Virtual Events

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Merck Millipore Virtual Event Graphics

The Merck Millipore Virtual Event was already underway when I was brought in to consult on the creative. The initial request was for me to come in and walk their in-house creative team through the process and be on call for any additional questions that may have come up.

The client was located in Paris and there were two other key players in the UK, so it made for a series of early morning calls, but things were moving along, so it was worthwhile.  A few days after getting their creative team the assets they would need to take on the work requested, I got a call from the lead on the project. The Merck Millipore client wanted to have me do their creative instead of their team. This was largely due to the tight timeline – she figured that I could be a single point of contact and the whole of the process could move faster that way. I was a little concerned that I was being selected to complete the work of a team, but I knew I could make it work.

There was a lot of work to do in a very small amount of time. This combined with our new baby and an upcoming move made time management more important than ever.

I worked on the main registration page, the Main Hall, nine custom booths based on our platform designs and two additional locations for the environment. After a review, I had to create another five Millipore booths based on other designs I had come up with.

I also took on the task of creating some marketing images that were used to promote the event.

Lastly, I had to create a stage area for the Keynote Address and work on compositing two speakers into the scene.  I worked with teams in Paris and the New York to go over how I needed the hosts to be shot so that they would work for the composite. Then I had to do all the post work and compositing along with speaker support graphics and the final compression for upload into our webcasting space.

The project took about three weeks to complete.



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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013


I had been involved with all the creative in the initial IBM RFP with fantastic results. However, larger companies like this have to run additional RFPs every few years and we had to prove ourselves to them yet again in 2013. This was a major source of revenue for InterCall and we could not afford to rest on our past accomplishments by memory alone.  I love being brought in as an expert to help sell these high profile projects!

A new RFP venue was created and I was tasked to come up with a look and feel that would work with the current IBM standard. This included backgrounds and icons along with a virtual host to walk the view through some of our history with the IBM team.

The background and icon elements were easy, but the virtual host required some thought due to file size limitations and compression concerns. I shot the host in our small, in-house studio and I was able to address all of the points that were requested for the project. The host was a huge hit and the venue won us the IBM RFP.






Monday, October 18th, 2010


The IBM VBC Pitch was a fantastic experience. I needed to show that we could use our Unisfair platform to not only mimic what they already had with another company, but to show how the look and feel, functionality and overall experience would be BETTER with our platform.

I recreated their exsiting environment structure and pushed our platform to show ways we could approach issues they were experiencing with our competitor. The result was a fantastic Unisfair win. The client was thrilled with our progress and pleased with the results. They’ve been a fantastic client.

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