Web Multimedia UI Visual
Designer

Information Design

Accessibility, hierarchies and taxonomies, information architecture, chunking information, SEO, site structure, wireframes, sitemaps.

Interface Design

Navigation and wayfinding, information design, responsive design, typography, iconography, logo design.

Multimedia

Video production, product and training videos, motion graphics, animation, trade-show graphics and displays.

Web Design

Hewlett Packard

HP the Garage internal website designed for employees to contribute and collaborate on innovation ideas.

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Ballet Petit

The most comprehensive childrens classical ballet school in the East Bay.

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Papillon Restaurant

The French name for Butterfly serving lunch and dinner to patrons from near and far with elegance and panache.

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Movie Props Museum

An on-line museum for famous movie props.

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TV Hall of Fame

Over 125,000 scripts from more than 4000 series are represented in the archive - literally millions of pages of television and radio writing.

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ABBYY Technology Summit

Annual conference micro-websites.

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Save the Lorenzo

The first theatre in Northern California with fluorescent painted murals and black lights. This was twenty years before the Fillmore in San Francisco made this popular and you probably won't find them anywhere else today.

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Genmark Automation

Designs and manufactures integrated tool automation, high precision robotics, and motion control products for the global semiconductor, data storage, flat panel display, and associated industries.

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Print

My print experience includes print-ready brochures, whitepapers and all forms of marketing collateral. Also, I enjoy creating large-scale, high-resolution, trade show booth graphics and informational product displays.

Primary Software:

  • Adobe Photoshop > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe Illustrator > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe InDesign > 5 yrs.
  • Quark Express > 5 yrs.

Graphics

In addition to product videos and photography, I create original drawings, icon graphics, engineering drawings, infographics and any necessary images.

Primary Software:

  • Adobe Photoshop > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe Illustrator > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe InDesign > 5 yrs.
  • Quark Express > 5 yrs.

Animation

Starting with animated banners and GIFs, I quickly discovered Flash and from there moved on to creating motion graphics.

Primary Software:

  • Adobe Flash > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe Photoshop > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe Illustrator > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe AfterEffects > 5 yrs.
  • Swivel 3D > 5 yrs.
  • SoftImage > 2 yrs.

Illustration

I have always loved to draw. I was fortunate to translate those talents into my professional career. Regardless of how technical or outside the realm of art of my job responsibilities, I managed to find outlets for my creativity needs; perhaps through an annual calendar contest, lobby posters, corporate newsletters, I found a means to satisfy my artistic desires.

Primary Software/Tools:

  • Paper/pencil/pen & ink
  • Adobe Photoshop > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe Illustrator > 10 yrs.

Teaching

In addition to my regular daytime job, I taught several courses at Devry University at their Fremont and San Jose campuses within the College of Media Arts and Technology.

Courses taught:

  • Information Design
  • Web Design/Advanced Web Design
  • Visual Design Fundamentals

User Interface

In addition to my traditional roles, I am always ready to take on vertical software projects requiring visual support; Graphical User Interface (GUI), page structure, graphics and iconography.

Primary Software/Tools:

  • Adobe Photoshop > 10 yrs.
  • Adobe Illustrator > 10 yrs.

First Contact

Please feel free to contact me in regards to any interesting projects you might have; web design, presentations, trade show graphics, animation, etc.