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I have been a working graphic designer for 30 years. I have used most every graphic design software program, including InDesign for at least 10 years.
I consider myself an expert in InDesign, having used it nearly ever day for 10 years designing and building textbooks for two major Educational Publishers, and numerous corporate and small business clients.
I have a fine art background (degree from San Francisco Art Institute) and I am a painter, so I have more than just technical skill in Photoshop. I also have the artistic talent to to know how to use the tools that Photoshop provides.
I also have experience tutoring and mentoring other people in beginning, intermediate and advanced Photoshop techniques.
I have been designing and building web sites since the early 1990's using many different tools. However, I have mainly used Dreamweaver, which has been the best professional tool available.
I now build web sites using CSS3 and am familiar with using jquerry and java script to add functionality. I also keep up with current best practices, including the latest thinking on user experience.
I have a degree in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, and still continue to paint to this day.
I have been designing and building web sites since the early 1990's using many different tools, but I have mainly used Dreamweaver, which has been the best professional tool available.
I have always specialized in user-centered design, which I learned from working at the Field Museum on exhibit graphics, and at a design firm (Lipman Hearne in Chicago) which pioneered what is now called User Experience Design.