Multimedia Designer & eLearning Developer

I am a highly experienced professional in digital design and eLearning development with a solid portfolio of engaging, creative, user focused outputs, both interactive digital formats and print layouts.

I am seeking challenging, rewarding opportunities in contract, consulting, and part-time graphic design/eLearning positions.

With more than two decades experience in international and higher education environments, I bring to my approach a solid understanding of learning principles, cultural dynamics, and expertise in addressing diverse populations, including international audiences and second-language speakers of English.

Experience

Drew Radley Design

Oakland, CA
Graphic Designer

Develop interactive multimedia & tutorials; Design infographics and promotional materials, as contracted; Manage timelines; Assess client needs; Design graphic solutions.

TECHNOLOGY USED
InDesign; Photoshop; PageMaker; Illustrator; FrameMaker; DreamWeaver; Mircosoft Word; Unity game engine; HTML and CSS editing; JAVA script; C# coding; 3D animation, modeling, and texturing

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Developed a video game that was published on Steam and iOS

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zGrammar

Oakland, CA
eLearning Developer

Manage daily operations of zGrammar Inc.; Provide freelance eLearning services; Build multimedia content and interactive tutorials; Work closely with instructional design team to support client needs.

TECHNOLOGY USED
Articulate Storyline; TechSmith Camtasia; Poser; Daz Studio

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Consulted on, designed, and developed eLearning content and interactive tutorials for an extended studies course at  a major California university

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San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
Graphic Designer

RESPONSIBILITIES
Managed layout, design, and editing of all university catalogs, bulletins
and curriculum guide; Maintained catalog and bulletin web site ; Created interactive forms: Edited photos for print production; Supervised annual catalog updates through consistent communication with campus departments; Set copy deadlines, designed work flows, and oversaw adherence to timelines; Conducted meticulous quality assurance of copy, along with copy editing functions; Provided photography services to capture "campus moments" appropriate for catalogue publication; Edited and maintained photo library.

TECHNOLOGY USED
Web Publishing Software: Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Creative Suite: In Design; Photoshop
Programming languages: HTML; Javascript

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Elgar Electronics

San Diego, CA
Marketing and Communications Specialist

RESPONSIBILITIES
Created Flash based instructional materials; Created graphics; multimedia; design and layout for brochures; print advertisements; publications and web site; Placed and tracked magazine ads; Wrote Cold Fusion applications; Wrote and edited press releases.

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Seta International School

Tokyo, Japan
Teacher/Communication Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepared design and layout for monthly newsletter; Wrote and edited newsletter articles; Served as community liaison; Designed and developed school media packets; Managed relations between teaching staff and administration; Taught American curriculum to international, multi-cultural student body.

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Animations

The Blue Defender

Episode 1: Rebirth

An elderly man has a second chance at making the past right with a magical suit, and the power of the Blue Defender!

Made in Poser, DAZ Studio, Carrara.

An Electric Vicuña Productions and part of the Consortium Comics series of superhero stories.

The Shadow

Death House Rescue (part 1)

A man who's looking for a job mistakenly becomes involved with a bank robbery. He is later sentenced to death for a cop killing he didn't commit. The Shadow investigates and locates a missed piece of evidence, which helps free the wrongly accused man (public domain radio play).

Made in Poser.

 

 

 

Technology Skills

My technology skills include high proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate Storyline, Poser-3D, Unity Game Engine, and TechSmith Camtasia; along with coding skill in HTML, JAVA script, C#. I also offer a quick ability to rapidly adapt to new & industry-specific products.