Tony is the owner and Director of Training at Digital Training & Designs. His vast experience in photography and videography inform his deep background knowledge of the industry. Having instructed for 20+ years, he has a genuine knack for relating to his students to discern their needs to orient his classes to fill their skills and knowledge gaps. Tony has been a Certified Technical Trainer for nearly 20 years. He is Adobe certified to teach Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects and is an Adobe Video Specialist. As an Apple Certified Master Trainer he teaches Final Cut Pro and Motion. In June of 2008 Tony earned his Master Trainer certification from Apple and teaches Final Cut Pro and Motion. Tony co-authored the book "Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 3" and has worked with Adobe writing exam questions for the Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects certification tests.
Every company is only as good as its team. Digital Training & Designs is fortunate enough to work with a talented & creative staff.
All our trainers are professional, full-time instructors who are CompTIA Certified Technical Trainers (CTT). From the CompTIA web site: CompTIA is the leading association representing the international technology community. Its goal is to provide a unified voice, global advocacy and leadership, and to advance industry growth through standards, professional competence, education and business solutions.
In addition, all instructors have the required Adobe or Apple certifications required for their particular specialties.
Joan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and a Master of Arts degree in Training and Learning Technologies. In her 16+ years of training at Digital Training & Designs, she has taught a variety of classes but currently teaches Adobe Dreamweaver, Cascading Style Sheets, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat. She also helped write the Dreamweaver Fundamentals Authorized Curriculum for Macromedia. Joan is Adobe certified to teach Adobe InDesign, Acrobat, FrameMaker, Dreamweaver and Dynamic Dreamweaver. In June of 2008 Joan was ranked as one of the top five Adobe trainers worldwide.
Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Advertising Art Direction. With over 18+ years as an instructor, He’s quite comfortable in the classroom and excels in helping students understand tough concepts. His uncommon and oft-praised rapport with students helps to put them at ease with subject material that otherwise might be imposing. Tom’s been teaching Object-Oriented Programming for 10 years and for the past 3 years has focused on Objective-C and iOS, making him a natural fit for our iPhone / iPad App Development courses. Tom is also certified by Adobe to teach Flash, Flex, Fireworks, Illustrator, and Captivate classes. In June of 2008, Tom was ranked as the number one Adobe trainer worldwide based on student evaluations. Tom has been with us for more than 14+ years.