The Living Glass Conversation

Owens Illinois commissioned Joshua Davis to direct an interactive experience promoting the use of recycled glass. Joshua collaborated with long time friend Branden Hall to develop a living voronoi diagram inspired by the molecular structure of glass. Each node represents a single piece of social data discussing the good part of glass. I was responsible … Continued

The Endless Mural

The various brush shapes used in this project were supplied by a list of artists including Joshua Davis. The brushes all started as vector images and Microsoft supplied us with an early beta of their Adobe Illustrator plugin designed to convert files into a list of commands capable of drawing the shapes in an HTML5 … Continued

Animation Station

This project was created as a donation to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Children were encouraged to create stop motion animations with Transformers™ toys and burn their own CDs at this touch screen kiosk. From the moment it was unveiled it was a huge hit.

The Massey App

Commercial high-rise disaster prevention and recovery experts MEI International took a bold step towards streamlined building management. The Massey App allows building and floor managers to communicate dangers and track inventory on any smart phone. I was responsible for a great deal of the UI functionality which utilized the jquery mobile framework. Get The App … Continued

Game Resolution Bust

This is the 2nd of 3 portfolio assignments that will finish off my game art degree. I created this from scratch based on a concept painting I found on deviant art courtesy of Zephyri.

MiO bottle product shot

I needed some hard surface modeling practice and got really excited about after seeing some killer stuff by some peers. So why not choose something I’m also a big fan of. Thanks to this stuff I’ve eliminated soda from my diet. This is a near finished work in progress so I’ll update this post with … Continued

Military Adaptive Sports Program

I needed to add some modern design pieces to my portfolio and this great organization needed some help with their own promotion. It was a perfect match and a great way to give back to our hero’s. I started with two rounds of sketches and after getting their approval, I produced the final version in … Continued

JoelStransky.com v2

The hardest part about being in demand is finding time to promote yourself. After many thrown together portfolios I finally have something that is prepared to grow with me. I’ve combined the content management power of wordpress with the modern elegance of twitter bootstrap and isotope.js masonry to present my entire skill stack. Layout is … Continued

Lip Sync Animation Test

This is a lip syncing project I did for school. I found it fascinating that the process of laying out key frames is as much an acting performance as it is technical know how.

Unreal Development Kit

I’ve been learning how to model, texture, light and paint vertexes in the Unreal engine. Lots of fun to say the least. I need better screen recording software for Windows so this is kinda grainy and no sound.