NINJA

Ninja Skills

SKILLS

I am a writer.

Microsoft Word

Apple Pages

TextEdit

I have blogged and written
the news professionally.

Tumblr

WordPress

RSS

Avid iNEWS

I make pretty badass
presentations and decks.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Prezi

Apple Keynote

I love to tell stories
through the screen.

Final Draft

Celtx

Adobe Story

Making movie magic.

FILM/VIDEO DIRECTING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRODUCING

I have used these cameras.

Red One, Epic and Scarlet Digital Cinema Camera

Red One, Epic and Scarlet

ARRI Alexa XT, Plus and Studio Digital Cinema Camera

Arri Alexa, XT, Plus and Studio

Canon C100 and C300 Digital Cinema Camera

Canon C100 and C300

Canon 5D Mark III dSLR Camera

Canon EOS 5D Mk II, Mk III, 7D and 1DX

Black Magic Cinema Camera

Black Magic Cinema Camera

Sony PMW-F3 and PMW-F5 Camera

Sony PMW-F3 and PMW-F5

Sony NEX-FS100 and NEX-FS700 Camera

Sony NEX-FS100 and NEX-FS700

Panasonic GH2 and GH3 dSLR Camera

Panasonic GH2 and GH3

Panasonic AG-AF100 Digital Cinema Camera

Panasonic AG-AF100

And yes, I have shot on film.

ARRIFLEX 235 and 435 ES Super35 Film Camera

ARRIFLEX 235 and 435 ES (Super35)

ARRIFLEX SR3 Super16 Film Camera

ARRIFLEX SR3 (Super16)

I'll fix it in post.

J-K-L'ing my way through life.

I edit with these NLEs.

Final Cut Pro Icon
Adobe Premiere Pro Icon
AVID Media Composer Icon

Yes, even this guy...

Apple Final Cut Pro X Icon

Final Cut Pro 7

Adobe Premiere Pro

Avid Media Composer

Final Cut Pro X

I make the videos look prettier with these color grading tools.

Magic Bullet Looks Icon
DaVinci Resolve Icon
Adobe SpeedGrade Icon
Apple Color Icon

Magic Bullet Looks

DaVinci Resolve

Adobe SpeedGrade

Apple Color

I create special effects with these apps and plugins.

Adobe After Effects Icon
Cinema4D Icon
Apple Motion Icon
Magic Bullet Suite Icon
Red Giant Effects Suite Icon
Red Giant Keying Suite Icon

Adobe After Effects

Cinema4D

Apple Motion

Magic Bullet Suite

Effects Suite

Keying Suite

Beautiful pictures aren't worth a damn if it sounds like crap.

Adobe Audition Icon
AVID ProTools Icon
Apple Logic X Icon

Adobe Audition

ProTools

Logic Pro X

Big beautiful pictures; itsy tiny little files.

Handbrake Icon
Apple Compressor
Adobe Media Encoder Icon
MPEG Streamclip Icon

Do you really need a DVD?

Adobe Encore Icon
Apple DVD Studio Pro Icon

Handbrake

Compressor

Adobe Media Encoder

MPEG Streamclip

Adobe Encore

DVD Studio Pro

Who doesn't love codecs? So many random letters and numbers.

AVCHD Codec Logo
AVID DNxHD Codec Logo
Apple ProRes Logo
Apple QuickTime X Icon
H.264 MPEG-4/AVC Logo
Microsoft Windows Media Video WMV HD Logo
WebM Codec Logo
Google at Gartner ITXpo Wireframe Design

In The
Real World

Designing scenes and sets that you can touch.

I don't just live in the digital space.  I've designed, modeled and physically built ideas into reality.  More importantly, I've stayed under budget and created spaces that people will simply never forget.  To create these worlds, I've used SketchUp, Blender and Cinema4D to create really awesome renders.

3D Models Built With:

Sketchup Icon

Sketchup

Blender.org Icon

Blender

Cinema4D Icon

Cinema4D

Most of Good Design Is Just Good Taste

Also another app no designer should ever leave home without.

