ANTHONY SHERMAN 720-255-4110
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER/DESIGNER 75 fIELD ST, lakewood, co 80226
Multimedia position that utilizes my creativity, knowledge and design-sense with an opportunity for high income potential.
Producer, project manager and lead designer on numerous products in the Internet development, educational, and gaming industries. Experienced in working in a team environment in respect to design, prototyping and development of various intellectual properties. Strengths include project management, software skills, hardware solutions, conceptualization, creative writing, industry knowledge and design-sense.
WORK RELATED SKILLS
Creative with PC under Windows Platform and the various software packages that work with it like Microsoft Visual Studio, Dreamweaver, Photoshop. Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Director, Fireworks, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, 3d Studio Max, and others.
SENIOR WEB DESIGNER
WAND, INC., DENVER CO JANUARY 2005 – JANUARY 2009
Employed by WAND, Inc., a global network of online directories with taxonomy of 1.3 million terms. Responsible for the design and upkeep of over 20 web sites in various countries and translated in 11 languages. Also design and maintained corporate website and intranet. Design and produce all marketing materials, including newsletters, slides, maintenance manuals and catalogs.
SENIOR MEDIA PRODUCER
MCGRAW-HILLHIGHER EDUCATION, BURR RIDGE, IL MAY 2001 – AUGUST 2004
Producer for McGraw-Hill/Irwin, the Business College Textbook Division of McGraw-Hill. Designed and project managed 10 websites, maintaining vendor relationships and bringing in product on time and under budget. Developed and produced Slater Mathematics project, the first DVD-ROM for the company. Also producing five student supplemental interactive CD-ROMS for 2002. Redesigned and optimized a Project Tracking database for Producers to keep track of contracts, vendor invoices and QA costs. Provide multimedia knowledge and support for Marketing and Editorial staff for my particular discipline.
MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER AND ASSOCIATE PRODUCER MARCH 1999 – JANUARY 2001
TERRAGLYPH INTERACTIVE STUDIOS, SCHAUMBURG, IL
Designed and Associated Produced two Scooby-Doo Multimedia Titles for PC; Showdown in Ghost Town and The Phantom of the Knight. Both products were completed in a 9-month cycle for simultaneous release. Both products used Macromedia Flash extensively for cinematic scenes. Composited two dimensional animations for 102 Dalmatians Activity Center for PC and Blues Clues Playstation. Created Flash Animations for Warner Brothers Online section on their Entertaindom Web Site. Initiated Access Database for Studio, which kept track of Art assets for a Digital Backlot. Production assisted on Clue Jr Interactive Product. Maintained Art Scheduling and Resource Allocation. Worked as liaison between programmers and artists.
PRODUCTION MANAGER (PRODUCER) AUGUST 1997 – MARCH 1999
INCREDIBLE TECHNOLOGIES, ROLLING MEADOWS, IL
Designed and produced Just Shoot TV, an arcade shooting gallery. Assisted in level design for Golden Tee Golf for PC. Used 3D Studio Max to translate holes from Arcade version to PC. Wrote Television Commercial for Golden Tee Golf for PC that appeared on ESPN2
GAME DESIGNER 0CTOBER 1994 – JUNE 1997
KINESOFT DEVELOPMENT, BUFFALO GROVE, IL
Designed and worked production on No Man’s Earth, a Real Time Strategy Game for Windows 95. Redesigned and reworked Juggernaut, a 3-D strategy game for Windows 95.
GAME DESIGNER AND COMPUTER GRAPHIC ARTIST NOVEMBER 1991-OCTOBER 1994
VIACOM NEW MEDIA, BUFFALO GROVE, IL (Previously know as ICOM Simulations)
Lead Designer for Snow Crash, a Multiplayer PC 3D CD-ROM title based on the Neal Stephenson Cyberpunk novel. Designed and wrote story lines and script work for two CD-ROM products, Dracula Unleashed and MTV’s Club Dead. Initial design and production on the CD-ROM product, Are You Afraid of the Dark? The Tale of Orpheo’s Curse. Responsible for game design and background art for the NEC Turbografx game Ghost Manor and the Super Nintendo game Rocko’s Modern Life.
FREELANCE AND PART TIME WORK
Circuit City – Lakewood, CO 2008 (Ongoing)
In-Store Firedog PC Technician
St. Charles Examiner 2003
Reporter for Weekly Newspaper
A TNT Production 1997-2003
Web Design, DVD and CD-ROM development and computer consulting
Net Specialists (www.netspecialists.com) 1999
Art creation and layout for various clients
Liqui-Green of Lake Zurich 1999
Design and Maintained Web site
Infinite Ventures 1998
Assetted and analyzed data for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective DVD Product in Excel
NIM (National Institute for Metal-Working Skills (www.nims-skills.org) 1998
Design and Maintain organization’s website
Sanders Hardware and Supply 1997
Redesign and Maintain their Access Inventory and Billing Database. Currently designing new
Inventory Control Database
A TNT Production (www.atntprod.com) 1997
Designed created and built web site.
E. J. Cady & Company 1997
Designed created and built their corporate web site. Also programmed their invoice database using Microsoft Access.
MVP Media 1997
Published four articles in a recent magazine, “The Official Roswell UFO Encyclopedia”, including reviews of web sites.
Chatterton & Associates 1997
Designed created and implemented their corporate web site.
Sky Boy Inc., Chicago, IL 1994-1995
Designer and level creator Police Trainer, an arcade shooting game.
MonsterScene Journal, Lombard, IL 1994-1995
Writer of movie reviews and articles for the horror movie magazine.
Green Dragon Creations, Water Valley, MI 1993
3D Animator and Vehicle Designer for Spectre VR, a Macintosh and PC arcade game.
1351 Productions, Chicago, IL 1991
Animator for industrial short films. Used the Macintosh Computer to animate.
Five years at Northern Illinois University. Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art. Majored in Computer Design and Graphics, Photography, and Design. Minored in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing.
References available on request.