Patricia Kruep, CV

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Teaching Experience

August 2016 – Present • Faculty (Adjunct), George Mason University, School of Art, Graphic Design, Fairfax, VA

Courses:

July 2001 – Present • Faculty, Art Institute of Washington School of Design, Graphic & Web Design, Arlington, VA

Courses (* Classes introduced):

Conferences and Workshops

Animation as a Design Element, 2016 DCWW Conference session, September 2016

Session introduced ways to think about and use animation as a design element. Included considerations for when and why to use (or not use) animation in a design, animation terminology and principles, and how to create and use animations.

JavaScript Fundamentals, DCWW Code(Her) Workshop Series, March 2015

A 2-part workshop introducing the JavaScript language and how to use it in conjunction with HTML and CSS.

Professional Experience

March 2001 - Present • Designer and developer, Little Berry Studio (SP), Fairfax, VA

Web design and front-end development with particular emphasis on creating custom solutions using the WordPress platform. Examples of work can be found at http://littleberrystudio.com.

August 2016 – Present • Faculty, George Mason University, School of Art, Graphic Design, Fairfax, VA

Responsible for course design and execution, classroom management, and institutional service. Examples of course materials can be found on my teaching portfolio or view my CV.

July 2001 – Present • Faculty, Art Institute of Washington School of Design, Graphic & Web Design, Arlington, VA

Responsible for course design and execution, classroom management, and institutional service. Examples of course materials can be found on my teaching portfolio or view my CV.

February 2000 – March 2001 • Production Specialist, Circle.com, McLean, VA (Contracted through Aquent Partners February 2000 – June 2000)

HTML and JavaScript coding. Coordinated with designers and back-end programmers on site production. Created graphics for existing sites and designs for new sites, applications, and style guides.

January 1998 – October 1999 • Multimedia Designer, Internet Multimedia Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Interactive design (CD-ROM and web) and development, project management

September 1996 – January 1998 • Designer, Instructional Resource Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Web and graphic design, animation for video and web, training, assisting professors and instructors

March 1996 – August 1996 • Web Designer, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Volunteer Work

June 2017 - Present • Webmaster, Navy Elementary School PTO, Fairfax, VA

Single point access to manage and maintain the PTO website. Visit http://navypto.org.

July 2016 - Present • Newsletter Editor, BSA Troop 160, Fairfax, VA

Assemble and publish a weekly newsletter highlighting Troop-related events and achievements.

September 2015 - Present • STEAM Fair Co-chair, Navy Elementary School PTO, Fairfax, VA

Schedule, plan, and execute Navy ES's STEAM Fair event. The STEAM Fair is a school-wide event, with over 200 students participating. Students designed and executed projects to display during the fair. Members from our community in STEAM-related fields give presentations to all the students in rotation.

Education

Master of Arts, Visual Information Technologies, Institute of the Arts, May 2000

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Concentrations in multimedia, web, and interface design; 2D and 3D modeling, imaging, and animation.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, May 1996

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Concentrations in computer graphics and illustration.

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, May 1995

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Concentrations in drawing, ceramics, and watercolor; minor in creative writing.

Skills

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