Hi, I'm Brad Denboer. This is my portbloglio. Whether you need someone to take your design, advertising or marketing project from start to finish, or you just need some sugar sprinkles — I'm your man.

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Casino-themed interactions

Casino-themed interactions

When you’ve developed and implemented a rock-solid, flexible framework, customizing an interface to satisfy client vision is painless. In this case, quizzes designed with a gambling theme.

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Interactive business stories

Interactive business stories

"Mindnumbing." "Verbose." "Outdated." Prospects began souring on Corpedia’s rote, linear, click-and listen monologue lesson structure — so I created a plan B.

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Heirloom toy company

                                           

Heirloom toy company

Beautiful. Durable. Handcrafted. I established Auditorium Toy Company to produce the finest quality, limited edition heirloom toys available. Toys that won’t choke you or give you cancer if they end up in your mouth.

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The Auditorium Toy Co. box

The Auditorium Toy Co. box

The biggest challenge in building a toy company was sourcing packaging that was as unique, timeless and durable as the creations it held. A custom solution became the only option.

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How to grab attention with a :30 spot

How to grab attention with a :30 spot

When I put a fake station glitch at the beginning of a :30 spot on recycling it caught viewers off guard, and they perked up — just in time for the real ad to begin.

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Music For Corporations™

Music For Corporations™

A business presentation is a performance. With that in mind, I composed “Music for Corporations™” — a three volume set of corporate mood music designed to enhance business performance.

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The Businessbib halfsuit

The Businessbib halfsuit

In 2006, I created the Businessbib as a viral marketing experiment. To date, it’s been seen by over 35 million people worldwide.

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I spent most of the 90s in a band

I spent most of the 90s in a band

Doo Rag was a band formed together with my friend Bob, as a branding experiment, in the early 1990s. It exploded into an industry.

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A widget for lawyers

A widget for lawyers

The problem with this promotional tool that I concepted and designed was that it displayed the data too quickly — so I throttled down the presentation to increase anticipation and make it look like it was doing something.

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3D products for interactive catalog

3D products for interactive catalog

Armed with the know how to develop and deploy 3D animations in Flash, I helped IKEA Systems realize their vision for a campaign.

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A band based on the soundtrack of my ill-spent youth

A band based on the soundtrack to my ill-spent youth

Coin was a rock band I formed in 1996. The sound was centered around obscure Commodore 64 videogame melodies mixed with live drums.

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How I led a company from canoe to yacht

How I led a company from canoe to yacht

When a friend asked me to help repair his sinking educational content startup, I dove in headfirst. Within a year, Corpedia Inc. (http://www.corpedia.com) was not only seaworthy, but the largest ship in the water. Here’s what I did.

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Other awards and certificates

Other awards and certificates

In addition to receiving professional service awards, I hold official certification in the fields of science, mathematics, language, social studies, computer awareness, athletics and art.

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Aging up a display

Aging up a display

Princess Cruise Lines had a big problem with the front-end of their in-cabin media consoles fleet-wide — they were too slick for seniors. I repackaged their presentation and navigation to maximize appeal for guests in their golden years.

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Zoom-in-able game surface

Zoom-in-able game surface

Milton Bradley’s problem was how to squeeze their classic boardgame into a 300x300 playable viral banner ad. My solution was to make the game surface zoomable.

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