Hello world.

My name is Will. I've been building technology products since 2012 as a startup founder, product manager, and freelance developer/ UX designer. On weekends you can find me playing soccer around New York City or surfing at Rockaway. See some of my recent work below.

Looking to build a website? Send me an email at willdurkin@gmail.com.


MARK CUNNINGHAM / an interior designer's portfolio site markcunninghaminc.com

Mark Cunningham is a New York based interior designer who has worked on a wide range of residential and commercial buildings. He has been written up in Vogue and the New York Times Magazine, and has been included on the yearly list of America’s top designers by Elle Decor and Architectural Digest. For his site, I wanted to create an immersive visual presentation of his work that encouraged users to dive in and explore the different projects.

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ODYSSEE / a gif-based adventure game odyssee.com

Odyssee is a world composed entirely of gifs that the user must navigate. The site architectures is a 10 x 10 grid of "slides," each of which is composed of a full screen gif, a set of navigation controls and often some other kind of pages elements that the user must interact with in order to continue. The goal is to make it to the end of the path.

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COLLEEN SIMONDS / an interior designer's portfolio site colleensimonds.com

Colleen Simonds is an interior design located in Pittsburg, PA. She soecializes in residential design and her work was recently profiled in Martha Stewart Living. We start off by using the templa

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SPLIT SPIRITS / a whiskey company splitspirits.com

Split Spirits is a whiskey company taking a new and innovative twist on the whiskey aging process - rather than aging the spirits in barrels, wood staves are added directly to the bottle. This puts the drinker in control of aging their bottle and allows them to experience the spirit at different phases of flavor maturation.

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LITE.FM / a communal listening experience powered by the youtube api lite.fm

Lite.fm was my final project for the General Assembly Javascript course I took in 2016. The site allows users collaborate to build a playlist together in real time. The site users the Youtube API as a music library and stores the playlist to a database using Google Firebase.

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SULLIVAN CROMWELL / a tax law blog sullcrom.com

Redesign of Sullivan Cromwell LLC's internally developed blogging network.

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JZ BANKING SERVICES / a private equity group corporate website jzbankingservices.com

JZ Banking Services is a private equity group based in the Netherlands. Built business website on Wordpress CMS.

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SAM DAKOTA / a visual artist and printmaker portfolio samdakota.com

Sam Dakota is a New York based artist.