- Premiere Pro
- 3DS Max
- Microsoft Office
- SketchUp Pro
- Sound Forge
- CINEMA 4D
- Strata Design 3D
- Crazy Talk
- Swift 3D
- Final Cut Pro
- Unity - Game Engine
- Fruity Loops Studio
- Unreal Engine
- Lightwave 3D
experienceVeterans Affairs Acquisition Academy 12/2016 - Present
Curriculum Developer Contractor
Software: Adobe CC, Blackboard, Captivate, Connect, Dreamweaver, Flash/Animate, Illustrator, Photoshop, Presenter, Jira/Confluence, 3DS Max, Blender, Cinema 4D, Maya, MS Office, ZBrush.
Digital eLearning Director Contractor
As a contractor I worked on touch screen eLearning training applications for the Military and Government. I designed and developed from scratch a full 3D training application in Unity 3D along with C# programing for an active shooter training. I did touch screen iOS application design and development, 3D modeling, created UX/UI design elements, used multimedia programs to create the design and implemented interactivity with programing. Programing used: C#, HTML5, ActionScript.
Software: Adobe CC, Axure, Adobe CC, Captivate, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Maya, MS Office, Unity3D, ZBrush, ZMags etc.
Windows Mobile Application Developer
Designed UX/UI/GUI interfaces for software, websites and mobile applications. I implemented UX/UI user-centered design best practices, created training and usability documentation, wireframing, rapid prototyping, responsive web design and implemented 508 accessibility. Worked with various technologies including Google mapping and scanning technologies for different small scale hand held devices and large scale scanning devices. Programing used: HTML5, ActionScript.
Software: Adobe CC, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk AutoCAD, Axure, Dreamweaver, Ethos, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3DS Max, Maya, MS Office, Soti MobiControl, Visio, ZBrush.
UX/UI Lead Designer / Developer contractor
Software: Adobe CC, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Axure, InVision, PrimeFaces, GroupWise, MS Office, Visio. .
UX/UI Interactive Designer / 3D Generalist Freelance
Software: 3DS Max, Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, CINEMA 4D, GitHub, Maya, Unity, ZBrush.
Motion Graphics Designer Contractor
Designed a video presentation, animated graphics and edited audio for marketing campaign.
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop
3D Generalist / Interactive Developer Contractor
Software: 3DS Max, Adobe CC, AutoCAD, Maya, Revit, SketchUp Pro, Unity, Vue, ZBrush.
Lead UX/UI Designer / Developer
Software: 3DS Max, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Axure, Bryce, Captivate, CINEMA 4D, Flash, Hootsuite, Illustrator, InDesign, InVision, Maya, MS Office, Photoshop, Poser, PowerPoint, Premiere, RealFlow, Vue, ZBrush.
Multimedia Developer Contractor
Worked on award winning U.S. Department of Education training. Did UX/UI design and programing for eLearning modules for multimedia DVDs. I created 3D graphics, interactive animations, hand coded 508 web and document accessibility, interactive game development, audio and video editing, graphic design, web design, print design.
Software: 3DS Max, Adobe Suite, Articulate, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Director, Dreamweaver, Flash.
Graphic Designer / Multimedia Developer / UI/UX Software Interface Designer
Software: 3DS Max, Adobe Suite, Adobe Audition, Cool Edit Pro, Flash, Strata 3D, Swift 3D.
WEB / MULTIMEDIA FREELANCE
- 2002-2014 GordonSimmons.com
- Web Designer / Graphic Designer
- 2007-2007 AXIS Communications
- Motion Graphics Designer Contractor
- 2002-2002 Blockbuster
- Interactive Multimedia Video DVD
- 2001-2003 Multimedia Tutor
- Web Design / Videography
|Savannah College of Art and Design — Atlanta, Georgia Master of Arts, Graphic Design||August, 2015|
|Corcoran College of Art and Design — Washington, D.C. Web Publishing Certificate||December, 2003|
|Pennsylvania State University — State College, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science, Rehabilitation Services Education Additionally, minored in art for 4 Semesters||May, 1996|
CAL - DVD training for 3ds Max, Cinema4D, Maya, ReaMow, ZBrush.
Westat / Enterprise Solutions Inc – Adobe Suite training, IT and marketing training, E-Learning training, 3ds Max training.
MBNA – #1 on sales team, Sales training and sales mentor. Telemarketer for 5 years.
CenterPeace – Group trainer for communication training to prisoners.
Wellspring – 8 months crisis hotline training: listening skills, conflict resolution, crisis management.
Hope For Kids and NorthWestern - Communication training (80 hours)