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Creative Director and Professor - Interactive Design and Usability, UI/UX
Yard Media and Full Sail University
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QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
An experienced team leader with strengths in developing a vision, establishing creative strategy that focuses on user-centered solutions, building strong brands, and producing multimedia tools that deliver proven results.

OBJECTIVE
To use my skills and experience to guide a team that is mot… Read More
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
An experienced team leader with strengths in developing a vision, establishing creative strategy that focuses on user-centered solutions, building strong brands, and producing multimedia tools that deliver proven results.

OBJECTIVE
To use my skills and experience to guide a team that is motivated towards achieving a common goal of developing emerging technology by stimulating audiences to action through effective UI/UX (User Interfaces/User Experiences).

Ricky is currently the Creative Director of Yard Media, a company that provides emerging media design services to organizations in various industries. He also serves in the field of education as Course Director at Full Sail University, where he guides students in the area of design for User Interface and User Experience. Ricky studied traditional art, computer animation, and holds a Masters Degree in Media Design.

Ricky’s work has received several prestigious awards including the Orlando Advertising Federation’s coveted ADDY award and several others His work was featured in the Creativity 34 annual, a global showcase of the top talent in the design industry. His fine art has been exhibited in the USA and the United Kingdom, receiving rave review from art critics. His paintings have been featured in the Orlando Sentinel. Ricky has also served as main contributing creative designer for 'Create Magazine', a national magazine serving the creative industry.

The wide-ranging list of companies that Ricky has worked for include: Heineken; Infiniti; Marriott Hotels; KFC and Pizza Hut; Northland – A Church Distributed; Jobs Partnership and Florida Hospital.

• Communication & Leadership
• Project Management
• UI / UX (User Interface and User Experience)
• Client & Vendor Relationships
• Conceptual Development
• Strategic Planning
• Budgets
• Online & Video Marketing
• Resource Management
• Marketing & Branding
• Staff Training & Development
• Higher Education Read Less
  • Creative Director
    Yard Media — FL, USA
  • Course Director, Interactive Design and Usability
    Full Sail University — FL, USA
  • Creative Director
    D'Edge — Jamaica
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ADDY Award - Silver Award
ADDY Award, Orlando Advertising Federation
Florida Printers Association Award - Gold
Best in Category (Brochure Design), Florida Printers Association Annual Competition
Award of Excellence - Florida Printers Association Annual Competition
Award of Distinction - Creativity 34 Annual Compet… Read More
ADDY Award - Silver Award
ADDY Award, Orlando Advertising Federation
Florida Printers Association Award - Gold
Best in Category (Brochure Design), Florida Printers Association Annual Competition
Award of Excellence - Florida Printers Association Annual Competition
Award of Distinction - Creativity 34 Annual Competition
Gold Award - The Summit Creative Awards
Gold Award - Marcom Creative Award
1st, 2nd and 3rd place - American Design Award
Honorary Mentioned - The CSS Award
Gold - Design Firms Award Read Less
• Communication & Leadership 
• Project Management
• Client & Vendor Relationships
• Conceptual Development 
• Strategic Planning 
• Budgets 
• Online & Video Marketing
• Resource Management 
• Marketing & Branding 
• Staff Training & Development 
• Higher Education
• Usability / UI Design 
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• Communication & Leadership 
• Project Management
• Client & Vendor Relationships
• Conceptual Development 
• Strategic Planning 
• Budgets 
• Online & Video Marketing
• Resource Management 
• Marketing & Branding 
• Staff Training & Development 
• Higher Education
• Usability / UI Design 
• CSS / HTML 
• Wordpress

SOFTWARE SKILLS
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator 
• Adobe Premiere 
• Adobe After Effects 
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• Adobe Flash 
• Adobe InDesign 
• Adobe XD 
• Maya 
• Apple iWork 
• Microsoft Office Suites Read Less
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