John Porter

  • Washington Grove US-MD

Portfolio

Skills

Skills

OIl Painting

Oil Paint was my primary Illustration medium for 10+years.

Web Development

HTML 5, CSS3, familiarity with Rails environment, allowing collaboration on Ruby on Rails applications.

Adobe After Effects

Strata Design 3D

Used as an illustration tool

Blender 3D

Open Source 3D modeling and animation software used as illustration tool and some animation work

Adobe Lightroom

Powerpoint

Dreamweaver

used primarily for file management and code editor

InDesign

Illustrator

Photoshop

Work History

Work History
Jul 1997 - Present

Art Director

OPNET Technologies, Inc.

As art director for OPNET Technologies, Inc. I am responsible for conceptualization and production of all aspects of the visual presentation of the company, including, but not limited to.

• Print and digital collateral

• Print and on-line advertising

• Software packaging

• Annual reports

• Annual users conference: Posters, signage, collateral etc.

• Trade show graphics: Booth sizes from 30x40 feet, to retractable banner stands

• Wed design and production

• Interface design: in-house  enterprise web applications (Ruby on Rails)

• Interface design: OPNET commercial web applications

• Facility support: signage, framing, decor planning, custom furniture design etc.

Jun 1980 - Jul 1997

Sole Proprietor

John Porter Design

John Porter Design operated as an Illustration and Design studio from 1980 until 1997 offering primarily illustration services to a wide spectrum of advertising and design agencies, institutional and corporate clients, as well as national publishers.

Clients included:

Airline Pilots Association

American Forces Information Service

American University

Ballantine Books

The Baltimore Sun

Bantaam Doubleday Dell Publishing

Discovery Channel Magazine

Government Accounting Office Journal

IBM Harper Collins

National Geographic (Education and Video divisions)

National Restaurant Association

OPNET Technologies, Inc.

Penguin Books USA

Readers Digest

Sesame Street Publications

Valley Forge Historical Society

Education

Education
Sep 1976 - May 1980

Bachelor of Fine arts

Virginia Commonwealth Univ.