I'm Wade Hammes, a front-end developer living in Washington, DC. I believe in simple, clean semantic code. The web is my passion, along with music & running.
As a member of the Heliskope team, I saw a need for a better online presence, and thus this site was born.
Zos Communicaions approached me with a need for a much updated site to better reflect the brand. Turned out, they needed a whole rebranding and we delivered.
Credits / Designer: Mike Nugent Copy Writing: Dot Johnson
Spartan IT approached me with a need to finally get a digital presence on the web for their awesome backup services.
The Tombs, an old landmark on the Georgetown University campus, approached us to modernize their web presence while keeping the old school feel.
Credits / Art Direction: Sean Wallace ⋅ Designer: Jia Li
On the cusp of a new rebrand, Slant is our thought-leadership column researching many of our industry's trending topics.
Credits / Art Direction: Anthony Pappas ⋅ Spencer Slemenda
Made Market, a restaurant/cafe spinoff by Doubletree Hotels, is a place to grab a quick, wholesome bite to eat without resorting to nasty fast food.
Credits / Design: Kyle Conrad ⋅ Co-development: Patrick Glynn, Marty Minton
The Beauty Behind IT for XO Communications was a campaign to show the beauty behind a seemingly boring industry. We brought in well-known JS artists to create experiences based around each product.
Credits / Art Direction: Spencer Slemenda
NCTA tasked us to create a redesign that had the modern look-and-feel as their member companies (HBO, Showtime), but still positioned them as a reputable information resource.
Credits / Art Direction: Spencer Slemenda ⋅ Designer: Kyle Conrad
The Intelligent WAN campaign for XO helped create buzz and provide information around XO's new WAN solution.
Credits / Art Direction: Spencer Slemenda ⋅ Co-development: Austin Laverty
This website was conceived, designed and developed in 72 hours at the Createathon DC as a volunteer effort. This was a very rewarding experience working to help a great cause earn a better web presence.
Comcast Small Business wanted to outfit their reps with an easy way to get qoutes for perspective customers while out in the field.
Ballston, a neighborhood in Arlington, VA, is quickly growing in the business sector — with this increase in growth, the BID needed a site to best showcase what the town has to offer to future corporate tenants.
Credits / Art Direction: Stefan Poulos ⋅ Designer: Mike Nugent ⋅ Development: Patrick Glynn
JobCompass needed better conversions from their landing pages during an ongoing email campaign. This page was so successful, they used it as the concept for their new homepage.
TrackMaven was on the verge of their launch and needed their platform notification emails to be built out — and work in every client on every browser and device.
CJ Foreign Car needed a new web presence to better convert from their Google Adwords campaign. I helped bring their CTA's up front, and gave them a clean, modern design.
This is a Chrome extension that gives you a dark theme for the new standalone Facebook Messenger web app (http://messenger.com. Simple as that.
More work can be made available upon request. I want more!
Currently, I work full-time for TrackMaven in Washington, DC. I am not currently accepting any freelance work at this time, but you can drop me a line or give me a shout any time.
firstname.lastname@example.org ⋅ 540-308-9233 (VM)