I am a seasoned creative eLearning Developer who strives to achieve excellence in project goals. I have over 24 years' experience in print and Web design, multimedia, user experience and award-winning e-Learning development and consumer product training. Additionally, focusing on marketing, packaging, and branding. Aside from recording my own narration, my passion lies in effective user experience and knowledge retention through interaction or gamification of subject matter. I can work remotely without any issue. I can use any environment (Mac OS, Windows, Linux). I can provide professional quality narration audio and transcription. To absorb and passionately execute any creative task that is thrown at me. Sip some coffee. Surround myself with like-minded creative individuals... collaborate. Script it. Film it. Render it. Print it. Publish it. Build it. Craft it. Burn it. Love it. Please the boss.
Randstad Contractor (USAA) San Antonio, TX
May 2020 ~
Utilize SAFe 5.0 for enterprise, particularly in the financial industry. Organize and work under strict time and production deadlines, while producing quality Web-based training deliverables. Synthesize analyses, identify root cause(s) and provide recommendations that influence solutions. Training industry expertise with advanced knowledge of instructional design tools and mythologies using SAM, ADDIE (adult learning). Create stunning and engaging eLearning Web-based training with emphasis on graphic design and focus on branding. Develop Instructor Led Training development utilizing the Microsoft ecosystem of apps. Conceptualize, design and produce graphics, motion graphics for online learning using Adobe CC, Articulate Storyline 360, Techsmith Camtasia. Provide studio quality voice narration for computer-based training.
eLearning Specialist and senior graphic desiner
HII Contractor (US Federal Judiciary SDSO), San Antonio, TX
March 2018 ~ March 2020
eLearning Specialist and Senior Graphic Desiner
Coley & Associates, San Antonio, TX
March 2014 ~ March 2018
Lead a small creative group consisting of Web designer, Media Specialist and graphic designer. Oversaw and implemented specific company-wide branding and branding voice. Designed various key collateral print pieces for on-going tradeshow conventions. Worked with creative director on specific print pieces for various government contracts. Managed projects and timelines with Web-based project management software. Mentored and nurtured design personnel with fun and exciting projects. Collaborated with other key personnel from other teams within the company, from creative director to content developers and Web Developers. Designed initial wire frames and initial concepts for eLearning courses and lead teams to design a final prototype. Award-Winning projects in Gov-specific contracts. Used eLearning tools such as GIT, Lectora, Articulate and Captivate.
Senior Graphic Desiner
NewTek, San Antonio, TX
August 2011 ~ March 2014
Leading visual artist for all marketing material on a customer-focused level, from concept to packaging design to tradeshow displays, to web-joomla! and other online marketing. Create user experience design to enhance existing products and new design for new products as they get created. Design eye-catching concepts with pixel perfection and present to senior staff. Show a return on investment for elaborate campaigns based on limited budget. Direct and assign workflow received from senior staff while supervising and implementing design processes.
Interactive Media & Web Producer
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, San Antonio, TX
December 2009 ~ August 2011
Was primary marketing editor, project manager and key designer for all on-line content via CMS platforms–drupal, joomla, REI CMS and flash. Designed wire frames and web comps for promotional campaigns, contests, giveaways. Maintained web assets and content within the CMS architecture. Acted as liason between marketing and developers and event coordinators, editing content on-the-fly.
Senior Graphic Designer
BDA, Woodinville, WA
January 2001 ~ November 2008
Led a small team of designers on specific branding-based projects-from initial concept to fully elaborate productions involving photography and web content. Concepted web interfaces, E-store UI’s, wire frames for retail clients. Created efficient workflows for designers on design, content management and maintenance. Brought photography in-house to save on external costs, showing a definite return on investment. Primary goal was to bring awareness to their brand through the means of merchandising.
Oneworld Creative, Miami, FL
January 1999 ~ 2001
Led creative, design and marketing agency servicing national Fortune 500 clients in the supermarket, banking, and pharmacy sectors, from all stages of all projects, from idea to reality, to fulfillment. Worked with production project managers, artists, copy writers and other external vendors to establish and carry out design goals for each project. Designed and devised elaborate campaigns involving photography, models, products. All stages of the project, including press checks were a common practice. Maintained a small, yet effective crew to help make projects a real success.
Bridge Studio, Miami Beach, FL
October 1995 ~ 1996
Executed specific projects for a realty, development and
leisure-focused clientele, from planning to final production. Acted as stock photographer for realty-focused projects. Worked closely with creative driector and project managers to meet client expectation.
Trinity Church, San Antonio, TX
February 1994 ~ September 1994
Created editorial content, on-going newsletters, bulletins and various promotional advertisements. Worked with senior pastor and other church administration to meet deadlines.
San Antonio 48HR film festival Direction, Audio Production, Photography, Promo Design
San Antonio Film Commission audio production and photography
San Antonio Convention & Visitor’s Bureau web content and photography
Sew Much More art direction, advertising, marketing, web & print
fivehumans.com photography, web consultation
the Winterpills photography
Mono in VCF photography
the Dimes photography
the Sun-Ups photography, art direction, web/print
True Dimensions graphic designer - miscellaneous ad campaigns
Plantation House graphic designer - advertisement
Meek creative direction/graphic designer - music cd
Associate of Applied Science
San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX
January 1991 ~ May 1994
graphic advertising arts, photography, video production
win/mac, Adobe CC complete (video, print, design, Web) Marketo, mailchimp, Lectora, Captivate, Articulate 360, Camtasia, Storyline. joomla!, drupal, wordpress, Nikon/Canon/Blackmagic Design Cinema Cameras
Available upon request.