Produce Digital Art Media for web, print, or screen
using Photoshop, Media Shout, After Effects,
Drawing, HTML, InDesign, Maya 3D Animation, and other software
MFA 3D Animation and Visual Effects, Academy of Art University, 2004
Multimedia Production Certificate, UC Santa Cruz Extension, 1999
MS Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 1982
BS Computer Science, Iowa State University, 1975
Media and Publications at Bethel Lutheran Church in Cupertino, CA / Fall 2004-present
Create Media Shout scripts that are used to project images, video, animations, and text during Sunday morning services and Christmas Concerts. Create printed bulletins for church services. Create weekly emailed eNewsletter.
Make minor edits and create announcement slides for Bethel Lutheran Church & School website.
Update online calendar for congregational events.
Create posters, banners, and postcards to advertise events. Create ads published in local newspapers and brochures.
Created imagery and layout for two church photo directories.
Prepare, create, select, purchase digital images, motion backgrounds, videos, short animations for media and publications.
with Pastors, Worship Leaders, Staff, AV tech team and Congregation for all publications.
Use Photoshop, inDesign,
After Effects, Drawing, HTML, and occasionally Maya 3D Animation.
Freelance Projects / Fall 2009-present
Created five motion background movies in Photoshop and After Effects for Common Ground, a traveling performance choir, in 2009.
Created two digital images in Photoshop for a piano teacher website, in 2013.
Created program for a wedding ceremony, in 2017.
Instructor for University of Advancing Technology Online (located in Arizona) / Spring 2009
Provided instruction to online students in 3D Modeling with Maya.
Instructor for Art Institute Online (located in Pennsylvania) / Summer 2007-Spring 2008 (6 sessions)
Providing instruction to online students in Digital Art classes, using Photoshop and Maya.
Teaching Assistant for Digital Media Academy at Stanford University, CA / Summers 2007,2008
Assisted instructors in Photoshop, Maya, and After Effects classes. Provided individual
tutorial support to students.
3D Art Instruction in San Mateo, CA / Summer 2004
Provided individual instruction in modeling, texturing, lighting,
and animation in Maya, to create a short animation.
Advanced Software Resources in Sunnyvale, CA / 1996 - 2001
Designed and developed a resource allocation server in C++ on Unix,
for a distributed image management system.
Developed software for a Java graphical user interface.
Advanced Technology Associates, Inc. in Mountain View, CA/ 1990 - 1996
Led the development of the preliminary software design of an orbit analysis workstation product
Performed quality assurance testing and demonstrated system functionality
of an embedded orbit determination system running on
SCO Unix PCs.
Presented data base and software detailed designs to customers.
Link Flight Simulation in Sunnyvale, CA / 1977 - 1990
Led 3D modeling & effects software tools development
for flight simulation applications, in Fortran on Vax.
Presented preliminary and detailed designs to customers.
Developed graphical user interface software, and 3D graphics tools for users
(artists and pilots)to generate 3D models for flight simulation applications.
Prepared/created images and animations for "Daughters of the King," Bay Area Christian Women's Conferences in years 2006 & 2007.
Photography and Photoshop assistance for short film "Who Is A Daughter of the King?" shown at a conference in Cupertino, CA.
Motion Capture assistance in Michael Cole's "Hyper Alarm Dance,"
a 3 minute computer animated dance work. Public Screening at
"West Wave Dance Festival" in SF 2002, and "Dance On Camera Festival" in NY 2003.
Nominated for Jury Prize for Best Film.
Led "Alpha" religion discussion group in year 2000.
Stanford Art Museum (Cantor Art Center) Volunteer, Siggraph Volunteer
Created Invitations for Mountain View High School Graduation 2003 Party. Painted
large scenic backdrop for photo shoot used at the party.
Designed Tshirts and designed/created Programs for Los Altos Youth Theater 1998 "The Miracle Worker."
Designed/created Invitations, Mugs, Mousepads, Tshirts for Los Altos High School Graduation 1997 Party.
Superior Performance Award for "CacheServer" (a resource allocation server) software development.
Piano playing just for fun