Paul Trani is a passionate 15-year veteran of the interactive design and development scene. As an Adobe Flash Platform Evangelist, Paul has earned a reputation as a dynamic and respected speaker. He has years of experience as a driving force for award-winning agencies, and he draws on that experience as a presenter, Adobe Certified Instructor, courseware developer, and Lynda.com trainer. Prior to joining Adobe, Paul led a team of interactive designers and developers at Starz Entertainment producing multi-million dollar web and mobile campaigns.
Responsible for evangelizing the creative workflow of Adobe products within the context of the Flash platform. This includes blogging, social media involvement, technical writing, and video content creation. I also spend time presenting technologies to existing customers as well as new customers at conferences and other events. The goal being to drive the continued growth of the Flash platform among creative professionals.
Duties include leading a team of Interactive Designers/Developers in creating award-winning online experiences that promote the Starz brand and movie product. In this position I have been able to build a strong team that has executed many multi-million dollar online campaigns that promote Starz and are consistent across media (video, print, etc.). Some of the projects include:
Trilemetry specializes in high-end, custom online communications as well as development of courseware for Adobe. I have been an integral part of this group as their designer, developer and trainer.
Instructor and courseware developer for GT Alliance delivering classroom-based courses in Denver as well as on-site for such companies as Doublclick, MDC Holdings, Los Alamos National Labratory, Carmichael Lynch, and Martin Williams. Average instructor rating is 4.7 out of 5.
Adobe Certified Flash Courses:
Adobe Certified Dreamweaver Courses:
Adobe Photoshop Courses:
Moxie Media Group (formerly BVP Media)
Responsible for the design and development of web sites, CD ROMs, DVD’s, and broadcast animation. Responsibilities include all aspects of production including concept, design, animation, and programming. Partial client list include: Arcadis, Hallmark Channel, Invesco Funds, Lucent Technologies, Qwest, Sprint, and Western Union.
COMPANY 39 (a divison of Parsons Brinkerhoff)
November 1998 – February 2000
Responsibilties include designing and creating solutions delivered via the Internet and CD-ROM. Worked directly with such clients as: Lucent Technologies, StorageTek, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, State of Colorado, and Cabela’s.
Interactive Television Network
Created the visual identity of the entire network channel, which included the creation of network identity spots, commercials, trailers, bumpers, game introductions for such shows as: Interactive Jeopardy. Catchwords, Quick Play Trivia, Pro Team Dodgeball, Crosswords, Grid Lock, Stud Poker, Blackjack Masters, Press Your Luck and QB1.