Portfolio of Carl Mason

Here's just a few of my many projects, which have made their way to all corners of the Internet. My Portfolio and Resume show my skills in a variety of different roles; both in externally commissioned work and personal endeavour, making full use of the wide range of technologies available today. If anything you see here catches your eye, don't hesitate to contact me for more examples or even to start on your very own project!

Logo Samples

CrushFinder Logo Dymund Eyez Logo Euro ICT Full Potential Gamer Logo Hivemail Logo Impulsive Gaming Manage My CV Logo MySpaceBits Reality Group Logo StickyThemes Logo University Central Logo Xbox 360 Fever Logo


WordPress Themes

Apple Edge Blueberry Squash Clementine Flame Red Fresh Mint Laguna Blue MoonLight Purple Flame Spear Mintie Spring Time Suave Black Sublime Sub Zero Summer Fruit Team Blogs Too Cool Tuti Fruity TwiLight Velvet Red


Web Design & Development Portfolio



Mase:HQ
Mase:HQ v2
Prior to CarlMason.net, Mase:HQ was the home of my projects and developments. I feel that this project alone shows some of the striking visual identities that can be created online.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Clan Stuff
Clan Stuff
Clan Stuff is a site where online gamers go to meet and arrange upcoming tournaments in their favourite games. I was hired to design the template for the overall look of the website.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
XboxLiveTalk!
Xbox Live Talk Light
This site launched when the original xbox was entering the market. A website devoted to reviews on upcoming games, with content such as video and pod casting throughout. I was hired to produce two skins, one dark and one light.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
XboxLiveTalk!
Xbox Live Talk Dark
This site launched when the original xbox was entering the market. A website devoted to reviews on upcoming games, with content such as video and pod casting throughout. I was hired to produce two skins, one dark and one light.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
WiseSpent
WiseSpent
WiseSpent is a successful application that brings extensive financial planning to the blackberry. Again I was hired to provide a fresh new look to their old website, with added flash animation and embedded sales functionality.

Skills: Flash, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Waters Edge
Waters Edge Menu Design
Waters Edge is a coffee shop located close to the shoreline. I was contacted by them to provide a new look menu. This was an enjoyable experience as it was primarily for print and involved surveying of their customers.

Skills: Photoshop, Print Work
Tainted Waves
Tainted Waves
Tainted Waves is an alternative music forum and portal which was devoted to providing new and upcoming bands a place to be heard. I did all of the development work to get the website up and running.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Sticky Themes
Sticky Themes
This was a personal project that I developed which stemmed from my admiration of the popular WordPress blog engine. I set up StickyThemes to distribute all of the themes that I created.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop, WordPress
Quiz a Day!
Quiz'a'Day
Quiz'a'Day was a small development with a simple goal to achieve. Provide a Quiz a day for a prize. Have online leader boards, and other cool features. I was involved heavily in both the design and development in this collaboration project.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
JCKJoinery
JCK Joinery Website
The JCK Joinery customer-facing website was created alongside the development of WebSME, a unique web management system that offers intergration with third party databases. The front end design was integrated and designed from scratch.

Skills: ASP.NET, AJAX, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
PMW
Project Management Website
This was our Project Management Website whilst developing EasyTable. This site had progress indicators, group biographies, project logs and all other management tools. I provided both the design and the development for the team.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
My Space Kings
MySpaceKings
MySpaceKings provided MySpace users with a resource to images, templates, and the latest videos for their profiles. I provided the template for the look of the main website as well as some additional graphic work.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
My Space Bits!
MySpaceBits.net
Similarly to the MySpaceKings development, MySpaceBits launched a year prior as my own endeavour - with the goal to produce a resource for MySpace users. I sold the site on as I couldn't commit the time to running it; however I'm sure it is just as successful today!

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Mase:HQ
Mase:HQ V1
This was Version 1 of Mase:HQ. As a personal site this was an experiment into working with Macromedia Flash, and I feel provides a good example of simple but effective techniques with this technology.

Skills: Flash, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Macclesfield Insurance
Macclesfield Insurance (.com)
Macclesfield insurance decided to expand their horizons onto the Internet. I was contacted by them to produce a new website and look, as well as an abundance of integration work with online quote systems. This was an interesting project as it involved my first dealings with ASP.

Skills: Flash, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Host Genesis
Host Genesis
As one of my first big clients Host Genesis hired me to provide the look for their new hosting company. They had two divisions - an everyday host and an adult hosting service (HostGenX), to which I produced two different designs for.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Host GenX
Host Gen X
As one of my first big clients Host Genesis hired me to provide the look for their new hosting company. They had two divisions - an everyday host and an adult hosting service (HostGenX), to which I produced two different designs for.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Spark Studios
Spark Studios Template
I was a member of a design team which went by the name of Spark Studio's. I produced the design for the main site as a template as well as additional flash work. On separation of the group, I decided to distribute this design as a template.

Skills: Flash, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
AutoBlogItNow
AutoBlogItNow! (.com)
AutoBlogItNow was a project which spanned several months. A whole host of services were provided from a logo design to audio editing. The end result was a sales page for an online product which automates your blog. The script also comes with WordPress themes designed by myself.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop, Clickbank, Audio Editing
Footy Galore V1
FootyGalore Version 1
Aside from designing and developing I'm a big football fanatic. This led me to set up FootyGalore! - a football forum and discussion board with an active community. The site had a good life and went through two designs; Unfortunately I was forced to close the site after I couldn't commit the time to maintaining it.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Footy Galore V2
FootyGalore Version 2
This was the second design that I used on FootyGalore! - the popular football fan site with lots of mini games and competitions. As you can see there was a great improvement on the first design that the site launched with!

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
EasyTable
EasyTable Timetabling Software
I was part of a development team that worked on EasyTable in the second year of university. The project was a big success and received accolades from Accenture and IBM, to which we were very happy about!

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
CrushFinder
CrushFinder
CrushFinder.net was an idea that sprung up around the popularity of MySpace and online social sites. The functionality? Simple, tricking users into revealing who they have a crush on! A Novelty site to which I was hired to do the design and logo for.

Skills: xHTML/CSS, Photoshop
Car Forum
Car Forum
This project was for an Australian start-up - Carforum.com.au. I was hired to make two forum skins as well as the main look for the website. This also led to extra work was in the form of printed T-Shirts and accessories.

Skills: PHP/SQL, xHTML/CSS, Photoshop, vBulletin