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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

SHILOH

ShilohHi, I’m Shiloh! I’m a student lead here at the Digital Media Commons. I’m a Senior year Economics major hoping to become a data analyst in the future. Though my major isn’t media-focused, I have experience video and photo editing in Adobe Creative Cloud’s programs. I learn more about this amazing creative platform every day and will happily assist you in any way that I can!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Illustrator

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

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

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

ANDRES

AndresHello! My name is Andres, I am a Marketing major at USF, as well as a Student Assistant here in the DMC. I am working towards combining creative mediums with business mindsets. I have been working with the Adobe Creative Cloud for about a year now, and have gained a lot of knowledge and expertise in some major areas. I am skilled at Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro. I enjoy music of most genres and have been classically trained at singing. I play a variety of instruments, such as guitar, piano, and drums. I am extremely excited to work with everyone, and improve upon my knowledge of these programs!

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

Stefanie

Stefanie Hi there, I’m Stefanie and I am a Finance student as well as a Student Assistant here in DMC. I enjoy learning new avenues to showcase my creativity, mainly using Adobe Photoshop. I love learning new programs and then teaching others what I have learned and I look forward to working with all of you!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator

Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Hi! I’m Kaitlyn and work as a Student Assistant here at the DMC! I’m a Senior at USF and I am dual-majoring in International Studies and Applied Linguistics. I have a background in technical theater, as well as photography and videography. I love to learn new things and help others learn new skills. No matter your skill level, I’ll help you achieve your digital media goals!

Expertise:
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Audacity