mike massengale

Instructor of Professional Practice - Foundations and Digital Media

Spartanburg, SC, USA

Work Experience


Instructor of Professional Practice. Foundations and Digital Media

Classroom Instruction for drawing, graphic design, illustration, animation and UX/UI.

Other Duties:
Curriculum development
School of the Arts branding
Student mentoring.
August 2015 - South Carolina, United States

Arts Institute Of Pittsburgh Online

Associate Professor

Development and instruction of online
graphic design and illustration classes for undergraduate students.

Other duties include: Curriculum
development, student out reach programs, video tutorials of hard and soft skill sets.
January 2006 - October 2016 Pennsylvania, United States


Illustrative Designer

Commercial Illustrator and Fine Artist
I am in the business of creating illustrative fine art that sells on online art and poster galleries as well as commercial events.
My paintings are then re-purposed and sold
as the official posters for festivals and events across the country.
January 2002 - Present Greenville, South Carolina, United States

University Of South Carolina Upstate

Adjunct Instructor

Class instruction of Fundamentals of Design,
Digital Graphics, Motion Graphics, Web-design.
August 2002 - January 2006 Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Vantage Point Management

New Media Creative Designer

Responsibilities included coordination, creative direction and production of
new media titles such as; computer-based training, CD-ROMs, web sites,
interactive kiosks.

Creation of overall design concept for product and communication of design goals and messages to creative team, ensuring integration of design requirements into all phases of production.

Oversaw the development of scripts, story- boards, maps, flow charts and user interface.
August 1997 - January 2002 Greenville, South Carolina, United States


New Media Designer

Developed of user interface, navigation,
and graphic design for interactive projects. Communicated concepts to marketing, production and programming. Integration
of video, animation, still images, text,
and audio into the graphical design of
new media projects.
September 1994 - September 1997 Easley, South Carolina, United States

Clemson University

New Media Graphic Designer

Concept development, design and
production of interactive video presentation for educational applications. Production was accomplished with a video-based computer system, which allowed for the combination of graphics, live video, and audio for an interactive playback platform.
December 1990 - September 1994 Clemson, South Carolina, United States

Novachrome Productions

New Media Designer

January 1988 - June 1989 Greenville, South Carolina, United States


University Of Hartford

MFA Illustration

- August 2008 Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Syracuse University

MA Advertising Design

July 2004 - August 2006 Syracuse, New York, United States

Appalachian State Univ.

BS Commercial Fine Arts

August 1982 - December 1984 Boone, North Carolina, United States

Anderson College

AA Commercial Design

August 1980 - May 1982 Anderson, South Carolina, United States


AfterEffects Media 100, Camtasia, Edge Animate Priemere, Illustrator Photoshop Indesign, PPT KeyNote,