John Wayne Gacy: 40 years later

John Wayne Gacy was arrested 40 years ago (archive link) in a killing spree that claimed 33 victims and shattered the illusion of the safe suburban community.

I was the principal designer and developer for this special project, published online in December 2018. The presentation incorporates an engrossing story, striking photography and interactive elements with a bold design that held readers attention.

I sought to strike a balance that kept the look simple and stark while aiming to be respectful of the sensitive subject matter.

This piece won an in-house award at the Chicago Tribune for best multimedia presentation of the year.