"Software Development", "itNetworking" => "IT & Networking", "branding" => "Branding & Marketing"); //Define portfolio entries //$Entry = new StdClass(); //$Entry->section = "softwareDev"; //$Entry->heading = "Illustration Works Web Site"; //$Entry->subHeading = "Stock Art & Illustration"; //$Entry->clientName = "Illustration Works, Inc."; //$Entry->link = "http://www.illustrationworks.com"; //$Entry->description = "Illustration Works provides both rights-protected and royalty-free stock art and illustration to designers serving countless industries around the world. Their Web site provides a means for customers to browse imagery, purchase that imagery, and immediately download it for use in their marketing and advertising campaigns.

Notable functionality of this site includes a sophisticated 'price calculator' which determines the price at which an image should be sold based on various specifications provided by the customer. Customers can also save images of interest to 'lightboxes' which can be referenced or purchased at a later date."; //$Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript, jQuery
Back-End: PHP, MySQL, Apache, Postfix Mail Transfer Agent"; //$Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_iwHome.png"; //$Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_iwHome_sm.png"; //$portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; // //$Entry = new StdClass(); //$Entry->section = "softwareDev"; //$Entry->heading = "Queerstock Web Site"; //$Entry->subHeading = "Stock Photography & Illustration"; //$Entry->clientName = "Queerstock, Inc."; //$Entry->link = "http://www.queerstock.com"; //$Entry->description = "Queerstock is a sister company to Illustration Works and provides both rights-protected and royalty-free stock photography and illustration to designers serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered industries around the world. Their Web site provides a means for customers to browse imagery, purchase that imagery, and immediately download it for use in their marketing and advertising campaigns.

Notable functionality of this site includes a sophisticated 'price calculator' which determines the price at which an image should be sold based on various specifications provided by the customer. Customers can also save images of interest to 'lightboxes' which can be referenced or purchased at a later date."; //$Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript, jQuery
Back-End: PHP, MySQL, Apache, Postfix Mail Transfer Agent"; //$Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_qsHome.png"; //$Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_qsHome_sm.png"; //$portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "softwareDev"; $Entry->heading = "Team Cowboy"; $Entry->subHeading = "A Sports Team Management & Collaboration Tool"; $Entry->clientName = ""; $Entry->link = "http://www.teamcowboy.com"; $Entry->description = "Team Cowboy is a free service that helps sports and activity teams collaborate online. It integrates core tasks such as roster, schedule management, and general team communication with other management tasks such as tracking attendance, team payments, and gathering information from teams via surveys. Team Cowboy was custom built from the ground up and serves thousands of users with reach across the United States and Europe."; $Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript, jQuery
Back-End: PHP, MySQL, Apache, Postfix Mail Transfer Agent"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_tc_dashboard.png"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_tc_dashboard_sm.png"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "softwareDev"; $Entry->heading = "Whidbey-SeaTac Shuttle"; $Entry->subHeading = "Customer Web Site and Internal Reservations System"; $Entry->clientName = "SeaTac Shuttle, LLC"; $Entry->link = "http://www.seatacshuttle.com"; $Entry->description = "Safari Computer Systems did complete design for the customer-facing Web site as well as the 'Dispatch Console', an internal reservations booking, scheduling, and reporting system.

View a screenshot of the Dispatch Console"; $Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript, jQuery
Back-End: PHP, MySQL, Apache, Postfix Mail Transfer Agent"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_seatacshuttle.png"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_seatacshuttle_sm.png"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "softwareDev"; $Entry->heading = "PIXELFire/JVC"; $Entry->subHeading = "JVC Times Square New Year's 2009"; $Entry->clientName = "PIXELFire, Inc."; $Entry->link = ""; $Entry->description = "PIXELFire retained Safari Computer systems to build a custom software and server infrastructure for its client, JVC Americas, Inc.

JVC requested a system in which visitors to Times Square in New York City could submit cell phone photos to a special e-mail address, and subsequently, the photos would then appear on the recently-installed high-definition JVC screen in Times Square.

Safari Computer systems performed a custom operating system installation on a dedicated server which then ran a custom Web-based photo approval and authoring system. This system accepted photos that were sent in, approved the photos, and served as a server for the Flash routine that ultimately drove the display of the screen in Times Square."; $Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript, jQuery
Back-End: Debian Linux, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Postfix Mail Transfer Agent"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_jvcNewYear.gif"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_jvcNewYear_sm.gif"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "softwareDev"; $Entry->heading = "Reel Grrls"; $Entry->subHeading = "Drupal Implementation"; $Entry->clientName = ""; $Entry->link = ""; $Entry->description = "Reel Grrls empowers young women from diverse communities to realize their power, talent, and influence through media production.

Safari Computer Systems was brought on board to implemented 'Lucia', a no-nonsense 'function over form' customized Drupal installation for internal information tracking and reporting. In addition to installing and configuring the Drupal installation, Safari Computer Systems assisted in information architecture, ensuring that information for parties such as partners, donors, and participants were all able to be reported on as a whole."; $Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript
Back-End: Debian Linux, Drupal, PHP, MySQL, Apache"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_reelGrrlsLucia.gif"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_reelGrrlsLucia_sm.gif"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "softwareDev"; $Entry->heading = "Mercent Corporate Web Site & Mercent Retail Customer Portal"; $Entry->subHeading = ""; $Entry->clientName = "Mercent Corporation"; $Entry->link = "http://www.mercent.com"; $Entry->description = "Mercent provides online marketing technology and services to help retail merchants optimize performance across online marketing channels. Mercent's on-demand platform, Mercent Retail, connects existing retail management systems and The Mercent Shopping Network, a network of more than 50 online shopping destinations including transactional marketplaces.

