Technical Consultant, Instructor Aquent Graphics Institute
has nearly 12 years of print production experience on top of his
formal education in the graphic arts.
He worked in production and later as Systems Administrator for Media News, publisher of multiple weekly newspapers in suburban Boston, prior to becoming a consultant and instructor for Aquent Graphics Institute.
Rob's expertise lies in editorial workflow systems, he
is an expert in News Edit Pro, K4
, and Woodwing.
teaches both QuarkXPress
and and has a full understanding of Quark Copy Desk and InCopy.
has the ability to observe a production workflow and make suggestions on how to enable people to work more efficiently.
Either with a database solution, or something much simpler.
also teaches Illustrator, Photoshop
, and Acrobat.
has used QuarkXPress
for more than 12 years now and has been teaching both QuarkXPress
for nearly 3 years.
Rob travels around the country seeing real production problems every day.
has the unique perspective of someone who knows what both QuarkXPress
are capable of, and how they measure up against each other in the different fields they are used in.
has coordinated countless upgrades and conversions between the programs and enjoys meeting new people and examining the different ways people accomplish the same task, and the many different ways people use page layout programs.
real world experience with everything from building templates, font management, and color correction, make him a valuable asset during transitions and upgrades.
is still a freelance designer, and loves page layout.
favorite interests include his
two daughters, Lynda.com
, and anything related to Star Wars.