Nova Starling Profile

Multimedia & Web Designer / Desktop Publisher / Digital and Fine Artist

  • Sr. Graphic Designer, collaborating and consulting with creative services team members, freelance professionals and vendors on web and graphic projects
  • Organized and thorough in the research, coordination and completion of projects
  • Clear understanding of visual content for corporate branding purposes
Skills

Web / Multimedia Design
Internet & Intranet design & management
Flash animation design & production
Streaming sound, video & animation
Sound, music and voice-over recordings
Web-based product demos & use models
Site graphic architecture, flow & navigation
Multimedia & interactive design
Voice Over Character for Industrial Product Demos
Photography and Retouching

Graphic Design
Page and brochure design & production
Advertising layout and design
Logo design and branding
CD labels, covers and insert designs
MS Power Point Presentations
Package Design
Illustrations
Programs
PhotoShop 7*
Illustrator 10*
Painter 5
Dreamweaver MX*
Java Script
HTML*
Fireworks 3*
Flash MX*

Sound Edit
Sonic Foundry Sound Forge
Premier 5
AfterFX 4
Media Pro
PageMaker 6.5
Quark Xpress*
PowerPoint*

Platforms
Windows and Macintosh
Experience

Free Lance Web Designer
Creating sites in the areas of technology, professional, engineering and non profit organizations. In addition to graphics, user interface design, interactivity and photography are offered. A network of associate programmers enable the handling of even the most complex jobs.

Appiant Technologies
A Unified Communications and Unified Messaging company.
Multimedia, UI, Web, Graphic, and Desktop Publishing artist for this start up. Maintained the intranet and internet, created support materials for the education department, brochure layouts for online and print.
The environment was fast paced and exciting. I was part of a highly creative and talented team. Appiant Technologies has been absorbed by a larger company.

Clients

East Bay Radiation Oncology Center
Designed and created site for this cancer radiation center which offers some of the most advanced and individualized radiation therapy treatments to cancer patients in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Parker Builders
Designed and created site for this construction company, which provids turn key construction and development services for commercial, industrial, and medical facilities. Work included photography of the featured job, Dr. Haynes and Park Shadelands.

Tiogan Networks
Tiogan Networks provides a voice network solution to complete providers triple play offer of voice, internet, and CATV services. This site was designed and running within 2 weeks. Additional services included logo and business card design.

Stanford Aids Research [FLASH]: http://www.novastarling.com/ns_html/stanford.html
Designed and created site proposal relating to Stanford's participation in the
Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group research.

TalktoFran [FLASH]:
Designed and created animated business card for Psychotherapist
which included a drag and drop FLASH puzzle.

Advanced Business Designs
Designed and created site for a firm that designs employee stock ownership plans .

Entrepreneurial
Nova Starling Enterprises, Berkeley, CA
Owner/Principal Designer
Concept development, project management and implementation of wholesale products for the gift market. Responsible for product design, production, office operations, marketing and promotions. Products sold nationally. Client base maintained with a 14 member sales force.
Design work extended to other clients, creating logos and collateral such as brochures, labels, stationery, business cards and newspaper ads and point of purchase displays.
Education

Master of Arts in Design
University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Wayne State University, Detroit

MultiMedia / Web Certificate
Center for Electronic Art, San Francisco

Photography
Las Positas College, Livermore

Visit my on line web design portfolio:
web: http://www.novastarling.com
email: nova@novastarling.com