Flash After Dark – 2019
A stop-motion project using Dragonframe, Premiere Pro and Pro Tools. A collaborative work by Michael Maruska, Jan Halverson and Mel Stark. Mel Stark’s contribution to this project involved stop-motion animation, Dragonframe operator, foley artistry, field recording, sound engineer mixing and mastering audio for project.
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A Foreign Element – 2017
Shown at the 2017 Annual Spring Show at Lane Community College. This collaborative piece showcases work from graduates that year, put together in a video montage along with a composed soundscape. Composed in Pro Tools, designed and rendered in Premiere Pro.
Planet California (IMDb 2015)
A short film by Cairo Smith. Mel Stark’s contribution to this project involved field recording, foley artistry, sound editing, mixing and mastering the sound for the final render. What is shown is the picture lock version of the film used by me to develop the soundtrack.
IMDb link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7817936/
Futile – The Directors Cut – 2015
This film was created for the 2015 72-Hour Horror Competition. Mel Stark’s contribution to this project involved running sound on production stage, post-production sound editing, mixing and mastering. The extended cut explores the relationship between the characters much deeper.
For a behind-the-scenes look at how the film was developed, produced and captured, click here:
UX/UI Design Examples
Release Date: 2012
Updates: 2013 no further updates and considered legacy
Compatible with the iPad
Developed using X-Code and Objective-C
Developer: Extanto Technology, LCC
Project Manager: Melissa Stark
UX Designer (Backend developer): Ari Gold
UI Designer (Frontend developer): Melissa Stark
Digital Artist: Barbara Tada
My main work was in the UI experience, specifically the functionality of the application and its usability.
- X-Code/Objective-C: Designed the user experience.
- Wireframing and Prototyping
- Testing and Iteration
- Development and Planning
- Worked closely with UX designer/developer
- Researcher: Determining who the target audience is.
- Sound Effects: Created all sound elements offered in the user library.
Snapshots of different pages within the application I helped design:
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