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RGM Incorporated
Digital Media Specialist at NIH/OBSSR  July 2012 to Present
Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with OBSSR Director and other researchers in creating original infographics and visual concept
  • Develop, implement, administer and maintain data-driven collaboration and learning systems
  • Produce and edit videos to promote programs
  • Produce and edit podcast to promote programs
  • Create and convert PowerPoint, Word, and PDF files to 508 compliant documents
  • Design scientific posters, banners, presentation templates and various graphics
  • Create animations to present data and statistics
  • Teach and train short courses in Adobe CS 6 tool or iOS Tips and Tricks
  • Provide digital Media, iOS or Windows hardware and software support

University of Maryland, USA
- WebMaster/Digital Specialist for College of Information Studies   July. 2005 to April, 2011
http://www.ischool.umd.edu  Responsibilities include:

  • Help maintain day-to-day operation on the iSchool's public website and calendar
  • Maintain and develop iSchool's Internal website
  • Prepare, package , adapt and develop content for the web
  • Ensure that web content is optimized for search engines
  • Create and publish graphics, multimedia, video, and audio content
  • Create Flash Featured Images for highlighted news/events
  • Run performance tests on websites, follow up on fixes
  • Back up files & archive content
  • Develop and manage project schedules and status using an in-house tasking system

- New Media Developer / Communication Designer
Developing New Media Materials such as Flash Application/Animation, Promotional Materials, Interactive Presentation with video and animation, Podcast, templates, print ad and more. Responsibilities include:

  • Design and compose newsletters
  • Design logo and other promotional material for research event/conference by faculty
  • Design template for iSchool letterhead and powerpoint presentation
  • Coordinate and prepare material for event promotion and announcement such as newspaper ad or email postcard
  • Coordinate, record, edit and publish podcast
  • Create and develop Flash and enhanced powerpoint presentation for Special events

- Instructor
CPSP229T  January 2006 to April 2011
Supervised Online Communication Practicum: Science, Technology, and Society (WebShip)
This course provides the skills needed
The Webship is a one-credit course that introduces students with little or no knowledge of HTML and web design to the techniques and business of publishing on the World Wide Web. Students will learn the necessary concepts and skills of web publishing through the development of probono websites for non-profit organizations.

EDHD285  January 2003 - June 2004
Designing Multimedia Computer Environments for Learners
This course focuses on how new computer technologies for learners can be created and used in an educational setting. The following topics will be explored: understanding the learner as a technology user, defining learning outcomes to be supported by technology, differing approaches to the technology design process and methods of technology integration in the classroom.

- New Media Producer/Staff Assistant Researcher   Jan. 2002 to March, 2007
Responsibilities include working with our kidsteam Kids (age 6 to 11) to design interfaces for searching and browsing; graphic design, html coding, scripting, website maintenance and promotional video production.

- Web Designer/WebMaster (ICDL)  November. 2002 to March, 2007
Responsibilities include designing interfaces for searching and browsing; graphic design, html coding, scripting, website maintenance and promotional video production for the International Children's Digital Library project.

WWWINS Isobar, Taipei, Taiwan
- Creative Director  July 1999 to Dec. 2001 http://www.isobar.com/en/
Producing and developing creative content for many web sites
Responsibilities include manage a team of 6 people, creative/graphic design, html coding, art direction, Flash development, budgeting, project management, UI design and oversee project production.
Clients include: wwwins.com intro, Coca-cola, Taiwan, Sony, Lifetimepeace rings, Estee Lauder, KFC, IBM, Microsoft XP game, HSBC...etc.

- Innovative Consultant  Jan. 2002 to 2005 wwwins.com
Providing innovative ideas and design directions for many projects

EraInfo, Taipei, Taiwan
- Web Designer/Producer  September 1998 to July 1999
Producing and developing creative content for many web sites
Responsibilities include project conceptualization, graphic design, html coding, art direction, project management and UI design.
Web Sites:E-music Toraku, Happy New Year of Rabbit, All Music online magazine, Moon Festival Concert, Turandot, Future Simulation Contest, Catherine Chang - News Anchor,
CD Roms: Body Code, EraNet installation kid, E-Sat Express tutorial CD,

- Flash Developer

Responsibilities include project conceptualization, graphic design, html coding, art direction, user interface design and flash development.

