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Paul Trani is a Senior Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe focusing on helping designers to create work they love.

Paul has been an Adobe Certified Instructor and courseware creator for over a decade. A writer and prolific trainer, Paul has earned top author status at Lynda.com and has created a constant stream … Read More
Paul Trani is a Senior Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe focusing on helping designers to create work they love.

Paul has been an Adobe Certified Instructor and courseware creator for over a decade. A writer and prolific trainer, Paul has earned top author status at Lynda.com and has created a constant stream of content for Creative Cloud Learn as well as his own tutorials on www.paultrani.com

Prior to joining Adobe, Paul led a team of interactive designers and developers at Starz Entertainment producing multimillion dollar web and mobile campaigns.

When he is not traversing the globe he can be found hiking somewhere in the Colorado mountains (and he’s not telling where). Best chance to find him is to follow him on twitter: @paultrani Read Less
  • Sr. Worldwide Evangelist
    Adobe — Denver, CO, USA
  • Sr. Interactive Designer/Manager
    Starz Entertainment — Denver, CO, USA
  • Trilemetry — Denver, CO, USA
  • Certified Trainer - Coursware Creator
    GT Alliance — Denver, CO, USA
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Work Experience

Adobe Systems

Evangelist
March 29, 2010 – Present
Responsible for evangelizing the creative workflow of Adobe products within the context of the Flash platform and HTML5. This includes blogging, social media involvement, technical writing, and video content creation. Â I also spend time presenting… Read More
Work Experience

Adobe Systems

Evangelist
March 29, 2010 – Present
Responsible for evangelizing the creative workflow of Adobe products within the context of the Flash platform and HTML5. This includes blogging, social media involvement, technical writing, and video content creation. Â I also spend time presenting technologies to existing customers as well as new customers at conferences and other events. Â The goal being to drive the continued growth of the Flash platform among creative professionals.

Starz Entertainment

Senior Interactive Designer / Interactive Design Manager
June 2002 — March 26, 2010
Duties include leading a team of Interactive Designers/Developers in creating award-winning online experiences that promote the Starz brand and movie product. In this position I have been able to build a strong team that has executed many multi-million dollar online campaigns that promote Starz and are consistent across media (video, print, etc.). Some of the projects include:

starz.com/spartacus
starz.com/headcase
starz.com/crash
Trilemetry

Interactive Designer and Courseware Developer
June 2002 – Present
Trilemetry specializes in high-end, custom online communications as well as development of courseware for Adobe. I have been an integral part of this group as their designer, developer and trainer.

Courseware created:

Flash 8 Advanced Design course – Co-Creator
Flex Getting Started Experience – Asset Creator
ColdFusion 8 Getting Started Experience – Asset Creator
An Introduction to Flash Builder – Asset Creator
Flash Cast – Asset Creator
Projects:

Arizona Interactive Map
Bacardi Cocktail Recipe Book
Neutrogena T/Gel
GT Alliance

Adobe Certified Instructor
June 2001 – March 2006
Instructor and courseware developer for GT Alliance delivering classroom-based courses in Denver as well as on-site for such companies as Doublclick, MDC Holdings, Los Alamos National Labratory, Carmichael Lynch, and Martin Williams. Average instructor rating is 4.7 out of 5.

Adobe Certified Flash Courses:

Flash Advanced Design – Asset Creator
Flash MX 2004 Rich Media Development
Flash 8 Rich Content Creation
Design Techniques with Flash
Macromedia Flash 8 ActionScript
Flash Application Development
Flash Video Development
Adobe Certified Dreamweaver Courses:

Dreamweaver Website Development
Adobe Photoshop Courses:

Fast Track to Adobe Photoshop – 2-Day Coursebook. Writer, Creator, Publisher.
Moxie Media Group

Interactive Designer/Developer
February 2000 – June 2002
Responsible for the design and development of web sites, CD ROMs, DVD’s, and broadcast animation. Responsibilities include all aspects of production including concept, design, animation, and programming. Partial client list include: Arcadis, Hallmark Channel, Invesco Funds, Lucent Technologies, Qwest, Sprint, and Western Union.

COMPANY 39 (a divison of Parsons Brinkerhoff)

Interactive Designer

November 1998 – February 2000

Responsible for the design and development of web sites for civil engineering clients. Responsibilities include all facets of the project such as visual identity, HTML, ActionScript, JavaScript, illustration and Flash animation.

Edge Interactive

Multimedia Designer/Developer
July 1997- November 1998
Responsibilties include designing and creating solutions delivered via the Internet and CD-ROM. Worked directly with such clients as: Lucent Technologies, StorageTek, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, State of Colorado, and Cabela’s.

Interactive Television Network

Motion Graphics Designer
May 1995 – June 1997
Created the visual identity of the entire network channel, which included the creation of network identity spots, commercials, trailers, bumpers, game introductions for such shows as: Interactive Jeopardy. Catchwords, Quick Play Trivia, Pro Team Dodgeball, Crosswords, Grid Lock, Stud Poker, Blackjack Masters, Press Your Luck and QB1. Read Less
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