Websites that look good and feel great.

USER EXPERIENCE

Usable websites that keep the end user in the driver's seat

RESPONSIVE

Fluid-width design that looks foxy on any screen size

GOALS & NEEDS

Determining business goals while identifying customer needs

My Work

WEB

TexasSports.com redesign site on various screen sizes
Texas Athletics Site Redesign

Texas Athletics Redesign

As project manager for this redesign, I allocated nine months so I could implement a UX approach by conducting user surveys, focus groups, and task-based user testing. I met with every sport program as well as various departments to ensure internal needs were met. We created a marketing plan for pre and post launch that included social teasers, animated gifs, screen grabs, and other video components.

Requirements and Features

  • Enhance UX
  • Reduce main menu items
  • Incorporate social media
  • Provide modern style
  • Implement responsive design
  • Microinteractions
  • Meet business needs

Role: Project Manager, UX

2017 football season ticket microsite on various screen sizes
2017 Football Season Tickets

2017 Football Season Tickets

This microsite served as a central hub to direct fans and ticket sales reps for all information regarding football season ticket purchases. I met with various departmental areas to obtain content and requirements and implemented a design with Bevo XV, who had recently made his public debut. A single-scroll page was desired, as this site would be heavily viewed on mobile due to an email marketing campaign.

Requirements and Features

  • Provide information regarding season tickets
  • Single-scroll page for easy mobile viewing
  • Direct links to purchase tickets
  • Responsive design
  • jQuery timeline plugin

Role: Project Manager, Designer, Developer

Purple Pig Tees site on various screen sizes
Purple Pig Tees

Purple Pig Tees

This T-shirt printing company needed a simple, online presence to provide clients with basic information and a way to request a quote online. I added text animation and scroll reveal animation of pig tracks walking down the page to guide users to other areas of content. The owners are fun and crazy and wanted a site to reflect their personalities.

Requirements and Features

  • Custom web form
  • Client testimonials
  • Prominent phone number
  • Provide modern style
  • Text animation
  • Scroll reveal

Role: Project Manager, Designer, Developer

2016 Softball and Baseball Season Tickets site on various screen sizes
Softball & Baseball Season Tickets

Softball & Baseball Season Tickets

These microsites served as central hubs to direct fans and ticket sales reps for all information regarding softball and baseball season ticket purchases. I met with various departmental areas to obtain content and requirements and implemented a design with a dark and stylized look, adhering to the departmental standard at the time. A single-scroll page was desired, as these sites would be heavily viewed on mobile due to an email marketing campaign.

Requirements and Features

  • Provide information regarding season tickets
  • Single-scroll page for easy mobile viewing
  • Direct links to purchase tickets
  • Responsive design
  • jQuery timeline plugin
  • Text animation

Role: Project Manager, Designer, Developer

Basketball Season Tickets site on various screen sizes
Basketball Season Tickets

Basketball Season Tickets

These microsites served as central hubs to direct fans and ticket sales reps for all information regarding men's and women's basketball season ticket purchases. I met with various departmental areas to obtain content and requirements and implemented a design with a dark and stylized look, adhering to the departmental standard at the time. A single-scroll page was desired, as these sites would be heavily viewed on mobile due to an email marketing campaign.

Requirements and Features

  • Provide information regarding season tickets
  • Single-scroll page for easy mobile viewing
  • Direct links to purchase tickets
  • Text animation
  • 3D transforms
  • Responsive design
  • Image viewer plugin

Role: Project Manager, Designer, Developer

Longhorn Foundation card design on various screen sizes
Longhorn Foundation Flip Cards

Longhorn Foundation Flip Cards

The Longhorn Foundation needed a way to visually represent scholarship endowment information. I chose a flip card design to mimic traditional sport trading cards. Using a flip card plugin, we provided users with interactivity and a cleaner look.

Requirements and Features

  • Visually represent information
  • Interactivity
  • Card design
  • Meet business needs

Role: Project Manager, Designer, Developer

Longhorn Foundation Website on various screen sizes
Longhorn Foundation

Longhorn Foundation Website

The Longhorn Foundation decided to separate their online presence from the departmental site in order to have more flexibility and present their philanthropic values. I facilitated this website through the stages of concept, design, and testing.

Requirements and Features

  • Branding for new website
  • Philanthropic approach
  • Provide modern style
  • Implement adaptive design
  • Meet business needs

Role: Internal Project Manager

2014 Football Season Tickets site on various screen sizes
2014 Football Season Tickets

2014 Football Season Tickets

This microsite served as a central hub to direct fans and ticket sales reps for all information regarding football season ticket purchases. With only a few weeks to begin and complete this website, I met with various departmental areas to obtain content and requirements. I implemented parallax scrolling with multiple layers. A single-scroll page was desired, as this site would be heavily viewed on mobile due to an email marketing campaign.

Requirements and Features

  • Provide information regarding season tickets
  • Single-scroll page for easy mobile viewing
  • Direct links to purchase tickets
  • Responsive design
  • Parallax scrolling
  • Responsive image map with popups

Role: Project Manager, Designer, Developer

Move Your Tale website on various screen sizes
Move Your Tale

Move Your Tale Website

Move Your Tale is a group that provides kids improvisation classes for young kids and young adults. This group needed a web presence on a low-budget (okay, I did it for free) and needed a way for parents to register and pay for classes and summer camps. The owner wanted the ability to update the website, so I created a WordPress site and added the needed plugins for her. Once the site was ready, I trained her in the WordPress CMS so she would be self-sufficient.

Requirements and Features

  • UX and personas
  • PayPal integration
  • WordPress and plugins

Role: Project Manager, UX, Designer, Developer

Move Your Tale website on various screen sizes Visit TexasSports.com


Please note: This site has changed considerably from when it was first launched.

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About Me

Who runs this place?

I, Melanie Lindahl, am Curious Fox Design.

Located in Austin, Texas, I love being a web dork and creating cool stuff (who doesn't, right?).

Hey, I have an idea, let's foxify your website into something you and your clients will adore. Sound good? Cool, shoot me an email or submit the web form so we can get started.

More about me

Being an artist allows me to design something beautiful, groovy, (insert cool adjective here). Being a meticulous person and full-time dork allows me to have a blast coding your website. This is what I do, and I love it.

Now let me get back to work, will you?

Education

  • Master of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems: Concentration in Web Design and Development Technologies
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Studies: Minor in Telecommunications

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