Client Description: A firm based in Emeryville, California and Wujiang, China which provides translation, interpreting and cultural consulting to enterprise and governmental clients.
Client's Objective: A professional site which evokes the East-West nature of the business while clearly presenting the specific services the firm offers.
Previous site: None.
Text/Art Supplied by Client: Client supplied the small gold logo and the basic text.
My Objective: A bold layout that expresses the firm's Chinese origins.
Total cost/time: 36 hours.
Challenges: Getting the entry animation pared down to a small enough size to load quickly even on a 56K connection. (The entry photo is from a series I took during a visit to Shanghai in 2000.)