OBJECTIVE — To utilize advanced user-centric design skills in designing and developing web-based, mobile and educational software; integrating novel visualization paradigms; working with large datasets; enhancing the user experience by leveraging new technologies to replace legacy media models.
EDUCATION — M.S. in Information Design & Technology (IDT), Spring 2004, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
EDUCATION — B.F.A., DRAWING & PAINTING, Spring 1980, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
SUMMARY OF PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
16 years as computer graphic artist, eight during which maintained successful freelance career with solid client base. Strong in project management, hands-on production and maximizing vendor services. Deliverables were print production and presentation materials for corporate identity and collateral, education and research, point-of-purchase and consumer end-markets. Industries serviced included advertising, biomedical, financial, insurance, legal, real estate, religious, retail, technology, travel.
Surgical Information Systems
SIS enterprise software redesign — short-term goal of graphic design (aesthetic upgrades); long-term goal of improved functionality; reassessed overall organization of multiple information modules for different user groups; introduced new visualization paradigms for real-time data capture, scheduling and administrative processes.
Web application redesign — design new look and feel of existing online job board; introduced new visualization paradigm of information.
Georgia Institute of Technology
ADEPT educational software — interactive storytelling tool with four components; interaction design, information design, graphic and cartoon animation design with behaviors; maintained collaborative online workspace that documents process, design decisions and rationales.