Erik Tamplin :. .:   




Skills

Twenty-one years experience managing, planning, designing, and developing websites, mobile sites / applications, CD-ROMs, Kiosks, and television media.

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


Education

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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Websites:


coca-cola.com

Build of coca-cola.com site launched 06.06.01

Ongoing maintenance of site.
reuters.de

Build of reuters.de.
3m.com

Build of 3m.com - Unitek Dental.
opdx.com

Build of opdx.com.
lightfair.com

Build of lightfair.com.

Ongoing maintenance of site. (2001, 2002, 2003)
CD-ROM's:


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










Experience

Owner / Consultant
Stable Digital Media, LLC
'95 - Present

Produced thousands of websites, microsites, and HTML email campaings. Managed numerous teams of independent developers, designers, video / audio technicians, and copywriters.

Services include web design and development, search optimization, mobile site / application development, DVD and video production, CD-ROM / kiosk design and authoring, motion graphics, and general media consultation.

Client Work:

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH):

FLASH.org
Great Hurricane Blowout
Great Winter Weather Party

Tronic Studio
Capital Dateline Online
Lightfair.com
Creative Circus
Colaborate
Florida Cable and Telecommunication Association

Senior Site Developer
COXnet AdStudio
Atlanta, GA
Feb. '04 - June '06


Lead developer / builder for numerous microsite and full site campaigns suporting COX Media Group's newspaper, television, and radio verticals.


Client Work:

Clark Howard
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Camp Twin Lakes (Webby Award Honoree)
Pike Nursery


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.

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

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

Managed an international team 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:
Coca-Cola.com
USBank.com
Reuters.de
3M.com
DirecTV.com

Producer
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
Rich's
Dr Pepper/Seven-Up
Lowes

Media Developer
Florida Center for Interactive Media
Tallahassee, FL
'97-'98

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
'96-'97

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
Speedvision

Graphic Artist
Seminole Productions / Sunshine Network
Tallahassee, FL
'95-'96

Graphic design and layout for broadcast television.

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


Awards

Webby Award -
Camp Twin Lakes - 2006 Official Honoree

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.

EM2Design.com - 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