Lead Instructor

Stanton Foster Johnson, owner of SFJ Academy.

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Resume of Foster Johnson

Burbank, CA
Creative Portfolio: http://www.fosterjohnson.com/portfolio

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Ten years of creative software instruction. Sixteen years of creative management for interactive, entertainment, advertising and printing. Developer of a broad range of design projects from concept through deployment. Strategic expert at managing teams of up to 20 members. Architect of numerous Internet commerce and database connectivity solutions. Extensive background in 3d modeling, computer based training, e-commerce, variable data printing, telecom, software, interactive, entertainment, advertising, photography and video.

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT SKILLS
Triple Master of the Adobe Creative Cloud. Interactive coding foundation includes JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3. Application development includes C#, PHP, MySQL, and XML. Current design discipline includes Autodesk 3dS Max and Unity3D Game Engine.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Certified Microsoft Educator – 07/2016 to Present
Certified Minecraft Trainer – 11/2016 to Present
Can teach Microsoft Creative Coding for Games and Apps
Pursuing Microsoft Office 365 certifications for OneNote, PowerPoint, Skype for Business, Word, Excel

Adobe Expert Certification – 08/2006 to 12/2012
Completed a six year plan of self paced study. Accomplished expert levels of application proficiency in all previously practiced creative software. This plan included multiple instructor level certifications to accomplish a secondary requirement of recognition by Adobe Inc., and by long term contract employers as a lead instructor in video, interactive and design.

WORK EXPERIENCE

SFJ ACADEMY, Burbank, CA - 12/2010 - Present
Owner and Lead Instructor
Perform training onsite as a contracted independent classroom instructor, also over the Internet via "The Principal's Office" virtual classroom. Train each of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications including Audition, Captivate, Acrobat Pro and Photoshop Lightroom.

METRO TECHNOLOGY CENTERS, Oklahoma City, OK - 3/2008 to Present
Independent Contract Instructor via SFJ Academy
Perform training in classroom location and virtually over broadband for all Adobe Creative Cloud applications as well as Captivate, Acrobat Pro, LiveCycle ES Designer and Photoshop Lightroom.

FUTURE MEDIA CONCEPTS, Irvine, CA - 10/2011 - Present
Independent Contract Instructor via SFJ Academy
Perform classroom training on location for all Adobe Creative Cloud applications, Acrobat Pro and Adobe Captivate.

STERLING LEDET & ASSOCIATES, Atlanta, GA - 6/2005 to Present
Independent Contract Instructor via SFJ Academy
Classroom Instructor and creative software specialist for Midwest to West Coast training events outside of their Atlanta training facility. Perform classroom training for all Adobe Creative Cloud applications as well as Captivate, Acrobat Pro and Photoshop Lightroom.

FOSTER JOHNSON STUDIOS, Glendale, CA - 9/2004 to Present
Creative Director
Perform creative management and development for corporate clients and individual creatives. Functioned as both Marketing Director and Creative Director, also as Internet project designer and developer. Produce Internet video and photography. Notable clients include Stanford University Graduate School of Business CMC, Radian Labs, University of Southern California, authors Dinah Lenney, Carol Muske-Dukes, Chris Abani and composer Patrice Rushen. Corporate onsite contracts included; Creative Director and Director of Technical Writing at PARASOFT, Monrovia, CA - 3/2002 to11/2002. Senior Art Director at VERIZON, Carlsbad, CA - 10/1999 to 2/2001. Senior Art Director at WARNER BROS HOME VIDEO, Burbank, CA - 7/1997 -12/1997. Senior Art Director at DISNEY ONLINE, North Hollywood, CA - 6/1996 - 6/1997. Graphic Designer/Interactive Art Director at MCCANN-ERICKSON, San Francisco, CA - 5/1993 - 5/1996

EDUCATION
UCLA - Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Computer Graphics.

 

Technical Certifications

CompTIA CTT+ Certified

Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator

Microsoft Certified Educator

Minecraft Certified
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