Grandtech Inc., Taipei, Taiwan
- Author / Instructor  Feb. 1999 to 2003

Center for Advanced Technology, NYU NYC, USA
- Web Designer/ Web Develope/AV Specialist  September 1995 to 1997
Managing and developing creative content for CAT web site, teaching web related courses and also in charge of AV production and research
Responsibilities include project conceptualization, graphic design, html coding, art direction, user interface design, project management, digital audio and video production.

- Instructor

  • Designing Killer Web Sites
  • Strategies to a Successful Web site
  • Multimedia Product Design and Marketing
  • Introduction to Multimedia and Image Processing

Inside Out Design NYC, USA
Web Developer / Javascript Programmer  September 1997 to 1998 
Developing Javascript for TheStreet web site, www.thestreet.com
Responsibilities include html coding and javascript programming

The Creativity & Cognition Conference 2007 - Conference site
- Art Exhibition Program co-chair April 2006 to July, 2007
- Web Designer and Web Master
April 2006 to July, 2007

Interaction Design and Children 2004 (IDC), Maryland, USA
Web Master 2003-2004
Publishing conference newsletter. Managing, developing and maintaining Interaction Design and Children web site,
Responsibilities include graphic design, art direction, html coding, user interface design, project conceptualization & management

ACM SIGCHI 2003 Minneapolis, USA
- CHIKids Program Chair   Dec. 2000 to 2004
Planning for the SIGCHI CHIkids program.
Responsibilities include planning and running the CHIKids program to teach children to develop, test and learn new technologies and become conference reporters, publishing daily CHI newsletters during the conference and producing a video for the closing plenary.

ACM SIGCHI 97 / 98/ 99/ 2000 Newsletter Web
Web Master / Art Director   1997, 1998, and 1999
Publishing conference newsletter. Managing, developing and maintaining CHIkids web site,
Responsibilities include graphic design, art direction, html coding, user interface design, project conceptualization & management

Freelance  November 1997 to present
Clients include Microsoft, KFC, Coca Cola, ACOG (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), Drive Straight, Say It at Your Wedding, Music Together, Peer Review, BigAppleDesign, APCDE99 Congress, APSAVD98 Congress, Chinese Astrology CAT Intranet example Wintec, HK GlobePage, Fanning Personnel, Toonaloo, Kawatsu Corporation, Hamburg Online, Digital Online Media, Lifetimepeace, 12 Zodiac, Attop1, CHI Design, University of Bridgeport, Platinum Group, Inc, Langton Cherubino Group, mnda.org.tw and Ultimate Symbol. 

Responsibilities include project conceptualization, graphic design, art direction, user interface design, html coding, consulting and project management

d igital encounter
Expertise in Social Media, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Push Media, Google+
12+ years of experience with Macintosh system/software/hardware
15+ Experience with Windows OS, UNIX and Linux platforms, Windows NT and UNIX server environments
Familiar with CMS such as Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Sakai as well as specialized in UI design, interactive design, web production, WebCT, Blackboard CE, Google Adsense and Google Analytics.
Proficient in Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Flash, Premiere, Acrobat Pro, Audition, InDesign, Illustrator, AfterEffect, Contribute, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Flash Builder, Director/Lingo/Shockwave, Strata 3D Studio, ColdFusion, Sound Forge and various Sound editing tools
Experience with programming including CSS, xml, DHTML, jQuery, Html5, Section 508 usability and accessibility standard, Javascript, AJAX, Lingo, Perl, Shell and some Java

e ducation

New York University, NY, NY
Master of Music in Music Technology and Multimedia
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Bachelor of Education
Tung Hai University, Taichung, Taiwan
Bachelor of Fine Arts

p ublications

- Flash MX, June, 2002 (Chinese)
- Flash 5 Actionscript , March, 2001 (Chinese)
- Chinese Astrology, January, 2001 (English, Amazon.com)
- Flash 5 , December, 2000 (Chinese)
- Flash 4 : The Magical Flash, June, 1999 (Chinese)
- Flash 3 : Creating cool online multimedia, Feb, 1999 (Chinese)
- Flirting with Manhattan Nov, 1998 (Chinese)

a wards and articles

Asian Click Award , GOLD, "Best Corporate Site" - Coca Cola Asia
Asian Wall Street Journal
BBC News and Web
CNN News and Web
The New York Times "The New York Online" Article
NetGuide PLATINUM site
Wired Magazine, Japan
The SuperSite for Kids
CDnow's Cool Music Site of the Week
NetUser
NetGuide GOLD site
Best NY Web site


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