Instructor + Department Lead

Henry Ford Community College

Full-time Aug 2012-present

Senior Adjunct Instructor

Jan 2006-Aug 2013

 

Instructor

Specs Howard School of Media Arts

Full-time Jan 2010-Aug 2012

Adjunct July 2008-Jan 2010

 

Owner + Designer

Red Truck Creative Studio

June 2005-present

• Program assessment and development. Write program outcomes. Mentor adjunct instructors. Responsible for Perkins Grant program. Develop advisory board, orchestrate meetings. Create schedule of courses, assign instructors. Conflict management as needed. Curate students gallery shows. Advise current and prospective students. Manage day to day needs of design department including hardware, purchase requisitions, text book orders. Teach 15-18 contact hours per term.

• Lecture students in use, aesthetic and discipline of design principles as well as instruction on use of software.

• Develop curriculum and learning materials such as instructional tutorials.

• Courses taught: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Color Theory, Typography, Illustration, History of Graphic Design, and Advanced Projects.

 

• Courses taught: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Color Theory, InDesign, Package Design,Information Presentation, and Advanced Projects.

• Lecture students in use, aesthetic and discipline of design principles as well as instruction on use of software.

• Develop curriculum and learning materials such as instructional tutorials and videos.

• Creative conceptualization and completion of print ready artwork.

• Projects display ads, direct mail materials, event posters, identity packages, multi-page print documents.

• Primarily small business and non-profit design and graphics.

Awards and Achievements

2nd place cover design, cover photo composition. The Society of Professional Journalists, Excellence in Journalism Awards, Detroit, Wayne State magazine.

Art Direction—mgk Design

 

Merit Scholarship Recipient, Senior Portfolio, May 2006

Merit Scholarship Recipient Art History 2005, Graphic Art, and Fine Arts 2004

 

Graphic Design Expo Poster Competition, Chosen finalist. Detroit. Nov. 2005

 

PARTIAL RESUME

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