Multimedia Studies: Faculty
Barbara Cutler has designed and developed print and online marketing and learning solutions for the last 10 years. Her leadership expertise spans 15 years in professional services consulting and management with international and cross-cultural focus. Currently, she is Business Operations Manager for the Health Plan Institute, Kaiser Permanente's training and performance support learning organization. Prior to that she was Content Manager and Performance Support Consultant for the same department. An Education major and graduate of the MSP's own Web Design Intensive, Barbara has her M.B.A. with a concentration in Global Strategic Leadership.
Lisa Gibello is a Creative Recruiter that specializes in finding and placing top talent in marketing, advertising, user experience, digital and traditional design, writing, and project management — essentially anything in creative and advertising. Her clients can depend on her to provide highly skilled freelancers, fast and pre-qualified, and to provide exceptional personal service. She recruits creative talent in the market through a combination of referrals, in-person and online networking, and being connected within the creative industry and having business relationships with leading professional associations, including: AIGA, American Advertising Federation, BAARC, SF State, and HOW Magazine. She spent ten years in the industry before she started recruiting and is committed to matching skilled creative talent with the right job and company. Lisa loves what she does and takes great pride in the placements she's made, the careers she's helped change and the many clients she has have come through for.
Lane Good has been on the faculty of SF State's Multimedia Studies Program for ten years. He teaches HTML, CSS, and beginning and advanced Flash. He also taught Dreamweaver and video post-production at Santa Rosa Junior College. Lane holds a Master's Degree in Instructional Technology from SF State.
David M. Hogue, Ph.D. is a UX Design Manager at Google in the San Francisco Bay Area where he leads an internationally distributed team of designers, researchers, and prototypers. He is an applied psychologist with more than 15 years of experience in user experience design and has designed web and mobile sites and applications for numerous consumer-facing brands. David Hogue is a lead faculty for Mobile UX/UI Design Area of Study at the Multimedia Studies Program.
Bert Monroy is a true pioneer and world renown expert in digital art and Adobe Photoshop. He co-authored the first book ever written on Photoshop and has since authored many more. He services a long list of clients that include Apple Computer and Adobe Systems. He also writes a monthly column for Photoshop User magazine called "From Bert's Studio."
Ruben Antonio Mosqueda has over ten years’ experience as an art director, graphic/web designer and digital media artist. After receiving his Bachelors of Art in Graphic Design from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Mosqueda worked for AT&T in Redmond Washington in the collateral and branding divisions producing business to consumer brochures, booklets, take-ones and various point-of-sale materials. He also worked in collaboration with design firms in Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Ruben currently works as a design educator and freelance designer for agencies throughout the United States, Mexico and South America.
Denise Richards is a graphic designer, documentary filmmaker, photographer, and instructional designer. Her particular field of interest is Visual Anthropology and much of her creative work focuses on cultural diversity. Her film and CD-ROM on the Day of the Dead are shown at festivals around the world and have been incorporated into the curriculum of universities throughout the country. Her photographs were recently part of an exhibit (Oakland Museum) on the use of kites in cultural rituals around the world. Ms. Richards holds an M.A. in Instructional Design and teaches in the Instructional Technology graduate program at SF State's main campus, as well the Multimedia Studies Program.
Demian Rosenblatt graduated with a B.F.A. in film/video and graphic design from California Institute of the Arts, and started a career solving design problems in almost every kind of Media. Demian's work has run the gamut from inclusive corporate identity and branding design, user/web interface and packaging design, print/outdoor/TV advertising, and motion picture graphic animation. Demian also created groundbreaking work for the web, CD, and DVD-ROM.
Tony Santos is a product designer and currently the UX Lead for Mozilla's Firefox Marketplace and Open Web Apps Ecosystem. For the past fourteen years Tony has been a designer, even when he didn't know what it was called, working primarily on the web with a few short detours into desktop software and advertising. His passion for "designing with" has led him to explore and champion participatory design and other collaborative design methods, and ultimately what drew him to the open source Mozilla project. Tony holds a MS in Human Centered Design and Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA and a BFA in Advertising and Graphic Design from the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, OH.
Ben serves as a User Experience Design Advisor to several Bay Area start-ups and has been developing websites since 1995.
He has also worked with several tech giants. At Microsoft he led multiple UX initiatives. At Cisco he managed and built the Irish UX team and helped integrate WebEx / CUPC. At Google he served as a lead designer on the AdWords team and was instrumental in the creation of multiple features such as the Display Targeting Tab, alerts, and Google Help. He went on to lead the design of the big data visualization of self-service dashboards backed by the Google Data Warehouse.