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Adrian Rowbotham – Interactive Design and Development

This is the website of Adrian Rowbotham, interactive designer and developer.

Recent work

March 2011 – Timeless

Timeless is a malfunctioning digital clock, inspired by the one on platform 13 at London Bridge Railway Station. It has no purpose, other than serving as an exercise in object-based JavaScript programming, which I wanted to get up to speed with.
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February 2011 – WRP timber mouldings online store

I developed this e-commerce site for a friend's joinery business. Built on top of CodeIgniter it's a simple and effective online store aimed at a trade customer base.
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May 2010 – The Pirata Boat Race

At Pirata we've just launched The Pirata Boat Race - a multi-player Flash game that uses each player's iPhone as a controller. We brought mobile, Flash and server-side development together to create a truly cross-platform experience.
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March 2010 – – The Race

The One Show Interactive 2010 Gold Pencil winner
At Pirata we designed developed the new McLaren website, working to a creative brief set by Work Club to create a uniquely McLaren experience for Formula 1 fans.
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October 2009 – Put on a Panto

For the last month at Pirata, we've been rather jolly busy crafting this website for BBH and Robinsons. The site invites you to put on a pantomime at home, with the assistance of Robin Deucer, world famous panto producer. Find out more about the project here or visit the site »
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August 2009 – L’Ormindo – Love Triangles

Working with This is Real Art, Pirata created this site for Pinchgut Opera in Sydney. The site, programmed in Actionscript 3, is an interactive visualisation of the characters in the opera and their relationships by way of dynamic points and lines in 3D space.
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May 2009 – Celebrity Ping Pong

At Pirata, we created this site for James Cooper's Celebrity Ping Pong magazine. The basic idea is that James interviews celebrities and interesting creatives, while playing Table Tennis - sorry, Ping Pong - against them. Visit the site »
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March 2009 – Nokia N85

At Pirata, I was lead developer on this Flash microsite, which highlights the gaming capabilities of the Nokia N85. Visit the site »
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December 2008 – Mio/Navman Spirit

Working with Jamie Watson, I developed this promotional microsite for Navman's new Sat-Nav product Spirit
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November 2008 – Office Escape game

Working for Heard Creative, I created this promotional game for Mediaedge:cia. My involvement was programming the game and creating the sound effects. Play Office Escape »
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About me

Who am I?

I am a digital designer, developer and technical consulatant. I am the Technical Director at Milk. I was formerly the Technical Director at Pirata.

How do I say your name?

Ade rhymes with Lemonade. Perplexingly people seem to get this wrong. ‘Adrian’ is fine if that's easier.

Me on the web

According to Google

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ActionScript, Ads, Animation, Apps, Design, Games, Microsites, mobile, Photography, Pirata, Web-Dev

Contact me

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