Welcome to the portfolio of Dustin Hlava. Front End Web Developer.

Arrow Electronics Inc. - eCommerce

Arrow Electronics Inc. - eCommerce

Web Design & Development

While an employee of the User Interface team at Arrow Electronics, a Fortune 200 distribution company, I provided critical front-end web development for their North American and global eCommerce platforms.

Over my two years at Arrow, I was part of a team that successfully launched five large, complex web applications, relaunched all previously existing eCommerce applications, and developed Arrow's core UI/UX guidelines based on web standards, performance optimization, and usability.

  • UI/UX Designer and Developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, prototyping
  • HTML5, CSS3, jQuery
  • AJAX/RESTful services integration
  • Web Performance Optimization
  • Global Web Platform Development
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • AJAX
  • RESTful Services
  • JSP
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Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Web Design & Development

After a period of substantial growth, the Purdue MEP had outgrown their previous web presence as a section on Technical Assistance Programs web site and needed an independent site to share their services, economic impact, client success stories, and upcoming events. Important requirements were improved page navigation and real estate, usability, and search engine optimization.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Database and back-end development
  • Search engine optimization
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • ASP.NET
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Indiana Pharmacy Compare

Indiana Pharmacy Compare

Web Design & Development

The Indiana Pharmacy Compare web site, a collaboration between Purdue University and the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, is one of five nationwide projects developed to deliver secured performance reports for participating pharmacies. These pharmacies could access their reports to see scores for a list of performance measures as well as how those scores compared to other pharmacies in the same area

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Database and back-end development
  • Search engine optimization
  • Maintenance and user training
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • ASP.NET
  • SQL
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Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety

Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety

Web Design & Development

The Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety is a non-profit partnership of health care leaders committed to advancing patient safety. As a replacement for their previous site, IndyPatientSafety.org features and improved layout and content design as well as new functionality. Logged in members gain access to tools such as a document sharing library, member administration pages, and a member address book.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Database and back-end development
  • Search engine optimization
  • Maintenance and user training
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • ASP.NET
  • SQL
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Purdue Center for Regional Development

Purdue Center for Regional Development

Web Design & Development

The Purdue Center for Regional Development needed an update to their previous web site. The main requirements for this site was a new professional design, improved site structure and navigation optimization so users could easy find the content they were looking for.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Flash development
  • Search engine optimization
  • Maintenance and user training
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • ASP.NET
  • SQL
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Hoosier Heartland Small Business Development Center

Hoosier Heartland SBDC

Web Design & Development

For their first time on the web, the Hoosier Heartland Small Business Development Center needed a site to provide potential clients with a list of services, success stories, upcoming events, and an easy way to contact the HHSBDC.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Search engine optimization
  • Maintenance and user training
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • ASP.NET
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IndianaWIRED

IndianaWired

Web Design & Development

IndianaWIRED, a program designed to stimulate the Indiana Economy through workforce innovation, needed a simple, clean, and organized website to inform visitors about their services.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Flash development
  • Search engine optimization
  • Maintenance and user training
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • ASP.NET
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Quality Environmental Professionals Inc.

Quality Environmental Professionals Inc.

Web Design & Development

As part of their overall marketing redesign initiative, QEPI wanted a fresh look for their web site. The updated site needed a clean, professional look as well as improvements to site structure and organization.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • Mockups, wireframing, and prototyping
  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript development
  • Cross-browser optimization
  • Flash development
  • Search engine optimization
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • ASP.NET
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Purdue TAP Update Newsletter

Purdue TAP Email Newsletter

Email Design & Development

The Purdue Technical Assistance Program needed a to update their monthly email template that would be clean, organized, cross-client compatible, and inline with their latest marketing styles.

  • Primary UI designer and developer
  • XHTML and CSS email development
  • Cross-client optimization
  • XHTML
  • CSS
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Egg of the Apocalypse

Egg of the Apocalypse: The Big Eye Bill Chronicles

3D Animation and Video Compositing

Bill, a crime fighting egg with a giant eye, must stop the evil villain banana, Chiquito, from robbing the city's largest bank.

This short 3D animation, a collaboration between myself, John Wojtowicz, and Carlos Urquieta, was created using numerous graphic software packages such as Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, as well as other software in the Adobe Creative Suite.

Egg of the Apocalypse received two awards: "1st Place Animation" in the 2006 Purdue Digital Cinema Contest and the "Most Entertaining" award in the 2006 Spring Show of the Purdue SIGGRAPH chapter.

  • 3D Rendering
  • 3D Animation
  • Editing
  • Compositing
  • Audio Editing
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Bob the Bacterium

The Travels of Bob the Bacterium

3D Animation, Flash Animation, Video Compositing

The Travels of Bob the Bacterium is one part in a series of educational stories used to teach Indiana's elementary school students about agricultural concepts. In collaboration with the Purdue Agronomy Department and the other members of my senior project group at Purdue University, the story of Bob the Bacterium was transformed from its original printed format to an interactive 3D animation.

  • Flash Animation
  • ActionScript
  • 3D Animation
  • Editing
  • Compositing
  • Audio Editing
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Star Wars Movie Scene Recreation

Movie Scene Recreation

3D Modeling & Rendering

The goal was to take any movie and recreate a single frame from that movie using 3D modeling and rendering techniques. I think you can guess which movie this is from.

  • 3D Rendering
  • Compositing
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Photoshop
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End of the World 3D Scene

The End of the World

3D Modeling & Rendering

A 3D rendering showing, quite literally, the end of the world using 3D and 2D rendering techniques.

  • 3D Rendering
  • Compositing
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Photoshop
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Nintendo Vector Illustration

Nintendo Entertainment System

Vector Illustration

A photo-realistic vector illustration of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System.

  • Vector Imaging
  • Illustrator
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Razor Ad Illustration

Razor Advertisement

Vector Illustration

A vector illustration which takes an existing ad and changes the target audience.

  • Vector Imaging
  • Illustrator
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