Training

Constant Adaptability

As a technology writer (since 2000) with a design background (since 1995), I'm constantly retraining on the latest versions of all major design applications to report on changes in the field for several technology and design publications around Australia.

I've also completed a number of formal courses throughout my career, including the following;

Web Development with Dreamweaver — Prepress Skills Centre, Feb 2002.

All aspects of web design and programming using Macromedia Dreamweaver and associated functions/procedures.

Adobe Photoshop — Sydney Community College, May 1997.

Applications of Adobe Photoshop in a graphic environment with use of layers, effects, tools, colour and utilities.

Adobe Illustrator — Indigo College, November 1995.

Complete use of Illustrator to create pictures and objects for use in advertising and publishing.

Quark Xpress — Indigo College, November 1995.

Complete use of Quark Xpress to create page layouts for use in advertising and publishing.

Computer Applications of Desktop Publishing — St George TAFE, NSW, June-December 1994.

("A" Grade achieved) All aspects of desktop publishing including outcomes and software.