RESUME

Resume for Lisa Donohue, Visual Design & Animation

RESUME

LISA M. DONOHUE / VISUAL DESIGN

 

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Digital sculpting, illustration and storyboarding with an emphasis on Scientific models & compositions. 

SOFTWARE, GRAPHICS/3D

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

  • AfterEffects

  • PremierePro

  • Modo

  • ZBrush

  • TopMod

  • Audition

 

SOFTWARE, OFFICE

  • MS Office

  • Visio

  • iWork

PLATFORMS, CMS

  • Mac/PC

  • Adobe Experience Mgr

  • Craft

  • SquareSpace

  • SharePoint

  • Wordpress

  • Drupal

 

FAMILIARITY WITH

  • PyMOL

  • UCSF Chimera

  • Visual Molecular Dynamics

  • Tableau

  • Cinema 4D

  • Houdini


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

VISUAL DESIGN & ANIMATION/ FRED HUTCH, VACCINE & INFECTIOUS DISEASE DIVISION, HIV VACCINE TRIALS NETWORK (HVTN)   |   2011*-present

SCIENCE-FOCUSED GRAPHICS & ILLUSTRATIONS
Member of HVTN Science Graphics Initiative team: formed to connect and collaborate directly with HVTN Investigators to help translate science through simplifying, beautifying, and elevating the quality of visuals presented at major conferences. Service includes creating 3D/simulated protein interactions, illustrations, image enhancements, slides and animations. My role in the team involves:

  • Receive and triage requests

  • Gather and verify visual reference

  • Develop the Creative Brief

  • Create Storyboards

  • Produce visual compositions for use in Investigator presentations

HVTN VACCINE & PREVENTION STUDIES: RECRUITMENT MATERIALS & PROMOTION
Managed design, development, and launch of study recruitment materials surrounding vaccine and prevention study recruitment activities. Studies all conducted by the HVTN throughout the U.S., Sub Saharan Africa, South America, and Switzerland. Each study is different with attention to specific recruitment criteria, location and cultural sensitivity. Layout accommodations are made  to allow for translations (some up to 8 languages for web, up to 16 for print) and local customization. Duties include:

  • Brand design & development

  • Project timeline and milestones management

  • Informational brochures and recruitment materials design

  • Custom order forms for branded giveaways and translated study materials

  • Branded giveaway design & product mockups

  • Study website design with form integration & database management via Craft CMS

  • PowerPoint templates

  • Workshop materials

  • Online and print advertising

  • Process site materials orders via intake form & internal ticketing system

DESIGN & MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC-FACING WEBSITE** (hvtn.org):
Project originated in collaboration with HVTN Community Engagement & Communications and Hutch Communications. My role included:

  • Project Charter Authoring

  • Design of wireframes & high fidelity responsive mockups

  • Pitching final website design & features

  • Finalizing & packaging deliverables for 3rd party web developer

  • Creating branded graphic elements, iconography & illustrations

  • Developing Brand Style Guide

 **the hvtn.org site design was featured in the curated Interactive Gallery on Adobe’s Behance Network

INTERNAL OPERATIONS & SUPPORT:

  • Tableau dashboard & data visualization

  • Scientific poster templates, layout and design for internal & external conferences (e.g. HVTN conferences, HIVR4P, IAS, etc.)

  • Slide animations, illustration & formatting

  • Protocol documentation visuals & schemas

  • Organize & facilitate one-on-one and group training sessions (MS & Adobe software)

  • Presentation creation & support for staff meetings and network conferences

  • Conference signage, 16-pg program, website maintenance, conference guides (external), Vimeo channel maintenance

  • Process Map diagrams and user templates for Lean/Continuous Process Improvement team

  • Documentation: Project Charters, Budget Justifications, Work Process Guidelines

*see below, experience from 1995-2008


SOLE PROPRIETOR/ADAHLIA DESIGN  |  2008-present

MAJOR CLIENTS:
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division , Apptio, Skytap, Renkoo

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: Designed and built website, ecards, print and online ads for ongoing HVTN study. Designed logo and website for Shared Resources Drupal-powered intranet website.
Apptio, Skytap, Renkoo startups:
Designed UI elements for dashboards, presentation graphics & enhancements, email campaign templates, promotional fliers, trade show banners, icon creation, Facebook game app illustrations.


CO-FOUNDER/ DELUGE ARTS   |  2017-present

Formed a partnership to collaborate with fellow artists and participate in themed joint exhibitions. Works range from encaustic sculpture to photography, illustration and mixed media/collage. Since inception on January 2017, the group has developed personal bodies of work and have shown and/or sold a growing number of pieces. The “Deluge Arts” website and blog were designed to showcase the work and write of our experiences and process. Our latest group exhibition, "Lacrimosa", which received local TV media coverage, debuted October 20-November 11, 2018 in Langley, Whidbey Island, WA.


WEB PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, PROGRAM ASSISTANT / FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER RESEARCH CENTER, OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR & SHARED RESOURCES     |  1995-2008
 
Served on teams within the Arnold Library and Internet Services to create graphics and maintain public-facing website.
Administrative support included organizing Investigational New Drug paperwork, producing Standard Operating Procedures and templates for various departments, organizational assistance, and testing. Created tracking system and stocked kits for the Science Education Partnership program.    


EDUCATION

 

Seattle Art Institute
Graphic design and illustration focus

CG Society 3D & Visual Effects graphics courses
(8-week online courses)
Matte Painting (David Luong)
Biomedical Imaging (Giorgio Luciano)

School of Visual Concepts:
Graphic Design focus

Bellevue College
General education college credits

MEMBERSHIPS/OTHER

 

Association of Medical Illustrators Member | https://ami.org/

Nordic Heritage Museum Volunteer | https://nordicmuseum.org/

Public Health Sciences Art Task Force / Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center
Assist with curation and artist reception for Cornish B of A students | article

US Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association | https://www.ushpa.org/

PADI Open Water Dive Certification