Sometimes the most brilliant ideas only see about 10 minutes of sunshine ;(. I know it may seem strange to put a defunct ecommerce site in your portfolio, but I had such an amazing experience with this client and his product, that I thought I would do a shout out anyway. Vuru.com was the first large-scale, highly dynamic, custom CMS & fulfillment engine I ever worked on. By the time I finished, I think I tallied my hourly to be something around $3.15/hr. But, despite the low pay, this was one of the most challenging and rewarding sites I have ever worked on. Not only was the technical difficulty extremely high, but we were also attempting to redefine and disrupt an entire industry. Sure, the business ended up closing, but to this day I still have nightmares about the million and one ways to dynamically generate drug labels….