Team – Don Dudenhoeffer
Don Dudenhoeffer, VP, Creative DirectorDon’s professional experience has been an extensive voyage into the world of advanced interactive media. He’s spent most of his career on the front lines of the new media space working with emerging technologies in Interactive TV, mobile devices, video distribution, and broadband Web applications. In Don’s eleven years of creative design and implementation, his work has focused on creating forward thinking applications that aid large media companies in their pursuit of the future of media often targeting multi-screen experiences.
Don led the design team that was awarded the first ever Emmy in Interactive Television for the creation of an Interactive TV application enhancing the HBO Band of Brothers experience. He also led the effort to design and build CNN’s Pipeline and the Washington Redskins experiences for Media Center and Intel’s Viiv initiative. Don has participated in the incubation, testing and launch of many new interactive products ranging from a wireless traffic guidance system, desktop applications (TWC Desktop Weather), browser plug-ins, widgets, and new forms of digital video collection, encoding, and distribution.
Over the course of his career he’s have worked with clients like HBO, HGTV, DIY, FOOD, Fine Living, Disney, AOLTV, NASCAR.com, CNN, Cartoon Network, Captain Planet foundation, Philips, PoliticalIQ.com, Psydex, Subaru, Worldspan, Cox Cable, Cox Radio, IntelliOne, Time Warner, Rhapsody, MetaByte, and many more. Don’s specialties include Concept incubation, Technology assessment, Information architecture, Advanced UI design and Development, Flash interfaces, Advanced interactive advertising, Cross-platform experiences, Video shooting, editing, and motion graphics, and Web Applications.
As the Creative Director of Beyond Z, Don oversaw the entire process of product development. Working with the client, design team, and development team in the initial planning stages, he remains hands-on all the way through. Clients have included HBO, Cartoon Network, The Weather Channel, HGTV, Food Network, DIY, Ford, Suburu, NASCAR, Redskins, Disney, and many more. The bulk of the company’s work focused in the Interactive Television industry.