James “Praxx” Gray
praxx42@gmail.com
214-679-4606
Work Experience Aug. 1993-present – NoMan Productions freelance studio, Chicago, IL & Dallas, TX Graphic design, web and application development. Clients include Network Associates, Platinum Select Staffing, Process Studios, Adidas.Com, Avrea Foster Agency, Slingshot LLC, Encircle Marketing and TacoBueno.Com. Aug. 2009-Nov. 2009– Rockfish Interactive, Frisco, TX ActionScript proramming and application development. Work includes building minisites, small Flash programs and maintaining legacy sites. Clients include Walmart, Dave & Buster's and local businesses. Emphasis on scripting, VB and Flash game development. Feb. 2008-Aug. 2009 – TM Advertising, Dallas, TX Web development and ActionScript programming. Creating minisites, applications and banners for advertising agency. Clients include SuperPages.Com, American Airlines, Discover Network, Nationwide Insurance and Texas Tourism. Emphasis on animation, 3D modeling and Flash video manipulation. Feb. 2006-Feb. 2008 – Slingshot LLC, Dallas, TX Web development and ActionScript programming. Developed web sites, applications, banners and minisites for advertising agency. Sites include Finlandia.Com, CountryCocktails.Com, TuesdayMorning.Com. Emphasis on AS2.0 & 3.0 and programmatic problem-solving. Aug. 2004-Feb. 2006 – DCCCD, Dallas, TX Web developer/programmer. Built graphics and Flash programming for online and telelearning arm of the Dallas County Community College District. July 2000-Dec. 2001 – Blockbuster Inc. (Corporate) Visual designer/front-end tech. Projects included design and creation of online representations of Blockbuster international events and promotional film sites. Projects included: Blockbuster.Com and associated CMS/CDS and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2001, Online Site Manager June 1999-June 2000 – Scient Corp. Visual designer/front-end tech. Internal projects include designing the training manuals and employee-oriented Flash-based games. Clients included Carstation.Com, Simplexity.Com and CampusDoor.Com Feb. 1996-May 1999 – Donnelley Enterprise Solutions Inc./BOWNE Graphic and presentation designer. Interfaced directly with clients and vendors in the areas of graphic interpretation and deadline scheduling. Utilized graphics package to produce imagery, presentations, and proposals for parent accounting firm. Highlights include DESI's traveling IPO presentation in 1996.
Technical Expertise Languages HTML, Flash AS2.0 & 3.0, CSS, PHP, JavaScript Packaged Applications Adobe CS2, 3 & 4, Modo, Lightwave, MSOffice, QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, PreFlight Education B.A. Commercial Graphic-Design, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Live Examples Integer Holiday Card
Tolleson Wealth Management
Finlandia Vodka
Jack Daniel's Country Cocktails
Adidas Timing Instruction Manuals
Hest Fitness Equipment
American Airlines Featured Products Minisite
Del Monte Promo
Valentine Quiz
Tuesday Morning