfolios. Please post a comment to this article with a link to your online portfolio and a brief description. If I know you and/or like your work, your link will be approved. Thanks for participating!

Incidentally, the image above is a link to my portfolio site where I’ll be showcasing examples of music, sound design work, interactive applications, and digital experiments. A brief performance history is also available with links to upcoming events.

14 thoughts on “Portfolios”

  1. I graduated from the Associate’s IMD program in June 2007. I currently work at a “new media” company in Minneapolis — Brave New Media — where I do motion graphics, art direction, and loads of PHP.

  2. I loved your classes! I’m working as a freelance digital tech (retouching, layering, compositing) but I’ve managed to keep up a plethora of small personal projects in web development. I’m sure I could have learned more, but I almost never write anything without some PHP in it. I’m addicted.

  3. Long time, no talk! Anyhow, I am not quite sure if this would qualify or not, but I thought I’d send it just in case. Or you can just see what I’ve been doing all of this time…I haven’t been able to focus on my website work for a little while due to a huge ramp up in the last 6 months at my full-timer…but am working on a bunch of new things now.

    Hope all is well and it was nice to hear from you!

    Hailey

  4. Hey Keston – I graduated September 2007. I’m currently a designer at an ad agency-Periscope. I’ve always got a handful of personal & freelance projects going on. My portfolio up now is a showing of both freelance & Periscope work from the past year.

  5. My portfolio is a simple html site, where I wanted to push simple design and let the work speak for itself (though it is long overdue for an overhaul). Currently I work for Fredrickson Communications, as a web developer. I work primarily with flash on e-learning projects for companies such as Target. 3m, Ameriprise, Aveda, and many more.

  6. Hi John! I graduated from the Associates program in Interactive Media Design in September ’06 and currently work for Electronic Arts as a User Interface Designer/Artist. For a little over a year I have been working on a game called Spore. I haven’t incorporated any of that work into my portfolio yet, but intend to once the game is released in the Spring of ’08. I learned so much from your classes, John, and am happy to see how you change your curriculum based on the changes going on in the industry. Kudos to you!

  7. Work, work, work, all day long.
    Work, work, work while I sing this song.

    Hey John.
    I’m currently working at Machine Dreams as an interactive designer. My portfolio showcases personal and freelance work I’ve done over the last couple of years.

  8. Greetings,

    I graduated in June 2007 with my Bachelor’s degree. Shortly after graduation I interviewed at, and got a job with, Axcept Media.

    My portfolio is pretty much your standard Flash-based portfolio.

  9. Greetings,

    I graduated in June 2007 with my Bachelor’s degree. Shortly after graduation I interviewed at, and got a job with, OLSON.

    My portfolio is pretty much your standard JavaScript-based portfolio.

  10. Hey Keston,

    I have graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Web Design and Interactive Media from AI Int’l Minnesota.

    I finished in September 2008, and I was hired by Clear Channel as an Online Content Coordinator before I was done with school.

    I still currently work with them full-time updating the KDWB website, while working on some other sites in my personal spare-time.

    You can find my website below this paragraph. It’s a little basic as of right now, but I have plans of making it much better with more accessibility.

    http://www.jasonnessa.com

  11. Hey John
    I learned a lot in your classes and appreciated your patience with true beginners like me. Thanks again.

    Looking at these nice portfolios just reminds me of how much I still need to learn. Would love to REALLY get into and LEARN some more PHP. Trying some projects on my own and tinkering around with javascript and jquery. . . . Now, if I only had another spare 50,000 I could go back to school just to code!

    Once I have a website that shows “even a bit” of what you taught me, I will post that but for now, “I DONT THINK SO!

    Take care

  12. Hey John,

    I graduated in ‘o6 with a bachelors in media art, and owe my knowledge and love of Flash to you. I’m currently employed as an interface artist for a medical device company Baxter-Gambro in Minnesota, I’d share my website…but it’s a wordpress theme and to a developer that’s not very cool.

    It’s nice to see you’re still teaching and influencing others. I still play some Keston and Westdal from my music library that you shared with me over a decade ago. Your teaching style and all that you share in class goes above and beyond so many others, granted my degree didn’t fall heavily into your curriculum, but either way there was a lot to absorb. If I could go back in time I’d pick up some musical knowledge instead of blabbering on about heavy metal.

    Thanks for doing what you do. I hope to run into you playing music someday.
    -Mike

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