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Habanero Mexican Grill

STS Emergency Response Unit - St. Louis Mo

Colonial Downs - New Kent Va

Capital One Direct Banking Redesign

Creative Wildcat Modules

EZ Horseplay

Unitek Computers - Richmond Va

Creative Wildcat Website Portfolio

Use the image navigation to the left to view more about each of the sites that we have created or worked with. Some sites listed here Ryan Erb the Developer/Designer for Creative Wildcat has worked with over his 7 year career. Below are the skill sets Ryan Erb is proficient in:

  • HTML/XHTML (W3C Compliance)
  • CSS (W3C Compliance)
  • PHP - Object Oriented
  • Flash ActionScript 3.0
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • AJAX / XML / JSON
  • Apache
  • Unix / Linux
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Cross Site Scripting

Habanero Mexican Grill

Habanero Mexican Grill

Built by Better Pixels Group and Creative Wildcat (Aug. 2012) | View the site

What was done:

  • New Site
  • Created the HTML, CSS, Javascript, User Interface, Content Management System (WildcatCMS - Menu Manager Edition), and PHP MVC Framework
  • User Interface
    • Developed custom scrollbar , scroll window and a navigational element to work together seamlessly
    • Site Photography
    • Utilized a slider to progress through the content of the site
    • Paragraphs set to be readable with minimal side scrolling the page
    • Used Flash as an influence to create a cross browser compatible site with the use of standards (XHTML & javascript/jQuery)
    • Sleek and smooth animations and transitions
  • Mobile friendly user experience
    • Optimized smaller background to load for mobile devices
    • Presents the same content, look and feel as you get on your desktop
    • Text as text and not in images for faster load and cleaner zooms
    • Paragraphs set to be readable with minimal side scrolling the page
  • Customer can update the menu — WildcatCMS: Menu Manager Edition
    • Easy to use system to update the menu across the site from any computer
    • Upload new images for the menu
    • Change prices and adjust descriptions or menu items anytime
  • About WildcatCMS — The larger project in growth
    • WildcatCMS was built by Ryan Erb as a study into the systems and flow of data within a larger system framwork. Utilizing a custom built MVC (Model, View, Controller) system – the Content Management System is easy to use, highly extensible, lightweight and powerful.
    • At this point in the WildcatCMS project: WildcatCMS offers a Content Editor, a Page Manager and for resturant owners; a Menu Manager. New plugins and features are planned to be added: File Manager to add, update and delete images, javascript files, Flash files or any other media you choose to have. This system will be added short
    • Change prices and adjust descriptions or menu items anytime
    • System Version 1.1.2 | CMS Version 0.6.0

STS Emergency Response Unit - St. Louis Mo

STS Emergency Response Unit

Built by Creative Wildcat (2011) | View the site

What was done:

  • Redesign Project
  • Picked Color Palette to work with their business
  • Picked best images to display and adjusted them to fit needed elements
  • Created simplified layout for easy navigation
  • Developed an image rotator on Homepage to cycle through several images
  • Created sleek dropdown navigation in the Primary Navigation
  • Developed Web Contact Form so others could email them without using their email system

Colonial Downs - New Kent Va

Colonial Downs

Built by Ryan Erb (Designer/Developer for Creative Wildcat) during employment (02/2007 - 06/2010) | View the site

What was done:

  • Redeveloped/Redesigned & General Webmaster Duties
  • Designed overall layout
  • Developed a Content Management System to keep the website easy to update
    • Add News Items
    • Add Promotions and Events that auto-display on the site during a set period
    • Upload Images and Documents
    • Manage current track conditions and scratches/changes to the race lineup
  • Developed a Virtual Tour that allowed you to move through the Racetrack
  • Developed a Online Handicapping Contest where the players would sign up, log in and make virtual wagers on a set of racecs. If they won, they would have a virtual payout added to their bankroll
  • Developed a Promotions and Events system to cycle through the upcoming events automatically
  • Set up systems to communicate with another site that Colonial Downs owns so the other site could be managed via ColonialDowns.com
  • Photographed several items including the buildings, food, horses, people and more for use on the site

Capital One Direct Banking Redesign

Capital One

Enhanced several items as a team with Ryan Erb (Designer/Developer for Creative Wildcat) during employment (06/2010 - Present) | View the site

What was done by Ryan Erb:

  • Ongoing Enhancements & Upkeep
  • Designed and Developed Rate Deployment System using PHP on Direct Banking Redesign Project
  • Upgraded several Flash files from ActionScript 2 to ActionScript 3
  • Converted some elements from Flash to jQuery
  • Developed several Calculators that were able to work with tiered rates using Flash
  • Developed several systems to fit the business needs using PHP

Creative Wildcat Modules

Creative Wildcat Web Modules

Built by Creative Wildcat (2011) | View the site

What was done:

  • New Site Build
  • e-Commerce based website
  • Developed Multi-Content Slider (used on the Homepage and Photography page on this site)
  • Developed Image-Fader that is used on STS Emergency Response Unit's site
  • Developed download system that allows the purchaser to be redirected through pages to download the file they want

Colonial Downs - New Kent Va

EZ Horseplay - Colonial Downs

Built by Ryan Erb (Designer/Developer for Creative Wildcat) during employment (02/2007 - 06/2010) | View the site

What was done:

  • Redeveloped/Redesigned & General Webmaster Duties
  • Designed overall layout
  • Website communicated with ColonialDowns.com to send data to a few components on the Homepage for easy updates (Promotions/Events)
  • Developed Flash Banner that pulls content from ColonialDowns.com

Unitek Computers - Richmond Va

Unitek Computers

Built by Ryan Erb (Designer/Developer for Creative Wildcat) in 2006 | View the site

What was done:

  • Redesign Project
  • Basic Static HTML site
  • Designed the layout of the site
  • Designed logo and animation for the logo on the site
  • Created and Edited photography to be used on the site


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