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Jay S.

Golden, CO

$60/hour

Jay is an award winning educator specializing in multimedia arts.

Background check passed as of 10/1/15

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Metropolitan State University of Denver
Communications

Education

Metropolitan State University of Denver (Communications)

About Jay

I am an educator and published author. I have developed multi-media,and graphic design courses and curriculums for both face-to-face and online classes. I teach digital filmmaking and multimedia courses at Front Range Community College, and I received a 2013 teaching-excellence award and a 2013 online-master-teacher award.

I am a highly skilled and accomplished media creator and editor with over 30 years experience creating engaging media content. I have worked in every aspect of media production from regional theater, to online games, to video communications for Fortune 500 companies.

I have have been using Macintosh computers as a creative tools for over 25 years. I have been a pioneer and inovator in digital media and have always explored the leading edge in technology and software. I have been using Adobe Photoshop since it was first introduced and am an expert with the Adobe Creative Suite of software.

Telling stories and communicating through design have been the touchstones of my career. My passions are outdoor photography and capturing and sharing the beauty of nature. My teaching goal is to make multimedia arts education a more personal experience for students, and to inspire and encourage them to become life-long storytellers, creators and learners.

My teaching philosophy revolves around student involvement and engagement. I feel that student motivation comes from inspiration. I look forward to working with you, to inspire and motivate you and to help you over the hurdles to become a successful learner.
I am an educator and published author. I have developed multi-media,and graphic design courses and curriculums for both face-to-face and online classes. I teach digital filmmaking and multimedia courses at Front Range Community College, and I received a 2013 teaching-excellence award and a 2013 online-master-teacher award.

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Golden, CO 80401
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Adobe Photoshop

I have been using Photoshop as a creative tool since it was initially released in 1990, I have been teaching Adobe Photoshop classes at Front Range Community college for ten years and have the highest rated Photoshop tutorial collection on iTunesU. I love sharing the many amazing things that you can do with Photoshop.

Film

I have worked in many roles in film production, including producing and directing short narrative films and documentary films. I have developed curriculums for and taught digital filmmaking courses including digital cinematography, and documentary production. I have a passion for filmmaking and enjoy films and film history.

Macintosh

I have been using Macintosh computers for 25 years as a creative tool. I produced the MacMost video podcast, a Macintosh and iOS tips and techniques program. I have administered and maintained Macintosh and mixed platform networks and am familiar with the Mac OS at a administrator level.

Photography

I am a professional outdoor photographer and an avid astrophotographer. I strive to instill in students the technical knowledge that will form the foundation to becoming a creative photographer, artist, and storyteller. I teach digital photography, filmmaking and multimedia courses at Front Range Community College.

Video Production

I have been involved in various aspects of the video industry for over 30 years. I am an award-winning video producer and editor and have been teaching audio and video production courses at Front Range Community College for ten years. I hope to share my knowledge to inspire students to become creators, and storytellers.

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Communications

Education

Metropolitan State University of Denver (Communications)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jay will travel within 20 miles of Golden, CO 80401.