Mike Goldberg

Interim Chair of Graphic Design / Associate Professor

Reading, MA, USA

Professional Bio:

I am the former Interim Chair and Associate Professor of Graphic Design at the New England Institute of Art, teaching courses in graphic design, web design, Flash animation for Motion Graphics and Environmental Graphic Design. I also run BluePrint Studio which is our full service in-house graphic design business for non-profit clients that include the Aids Action Committee and the Boy Scouts of America.

I am an award winning professional working in the design fields of graphic design, web, interactive educational museum design, advertising, presentation design and Environmental Graphic Design. I have been a professional designer for 30 years and I have been teaching design at the college level for 22 years.

Working as a Professor, I am also a hands-on designer that creates award winning strategic design for a variety of clients, that have included, IBM, Fidelity Investments, Philips, Blue Cross Blue Shield, American Express, The Wall Street Journal, Dana Farber and Joslin Diabetes Center.

Prior to my career in education, I worked as the Design Director at WBZ-TV 4 in Boston, designing and directing the on-air graphics and animation department. My work has been seen locally as well as nationally, on the Discovery Channel, Arts & Entertainment, WGBH, The Learning Channel and currently on an Emmy award winning educational show airing on WGBHKids in Boston.

I have also held the position of Creative Director at one of the countries leading Hi-Tech PR firms, Brodeur Worldwide. During my experience at Brodeur we won Agency of the Year, and my design team won a First place at the MIMC Awards, the Massachusetts Interactive Multi Media Council.

I received an Editor’s Choice Award from the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and my work was published in the March 2012 issue of Photoshop User Magazine.

My interactive educational work has been displayed in museums across the country. I have created interactive experiences for the following museums:

• Congressional Medal of Honor Museum, South Carolina
• Plimoth Plantation Museum
• Visitor Center at the Hoover Dam
• Visitor Center at the Harry S. Truman Dam
• Franklin Institute in Philadelphia
• Lincoln Park Zoo, Primate Research Facility in Chicago
• Lockport, Erie Canal Museum
• Ralph Stanley Blue Grass Music Museum, Clintwood VA
• Machu Picchu web site for Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University
• Libby Dam & Albeni Falls Visitor Centers – US Army Corps of Engineers
• Exploration Place, Wichita, Kansas – Crumbine’s Clues
• Erie Maritime Museum – The Battle of Lake Erie

• 2011 – Editor’s Choice Award, National Association of Photoshop Professionals
• 2006 Communicator Award, Joslin Diabetes Center : New Web Site Design
• Questar 2002, The 13th International Festival For Excellence in Corporate Interactive;
o CD-ROMs and Videos, GOLD WINNER, for, ASP Industry Consortium,
Board of Directors Orientation CD-ROM
• The Communicator 2002, Award of Distinction, for, Virtual, Inc.,
o ASP Industry Consortium, Board of Directors Orientation CD-ROM
• The Communicator 2002, Award of Distinction, for, Virtual, Inc.,
o American Express & Master Card Mobile Payment Forum Web Site
• The Communicator 2002, Honorable Mention, for, Virtual, Inc., Web Site
• Mindedge.com - Outstanding Web Site Award - 2000
• Brodeurinteractive.com - Standard of Excellence Award : Web Design- 2000
• Meridianmktg.com - Standard of Excellence Award: Web Design – 2000
• Praecis.com - MIMC Awards, 1st Place: Web Design -1999
• Brodeurww.com - Standard of Excellence Award: Web Design – 1999

Professional Organization Member:
• NAPP – National Association for Photoshop Professionals
• AIGA - American Institute of Graphic Arts
• SEGD, Society for Environmental Graphic Design

Portfolio: http://members.photoshopuser.com/774520/portfolio/

Work Experience

The New England Institute Of Art

Interim Chair Graphic Design / Associate Professor

Courses taught;, Web Page Authoring, Digital Illustration, , Flash, Digital Imaging, Digital Illustration, Fundamentals of Design, Concept Development, Motion Graphics, Advertising Design, Environmental Graphic Design, Senior Portfolio and Internship Seminar, BluePrint Studio the Graphic Design Studio/Honors Program

