Erik Tamplin :. .:   


Eighteen years experience managing, planning, designing, and developing websites, CD-ROMs, Kiosks, and television media.

Highly skilled at integrating media content for delivery over the Web, CD-ROM, DVD, and broadband mediums.

Excellent team and client communication skills with a solid understanding of the entire project process, from conception to completion.


summer 1997
M.S., Interactive and New Communication Technologies
Department of Communications
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

spring 1996

B.S., Media Production (minor in Film Studies)
Department of Communications
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

spring 1993

Associate of Arts
Northern Virginia Community College
Fairfax, VA

Work Samples

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Build of site launched 06.06.01

Ongoing maintenance of site.

Build of

Build of - Unitek Dental.

Build of

Build of

Ongoing maintenance of site. (2001, 2002, 2003)

'COX Interactive Media HR Orientation'
'Enforcing Our Tobacco Law'
'Effective Classroom Management'
'Florida Forests Forever'


Independent Web / Media Consultant
Stable Digital Media, Inc.
July '96 - Present

Produced hundreds of award-winning CD-ROM's and websites. Managed numerous teams of independent developers, designers, video / audio technicians, and copywriters.

Services include web development, DVD and video production, CD-ROM / kiosk design and authoring, media consulting, motion graphics, and mobile application development.

Managed all administrative tasks including project budgeting, overhead, and outsourcing.

Client Work:

Florida Education Association
Florida State University
AMC Inc. (
em2 Design
Edison International
Homes & Land Publishing Ltd.
Florida Cable and Telecommunication Association
Hank Madison - Rock Band.

Senior Media Production Manager
Cingular Wireless
Atlanta, GA
Feb. '02 - Jan. '04

Managed and implemented the upgraded platform for all Business Sales content on the Cingular Intranet. Set internal best practice conventions and trained nation-wide content managers on the usage of the CMS.

Primary intranet technical contact for the Proposal and Response Center. Worked with designers and content managers to provide timely, mission-critical internal resources for the field.

Site Manager
Atlanta, GA
Sept. '00 - Dec. '01

Managing Site Builder / Designer for an international interactive consultancy firm.

Responsibilities include:
Managing a staff of Site Builders, overseeing the production process from conception to completion, managing client expectations, researching and testing new technologies, and defining / developing new business opportunities.

Client Work:

COX Interactive Media
Atlanta, GA
July '99 - Sept. '00

Produced the CIM HR Orientation CD-ROM that is currently utilized to educate all new hires of the benefits, practices, and goals of CIM. Coordinated and executed each aspect of the project - interface design, programming, video production, voice-over production, copywriting, launch, and post launch support.

Designed and developed numerous ad banner campaigns and microsites.

Spearheaded a richmedia research initiative to enhance banner ad click-throughs (audio banners, video banners, and voice-over enabled websites).

Mentored junior staff by educating them in the areas of client interaction, production guidelines and techniques, and by teaching HTML / richmedia seminars.

Client Work:

Colgate Palmolive
General Motors
Dr Pepper/Seven-Up

Senior Media Developer
Florida Center for Interactive Media
Tallahassee, FL

Hired and managed a team of four production artists and programmers.

Conceptualized and implemented guidelines for the production of interactive educational media.

Specified all hardware and software for the creation of a turnkey interactive media studio.

Assistant Avid Editor / Audio Engineer
Deyo-Lanier Media, Inc.
Tallahassee, FL

Audio / Video digitization - Saucony's Running and Racing (ESPN).

Traveled extensively as a location audio engineer.

Studio / Location set design and lighting.

Client Work:

CBS Evening News
ESPN College Gameday
Inside Edition
American Journal
Comedy Central - The Daily Show

Graphic Artist
Seminole Productions / Sunshine Network
Tallahassee, FL

Graphic design and layout for broadcast television.

3d modeling and animation for educational television and sports coverage.


Gold Addy Award - Florida Forests Forever CD-ROM - Tallahassee Advertising Federation

Davis Productivity Award - Florida Forests Forever CD-ROM - State of Florida Taxwatch

Davis Productivity Award - Enforcing Our Tobacco Law - State of Florida Taxwatch

Misc. - featured on Netdiver as an 'Outstanding Concept'.
"Merely looking good is not sufficient: the site must also have a great concept, interface design and be interesting to navigate as well as great content and copy."

Effective Classroom Management - CD-ROM- featured in Interactive Teacher magazine. (Volume 3, Number 4)

The Diffusion of Innvovation: The Fortune 100 and the Internet

A Fortune 100 Web Site Content Analysis
Erik Tamplin, Jim Marchwick, and Cortney Wanca
Florida State University
Dept. of Communication
Spring, 1997