Hervey Bay, QLD 01/2011-Present Multimedia Developer
Overview of position
My current position of multimedia developer within the Hervey Bay Location incorporates upgrading and maintaining technical skills with hardware, software, trends and devices. This includes reworking current content to update to the latest online standards for compatibility across all devices, laptops, computers and televisions. The position requires me to communicate, help and guide teachers with online resource development, image creation, photography and audio development. Key Achievements:
Creator of the 'WBIT Visual Arts App' available on Google play.
Creator of the TAFE Queensland unified template designs cooperatively receiving, giving and responding to testing and feedback.
Creator of augmented realty content for a range of teams within Wide Bay TAFE and have set up team actions and snippets for speed development in Adobe products.
Developed a process to speed up development for our simple Janison frameworks, utilising the find and replace function with specific tags implemented into the template pages. I am competent in utilising various software tools (listed below) to create unique content such as icons, web optimisation, 3D, video, sound and animation allowing composite to a final product.
Competent in a diverse range of skills, including web sites and contexts, kiosks, and interactive media, Flash Development, Digital Versatile Disks (DVD) to 2D and 3D animations.
Wide Bay Institute of TAFE
Hervey Bay, QLD 01/2003-2010 Multimedia teacher / developer
Overview of position
The position of multimedia teacher for Wide Bay TAFE integrated developing eLearning resources to VET and AQTF at AQF levels two, three, four and five, all successfully demonstrated to be audit compliant. Teaching modes were face to face, online and blended delivery modes develop course curriculum within all guidelines and parameters, manage enrolments, manage student retention rates, organised mapped and managed live projects to a successful outcome, maintain industry currency and mentor other teachers within the faculty. I managed the room hardware, software, server, switches and network wiring, updated and maintained all equipment in the room and cooperatively maintained computer software licencing.
Created the TAFE Queensland templates for distribution for all future online development state wide (2014)
Developed and implemented online resources in 2005 with successful migration to Janison Learning Management System (LMS) in 2006.
Coordinated staff and students in the learning management system environment to successfully provide facilitation and complete their studies.
I am an experienced Multimedia developer having experience in working with learners from diverse backgrounds, including international students. I also completed two major indigenous projects during this period.
Competent in professional use and teaching of the following software: Adobe software, Macromedia, Autodesk 3D software, CorelDraw, zBrush, Microsoft Office and many operating systems.
Noted accomplishments in Griffith Graphic Design Shoot out in 2002 and 2004.
Hervey Bay, QLD1/02 - 1/03
Overview of position
Multimedia Teacher as above for private provider inside TAFE Queensland
Maryborough, QLD1/03 - 2/05 Owner/Operator Part time
Contract work for commercial clients covering web sites, printing, video, photography, digital adjustments, interactive CD's and DVDs
Design work including initial pencil concept design and transitional digitisation
Interactive animations, menu structures and educational resources aimed at specific target groups. Client interviews, quotes and account keeping
Maryborough / Hervey Bay, QLD 7/88-12/01 Graphic Designer - book layouts, DL's, business cards, calendars, embroidery, templates and numerous other works and layouts for customers around the area. I was contracted on a regular basis by Wide Bay Printing for Pre-Press and film work covering spot colour, process colour, grey scale and full colour work (CMYK). Personal Achievements
One of six artists selected from hundreds of nominations for the 'Collective Insites' (http://creativehistories.com/) project in 2011. 'Collective Insites' was an award winning exhibition receiving the GAMMA Award for one of the best projects in 2011. My project can be viewed below (Flash content).
Designed, created and controlled the fabrication for the Fraser Coast Regional Council for the construction of the:
Queens Park entrance (Maryborough Qld)
Water Feature concrete wall, stainless steel water feature and room signs at Gatakers' Art Gallery (Maryborough)
Numerous stainless steel etchings in Maryborough, Howard, Tiaro and Hervey Bay
Designed and created the six 3.5 meter steel posts in 'Cherry Tree Lane', Richmond St Maryborough
Designed and printed a range of DL flyers and invitations.
Modeller and animator for Bob Owens Civil Constructions Service, creating a proposal video for submission to Bundaberg Sugar. This video was required to be in 3D and accurate in design, movement and functionality (2011).
Contributed to major multimedia projects for Queensland Museum, Whalesong Cruises, Queensland Health and Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum.
3D Special effects for “Illegal Alien”, movie 2002.
CNART024 Diploma of Multimedia (Award for Excellence)
Bachelor of Multimedia Studies 2nd year (Grade Average of 6.5)
TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
DRW300 Drawing Principles (PD)
NOS235V2 Desktop Publishing Functions
James Cook University Prep Course
A Grade Mechanic
THHBG01A Operate a Gaming Lounge
THHBFB01A Operate a Bar
Level 1 Olympic Weight Lifting Coach
Queensland Soccer indorsed Junior Coach
CorelDraw Graphic Design
Certificates, Awards and Honours
Flying Fish award for diligence in learning and facilitation
Innovation in Product and Services
Extra Mile Award
Gold Key membership CQU
Griffith University Digital Design Challenge 2002 and 2004
Award for excellence Diploma of Multimedia
Internationally published works (design graphics)
Adobe Web Design CS3
Adobe Creative Suite CS3
Music recording in my studio
Art most mediums
3D and 2D game design
Multimedia developer Innovations team Wide Bay Institute of TAFE
The last picture show (Exhibition 2014)
Team member Collective Insites project
Production member for Bob Owen – Bundaberg Sugar bridge proposal video
Coordinator - Multimedia Department Hervey Bay
Extensive background in virtually all aspects of multimedia project management, creation, production, copyrights and post production.
Teaching with innovative delivery concepts and development
Web Page development maintenance and optimisation
Online delivery both through the Janison LMS and standard web servers
Develop external resources
Integrate and manage blended delivery
Maintain AQTF & compliance during development and delivery
Train and supervise student in all aspects of multimedia production, software, hardware and industry standards utilising real world clients and projects.
Build maintain and operate PC's and laptops.
Building and maintaining servers.
Create, maintain, upgrade and market the courses
Meet the strategic planning and policies including OH&S
Professional music recording and production
Skills and Abilities
Professional Software knowledge
Adobe suite through to creative cloud
HTML and associated stands and versions
PHP and MySQL
Auto CAD through to 2010
CorelDraw suite through to X6.2
Microsoft office suite
Numerous other minor packages
Fabrication and design
Video production, editing, special effects and compositing
Sound recording, editing, special effects and publication
DVD production and publishing
This is flash content
Created for the 'Collective Insites' exhibition in collaberation with Ken Brooks from Brennan And Geraghty Museum.