Vote for Climate

Vote for Climate was an issue-based website that advocated strategic voting for ‘climate-friendly’ candidates during the 2008 Canadian federal election.

I helped implement the Flash and XML based riding selector map for this advocacy site, and also cleaned up the HTML/CSS templates to ensure style uniformity throughout the site. I also implemented form processing using PHP.

Note: the site is no longer live, but you can see a snapshot at the Internet Archive.

Department of National Defence / Canadian Forces website

From December 2004 to February 2008, I was responsible for web design and content management for official website of the Department of National Defence / Canadian Forces. During this time, I was involved with:

  • Converting website from table-based layout to standards-based design based on W3C guidelines
  • Designing web page templates, complying with government Common look and feel standards, and with web standards such as XHTML, CSS, and accessibility
  • Posting of news releases, backgrounders, feature stories, and other news to web site
  • Development of ASP based content management system for The Maple Leaf newspaper website
  • Produce weekly online version of DND/CF newspaper The Maple Leaf, adapting from print version
  • Advising on implementation of emerging web technology to continually improve ease of use and functionality of web site
  • Working with departmental clients to develop sub-sites, and to adapt other communications products for use on the web
  • Advising management on best use of internet technology to keep site current with evolving standards, and to improve funcionality and accessibility
  • Created an image gallery script in ASP/VBScript, whih was used on the Minister of National Defence’s sub-site.