The full resume may be downloaded in either Acrobat PDF format or Word DOC format, using the links to the left. A Curriculum Vitae is also available.


Over twenty-five years developing materials for K-12, vocational and higher education. From book and page to sophisticated computer-based learning systems, engaging in progressively more advanced projects, my work has focused on learners and their needs. Employing ethnographic methods and a social scientist’s perspective with long experience in media-rich content production, I collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to produce highly effective communications, compelling stories and usable interfaces.


Electronic Publishing, Multimedia & Graphics

  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Web site design, wire-framing, template development, content management, database management, data visualization
  • Visual design and creative direction; art direction
  • Electronic publishing and traditional pre press
  • Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Proprietary content management systems, OpenCMS, Blackboard, SharePoint
  • Web content platforms, WordPress, Joomla!
  • Broad knowledge of technologies of Web distribution and delivery, including Semantic Web and new interaction technologies in both client and server applications

Organizational Development

  • 10+ years project management and oversight
  • Grant and report writing
  • Event production and logistics
  • Marketing

Traditional Media Production

  • Writing and editing for linear or non-linear media, including highly interactive products, sites and games
  • Documentary treatment, scripts, reportage, essay and short fiction
  • Black & white and color still photography and photo editing
  • Sound recording, mixing and editing
  • Video production, direction and editing

Research, Modeling and Analysis

  • Creation of interactive process models, with attention to design issues
  • Ethnographic and qualitative research methods
  • Design and implementation of data collection and analysis
  • Finite-state flow modeling
  • Focus group, audience analysis, usability analysis, efficacy studies


February 2012 – Present

Visual Documentary Specialist,  Daruma Doll Productions — Production and editorial oversight of visual documents. Development of grant proposals. Online learning consultant. Chief clients at present are non-profit cultural organizations.

September 2009 – November 2011

Product Manager / Business Consultant,  United States Peace Corps — Led business marketing development for artisanal business association in rural Morocco. Taught business skills to rural artisans, designed and built web site. Raised grants funds.

December 2008 – August 2009

Lead Production Engineer,  Dakim, Inc. — Produced computer visuals for an educational computer-game company. Managed acquisitions of licensed materials.

May 2006 – September 2007

Lead Content Developer,  Tactical Language Training, LLC (Alelo) — In collaboration with product developers and expert informants, developed new content and ensured the accuracy and quality of language and cultural material in the Tactical Language Training system. Supervised the work of junior and assistant editorial personnel and new content developers.

May 1998 – June 2007

Creative Director,  Center for Advanced Research in Technology for Education, USC Information Sciences Institute — Responsible for site design, user experience and multimedia production to support new educational technologies utilizing web clients, mobile platforms and computer game engines. Monitored quality control. Participated in team project planning. Managed production projects and budgets, procuring materials and services. Produced media for center promotion, exhibits at conferences and other collateral purposes. Supervised and mentored artists, developers and engineering students.

September 1995 – August 1998

Adjunct Professor, Interactive Media,  School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California — As part of a team, designed the syllabus and taught interactive design and production classes.

August 1995 – April 1997

Creative Director and Producer,  Distance Learning Project, Annenberg Center for Communications — Produced distance-education courseware deliverable on CD-ROM and internet. Responsible for supervision of all programmers and artists on the project.

September 1994 – January 1996

Arts Laboratory Manager,  School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California — Technical advisor and production supervisor for up to 12 projects per semester. Set up and administered the multimedia production lab.  Produced materials and events related to the Interactive Media academic program.

May 1992 – August 1995

Freelance Media Producer, iQuest Media Design — Computer graphics, interactive prototypes and media production for print, television, film and digital distribution.