Course Outlines

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provide training for.
Graphics & Photos
Web Layout

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Muse

Adobe Animate

eBooks

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) with InDesign

Apple iBooks Author

ePubs with InDesign

Interactive PDFs

eLearning

Work Experience

IDEAS

1990–Present
  • Successfully co-launched IDEAS with partner, Terry Kennedy — an authorized training and consulting company. IDEAS is one of the few consulting and training firms that actually has major editorial, design, and production experience.
  • Train clients on electronic production software, workflow, and publishing methods, including implementation of procedures for computer-to-plate, composite PDF submission, and repurposing material for the web.
  • Consult to and provide customized training for numerous local and national clients — including Hewlett-Packard, Honda, Xerox, Honeywell, University of Alaska, Los Alamos National Labs, National Park Service, and Salt Lake City Olympic Committee.
  • Deliver creative, technical, and electronic production management solutions for publishers — including Ziff Davis, Newsweek en Español, AIM Media, Arizona Republic, San Diego Union Tribune, Florida Sportsman, and Homes & Land of Southwest Florida.
  • Direct design and production of high-quality publications from concept through printing — including The Gourmet Retailer, a leading food-retailing magazine; Dining & Doing, a 500-page, upscale tourism directory; and four-color, glossy, real-estate publications from Homes & Land of Naples, FL (including Luxury Lifestyles).
  • Present technical solutions at DTP/electronic-production and software-training seminars — including Florida Magazine Association, National Press Photographers Association, CEPS, and many more

TSI Graphics

New Jersey (June 1988-Feb. 1990)
  • Electronic Systems/Publications Specialist
  • Created multi-media presentations to clients, including Hearst Publications,
    IDG Publications, and Bass Pro Shops.
  • Trained clients and TSI staff on publishing software, workflow, and methods.
  • Orchestrated high-end publishing system interfaces via Scitex Visionary.

Modern Drummer Magazine

New Jersey (1981-1988)
  • Art & Production Director
  • Designed and produced full spectrum of publications including a monthly
    magazine, a quarterly magazine, books, annual editions, and media kits.
  • Creative direction of personnel and services including pre-press, printing, technical vendors, and freelance staff.
  • Integrated editorial, art, and production departments with state-of-the-art [at the time] electronic publishing system (starting with PageMaker in 1985).