Which of my skills will help you succeed with your next project?:


  • Writing - 40+ years writing materials for a variety of industries. Projects have included user/operator/service manuals, brochures, websites, sell sheets, ad copy, training books, and everything in between, for any use including marketing, sales, training, and education.

  • Commercial photographer - with extensive experience across many products and industries; someone who simply enjoys photography and is good at it.

  • Ad agency/project management expertise - 20 years experience running the technical ad agency I founded. Always had plan A, plus plans B and C, just in case.

    A perfect on-time project delivery record, despite often ridiculous schedule requirements, over thousands of projects.


 
  • Graphic design and production - expansive experience in all media - print, signage, web, interactive, and video.

  • Software "guru" - Sustained, in-depth experience in leading-edge software, often from Version 1.0 to present, for image editing/restoration, illustration, video editing, motion graphics, special effects, layout design, digital painting, 3D modeling...

  • Guitarist/musician - Hooked on blues and classic rock, someone who knows his way around a practice room, stage, and sound editing software.

  • Can blow stuff up! - Experience as a licensed professional fireworks display operator. I design and shoot custom fireworks displays for any event or occassion. And I teach fireworks making...


   



Designing and building workable solutions to challenging problems. Making the difficult look easy; taking the technical to the creative; moving inspiration to reality.



The short version of my story is this...

To date, I have built up in-depth experience in a skillset that spans a wide variety of areas, including

  • writing, especially about highly technical subjects
  • graphic design and production
  • photography and digital image editing
  • marketing, advertising, and promotion
  • electronics and technology
  • computers and many types of software
  • music, guitar and piano
  • founding and running an ad agency
  • blowing stuff up - professional fireworks displays and fireworks making workshops and seminars

Part of what has enabled that skillset is

  • I "suffer" from being a tech geek and (somewhat) artistic as well
  • I was a language major before getting a BS in Electrical Engineering
  • I can see the big picture, but won't/can't forget about the details
  • I know which end of a hammer to hold
  • I have never committed to a project I didn't know how to accomplish - not to say that
    I didn't have to crash-learn a related skill, under deadline, during project execution...

The remainder of this website will provide the "meat" to back up these claims.


Take a look around, then call me at 603-490-8511. Let my skills help you be successful.