Mike Eng User Experience Designer 401-234-4611
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side projects
Digit Decoder
Digit Decoder

A web application (using jQuery and PHP) built to decode a message.

Greeting Card 2015
Greeting Card 2015

HTML5 Canvas animation featuring our tomato plants.

Developing a Dynamic Schedule in WordPress
Developing a Dynamic Schedule in WordPress

On the logic behind the 12-hour clock.

Greeting Card 2014
Greeting Card 2014

2014’s annual greeting card, an homage to M.C. Escher.

The Bird is the Word
The Bird is the Word - Dancing Animation

Another dancing animation, this time using HTML5.

Rhode Island Superlatives
Rhode Island Superlatives Poster

A screenprinted poster that lists and verifies / disproves claims to Rhode Island superlatives.

WordPress Plugin – Simple Top Commenters
WordPress Plugin - Simple Top Commenters

A simple WordPress plugin that generates a configurable list of the top commenters on a site.

Greeting Card 2013
Greeting Card 2013

HTML5 Canvas greeting card featuring bride and groom falling snowflakes and of course the pets.

Happy Birthday, Kath
Happy Birthday, Kath

Another silly, inside joke of a Flash piece.

Banksy Tribute
Banksy Tribute

An animated interface featuring the work of UK street artist, Banksy.

Task Flow – Entering the Boston Subway
Task Flow - Entering the Boston Subway

Diagramming the process of entering the Boston Subway, I found some surprising edge cases that are not well accounted for.

Food Crisis
Food Crisis

An overview of the escalated food crisis in 2008, illustrated through a silent animation based on a series of quotes from key figures. Rendered in ActionScript 3.0.

It’s Alive
It's Alive

A playful experiment – an action figure that comes to “life” in response to a light and goes back to rest when the light is turned off.

Senior Project – Comparing Human Factors

In which I document the usability of everyday objects in Guatemala, survey some people about it, make some cultural comparisons, and receive a B.S. in psychology.

Magic Ears
magic_ears

A one-trick pony Flash piece that animates a graphic in response to the music.

Public Art – Mockingbird Project
mockingbird-poster-dog-park1

A public art audio intervention in collaboration with Cara Blaine , inspired by a slam poem by Rives.

Holiday Card 2009
holiday-card-2009

Holiday Card I designed for friends and family, including everyone I sent it to in the card design itself – you’ll see what I mean.

Sugarcane Harvesting System
Sugarcane Harvesting System

A proposal featuring a closed-loop harvesting system with several steps involving the production of cellulosic ethanol from the waste products of the sugarcane plant.

Recycle-a-Bike Design/Build Proposal
Recycle-a-Bike Design/Build Proposal

Proposal for a temporary structure that would facilitate a trial partnership between two community organizations: Recycle-a-Bike and The Steel Yard.

Human Powered Vehicle 2009
Human Powered Vehicle

A 12-week project to design and build a human-powered commuter vehicle.

Recycle-a-Bike Logo
Recycle-a-Bike Logo

Logo for a community bicycle education program. Goals were to evoke local symbolism (seen in the mill building and the rooster – a Rhode Island Red) and embody an industrial and empowering character.