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Experience

7/2009 - Present Online Interactive Designer Imaging Research Center UMBC
  • Design and produce interactive media
  • Oversee research and production of innovative interactive online communities
  • Work with students and faculity
1/2008 - Present Owner/Web Publisher SkinnyMinnyMedia LLC
8/2002 - 6/2008 Assistant Professor School of Applied and Information Technology Community College of Baltimore County
  • Instructed Internet and Multimedia Technology, Computer Graphics and Computer Information System courses.
  • Coordinated Internet and Multimedia Technology department including managing, scheduling and staffing courses.
  • Developed new curriculum and courses.
  • Advised students.
1/2000 - 1/2003 Multimedia Programmer/Team Lead Accelera (previously LearnWare International Corporation) Baltimore, MD
  • Designed and developed customized, instructionally sound, multimedia projects using a variety of multimedia authoring packages including Macromedia Flash and Director.
  • Researched new technologies and solutions for multimedia and web based projects.
  • Developed and maintained ongoing database for web environment using SQL server 7.0, ColdFusion 4.5 and ASP.
  • Created and maintained company web site.
6/1999 - 12/1999 Graduate Assistant 1/1997 - 12/1999 Residential Computer Consultant Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
  • Worked extensively on Web and Database projects using Access, Cold Fusion, SQL Server, Dreamweaver, Authorware, Photoshop and a variety of other multimedia programs.
  • Troubleshot computer and network problems.
  • Handled student complaints.
  • Assisted students with technical problems.
  • Answered computer related questions over the phone.

Education

  • M. S. in Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University, 2000
  • B. S. Business Administration (Management Information Systems), Bloomsburg University, 1998

Technical Skills

Languages: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP, ActionScript, ColdFusion, PHP*

Tools: Dreamweaver, Flash, Director, Photoshop, Illustrator*

Operating Systems: Windows (XP, 2000, NT), MAC OS X, Unix

*Familiar with

Past Projects

Classes Taught

  • CGVC 167 Introduction to Web Publishing
  • CGVC 247 Intermediate Web Publishing
  • CGVC 251 Interactive Design
  • CINS 101 Introduction to Computers
  • CINS 111 Introduction to Programming
  • CINS 155 Internet Basics
  • CINS 157 Internet Programming
  • CINS 220 Introduction to Visual Basic
  • MULT 109 Multimedia Authoring
  • MULT 110 Game Programming
  • MULT 209 Multimedia Authoring II
  • WEBT 143 Web Standards (created course)
  • WEBT 157 Introduction to JavaScript (created course)

Presentations

  • "Blogs for Learning!" Teaching and learning Fair CCBC, 1/16/2008
  • "A Successful Online Presence for Your Face-to-Face Course" presented at CCBC's professional Development Conference, 5/26/2004
  • "Women in Technology", Grace Hopper Scholars Grant, 3/30/2004
  • Panel Participant, "State of the Game Industry", Annual Game Day at CCBC, 3/13/2004
  • “Teaching Online Game Development” presented at Bloomsburg University, PA, 11/19/2003
  • "Outlook Best Practices" presented at CCBC's professional Development Conference, 5/28/2003

Other Related Information and Activities

  • Faculty Art Exhibition, Recent Work, 10/2006
  • Attended PHP training course, 1/2006
  • Participated in the Teaching with Instructional Multimedia in Mathematics and Science at the Post Secondary and Secondary Schools Grant (NSF-ATE DUE #0202260) 7/2004,7/2005
  • Work featured in Article Teaching Facts with Fun, Online Games By Karl M. Kapp, 2/2005
  • Attended Virtual Academy Training Seminar, 1/2004
  • Attended Macromedia Flash MX ActionScript training course, 8/2003
  • Attended Macromedia Fireworks MX training course, 8/2003
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty of the Year, 5/2002
  • Attended Introduction to XML training course, 12/2000