Johnny Clean – Training & Consulting

Some freelance e-learning product dev and branding for Johnny Clean — who are in the kickstarting a training program for senior leadership within the car wash industry. I consulted with JC to create a training initiative based on the ADDIE framework and Agile methodologies. Johnny Clean is hoping to re-brand the Car Wash Industry. When thinking of the Car Wash … Read More

ISA Document Design

I worked with the International Society of Arboriculture to develop a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. The updated Pruning BMP was created in Adobe InDesign and Copy Edited in Adobe InCopy. It has a more … Read More

ISA Safety Workshop

The International Society of Arboriculture asked me to develop and design a slideshow for their Z133 workshop. The wanted a template that could be used in both PowerPoint and Articulate Storyline. The theme of the presentation was “Arborist Safety” — the project was built around the orange, black, and white color scheme of the Z133 Safety Manual. Managing the demands … Read More

Founding a Design Lab

I helped to kickstart the Rutgers Writing and Design Lab (RWDL), a forward-thinking multiliteracy center with a focus on digital composition. The RWDL offers face-to-face tutoring for a population of nearly 6,000 students, as well as workshops in document and instructional design.  As a senior consultant, I helped create student videos, craft effective presentations, podcasts, and web publications. We also … Read More

Kickstarting a Digital Studies Center

I helped to kickstart and grow the Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies Center (DiSC), an interdisciplinary, collaborative research, development, and education center. DiSC helps facilitate, support, and promote projects made possible by the convergence of digital technologies within the humanities as well as the arts, natural, and social sciences. Since I was was there at the beginning of the DiSC, I partnered with … Read More

Enculturation | Intermezzo

I created, designed, edited, and copyedited the first ever print edition of Enculturation|Intermezzo — a refereed journal of rhetoric and culture. Conceptually, this was a difficult project. The journal was/is internet-based, and I was asked to translate an active, hyperlinked website onto static sheets of paper. The editors at enculturation wanted multiple authors to “talk to one another inside the … Read More

Journal of Biological Sciences

The Journal of Biological Sciences posed an interesting problem. The copy was dense, difficult, and outside the scope of my interests. Here’s a title of one of the articles: My eyes strained under the weight of hyper-specific technical language: Hedera helix, Liriodendron tulipifera, and Xylella fastidious. There was also a bunch of data that I wasn’t qualified to verify, though … Read More

Mickle Street

The Mickle Street Review, a journal first published out of Walt Whitman’s house on Mickle Street in Camden, needed to update their website after being acquired by the Walt Whitman Program in American Studies. The old version of the website was beautifully coded, but it had a dated aesthetic, and it was in want of support for modern browsers. The … Read More