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Vocational experience, roles and responsibilities:

• Project Manager, Interactive Games Develop course development [July 2007 to July 2008]
Design for accreditation in consultation with Industry and Training Providers sets of Certificate IV and Diploma level games development training courses for the Western Australian TAFE sector.
• Head of Programs, Interactive Multimedia/New Media Studies, Central TAFE [1997/98 to July 2008]
The Head of Programs role is a permanent full time academic position that combines Management and Lecturing duties. The award courses that this position is currently responsible for (including the design, development and/or implementation) are:
C395 Certificate III in Multimedia; C402 Certificate III in Screen (Animation); C396 Certificate IV in Multimedia; C407 Certificate IV in Screen (Animation); C397 Diploma of Multimedia; C412 Diploma of Screen (Animation); CT28 Advanced Diploma of Animation
Position Responsibilities:
Academic Management, Business Management, Delivery Management, Industry Relationship Management, Portfolio Section Leadership.

TAFE Lecturer, Multimedia and Animation

• Interactive Multimedia/New Media Studies, Central TAFE [1998 to present in conjunction with Head of Program duties]
Delivery and Assessment of: 2D Animation; Authoring; Design, Digital Audio; Digital Graphics; Digital Imaging; Digital Photography; Digital Video; Illustration; Industry Projects; Navigation & Simulation; OHS; Rotoscoping; Visualisation.
• Interactive Multimedia Graduate Exhibition Coordination: 1998, 1999, 2000
• Interactive Multimedia, The Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Centre [1994 to 1997 in conjunction with Course Coordinator duties 1995 to 1996 and Head of Program duties 1997]
Delivery and Assessment of: 2D Animation (Intro & Advanced); 3D Animation; Authoring; Design; Digital Audio; Digital Graphics; Digital Imaging; Digital Photography; Digital Video; Hypermedia; Illustration; Industry Projects; Navigation & Simulation; OHS; Programming; Screen Design; Typography; Visualisation.
• Interactive Multimedia Graduate Exhibition Coordination: 1994, 1995, 1996
• Multimedia Advanced Diploma, Central TAFE [1993]
Delivery and Assessment of: 2D Animation; 3D Animation; Authoring.
Graduate Exhibition Coordination: 1993

Multimedia/Web Developer

Recent Web development projects
• http://www.makingadifferenceride.org
Pro bono design, development and maintenance of The Making A Difference Ride Inc. charity web site [2006 to 2008]
http://www.myspace.com/perthstreetbikes
Pro bono design, development and maintenance of PerthStreetBikes.com MySpace page [2006 to 2008]
• http://artdes.centraltafe.wa.edu.au/newmedia/
Design and co-development of Central TAFE’s New Media Studies web site [to coincide with the design and development of the cover of the New Media Studies course brochure] [2006]
• Past Multimedia development projects 1992 to 1996
Employers: Resolutions [1992]; Edith Cowan University [1992 to 1993]; AniMedia [1993]; Resolutions [1993 to 1994]; Telstra [1995 and 1996]
Clients: Argyle Diamonds [1993]; ECU Faculty of Business – Statistics program [1992 to 1993]; Royal Australian Navy [1993]; SECWA/Western Power [1993 to 1994]; Western Australian Small Business Awards [1995 and 1996]; Woodside Petroleum [1992]
Duties performed: Animation, Authoring, Design, Digital Video editing, Graphics, Instructional Design, Navigation, Programming, Screen Design

Digital Photographer

• PerthStreetBikes.com and The Making A Difference Ride Inc. Bikini Wash 2007
Official event photographer [January 2007]
• The Making A Difference Ride 2006 & 2007
Official event photographer [October 2006, September 2007]

Guitarist / Musician

• Brass Blast!
Composition, recording and production of a 16 track MIDI Instrumental CD audio disk [1994 to 1999]
• Psycho DaDa
Movie soundtrack composition, creation, editing and sequencing for Rising Castle Films [1997/98]
• The Vagabonds (acoustic pub duo)
12 String acoustic guitarist and vocals, promotional material design and development [1992 to 1993]
• The Blues Club (blues and original rock pub and touring band)
Lead guitarist and backing vocalist [1989 to 1992]
• The Hurricanes (original rock pub and touring band)
Lead guitarist and backing vocalist, promotional material design and development [1986 to 1987]
• The Toys (commercial rock pub band)
Guest Lead guitarist and backing vocalist [1986]
• The Millionaires (commercial rock pub and touring band)
Lead guitarist and backing vocalist, promotional material design and development [1985 to 1986]
• The Game (commercial rock pub band)
Lead guitarist and backing vocalist, promotional material design and development [1984 to 1985]
• S-Benz (commercial rock pub and touring band)
Lead guitarist and backing vocalist, promotional material design and development [1983]
• Speed (commercial rock pub and touring band)
Rhythm guitarist [1981]
• The Combined Secondary Schools Classical Guitar Ensemble
Leader, Combined Secondary Schools Classical Guitar Ensemble [1979]
Classical guitar ensemble, quartet, trio, duo and solo performances [1976 to 1979]

Paste-up Artist and Dark Room technician

• The Advertising Works
Full time and Casual for a Perth based family business: Paste-up of advertising and marketing materials as camera-ready artwork; ‘bromide’ dark room technician; touch-up artist and model builder [1980 to 1984, 1989 to 1991]
Clients: CIL Insurance Brokers, Fleetwood Caravans, Friendly Societies Pharmacy’s, Home Building Society, Northern Territory Building Society, MTT/Transperth

Retail and Service Industries

• The Star & Garter Hotel, Kalgoorlie
7 months live-in – bar and bottle shop sales and service. Stock, cash and till reconciliation; till programming; black board signage/artwork; yard and cleaning duties [1988]
• K-Mart, Belmont
Casual position: Cash clearances; store opening and closing; key and cash float distribution; general sales and service [1979 to 1980]

Personal Attributes:

• Artistic, Creative, Dedicated, Hard working, Honest, Loyal.
• I enjoy a challenge and seeing a project through to completion.
• I particularly enjoy exploring the design of new products and methodologies
• I get great reward from seeing my past and present Students producing new and original work of high quality and establishing their own mark in the industry
• I have a strong community spirit and endeavour to support and maintain a collaborative work place environment and culture

Hobbies and Interests:

• Animation study (particularly walk cycles and overlapping action)
• Art and design (both traditional and modern/digital)
• Digital Photography and related technologies
• Digital Television and related media
• Digital Video production (particularly composition and lighting design)
• Graphic design and design techniques
• Interactive design and technologies
• Motorcycle riding
• Music composition and creation
• Research in any of the above interests

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