Lachlan Nuttall

Hello, my name is Lachlan Nuttall and I design and develop beautifully engaging experiences for mobile and the web. Here is a selection of apps, games, animations and experiences I've created and contributed to.

Tromaramix iPad app

Client
National Gallery of Victoria
Studio
Deepend
Role
Lead iOS developer
Year
2015
Tagged
mobile, ios

This iPad app is featured in an exhibition for children at the National Gallery of Victoria

Allows users to create and export their own custom stop-motion videos. Features camera device locking, animated tutorials, video encoding and sharing.

  • Used by tens of thousands of young vistors to the National Gallery of Victoria
  • See the gallery’s promo videos for the exhibition here and here

Note: the awesome stop-motion segments featured in the app were made by the Tromarama art collective

Sun Effects Booth iPhone app

Client
Qld Government
Studio
Mettro Digital
Role
Lead iOS developer
Year
2013
Tagged
mobile, ios

A highly publicised iPhone photo booth app that simulates the potential effects of sun exposure to your skin

Users see a preview of their face ravished by the effects of the sun, including droopy jowls, sun spots, wrinkles and sutures. Features facial recognition, BOM UV data feed, social media integration and an advanced image distortion and layering process.

  • Featured on ABC national news, ABC News Breakfast and Channel 10’s The Project
  • Average app rating of 4.5/5 stars
  • Reached #8 in the Health & Fitness category of the Australian App Store
  • 2013 AIMIA Awards Finalist

Note: Awards were won by Mettro Digital.

Fandangles mobile games

Client
Peters Ice Cream
Studio
Deepend
Role
Lead developer
Year
2015
Tagged
games, mobile, ios, android, interactive

Two additional cross platform games to promote new Fandangles ice cream flavours

Runs across multiple platforms including Android, iOS, web, desktop, tablets and phone devices at 60fps.

  • Adaptive layout across various display sizes and pixel densities
  • Written with the Starling game framework

REIQ comp animation

Client
Real Estate Institute of Queensland
Studio
Mettro Digital
Role
Animator
Year
2011
Tagged
animation

Online advertisement for a competition promoting reiq.com

Programmed in Flash with traditional key frames and custom animation scripts. Optimised in Adobe After Effects.

MyWorld Atlas web app

Client
Wiley Publishing
Studio
Mettro Digital
Role
Lead interactive developer
Year
2011
Tagged
interactive

An interactive online version of the iconic Jacaranda Atlas used by thousands of school kids around Australia

Features custom mapping modules, 3d globe, media galleries, annotation engine, extensive database integration, multi level user authentication and a unique customisable user interface.

  • Exceeded first year’s sales target by 675% to sell 13,500 licenses and become Wiley Publishing’s highest selling digital product
  • Australian Education Publishing Awards winner of Best digital student learning resource and awarded Overall Winner of the best educational resource for 2011
  • Judged best in class in the School and Reference category at the 2012 Interactive Media Awards
  • 2012 AIMIA finalist in 2 categories
  • Winner of Outstanding Website at the 2012 Web Awards

Note: Awards were won by Mettro Digital and Wiley. Graphing and quiz elements pictured were developed in house by Wiley.

Action-Pact

Client
Greenpeace International online interactive
Studio
Mettro Digital with partner Circul8
Role
Lead interactive developer and animator
Year
2009
Site
action-pact.org
Tagged
animation, interactive

Greenpeace’s flagship online campaign for the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

Features 3d animation, image manipulation and deep database and social media integration.

  • Over 40,000 packages sent
  • Official Nominee at the 2010 Webby Awards
  • Won an AIMIA award for ‘Best Science or Environment Web Site’
  • Awarded Silver at the 2010 Brisbane Advertising and Design Club awards

Note: Awards were won by Mettro Digital and partner Circul8. The video section was done by Circul8.

FlowRider

Client
Dreamworld
Studio
Muse Interactive
Role
Lead developer
Year
2006
Tagged
games, interactive

Online freestyle-splash-battle game to promote the new FlowRider attraction

“Another 30 minutes of my life wasted…”
- High score recipient

Features enemy AI, instant replay, live leaderboards and surfing gameplay reminiscent of California Games.

Art direction and animation by the amazingly talented Daniel Button from Muse.