, emerged about six months before the '08 election when Obama merchandise was in high demand. It was a one-page shopping cart built with PHP and MySQL.

We had an idea for viral marketing that never reached fruition. The concept was to allow a visitor to type a message into a form and use text-to-speech software with flash character animation to then email to your friends.

Flash has built-in functions that can animate based on sound frequency. In this case the character's mouth opened wide when the volume was high and closed in between words when there was no volume. The eyes blink and the eyebrows and head move based on volume as well.

I also designed print collateral and static and flash banners.

Obama Text-to-Speech