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Derek Tonn
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Freelance web design recommendations (small projects)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Annette Spearman May 16, 2013.

Responsive Site Design and Menus (help with my site?)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Tonn Feb 12, 2013.

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Derek Tonn posted a discussion

Question about video files (breaking into individual image frames, then reassembling)

I am wondering what techniques or programs out there I could use to complete the following steps:1. Take video files (.mpg, .mov, .wmv, etc.) and break them apart into their individual frames.  I assume .jpg files with little/no lossy compression being applied (98-100% quality).2. Take said individuals frames/.jpgs and "recompile" them back into .mpg, .mov, .wmv, etc.My thought/theory is that if I can get each frame into an individual image, then optimize the HECK out of the image without…See More
Jun 11, 2013
Derek Tonn replied to Matt Bosma's discussion Check out our new website, provide some quick feedback
"Hi Matt! I took a look at that site tonight.  Here's a couple thoughts: 1. Bottom nav is very text heavy.  Lots and lots of words.  I understand why you need all those links/options...but it just is in such stark contrast with…"
Jun 9, 2013
Annette Spearman replied to Derek Tonn's discussion Freelance web design recommendations (small projects)
"Hi Derek, We can help you! I'll in box you all my info so we can connect and set up some time to talk. Annette "
May 16, 2013
Norma J Dowell replied to Derek Tonn's discussion Freelance web design recommendations (small projects)
"Hi Derek! First of all, apologies for taking so long to respond! Secondly, I am not your web developer for such an issue, but if you can find someone to pick their brain and use as a sounding board, it may be all you need.  In the past, when I…"
May 13, 2013

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mapformation, LLC / GraphicsOptimization
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http://www.mapformation.com www.graphicsoptimization.com
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
map design, optimizing imagery/graphics, keeping two preschoolers happy and healthy.
What CMS are you using?
None
What department or office are you in?
Where the buck stops (with both organizations)

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At 4:46pm on February 22, 2008, Kyle James said…
Thanks for the descriptive email yesterday. It will probably be a few weeks, but I'll definitely get back with you about the advanced graphics optimization post.
At 1:34pm on January 8, 2008, Anne Petersen said…
Excellent presentation at HighEdWebDev. Thanks for teaching me something new, in a lot more depth than I would have been able to figure out on my own.
At 6:47pm on December 13, 2007, Derek Tonn said…
Shrink those graphical file sizes...then when you're done, shrink them again! :-)
 
 
 

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HighEdWeb Invites Nominations for Board of Directors

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association, working to create and manage policy, coordinate business issues, and manage the growth and prosperity of HighEdWeb. The Board meets monthly to discuss updates and issues, and works to lead various Association initiatives year-round.There are several open Director spots, due to growth and natural term expiration, and so HighEdWeb is now inviting nominations. Nominations (of yourself or…See More
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Web Designer opening - Columbia, Missouri

Job SummaryThe Web Designer position works closely with various college departments to create and maintain a college website that is marketing focused and content driven. This individual is a talented and creative graphic designer with strong background in designing modern and innovative web pages. The ability to implement the designs into working web pages using front-end development skills in HTML5 and CSS3 is key.Essential FunctionsDesign visually-appealing, innovative web pages and graphics…See More
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Matt Herzberger replied to Doug Thompson's discussion Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...
"More than anything I would suggest focusing on workflow and how you can manage the process similar to that of the offline pdf creation process. So might want to do a proof of concept with wordpress to see if you can pull it off and then also looked…"
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Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...

So, the "powers that be" here are looking into various catalog systems...for next year.In the meantime, we're now working on our (hopefully last) old-school InDesign/PDF catalog, and I got to thinking...maybe it would be a good thing to do some sort of web-based static page (to keep it simple, for now) catalog this time around, to make the transition next year to whatever catalog system the "powers that be" decide upon an easier one.We have a Wordpress instance and then we have our regular…See More
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Web Designer - Austin, TX

I have this open only for a day or so. Please let me know if I can answer any questions.http://www5.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/online_version.php?job_num=1410053See More
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