A LITTLE BIT

ABOUT ME

INTERACTIVE DESIGNER | INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

 & TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT

Hello! I'm Ana M. Penaranda, a designer residing in the beautiful city of Los Angeles.

 

I was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. One of my passions was to study computer animation, so that is the reason why I came to the U.S. in 2007 to pursue a career in CGI and VFX.

 

Since then, I've been designing for about ten years, working on all sorts of projects; from graphics and interactive design through branding, multimedia production, animation, photography, film, editing, and instructional design.

 

Currently, I work for CSUN at the Career Center as a Multimedia Content Developer, and a supervise the department's multimedia team. I'm also getting an M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology from CSUF, which I hope to complete in Spring 2018.

 

I'm also a coffee lover, I like traveling, and of course, the combination of art, design, and technology are my daily passions!

 

 

SKILLS

Areas of Expertise

EDUCATION

Academic Career

M.S. Instructional Design & Technology

California State University, Fullerton

Direct applications of emerging technology for teaching, learning, training and/or curriculum development.

B.A. ART & ANIMATION

California State University, Northridge

Animation Track in 2D Design & 3D Animation.

Pre-Vis, character animation, CG modeling, texture painting, lighting, and compositing.

A.A. COMPUTER ANIMATION

COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS

Video game design, TV and Motion picture production, 2D animation, character design, layout, storyboarding, and 3D computer animation

B.A. GRAPHIC DESIGN & MULTIMEDIA

LASALLE COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL

Graphic design, motion graphics, digital media, gaming, broadcast, interactive artworks, animation, and Web-based technology.

UI/UX DESIGN

 

Wireframing & UI Prototyping, visual communication, user empathy, and interaction design

WEB/MOBILE DEVELOPMENT

 

HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, and responsive design

MARKETING & BRANDING

 

Data analysis, research, brand-building, storytelling, selling, and understanding of target markets

PHOTOGRAPHY

 

color correction, retouching, creativity, and eye for detail

 

 

ANIMATION | MOTION GRAPHICS

 

storyboarding,  2D animation, and 3D modeling

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION

 

filming, editing, color correction,

and compositing

Distance/Online LEARNING

Curriculum & instructional development,  Instructional technologist

MAY

2018

MAY

2014

May

2011

DIC

2006

TESTIMONIALS

WORK EXPERIENCE

Some of my previous jobs

COMPANIES

Had the privilege to work with these companies as a designer, artists, and consultant

MULTIMEDIA CONTENT DEVELOPER

California State University, Northridge | CAREER CENTER

 

Provide vision for the overall scope of multimedia content

for the Career Center

 

Responsible for the art direction and creative design/input associated with the department’s career messaging

and e-learning materials

 

Supervise and mentor student assistants on best practices in shooting, editing, animating, designing, and distributing

self-made instructional multimedia content

LEARNING TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

& INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

College of the Canyons | STUDENT SUCCESS & SUPPORT

PROGRAM

 

Planed, designed, and developed multimedia learning/training elements to assist career counselors in helping students with academic difficulty

 

Disseminated knowledge of emerging educational technologies, instructional design research, and universal design applications that address multiple learning styles and accessibilities

MULTIMEDIA ASSISTANT

DreamWorks Animation Studios |

EDUCATION & TRAINING DEPARTMENT

 

Collaborated with videography team by shooting and editing studio events, training sessions, and guest speakers

 

Enhanced studio's Online training sessions

 

Assisted in set preparation for remote productions, including set-up, lighting, placement of cameras, running of cables, location of microphones, color balancing of cameras

CREATIVE DESIGNER & MEDIA

PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

College of the Canyons | DISTANCE LEARNING

 

Advised and guided faculty through the proper way of designing, construction, and developing Online course materials

 

Shaped and designed educational modules based on a grant founded by the government to produce Open Educational Resources

 

Supervised technical quality of the end product and delivered projects assigned with dedication and focus

PRESENT

2015

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