I am a Graphic Designer and teacher.

I have over 25 years experience in professional practice and education, across a range of Visual Communication, in 2&3 Dimensions (4 if you include moving image), using a combination of ‘hands on’ and digital skills.

 

Key GRAPHIC DESIGN Skills:

Web design, Desktop Publishing, Illustration, Animation, Video, Photography, Typography , UX & UI design

 

I am diligent, positive and communicative to clients and colleagues alike. My dedication, strong work ethic and an ability to think outside the square, yet still be on the same page as clients and colleagues, allows me to use my wide experience creating and producing engaging Design.

AWARD :

Bachelor of Design (Vis Com)

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, SYDNEY

Graduated : 1992

 

AWARD :

Bachelor of Education (Art)

S.A.C.A.E (now Uni of South Australia)

Graduated : 1985

 

AWARD :

Cert 4 Training & Assessment TAE40110

TAFE NSW

Attained : 2013

 

SHORT COURSE :

Digital Publishing Suite / App Design

CITY DESKTOP (Sydney)

Attained : 2013

Ability to instruct and communicate effectively with people across the spectrum of experience, age, cultural, disability and gender difference.

 

Experience in Curriculum Development  CUFANM301A: Create 2D Animation.

 

Personable, positive, proactive, professional, good to work with!

Over 20 years experience as a Teacher and University Lecturer in Graphic Design Practice, Theory, 2D/3D Animation, Film & Video Design at all levels. Experience & ability teaching across a range of Graphic, Film & Animation Software in Adobe Creative Suite.

 

1995 - 2001

UTS Visual Communications

Subjects taught: Film & Video Design, Animation, Graphic Design

 

2002 - 2013

North Coast TAFE (Kingscliff campus)

Subjects taught: Graphic Design, Digital Practice, Animation

Acting Head Teacher: Semester 2, 2011

 

2014 - present

Design Centre, Enmore TAFE

Subjects taught: Digital Communication, Print Computer Skills, Digital Computer Skills

 

2014 - present

UNSW Art & Design

Subjects taught: Typography, Animation, Visual Communication, Wayfinding

I offer customised and personalised training in graphic and moving image software applications within the Adobe Creative Suite.

Experience & ability teaching across a range of Graphic, Film & Animation software in Adobe Creative Suite.

 

Publication / Interactive design

Adobe InDesign

Learn to use Adobe InDesign, and develop your design sensibilities to create publications for print (magazine, book, brochure) and screen (digital presentations with embedded video and animation content and interactivity).

 

WEB DESIGN

Adobe Muse

Learn to design and create websites as 'fluid width' - which adapt to desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile screens.

 

Digital Illustration

Adobe ILLUSTRATOR

Where does an illustration begin? From sketches on paper or developed fully within a digital environment? Wherever you feel best to begin, I can bring your drawing to life and to the required outcome - for print, web, or animation, tailor-made for any screen environment.

 

Animation

Adobe ANIMATE CC or AFTER EFFECTS

I have over 25 years experience as an animator - stop motion, traditional 2D (illustrated) animation. Create animation for web banners, visual identities or bring your characters to life!

 

Photography

Adobe PHOTOSHOP, LIGHTROOM

Retouch, manipulate, create and format photographs for print, publication, screen or web outcomes.

 

I offer customised and personalised training in graphic and moving image software applications within the Adobe Creative Suite.

Experience & ability teaching across a range of Graphic, Film & Animation software in Adobe Creative Suite.

 

Publication / Interactive design

Adobe InDesign

 

Learn to use Adobe InDesign, and develop your design sensibilities to create publications for print (magazine, book, brochure) and screen (digital presentations with embedded video and animation content and interactivity).

 

WEB DESIGN

Adobe Muse

Learn to design and create websites as 'fluid width' - which adapt to desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile screens.

 

Digital Illustration

Adobe ILLUSTRATOR

Where does an illustration begin? From sketches on paper or developed fully within a digital environment? Wherever you feel best to begin, I can bring your drawing to life and to the required outcome - for print, web, or animation, tailor-made for any screen environment.

 

Animation

Adobe ANIMATE CC

& AFTER EFFECTS

I have over 25 years experience as an animator - stop motion, traditional 2D (illustrated) animation. Create animation for web banners, visual identities or bring your characters to life!

 

Photography

Adobe PHOTOSHOP,

& LIGHTROOM

Retouch, manipulate, create and format photographs for print, publication, screen or web outcomes.