Highly skilled in creating elite digital design for print, video and online access across a broad spectrum of disciplines and for widely varying audiences using the latest software, techniques and equipment.

Work History

Work History
Jan 1999 - Aug 2012

Instructional Designer / OSHA Safety Analyst

  • Developed and administered interactive training programs: programmed interactions and created graphics for pilots and others company-wide; distributed via CD, intranet, LMS and classroom training. 
  • Worked directly with printing companies: Designed booklets and brochures for four-color printing, including die-cut and embossing. Also hand crafted professional quality displays, exhibits and booklets using traditional materials. 
  • Managed graphics Interns: Assigned daily tasks and monitored work progress and quality. Provided professional mentoring and design guidance. 
  • Saved the company thousands of dollars: Developed a series of Flight Simulation approach modules for pilots using free Google Earth software and scripting language similar to systems costing thousands from retail companies. My modules allowed pilots to visualize an airport approach in 3D with an air route map overlaying nearby terrain. 
  • Certified OSHA Safety Analyst: Assumed OSHA Safety Analyst role in addition to my other duties, completing the OSHA 511 and 30 hour courses, becoming familiar with OSHA regulations and performing safety inspections. Also performed hearing tests for the company as a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist. 
  • ASTAR closed operations August 3, 2012
1992 - Sep 1998

Multimedia Designer

Mercantile Stores Company, Inc.
  • Prepared presentations and printed materials for the company’s CEO and upper-level executives, and assisted the Advertising and Visual departments with in-store signage and video presentations for a national fashion retailer chain of 100+ stores. 
  • Produced 3D animation, illustrations, titles, credits, and theme music for a 20 minute video newsletter distributed monthly to a company-wide audience of 30,000 employees, while maintaining three presentation rooms and a fully equipped multimedia studio.
1988 - 1992

Computer Graphic Artist

Network Computer Graphics
  • Created scientific/business graphics for local companies Procter & Gamble, Formica, Bethesda Hospital, Hewlett-Packard, Kroger, and others.


Aug 1981 - Jun 1985

Bachelor of Music Education

Wheaton College






Expert in 3D Studio Max 2013. Extensive use for graphic design work, animation for video and presentations.

Adobe Creative Suite CS6

Adobe Creative Suite CS6: Expert in: Photoshop, Acrobat, Audition, Flash; Advanced in: Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, AfterEffects, Dreamweaver.