Experienced e-Learning Developer creating compelling multimedia content in the production of online learning courses. Expertise includes Articulate Storyline development and programming, storyboards, graphic design, instructional design, animation, music production, photography/photo editing, video, and course demo production. Legal background coupled with lifelong creative pursuits provide unique combination of analytic and creative skills to effectively analyze, design, and create e-Learning courses. Strong communicator and team partner, and detail-oriented.
Articulate Storyline 2 and 360
Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Audition, and Flash)
CrazyTalk Animator 2 (animation software)
Sonar X3 (Cakewalk) music software
Professional photography and video skills
Moodle Learning Management System
Continuing education at Collin College, including: Principles of Adult Learning, Photoshop, Graphic Design, Photography, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, Java Script, Web Design, and Flash.
e-Learning Developer (2010 – Present)
Working as a Developer creating impactful e-Learning courses, as follows:
Illumina Interactive, Inc. – Contractor (July 2016 – Present)
Currently developing e-Learning modules in Storyline 2 and 360, including programming in Storyline.
Ensure compliance with Accessibility/Section 508 in numerous courses.
Communicate with Illumina account executive and directly with clients to deliver courses on schedule.
Developed module in Flash for client in pharmaceutical industry.
Center for Telepsychology – Employee (2012 – 2015) and Contractor (2017 – Present)
Developed various courses for psychology professionals and parents, including courses on Autism for Parents and Therapists, Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression, Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, CBT Self Help, and Behavioral Parent Training.
Developed content through both storyboards and rapid prototyping.
Created designs, layouts, animations, and short musical pieces for e-Learning courses and demos.
Shot and edited photography and video for 2 training courses.
Produced working demos of courses for the company website.
Created and maintained Moodle Learning Management System for all company courses.
Designed company logo and website: http://www.telepsychology.net.
IsoDynamic, Inc. – Contractor (July 2010 – 2015)
Developed online course for Scholar Centric and the Texas Department of Education on Resiliency for teachers.
Designed course logo; created all layouts and custom visuals for course; composed short pieces of music.
Created company logos for multiple clients.
IsoDynamic, Inc. – Chief Creative Officer (September 2015 – March 2018)
Developed online adventure game/e-Learning course targeted to youths who have social challenges, including those on the autism spectrum. Beta testing at TheAffinityGame.com.
Responsible for graphic design elements and animations; produced, edited, and provided animations for all videos.
Created comic book from screenplay as learning aid, and created the design, props, and layouts for all comics.
Created numerous CrazyTalk cartoon animations related to characters in the Adventure.
Developed game ideas for the Adventure and game graphic designs and backgrounds.
Past Experience (1987 - 2010)
Comprehensive corporate law practice included advising clients on commercial law, with emphasis on contracts, real estate, litigation administration, trademark administration, employment law, product labeling, and warranty law. Combined analytic and creative skills to effectively identify, analyze, and resolve issues. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills contributed to a positive team dynamic and provided ability to work well at all levels within the organization.
VP Contracts – Armstrong Cabinet Products, a division of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (June 2002 – June 2010) Managed Contracts Department for major manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Reported to company president.
In-house Counsel – Triangle Pacific Corp./ Division of Armstrong World Industries (November 1994 – July 2001)
General corporate practice for $1 billion manufacturer of hardwood flooring and kitchen and bathroom cabinets.
Contract Negotiator – HealthCare Compare Corp. (September 1993 – October 1994)
Negotiated sales and corporate contracts, including computer software, hardware, and maintenance agreements, and leases.
Contract Attorney – (Chicago and Dallas) (November 1991 – September 1993)
Advised client and managed legal and business issues for purchase of hair salon; negotiated and drafted purchase agreement and lease, and incorporated client's business. Provided legal services to two Dallas law firms: Donahoe, Jameson & Kolb and Langley & Branch. Contract attorney for Saitlin, Patzik & Frank Ltd., a corporate/ securities firm in Chicago.
Associate – Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue (Dallas) (April 1989– November 1991)
Corporate team attorney for $429 million recapitalization of major real estate developer's real properties. Tracked and charted properties, partnerships, and principals involved throughout the deal. Drafted legal opinion and managed the due diligence team. Drafted insider trading policy and Section 16 guidelines for client's directors and employees.
Associate – Adler, Kaplan & Begy (Chicago) (litigation practice) (December 1987– April 1989)
Practiced insurance defense litigation, including drafting pleadings and discovery, arguing motions, and negotiating case settlements. Second chair in federal court products liability trial resulting in favorable verdict of $400,000. Successfully defended client at administrative hearing against fine and suspension before the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Admitted to bar in Illinois (1987) and Texas (1989).
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
Juris Doctor, with Honor, June 1987 - Top 10%
American Jurisprudence Awards in Securities Regulation and Property II
Extern, Securities and Exchange Commission, Chicago Regional Office
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
B.S., Finance, May 1984; Minor in Philosophy
Delta Sigma Pi International Business Fraternity and Sigma Chi Fraternity
Collin College – Continuing Education (See classes listed in Primary Skills section above)
New York Institute of Photography, Graduation Certificate in Professional Photography
Photography, music composition, music video production, cooking, and painting