PhotoShop, Flash, Dreamweaver, FireWorks, InDesign, Final Cut Express, Camtasia, WordPress
To obtain a position as an e-Learning multimedia developer of computer-based training, virtual training, e-learning, distance learning and blended environments.
* Instructional Designer, Flash/Multimedia Developer, Web Designer, Graphic Designer & Illustrator * Educator with 20+ years experience * Extensive experience in both Windows and Mac platforms using PhotoShop, Flash, Dreamweaver, FireWorks, InDesign, Final Cut Express, Camtasia, WordPress * I have a knack for breaking down complex problems into essential building blocks, and have repeatedly demonstrated my ability to take a project from conception to deliverable within a tight time frame - working alone or within group * I am a self-starter and creative thinker; I am detail oriented, resourceful and can deliver in demanding environments
Instructional Designer & Multimedia Developer * NYC Department of Education * Brooklyn NY * 6/10 to present Responsible for the design and development of online training for the NYC Department of Education. Responsibilities consist of all instructional design and production aspects of the projects, including coordination of SME`s and resources, interviewing, script writing, narration, voice over recording and editing, visual asset gathering and manipulation, assembly of software test scenarios, and graphic design, multimedia production and Flash animation.
Designer & Trainer * Self-Employed * 1/01 to present Freelance web & graphic design. Training adults in Photoshop, Flash, and DreamWeaver.
Multimedia Teacher * Hastings High School * Houston Texas * 8/08 to 8/09 Created and implemented a multimedia curriculum, with primary focus on Adobe Flash and Photoshop. Included basic instruction in design and tools, as well as -real world- projects using the framework of the design industry. Developed a class website as a teaching tool for students, providing lesson objectives, grading criteria, project examples, computer-based training. Designed and developed several websites and blogging platforms for the school community.
Instructional Designer/Educational Technology * Spring Branch ISD * Houston Texas * 5/07 to 8/08 Designed and maintained the Educational Technology department`s website. Developed and administered a curriculum repository for district teachers using content management system software (Drupal). Developed and administered the district`s blogging community using the WordPress Multiple Users blogging platform. Developed and created a variety of online training opportunities for district teachers in relation to Web 2.0 tools (podcasting, blogging, wikis, discussion boards). Managed the district-wide training program for the SBID`s interactive whiteboard initiative (Promethean). Managed the district`s Technology Applications program.
Trainer * Florida Center for Instructional Technology Boca Raton Florida * 6/08 Provided training to Florida teachers in Flash CS3 & ActionScript 3.0 at a four-day technology professional development training.
Campus Technology Specialist * Landrum Middle School * Houston Texas * 1/05 to 5/07 Designed and maintained the school`s website. Developed promotional videos, multimedia presentations, brochures and posters for the school. Created and facilitated numerous technology workshops for teachers and staff. Supported the integration of technology into the school`s curriculum; developed the training and tutorials to support teachers and staff.
Multimedia Teacher * Spring Woods High School * Houston Texas * 8/03 to 1/05 Designed and implemented an exciting multimedia curriculum that provided a -real world- approach to working with Macromedia Flash. Course objectives: basic and intermediate animation techniques; digital graphics and image acquisition; video and sound editing, and basic ActionScripting. Designed a class website used as a resource center with CBT`s to enhance and supplement coursework.
Web Master & Teacher * Mayde Creek High School * Houston Texas * 8/02 to 8/03 Designed and implemented a web-mastering curriculum for students in grades 10-12. Designed, created, and maintained the school`s web site incorporating a visually interesting and consistent graphical design.
Art & Technology Teacher * Webb Bridge Middle School * Atlanta Georgia * 08/01 to 08/02 Piloted a program for the Fulton County Public Schools, integrating technology and art into middle school curriculum. Focused on teaching students digital photography, computer illustration, simple animation, and multimedia presentations.
Art Teacher * Brookwood Elementary School * Atlanta Georgia * 08/00 to 08/01 Designed and implemented the art curriculum for students in grades 1-5.
Media Arts Coordinator/Art Teacher * The Children's School * Brooklyn NY * 09/92 to 08/00 Co-developed and implemented the Expressive Arts Program, team-teaching with a drama/ dance specialist. Developed technology training for staff. Worked with students in small groups to create digital artwork, animations, and multimedia presentations.
EDUCATION Master of Science in Art Therapy - The College of New Rochelle, NY, 1989 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts - The College of Charleston, SC, 1985
CERTIFICATIONS Texas: (MTT) Master Technology Teacher, K-12 Texas: Technology Applications, 8-12 New York: Fine Arts. K-12 (Permanent, Lifetime)
CONTINUING EDUCATION Coursework in Instructional Design - University of Clear Lake, Houston Texas, 2004-2006 Certification in Web Design - Kennesaw University, GA, 2000 Continuing Education in Graphic Design & Illustration - The School of Visual Arts, NYC, 1994 - 1999 Adobe Certified Associate: Rich Media Communication, Flash CS3
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS The eLearning Guild National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) American Society of Training and Development (ASTD)