Adobe Bootcamp Certified Instructors

Sylus Green, Adobe Bootcamp InstructorBorn to an Art teacher and a Music Teacher, Sylus Green is a self-proclaimed “hippie-kid.” As the front man for the band Malachi in Orlando, FL and gained a love for musicianship and sound design, which led him to open Feel Good Music Studios. After opening his studio he began shooting and editing video and fell in love with Premiere Pro and After Effects and has since had his work featured on FOX, Bay News 9 and News 13 Orlando. Sylus has trained professionals from the all walks including US Government, Disney, and University of Central Florida to name a few. With experience in songwriting, and creative writing, Sylus approaches video editing, and motion graphics from a storytelling perspective.

 

Katherine Houghton, Adobe Bootcamp Instructor Katherine Houghton is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with degrees in Graphic Design and Industrial Design. She has held multimedia, graphic design, and consulting positions at numerous companies including KPMG LLP, one of the big five Accounting Consulting Firms where she managed the Multimedia Department. During the “.com” boom of the 90s she was promoted to Vice President of Confidant Inc. where she managed the entire look of all visual materials including the marketing and internet presence.

Currently, Katherine teaches classes in Illustrator, Freehand, Director, Photoshop, InDesign, Quark, After Effects, Final Cut Pro & Acrobat.

 

Luisa Winters, Adobe Bootcamp InstructorLuisa Winters is an internationally celebrated instructor, presenter, and musician. An accomplished videographer, editor, 3D animator and graphics designer, she has created and edited scores of broadcast video and web projects for corporate, government, and educational, commercial and private clients.

An accomplished violinist, Luisa was, at the age of 13, a full-time member of the National Symphony Orchestra in the Dominican Republic. While attending the legendary Peabody Conservatory (in Baltimore, MD), Luisa learned from master musicians: Henryk Szeryng, Berl Senofski, Aarond Rosand, Charles Libove, and Leon Fleisher, among others.

Expressing her art in digital form, Luisa became an editor and motion graphics artist in 1985, and has been performing both arts full-time since that point in time. Luisa was the Adobe Premiere Pro Technical Chair for the Post-Production Conference at the 2008 NAB convention in Las Vegas.

Luisa is the author of Total Training for Adobe After Effects CS4 – Essentials (DVD), Absolute Training Premiere Pro Essentials (DVD), Adobe Premiere for Videographers (DVD) and Scores of magazine articles on Adobe Production Premium techniques (in English and Spanish).

 

Anthony Calardo, Adobe Bootcamp InstructorWith a degree in broadcasting and cable production from Western Michigan University, Anthony has found himself in a wide range of careers. Anthony has worked in fields from Radio Broadcasting and Engineering to Robotic Engineering and Servicing. In his final year of college he found himself in a teaching role of a high level video editing course and made a conscious decision to follow a career of education in the technology field.

Currently Anthony is based out of Orlando, FL and works as an Apple Certified Trainer and ACN in the area. He holds certifications Final Cut Pro 5, 6, 7, and X, as well as almost all OS X IT certifications from 10.4 through 10.8. In addition to being certified in Apple and Adobe technology, Anthony also maintains the backend IT infrastructure for Future Media Concepts. This includes 14 servers across 7 remote sites. He also creates and maintains the classroom images for deployment across all FMC owned systems. Anthony also works in the FMC Conferences division, offering his services as IT and AV manager for conferences worldwide.

 

Foster Johnson, Adobe Bootcamp InstructorFoster Johnson is one of only a handful of instructors with multiple Adobe Creative Suite Master Designations. He currently holds one each for Web, Video and Design. An Adobe Certified Instructor since 2006, he provides relevant instruction due to real world work experience with the entire Adobe Creative Suite, also Captivate and Acrobat Pro. He maintains application development and interactive concentrations in HTML 5, CSS, PHP, SQL, AJAX, XML and JavaScript. Mr. Johnson is the Owner and lead Pre Visualization Producer for Clarendon Cr Design in Southern California. He has 16 years of professional creative development and management experience in interactive, entertainment, advertising and print. He is an architect of numerous web based commerce and database connectivity solutions, as well as a developer of e-commerce systems for telecoms and Southern California entertainment studios.

 

Chris Wall, Adobe Bootcamp InstructorChristopher Wall is fueled with a strong passion for design and is a driving force in the creative design and development of all our projects. He began his career in Graphic Communication and Design in 1999 with a small E-Learning and Instructional Training company. After a series of buy-outs he served as a senior graphics designer at RWD Technologies and Latitude 360° for companies such as NASA, Nokia and Cisco Systems. Chris then left to pursue his interests in 3D Animation, where he received an AS degree in Computer Animation and a series of specialized certifications in Lightwave 3D and Photoshop.

Working as a freelance designer he animated and built 3D Characters for a children’s tv series and various other projects. He then took a position of creative direction and oversaw the development for all marketing materials and visualizations for condominium sales throughout Florida.

Currently, Chris is now Co-Owner and Creative Director of Developmental Marketing where he continues to focus on Graphic and Web Design, 3D visualization and Animation. He also tours the country training students on sophisticated 3D & Graphic technologies. Chris manages all branding and marketing materials produced for the Franchise Brokers Association and its members. He also manages the creative department of the FBA team.

 

Jonathan Flowers, Adobe Bootcamp InstructorJonathan Flowers has been an information systems specialist since 1999. He graduated from the UCF School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems. He also holds certifications in numerous web applications such as Flash and Dreamweaver and provides extensive training on programming and various web technologies. Currently he is Co-Founder of Developmental Marketing LLC.

Jonathan is skilled at understand complex client needs and requests. He is known for making the impossible possible and has practical insight on the implementation of extensive projects. He is highly skilled in the technical aspects of the business but also understands the true desires of the clients needs.

Note: Instructors may vary based on Bootcamp location