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

 

CO-FOUNDERDELUGE ARTS   |  2017-present

Formed a partnership to collaborate with fellow artists and participate in themed joint exhibitions. Works range from encaustic 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 several pieces. A few of my encaustic works were shown and subsequently sold in the March 2017 Opening, "Silver Ball", at Museo Gallery in Langley, WA. The website and blog were designed to showcase our pieces and write of our experiences and process. Our upcoming exhibition is scheduled for the September 2018 2nd Saturday artwalk in Seattle, WA.

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:

  • Receiving and triaging requests through an online intake form
  • Gathering and verifying visual reference
  • Developing the Creative Brief
  • Creating Storyboards
  • Producing visual compositions for use in Investigator presentations

HVTN VACCINE & PREVENTION STUDIES: RECRUITMENT MATERIALS & PROMOTION
Project 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 accomodations 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:

  • Slide animations, illustration & formatting
  • Protocol documentation visuals & schemas
  • Scientific poster templates, layout and design for internal & external conferences (e.g. HVTN conferences, HIVR4P, IAS, etc.)
  • Training sessions on crafting PowerPoint presentations
  • Presentations for staff meetings and network conferences
  • Conferences: signage, 16pg program, website maintenance, on-the-spot presentation support, conference guides (external), converting/posting presentations post-conference
  • Process Map diagrams and user templates for Lean/Continuous Process Improvement team
  • Documentation: Project Charters, Budget Justifications, Work Process Guidelines

SOLE PROPRIETOR/ADAHLIA DESIGN  |  2008-2011

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.


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 courses

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 course

Bellevue College
General education college credits