Resume

Eric S. Miller Ph.D.              pdfIcon

Email: eric@esmiller.com                               
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Professional Summary

Accomplished instructor, graphic designer, animator, photographer, videographer, blogger and rich media developer with over 15 years of professional experience in web design, motion graphics, rich media creation and DVD production. Well versed in project management and creative direction with a emphasis on effective training and expert instruction for a classroom or company.

Education

Ph.D. Educational Media and Computers, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
M.ED. Microcomputers and Education, Ohio University, Athens, OH
BFA
  Graphic Design and Illustration, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Software Experience

Expert level knowledge in many industry standard graphic design, multimedia and web development applications:

  • Flash CS 6
  • Photoshop CS 6
  • Logic Pro
  • Blackboard
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • Dreamweaver CS 6
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Learning Management System
  • Word Press
  • Illustrator CS 6
  • After Effects CS 6
  • Premiere CS 6

Professional Experience

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ                                                                                                           July 2008 – Present
Lead Instruction Designer

  • Develop and edit promotional and instructional DVD’s
  • International travel to conduct professional photography and videography
  • Design and update Word Press website for the center
  • Capture, manage, maintain and archive extensive video and photo library

Devry University Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                        May 2011 – Present
Online Instructor

  • Use proprietary learning management system to deliver instructor, grade papers and create chats for visual communication
  • Teach two classes per semester

Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, AZ                                                                                          September 1999 – November 2013
Adjunct Professor

  • Adobe Photoshop CS 6
  • Adobe Illustrator CS 6

Pearson Mesa, AZ                                                                                                                                           March 1999 – June 2008
Rich Media and Motion Graphics Design Lead

  • Managed project activities involving the design, creation, and enhancement of graphics and animation for the successful delivery of NCS Learn content on the Web
  • Worked with software engineers, website developers and usability architects
  • Stayed current on the latest advancement in multi-media art technology
  • Applied the Department’s templates and standards to all content

Today.com Tempe, AZ                                                                                                                                    June 1998  – July 1999
Senior Multimedia Producer

  • Developed on-line interactive investor presentations to educate investors
  • Designed interactive web pages and created animated ad banners

Instructional Experience

Devry / Carrington College/Online Sacramento, CA                                                                                    May 2011 – Present
Adjunct Professor

Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, AZ                                                                                           September 1999 – November 2013
Adjunct Professor

Chandler Gilbert Community College Scottsdale, AZ                                                                                  September 2009 – May 2009
Adjunct Professor

Paradise Valley Community College Scottsdale, AZ                                                                                    September 2008 – November 2011
Adjunct Professor

Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                         September 2002 – November 2002
Adjunct Professor

Collins College Tempe, AZ                                                                                                                             September 1997 – November 1998
Fulltime Instructor

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ                                                                                                             September 1996 – November 2001
Adjunct Professor

Courses Taught:

  • Motion Graphics
  • Flash Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Production
  • Advanced PhotoShop
  • Advanced Web Design
  • Professional Presentation
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Technical Writing

Certifications

Arizona Community College Teaching Certificate Graphic Arts Computer Information Systems.

Presentations

RQP – Resplendent Quetzal Project San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica                                                  2008
Topic: Capturing the Quetzal

AERA – American Educational Research Association San Francisco, Ca                                                2006
Topic: Multimedia Learning of Fine Arts: Examining the Relative Effect of Static Graphics, Animation, and Video.

MEC – Microcomputers in Education Conference Arizona State University                                            1997 – 1998
Topic: Using Macromedia Director for Effective Presentations.