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BRITT SELF

BrittHello everyone! My name is Britt Self and I am the Media Technologist in the Digital Media Commons. My background is in both graphic design and fine arts. I love using the Adobe Creative Suite as a platform for artistic expression and as a professional business tool. I am here to answer any questions and make sure that your experience at our facility is a positive and productive one.

Expertise:
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

BRAEDON

BraedonHello! I’m Braedon, and I’m a Student Lead here in the DMC. I’m a third year Advertising major in the Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications, and my main passions are photography, videography, and music production. I hope one day to be the creative lead on a team with an advertising agency working among the best of the best. I’m incredibly skilled with most if not all Adobe software they have to offer, and I am more than happy to assist people with taking on new programs!

Expertise:
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Audition
  • Image-Line FL Studio
  • Ableton Live

YOANNA

YoannaHello! My name is Yoanna and I am a Lead multimedia specialist here at the DMC. I am a Junior double majoring in Marketing and Finance who also loves graphic design and photography. I have had a lot of experience with Adobe software, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Because of this I have had the opportunity to create flyers, posters, mailers, advertisements, and newsletters for various performing arts institutes. My goal at the DMC is to make everybody who comes in feel comfortable and confident with the programs they are using.

Expertise:
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop

EMILY

EmilyHello!! My name is Emily and I am currently a second year here at USF in the Zimmerman Advertising Program (ZAP). Since I am studying advertising, knowing the various Adobe programs is completely necessary for editing, publishing, and producing ads. I am very familiar with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and learning more about Premiere Pro and Dimension every day. The programs aren’t as intimidating as they seem, and I am here to help you learn!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Dimension

ABBEY

AbbeyHello there! I’m Abbey and I’m a Digital Media Specialist in the DMC! I am an animation student here at USF and I specialize in digital art and animation, so you can rely on me for help in programs like Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Indesign, Animate, and Clip Studio Paint. I love to play video games or knit and crochet when I have some free time. I interned at Echo Bridge during the 2018 summer and would like to eventually animate professionally at Cartoon Network. I teach the Drawing for Photoshop workshop here at the DMC and am the unofficial official expert on the Wacom Cintiq!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Animate
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Animate
  • Clip Studio Paint
  • Wacom

RAYAN

RayanHey y’all! My name is Rayan and I work as a Student Specialist here in the DMC. I am currently a Junior in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Despite not being related to my field of study, I have a huge passion for photography, and all the behind-the-computer stuff that comes along with it, and am in the proccess of setting up a photography business on the side. Whether you need help learning how to use your new camera, or are just trying to edit your pictures, I would love to be there to help you with it. See y’all in the DMC!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • SolidWorks

MADDIE

MaddieHi! My name is Maddie, I’m a Senior Marketing student. I like doing web/app-related design and taking pictures for fun sometimes. I have worked with a small group of Adobe programs for a variety of different reasons, with experience mostly in digital mediums, not print. If you need anything done in Photoshop, I can help you make it happen!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Wacom