FEATURED

MAPU

The concept for this project was to create an application that gave college students an easy to use map to find their way around campus. The user will be able to select a building on the map view and get directions to that building from their current position. They will also be able to view all the buildings and events on campus in the places or events tab.

PEACE DAY PHILLY

The Peace Day Philly website was created as part of the Philadelphia University Design Workshop. This was group project that consisted of three graphic designers, a copy writer, two animation students and myself as the interactive designer. The logo was designed by the graphic design students and the animators created a video campaign. I was in charge of designing and developing the Peace Day Philly website.

SVPL

The Schuylkill Valley Pool League nonprofit organization is supported by local sponsors with a membership of 300+ pool players of all abilities. I was asked to design and develop a website and create a new logo. The finalized website will be live in a few short weeks.

WORK
Frank Lloyd Wright

An interactive timeline about the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Gallagher App.

This is a phone app was made to help athletes with their workouts and nutrition.

Beer and Build

An adventure game created for I-Site in Center City, Philadelphia using HTML5 and JavaScript.

Magnesium

The challenge was to create a poster of the element, magnesium, while providing an interesting fact.

Histroy of Video Games

A comprehensive look at video game’s past that includes ancient consoles, historic characters, and dubious controllers.

Remember.

An interactive website where the user tries to beat the clock while piecing together a man’s memory.

Muscle Flexed

This is a book cover series for the history of muscle cars- past, present, and future.

Mexico City

A travel poster for Mexico City that was hand drawn, then developed in Photoshop and Illustrator.

Table of Plenty

This is a website created for the Table of Plenty, a local soup kitchen.

World Cup 2010

A mock rich email for the 2010 world cup that was designed to give people a quick look at the daily scores and news happening at the World Cup.

Android

An audio synthesizer that was animated in AfterEffects.

The Open Road

A short film produced, directed and written by myself, about driving on the open road.

The Tyger

An abstract close up based off of William Blake’s, “The Tyger”.

How Am I Funny?

An animated type-clip from the film, Goodfellas...“Tell me how I'm funny.”

The Victor

An inspirational film about what it takes to be victorious.

ABOUT

CHRIS HARTZELL

User Experience Designer interested in all things tech and design.

Exercise junky: cyclist, runner, soccer player.

Nerd at heart: front end developer, motion graphic artist, and Sci-Fi fan.

SKILLS

EDUCATION

College

Philadelphia University

Major

Interactive Design and Media

Languages

PROFICENT IN:
Actionscript 3.0
Javascript
HTML5
CSS3

STILL LEARNING:
Objective-C
PHP

Programs

PROFICENT IN:
Photoshop CS5
Illustrator CS5
Final Cut Pro
InDesign
After Effects CS5
Premiere CS5
Final Cut Pro
Flash CS5

STILL LEARNING:
xCode
Unity

Courses

Graphic Design
Interactive Design
Game Design/Development
Web Design/Development
Mobile Design/Development

Processes

Moodboarding
Wire-framing
Site-maps
Storyboarding

Shot Lists
Treatments
Paper Prototyping

EXPERIENCE

Vanguard Group Inc., IIG UX Designer

Vanguard Group Inc., FAS UI Interaction Designer

Voveo Marketing Group, Web Developer and Designer

ACHIEVEMENTS

Philadelphia Union League

Good Citizenship Award 2007

Boy Scouts of America

Eagle Scout September 11, 2006