• Responsible for managing Graphic Design department, full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty
• Received Editor’s Choice Award from the National Association of Photoshop Professionals
• Samples of my work were published in the March 2012 issue of Photoshop User magazine
• Designed graphics and animation for Emmy award winning TV show currently on WGBHKids
• Created new department community initiatives
• Developed Course Mentor Program
• Work with high school representatives with our articulation program
• Prep and teach classes for juniors and seniors
• Developed new Environmental Graphic Design concentration program for Graphic Design. This has developed into a new career path and internship opportunities for our students
• Develop course curriculum
• Manage the Program Advisory Committee for Graphic Design department
• Developed and manage Time Management Initiative
• Train faculty in new software updates as part of Professional Development
• Student program advisor for 50+ students
• Manage BluePrint Studio. Our in-house full service graphic design business for non-profit clients that include, The Boy Scouts of America and The Aids Action Committee.
• Manage and participate in our Summer Studio program for high school students
• Manage room scheduling and supplies for Summer Studio program
• Chair of the Admissions Committee; responsible for managing all incoming student applications
• Joined SEGD, (Society for Environmental Graphic Design), created new professional relationship for school and students of Graphic Design department
• Worked with South Station and Massport on real world application projects for our students.
• Managed Bonnaroo project for Graphic Design Department. Art Directed project with two students to create the event poster, T-shirt, and promotional poster for the band, Mumford & Sons. Project got national acclaim for our students and our school.
• Worked with SEGD Director of Education to create information that was discussed about our EGD class and Massport project, at this Summer’s SEGD international conference in Montreal, Canada. Our school and class had it’s own page in their conference workbook.
• Designed the new Graphic Design department web site
• Created promo course posters for Fall Registration
• Assist with hiring and managing adjunct instructors for the Graphic Design Program
October 2001 - April 2012 Brookline Village, Massachusetts, United States

Virtual, Inc.

Creative Director

Interactive Services, Developed full service interactive packages that
included CD-ROM, interactive PowerPoint, and web site design and development.

• Strategic design for internet, e-commerce solutions
• Developed and managed corporate online brand identity
• Art directed full service creative department for print, web, and presentation services
• Developed online business strategies and solutions
• Project management, brand management, online marketing and sales
January 2000 - September 2001 Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States

Brodeur Interactive

Creative Director

Developed strategic concept design for web, CD-ROM interactive, digital design and animation for clients that included: IBM, Fidelity Investments, Dana Farber, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Philips and the Wall Street Journal.

• Managed and Art Directed development teams to create award winning online strategies
• Won first place at MIMC Awards,(Massachusetts Interactive Multi-Media Council)
• Strategic design for online and interactive communication services
• Developed and managed business-to-business presentation service
• Art Directed full service corporate ID packages including web, print, and PowerPoint
• Project management, brand management, online marketing and sales
• Created professional development program used in corporate offices around the country
• Developed and managed internship program
• Worked with department director on staff scheduling
• Designed award winning corporate office web site
November 1996 - January 2000 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

MG Design


Web design, Interactive multimedia design and animation for a variety of CD-ROM based projects, and corporate and commercial broadcast design.

• Strategic concept design and final production for CD-ROM, multimedia
• Web design and development
• Designed Museum Interactive Educational experiences that have been displayed in museums around the country
• Lead designer for “The Popular Mechanics Show” that aired on Discovery Channel
• Created award winning design for museum documentary
• Created set designs for science segment for “Good Morning America”
• Clients included; WBZ-TV4, WCVB-TV5, Hearst Broadcasting Productions, Boston Productions
February 1992 - November 1996 Massachusetts, United States


Design Director

Assisted Executive Art Director in managing a 7-person design department for print and on-air graphic design.

• Strategic concept design and final production for on-air graphics and animation
• Art direction for print and on-air graphics packages
• Graphic and animation design for news and on-air promotion
• Art directed new station on-air brand packaging
• Assisted Executive Art Director with concepts for new set design projects
• Managed full time and freelance graphic design staff
• Responsible for all staff scheduling
• Assisted with departmental budget
• Developed and managed internship program
February 1988 - August 1992 Massachusetts, United States

Gilmore Productions

Art Director

Design and production of graphics and animation for TV stations, advertising agencies, and corporate clients.

• Art direction for broadcast and commercial video production
• Strategic concept design and production for digital post effects
• Set design, audio, pre and post production
• Broadcast design and promotion for commercial and corporate ID’s
• Art directed and produced graphics and animation for WBZ-TV4 promos
May 1985 - February 1988 Massachusetts, United States

Parker Brothers

Art Director/ Computer Graphic Designer

Worked in the department of New Product Development for Consumer Electronics.

• Lead design for new game concept development
• Graphic and animation design for video game projects
• Final production for print and digital animation
• Art direction of packaging and product development
• Lead designer for Frogger, Ewok’s Adventure, and 007 James Bond.
• Art Director, game concept design and package design for CLUE-VCR.
June 1983 - May 1985 Beverly, Massachusetts, United States


Boston University

B.A. Psychology

September 1976 - May 1980 Massachusetts, United States

Boston University

M. Ed. Educational Media and Technology

September 1980 - May 1982 Massachusetts, United States


Adobe InDesign CS5, Adobe CS5 Flash, Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Corel Painter 12, Powerpoint,