Online Adjunct Design Faculty
Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division
Oct 2007 - Present (13 years 7 months)
Online Adjunct Design Faculty-not longer with this organization since 2017
Tenured Professor of Graphic, Motion Design/New Media
Aug 1995 - Aug 2004 (9 years)
Award winning, advertising professional, designer, filmmaker, higher education professor, innovator. I created one of the first trans-disciplinary Graphic Design/Motion Graphics/New Media Laboratory, Course in the country. This trans-disciplinary course merged graphic design, traditional/digital film, photography, illustration, animation, sound design, allowing output to any format. Developed from my professional experiences in advertising, design, film, digital/traditional media, installation, the course/lab proposal was created Grant Funding awarded by CSUF President Gordon, University Planning Initiative Committee.
Many students who attended the course, laboratory went on to develop courses based on my innovative approach to story based graphic, motion based design, curriculum appropriate for the Web, Broadcast, Film. My professional work with agency's, productions company's helped launch an innovative approach to design/advertsing/communication
Award Winning Advertising and Design
Advertising & Design
Feb 1981 - 2004 (23 years 3 months)
Strategic, creative services. Brand development
I’ve worked for some of the best agencies and largest corporations in the business: Dailey, Saatchi, Smith Klein, Beckman, working on some of the world's best brands - consumer, business-to-business, from banking, packaged goods to ethical and consumer pharmaceutical products. Always present the truth of your brand in a focused and unique manner, and growth will follow.