Safari Computer Systems services for this client include the front-end and back-end development of the corporate Web site, as well as core user interface design and development of the Mercent Retail customer portal (not pictured)."; $Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript
Back-End: ASP.Net, C#, SQL Server, IIS"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_mercent.png"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_mercent_sm.png"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; //$Entry = new StdClass(); //$Entry->section = "softwareDev"; //$Entry->heading = "Illustration Works/Queerstock Web Studio"; //$Entry->subHeading = "Internal and partner collaboration tool"; //$Entry->clientName = "Illustration Works, Inc. & Queerstock, Inc."; //$Entry->link = ""; //$Entry->description = "Illustration Works/Queerstock Web Studio serves as an internal sales and reporting tool for staff as well as an extranet tool to facilitate submissions of new content by artists and keywording of new imagery content.

The Web Studio was custom-built to serve the detailed needs of the client."; //$Entry->technologies = "Front-End: HTML/DHTML/JavaScript, jQuery
Back-End: PHP, MySQL, Apache"; //$Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_iwQsWebStudio.png"; //$Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_iwQsWebStudio_sm.png"; //$portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; //========================================= //IT/Networking //========================================= //$Entry = new StdClass(); //$Entry->section = "itNetworking"; //$Entry->heading = "Illustration Works/Queerstock"; //$Entry->subHeading = ""; //$Entry->clientName = "Illustration Works, Inc. & Queerstock, Inc."; //$Entry->link = ""; //$Entry->description = "Safari Computer Systems provides end-to-end IT and networking support for the sister companies, Illustration Works and Queerstock.

//Web & Mail Server Management:
//Essential web site, file storage, and mail services are managed directly by Safari Computer Systems from co-located servers in a Tier-I datacenter. Online backups are also performed and managed on a regular basis. Safari Computer Systems purchased servers on behalf of the client and performed the operating system and supporting custom software build-out. //
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//Corporate Office Infrastructure:
//Coporate offices also house rack-mounted equipment including a corporate firewall, servers for file storage, and application management. Backups are performed daily using an AIT-3 tape library system. Desktop support is also provided on an as-needed basis."; //$Entry->technologies = "Hardware: 1U & 2U servers, standard tower servers, Sony AIT-3 Tape Library system, Fortigate Firewall, Network switching and patch panels
Operating systems: Debian Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Mac OS X
Software: Linux/FreeBSD and associated utilities, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Retrospect Backup"; //$Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_iwHome.png"; //$Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_iwHome_sm.png"; //$portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "itNetworking"; $Entry->heading = "Whidbey-SeaTac Shuttle"; $Entry->subHeading = ""; $Entry->clientName = "SeaTac Shuttle, LLC"; $Entry->link = ""; $Entry->description = "Safari Computer Systems provides end-to-end IT and networking support for Whidbey-SeaTac Shuttle.

Web & Mail Server Management:
Essential web site and mail services are managed directly by Safari Computer Systems from a co-located server in a Tier-I datacenter. Online backups are also performed and managed on a regular basis. Safari Computer Systems purchased the server on behalf of the client and performed the operating system and supporting custom software build-out.

Corporate Office Infrastructure:
Coporate offices have a straightforward networking setup supporting approximately ten workstations which are managed by Safari Computer Systems."; $Entry->technologies = "Hardware: 1U web/mail server
Operating systems: Debian Linux, Windows
Software: Linux and associated utilities, PHP, MySQL, Apache"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_seatacshuttle.png"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_seatacshuttle_sm.png"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "itNetworking"; $Entry->heading = "Team Cowboy"; $Entry->subHeading = ""; $Entry->clientName = ""; $Entry->link = ""; $Entry->description = "Safari Computer Systems provides end-to-end IT and networking support for Team Cowboy.

Web & Mail Server Management:
Essential web site and mail services are managed directly by Safari Computer Systems from a co-located server in a Tier-I datacenter. Online backups are also performed and managed on a regular basis. Safari Computer Systems purchased the server on behalf of the client and performed the operating system and supporting custom software build-out."; $Entry->technologies = "Hardware: 1U web/mail server
Operating systems: Debian Linux, Windows
Software: Linux and associated utilities, PHP, MySQL, Apache"; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_tc_dashboard.png"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_tc_dashboard_sm.png"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; //========================================= //Branding/Marketing //========================================= $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "branding"; $Entry->heading = "Channel Magnet"; $Entry->subHeading = "Rethink Reselling"; $Entry->clientName = ""; $Entry->link = ""; $Entry->description = "Channel Magnet establishes efficient sales channels between manufacturers, distributors, and resellers.

Safari Computer Systems is currently providing brand design, Web site design, and a complete set of marketing materials for Channel Magnet."; $Entry->technologies = ""; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_channelMagnetLogo.gif"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_channelMagnetLogo_sm.gif"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; $Entry = new StdClass(); $Entry->section = "branding"; $Entry->heading = "Mercent"; $Entry->subHeading = "Feed your online sales"; $Entry->clientName = "Mercent Corporation"; $Entry->link = "http://www.mercent.com"; $Entry->description = "Mercent provides online marketing technology and services to help retail merchants optimize performance across online marketing channels. Mercent's on-demand platform, Mercent Retail, connects existing retail management systems and The Mercent Shopping Network, a network of more than 50 online shopping destinations including transactional marketplaces.

Safari Computer Systems leveraged a completely new brand designed by Seattle-based Morse Best Innovation to assist in the design of the Mercent Web site, marketing collateral, magazine print ads, and trade show booth graphics.

Example marketing collateral: "; $Entry->technologies = ""; $Entry->imageLarge = "portfolio_mercentLogo.gif"; $Entry->imageSmall = "portfolio_mercentLogo_sm.gif"; $portfolioEntries[$Entry->section][] = $Entry; ?>

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