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Track Authority - Angular Player

A music/youtube player to help users build playlists around Track Authority challenges
An AngularJS music & YouTube player that helps build playlists against Track Authority challenges by searching YouTube for related titles. This new interface is an entirely separate codebase slowly being integrated with CodeIgnitor / API features

Started: 2016-07-01

Launched/Lasted: 2016-07-20

Technologies: AngularJS, Less, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, YouTube API

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Track Authority - Native Mobile App

A platform for perfecting playlists and parties by awarding musical tastes
  • Built a fluid interface, fully responsive from 320 to 1024+ pixels wide, without a page refresh, with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Scripted all API integrations with JavaScript and PHP.
  • Deployed the mobile application through Cordova and Node.js plugins to quickly configure, compress, and compile mobile applications for Android and iOS.

Started: 2016-01-01

Launched/Lasted: 2016-06-01

Technologies: Cordova, Phonegap, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Facebook API, Google Anayltics API

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Track Authority - CodeIgniter Website / API

An online and mobile game that rewards high-rated users with free music, gift certificates, concert tickets and cash
  • Engineered MVC architecture for dual website / API using CodeIgnitor and HMVC Modular Extensions, to allow complex types of permission combinations across user types, and make all components completely portable across applications, serving either HTML or JSON.
  • Optimized memory usage with several Bash scripts and CRON jobs to crop / resize images, handle email queues, and generate static HTML pages for common anonymous requests.
  • Built CMS for managing user-generated and editorial content, review internal traffic logs, logins, and all emails.
  • Built asynchronous email service to seamlessly convert website templates to tablular HTML documents with inline CSS, and manage queue of emails prepared, sent, failed, and clicked.
  • Built Node.js server to authenticate requests to static mp3 files before streaming via ffluent-ffmpeg
  • Automated performance testing with XHProf and data integrity tests with built in logging tools

Started: 2012-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2013-01-01

Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter, mySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Bash, Facebook API, Node.js

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development. Drew Williams: Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Cultur

Cultur is your Ultimate Event Resource, to get what you need when you want it. Find any activity/event going on around you at any time and any place. See if your friends or people with like interests will be there.
Cultur has a simple jquery mobile interface for navigating events crawled by a Ruby on Rails crawler

Started: 2014-09-01

Launched/Lasted: 2015-02-01

Technologies: Ruby on Rails, mySQL, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery Mobile, Facebook API, MapBox

Industries: Music, Events

Team: Kaili Miyamoto: Design. E.A.Taylor: Front-End. Rama Mcintosh: Back-End. Caleb Haye: Back-End. Jan Uetz Ayacaba Ondo: Business Development. Jonny Mack: Business Development. Mike Hegazy: Business Development

Companies/Brands: Cultur LLC

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Ankh Marketing

A few very old flash sites and email blasts for friends and the former employer of Ankh

Started: 2004-04-01

Launched/Lasted: 2006-02-01

Technologies: AS2

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End. Tommy Goodwin: Project Management. Kamel J Bell: Project Management. Thomas Flannery: Project Management

Companies/Brands: Ankh Marketing

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Collectiv LLC

  • The Collectiv was born in the summer of 2001 in Oakland, CA. Our organization was founded by A. Williams, aka Sokrates, with a mission to "empower the Hip Hop community through education and entrepreneurship." We pursue this mission by sponsoring a diverse range of programs with distinct yet cooperative goals. We work with young entrepreneurs, activists and artists to design financially viable programs that will provide new opportunities for empowerment. We seek to create the perfect environment for turning an idea into impact.
  • The Collectiv currently sponsors three programs, Collectiv Records, Collectiv Arts & Entertainment and Collectiv Foundation. Each of these programs occupies a distinct niche within the Hip Hop community.

Started: 2002-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2004-12-01

Industries: Music, Art, Events

Team: Jamie Williams: Design, Front-End, Back-End. E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End. Eli Taylor: Project Management. Drew Williams: Project Management. Tommy Goodwin: Project Management

Companies/Brands: Collectiv LLC

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Ambitions

An Annual HBCU Reunion Party for West Coast residents

Started: 2005-09-01

Launched/Lasted: 2006-09-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design. Paul Roberson: Business Development. Yellow: Business Development

Companies/Brands: Collectiv LLC

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The LoveQuest Tour

3 city concert tour featuring the Legendary ?uestLove Live

Started: 2007-09-01

Launched/Lasted: 2008-02-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design. Justin Herman: Animation

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic

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Traffic

Raised $7,000 in corporate sponsorships, $10,000 in booth sales, and saved $12,000 through cross promotions with ProXPrint, SF Guardian, KMEL and other online media.

Started: 2003-08-01

Launched/Lasted: 2004-08-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash

Industries: Music, Art, Events

Team: Dan Wilson: Design. Erik Siador: Design. E.A.Taylor: Producer

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic

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Flavor

An campaign pitch to MetroPCS in Southern California

Started: 2007-09-01

Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop

Industries: Music, Events

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic