welcome to jonbates.net
home of my web design.
nashville paw needed a new online spot to bring their pet news to nashville. turned out they needed a lot more than just a spiffy looking site. i got 'em set up with blogs galore, advertising, great new host space, and lots more to make their magazine look great online as well as in print. i have even learned a few tricks when it comes to keeping my dog mavis happy.
robert wanted a new look for his website so folks could get a better sense of his work. he had a design in mind and had it laid out in photoshop. i took that, added some php and css, robert got a little flash intro done, and there you go, a photo portfolio that will work on most all browsers and looks real nice as well.
eric powell asked me to help him out with the official website of the goon comic book. we came up with making the site look like the comics, and used some cool tricks to cram all the info into a small amount of design space, so folks could stay updated on the goings on of the goon.
the graduate school at vanderbilt university constantly strives to keep current students on the road to graduation, and prospective students apprised of the requirements for admission. the web site has recently undergone revision in order to present that information in an easier to use format.
i inherited all the design elements for the nashville rollergirls' site with the charge of adding nifty features to keep the site interesting. since then i have added a photo gallery run by php, a video section complete with videos that are bookmarked for easy navigation to your favorite parts, and a twitter feed so the girls can keep their fans constantly updated. other things to check out while you are there are the theme songs for the assault rivals, damsels of distress, x pistols, and the all-stars. i also moonlight as the head stats geek.
the faye snodgrass gallery is a shop in franklin tennessee that specializes in fine gifts and collectibles. the site was designed as a quick showcase of the items they offer in the store, and a stage from which to advertise special deals. in addition to the site i maintain their mailing list, and design html emails for distribution to their customers.