I like to play around with building a videogame here and there...

Making my pics look hot! Have you seen noise reductionn?!

Adobe InDesign Icon

Adobe InDesign

Goodbye, PageMaker and QuarkXpress. Hello, e-books.

Adobe AIR Icon

Adobe AIR

Super easy to use HTML, JS and Flash to make apps.

Apple Aperature Icon

Apple Aperture

Seriously, Apple... It's been more than 3 years since a legit update.

Adobe Acrobat Icon

Adobe Acrobat

Fixing other people's bad PDFs since 1993.

Adobe Dreamweaver Icon

Adobe Dreamweaver

Steadily has gotten better as a code editor.

Apple Keynote Icon

Apple Keynote

Also no update... iCloud doesn't count. But it runs circles around...

Adobe Bridge Icon

Adobe Bridge

How else am I going to keep track of all these files?

Adobe Muse Icon

Adobe Muse

Gets better with every release. Finally, InDesign meets the Web!

Microsoft PowerPoint Icon

Microsoft PowerPoint

Barely qualifies as a real design program, but everyone uses it.

Look at what I can do, Ma!

Adobe Photoshop Icon
Adobe Illustrator Icon
Adobe Flash Icon
Adobe Flash Builder Icon
Adobe Business Catalyst Icon
Adobe LightRoom Icon

Adobe Photoshop

No designer should ever leave home without it.

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Flash

HTML5 needs work. Still no better tool for quick animations.

Adobe Flash Builder

Adobe Business Catalyst

Where do you think this website is hosted?

Adobe Lightroom

Yes, I am a computer nerd.

PLEASE DON'T ASK ME TO FIX YOUR PRINTER.

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PLATFORMS & TECHNOLOGIES

Apple MacOS X Icon
Apple iOS Icon
LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) Stack Icon

Mac OS X

What can I say. It just works.

iOS

Super easy to build and develop for...

LAMP

Rock solid and easy to set up.

Microsoft Windows Icon
Android OS Icon
Amazon Web Services Icon

Windows

Windows 7 and 8 are finally usable.

Android

Google's polished up this OPEN and fantastic OS.

Amazon Web Services

Cheap, reliable and fast. What could you ask for?

LInux Icon
HTML5 Icon

Linux

Not a guru, but I love Ubuntu.

HTML5

A bit on the slow side, but it runs anywhere.

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LANGUAGES

HTML5 Icon
PHP Icon
Lua Icon

HTML5

Love where this is going. Wish it were faster.

PHP

This is what (D)HTML really is.

Lua

Surprisingly powerful and easy.

CSS3 Icon
LESS CSS Icon
SASS Icon

CSS3

New CSS transformations are blowing my mind.

LESS

No more changing a hundred lines of CSS.

SASS

Like LESS but more Sassy with CSS.

JavaScript Icon
jQuery Icon
ActionScript Icon

JavaScript

The scripting language that can do it all!

jQuery

God-send from the Internet Dev lords.

ActionScript

Build apps not just animations.

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CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

WordPress Icon
SquareSpace Icon

WordPress

Ahh...  The CMS that everyone knows.

SquareSpace

THE CMS for designers and non-coders.

Drupal Icon
Adobe Business Catalyst Icon

Drupal

Uber-powerful; uber-difficult to configure.

Business Catalyst

Creative Cloud makes this a great hosting platform.

Joomla Icon
SocialEngine Icon

Joomla

Just another CMS that I've played with.

SocialEngine

Super easy to build a social network.

Developer Tools Icon

DEVELOPER TOOLS

Apple Xcode Icon
Adobe PhoneGap Icon
Adobe AIR Icon

Xcode

Interface Builder makes my job so much easier.

PhoneGap

Fast enough for most apps and cross-platform.

Adobe AIR

All those Adobe creative skills with apps.

Eclipse IDE Icon
Corona SDK Icon
GitHub Icon

Eclipse IDE

Not the perfect IDE, but good enough.

