Charleston Web Design

About Us

Thank you for taking the opportunity to learn more about Charleston Interactive.

My name is Brad Lawson and I am the owner of Charleston Interactive. I have lived in Charleston and South Carolina for most of my life.

I have extensive experience as a Senior UI/UX Designer and Developer, with creativity, determination and passion I have established successful interactive solutions for various businesses and entities. I create end-to-end user experiences encompassing concept creation, requirements gathering, usability testing, user experience, visual design, and application development/implementation. I successfully build relationships, maintain deliverables, and communicate with stakeholders for their long-term success through team collaboration and timely product delivery. I utilize creativity and vision and shape innovative ways to improve skills and promote a dynamic, professional environment.

I started my own web design company in 2000. Charleston Interactive, LLC is a full-service website design and development company that offers all the solutions in creating, developing, maintaining and promoting results-driven websites. From small promotional sites to sophisticated e-commerce and database development, Charleston Interactive has created websites that are enhancing the image of individuals and businesses alike, while generating substantial returns. We have the knowledge, skills and experience to create some of the most successful websites.

Contact Details

Brad Lawson
PO Box 324
Isle of Palms, SC US

(843)886-0411
bradlawson@gmail.com  

Our Experience


Projects/Work

eScience & Technology Solutions

Senior UX Designer January 2013 - September 2016

Charleston Web Design Portfolio

Founded in 2006, eSTS, Inc. is a company that has built an excellent reputation as a provider of high quality programmatic, engineering, and technical professional services in the Command and Control (C2) and Information Technology (IT) domains within the Department of Defense and Federal sectors. In an agile environment, manage Digital Experience theme and assets for The United States Navy project My Navy Portal.

Designed Admin Theme for My Navy Portal project.
Built with Liferay Digital Experience Platform… the world's leading open source portal.
Front end development within the construct of the framework.
Utilized capabilities of AlloyUI, HTML5, Bootstrap 3 and CSS3.
Collaborated with HSI analysts and PMs; interviewed SME's and * key business stakeholders.
Identified best practices pertaining to UI/UX focusing on human computer interaction behavior and devices.
Developed custom web portlets with HTML5, Javascript and CSS3.
Developed personas, site maps, interaction/flow diagrams, graphical libraries and style guides.
Conducted white board exercises with SMEs, created paper sketches, and wires to flush out user interactions and proof of concepts for stakeholders.
Created high fidelity annotated wireframes using Balsamiq.
Designed Adobe Photoshop visual designs for final approval from stakeholders and development team.
Helped define and optimize design/development planning for production implementation processes.
Worked with technical leads, software architects and quality assurance engineers to resolve development .roadblocks. Reported critical issues to management effectively, timely, and with clarity.
Designed vector logo and seals with Adobe Illustrator.

*HSI- This Human Systems Integration (HSI) Enabling Capability (EC) develops and prototypes innovative technology-based products to enable transformation in the U.S. Navy's human capital programs, targeted at human systems integration


Barling Bay, LLC

Senior UX Designer January 2011 - January 2013

Charleston Web Design Portfolio

Barling Bay, LLC provides expertise in the areas of Systems & Software Engineering, Information Assurance (IA), Research & Development, and Program Management. Barling Bay is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC)-owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). Worked within an agile environment and team effort to develop a dashboard UI for The Air Mobility Command.

Developed visual designs for AMC Dashboard for Web and Mobile Platforms.
Researched mobile/desktop best practices and collaborated with SME's.
Created wire frames to convey user interactions. Methods included sketching on pen and paper or drawing on white boards to quickly analyze and discuss concepts and interactions. For presentation and documentation purposes, created more refined wireframes using Adobe Photoshop and Balsamiq.
Developed graphical libraries and CSS style guides.
Designed and developed high fidelity prototypes to test and document user interactions as proof of concepts. Applications included Adobe FlashBuilder and Adobe Dreamweaver using HTML5.
Designed and developed prototypes comprised of proof of concepts.
Incorporated designs into interactive demos using HTML5/CSS3, Java Script, PHP, and XML.


Charleston Interactive, LLC

UI/UX Designer/Developer January 2000 - present

Charleston Interactive Web Design

Charleston Interactive is a full-service website design and development company that offers all the solutions in creating, developing, maintaining and promoting results-driven websites. From small promotional sites to sophisticated e-commerce and database development, Charleston Interactive has created websites that are enhancing the image of individuals and businesses alike, while generating substantial returns.

Web Design and Development
Online Marketing
Mobile App Development
Graphic Design
Professional Photography and Videography

Skills

I am passionate about building scalable, modular and responsive websites. I am proficient with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. I understand the latest in front-end technology, and have a good eye for design as well as know how to maintain a website at scale.

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Wordpress
  • CSS
  • HTML5
  • jQuery

Client Testimonials

  • You Rock... All of the websites turned out amazing!

    Jesi S. | Three Saints Bay
  • Awesome... thank you so much! This has exceeded our expectations and feel confident our sales will improve dramatically.

    Anthony P. | Luxury Yacht Charters

Contact Form

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843.886.0411