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Savannah College of Art and Design, GA   www.scad.edu

Master of Fine Arts in Computer Art  2004


Savannah College of Art and Design, GA  

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Computer Art  1997

Minor in Art History

Magna Cum Laude

Computer Art Student of the Year 1998


Skagit Valley College, Oak Harbor WA          www.skagit.edu

ATA Graphic Arts Production Technology 1991

Honors Graduate

Advisor to the Board 1991 to 1995


University de Firenza, Florence Italy

Language and Cultural Studies 1983


University of Alaska, Fairbanks AK       www.uaf.edu

Coursework in Studio Arts emphasis in printmaking 1979-1981


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Dar Al-Hekma College, Jeddah KSA

Assistant Professor       September 2005 to Present

School of Creative Studies

Teach a range of graphic design classes including foundation and theory courses; With an emphasis on digital applications, animation and print production. Develop and write syllabi, assist with curriculum development, advise students and sit on committees as needed.


Raleigh School of Communication Arts, Raleigh NC, USA

Program Coordinator       January 2004 to September 2005

Digital Media Department

Coordinate curriculum and syllabi development; manage schedules, research textbooks and materials. Instructor in Digital Media, Graphic Design, and Web Development


Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA, USA

Work Study - Lab Assistant               Jan 1996 - May 2000

Assisted Students with software in advanced software labs

Student Supervisor 1996-1997, supervising and scheduling 50 students


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WNCN NBC17, Raleigh NC, USA

Art Director              June 2000 to May 2003

Provided work direction to (3) Graphic Specialists

Responsible for Design Standard, and Brand Management

Responsible for production and delivery of standard News Elements

Designed and implemented concepts through a variety of projects

Topical Graphic Packages for News and Promotions

Motion Graphics for News and Promotions

Set Design, and Backdrops

Airport Signage, Vehicle Vinyl, Print Collateral

Internet Graphics

Solicited and evaluated printing bids

Responsible for distribution and maintenance of graphic files


Sports Magazine Publishing, San Antonio TX

Graphic Designer          Feb. 1995 to Aug. 1995

Advertising design and layout specialist

Page design and layout (2 Tabloid Magazines, monthly)

Redesigned and optimized templates for Sports Magazine (PageMaker)

Designed and implemented Kids Magazine


Hill Country Recorder, Boerne, TX

Graphic Designer          Feb. 1994 to Feb. 1995

Advertising design

Page design and layout (Tabloid Newspaper, weekly)

Designed page templates (Quark) and implemented transfer from traditional paste-up to digital publishing


Whidbey Press, Inc, Oak Harbor, WA

Senior Designer           May 1991 to Oct. 1993

Advertising design, paste-up

Editorial paste-up (3 Broadsheet, 1 Tabloid Newspaper, weekly)

Directed and implemented transfer from traditional to digital desktop publishing

Directed, implemented and managed Mac network and digital archives. Assisted manager with supervision and scheduling of design team.


Print Wise, Mount Vernon, WA

Graphic Artist, Paid Internship          May 1988 to Feb.1989

Layout, paste-up, typesetting, mechanicals, stat camera. Customer service as needed


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Advanced Skills: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Go Live, DreamWeaver, Flash MX, After Effects, Maya. Experienced in: Power Point, Word, Excel, Freehand, Sound Edit, Director, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Premiere. Platforms: Mac OS X, Windows, UNIX



Concept development

Design and production of graphic materials

Ability to merge creative concepts with practical application

Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget

Ability to work with difficult and stressful deadline situations

Ability to manage, motivate and train others

Able to complete every production step from concept through final print production

Knowledge of graphic design, broadcast and print production methods including layout, concept development, animation, compositing, printing processes, digital formats and applications.

Knowledge of 3D concepts, 3D environments. Knowledgeable about electronic design, illustration and production using desktop publishing and other combined software applications in cross platform environments


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