508 Compliant Design

As the Director of Online Activities at Maryland Public Television, Michael Owens served as Executive Producer on all PBS series developed by MPT. One such site was In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great. In addition to overseeing all aspects of the project from planning to budget to managing contractors, Michael’s responsibilities on this project also included…

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Portal Design and Development

As Creative Director at the National Cancer Institute, Michael Owens led the information architecture and user interface re-design of the Institute’s new web site, Cancer.gov. The new portal included content from three existing sites and was designed to provide information for health care providers, patients, and caregivers. In addition, Michael designed the interaction architecture and…

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Revolutionary Financial App

As the Web Manager, Michael Owens was responsible for designing both the user interface and information architecture of the site and managed a team of designers and programmers. FolioFN represented a new concept in the world of online brokerages. Allowing users to invest by dollar amount across multiple stocks, the user interface of FolioFN was tasked…

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Educational and Fun

As a Senior Web Producer, Michael Owens developed a large, complex, ambitious website for children and teachers for the U.S. Mint in association with Aquent Partners. In addition to coordinating a large staff of designers, writers, educational consultants, and outside contractors, Michael also designed many elements of the site and developed interactive games and puzzles in…

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Online Banking Application

As Manager of Web Design Services at Online Resources Michael Owens developed a template-driven user interface for the first commercial real-time web banking platform. She also worked with financial institutions to develop an online presence reflecting their professionalism and commitment to customer service.


Data-Rich UI

As a Senior Information Architect at American Management Systems (AMS) in association with Aquent Partners, Michael Owens analyzed an existing back-office package aimed at the state government market. In the process of designing a new web-based version of the application, AMS looked to Michael to design a new user interface which would build on the…

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Interactive Training Tool

As a Manager of Web Production, Michael Owens consulted for multiple internal clients, including the training staff. Jane’s Flowers was a fictional web design services client. This interactive tool, designed for the 1999 Winstar National Sales Meeting, won “Best in Show” at the convention. Designed as a training tool for the sales staff, this wizard-style training…

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Network Reporting App

In association with Aquent Partners, Michael Owens was retained as a Web Applications Consultant to analyze the existing and planned reporting tools and design one web-based tool which would fullfill all user needs. The project at Cable & Wireless resulted from the evolution of a set of vast and complex network reporting requirements. The resulting application,…

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