Corona SDK

Made for games, much more powerful.

Github

THE repo for any serious open source project.

Android SDK Icon
Kwik Icon
Subversion Icon

Android SDK

A little command side heavy, but open!

Kwik

Who would think Photoshop could build apps?!

Subversion

Not as polished as Github.

Applications Icon

APPLICATIONS

Adobe Dreamweaver Icon
Adobe Muse Icon
Adobe Flash Builder Icon
MacRabbit CSSEdit Icon

Adobe Dreamweaver

Gotten.

Adobe Muse

It's InDesign meets the Web, finally.

Adobe Flash Builder

Turn Flash animations into real apps.

CSSEdit

Love the realtime CSS editing with this.

Coda Icon
Transmit FTP Program Icon
Cyberduck Icon
MacRabbit Espresso Icon

Coda

My favorite text editor hands down.

Transmit

The best damn FTP client out there.

Cyberduck

Free, open source FTP client.

Espresso

One of the better text editors out there.

Apple Terminal Icon
TextWrangler Icon
BBEdit Icon
Firebug Icon

Terminal

"I know this. It's a UNIX system."

TextWrangler

Pretty darn good, free text editor.

BBEdit

Can't get enough of great text editors.

Firebug

The original CSS inspector.

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WEB & INTERNET SERVICES

Google AdWords Icon
Facebook Page Manager Icon
HootSuite Icon

Google AdWords

AdWords expert. Heck, directed an AdWords event!

Facebook Page Manager

Managing several Facebook Fan pages.

HootSuite

Instead of dozens of tools, use one like this.

Google Analytics Icon
Twitter Icon
Bit.ly Icon

Google Analytics

Hits, demos, landing pages, conversions galore!

Twitter Ads

Analytics, promoted tweets and more!

Bit.ly

Wanna know who is clicking what and where?

MailChimp Icon
Google+ Icon

MailChimp

Most reliable mass emailing service bar none.

Google+ for Business

Google+ has come a long way! Awesome galleries!

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What else?

Etc. Icon

THIS IS MY NAME IN CHINESE:

鄧世昌 - Dèng Shìchāng

It's pronounced:

Dèng Shìchāng

It means "Heisenberg."

Just Kidding Icon

Just kidding!

IT JUST MEANS I SPEAK SOME CANTONESE AND MANDARIN.

I'm named after this guy.

Dèng Shìchāng

He was a real badass.

Office Icon

Let's get down to business.

NOT JUST ARTSY FARTSY.

Leadership Icon

Leadership

You inspire others to work their hardest when you do.

Teaching Icon

Teaching and mentorship

It's not enough to have others do; you have to empower them.

Project Management Icon

Project management

No great idea has value unless you can make it happen.

Organization Icon

Organization

Just because I'm a right brain doesn't mean I don't have a left brain.

Scheduling Icon

Scheduling

Admittedly, my calendar is what keeps me on track.

Budgeting Icon

Budgeting

Put it this way: I can use pivot tables like the best of them.

Communications Icon

Communications

Lots and lots of ideas; just a few simple, concise words is all you need.

Presentation Icon

Presentation

Storytelling isn't limited to bedtime stories.

Media Coaching Icon

Media coaching

I used to be a news correspondent. Is that 'nuff said?

Public Speaking Icon

Public speaking

Used to coach others at public speaking. 1st rule: stand up straight!

Computer Operating Systems Icon

Business Operating Systems

Apple Mac OS X Operating System Icon

Apple Mac OS X

Microsoft Windows Icon

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Office Suite Icon

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Word Icon

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel Icon

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook Icon

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft PowerPoint Icon

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft OneNote Icon

Microsoft OneNote

Skype Icon

Skype

Cloud Storage Icon

Cloud Storage

Dropbox Icon

Dropbox

Google Drive Icon

Google Drive

Apple iCloud Icon

Apple iCloud

Microsoft SkyDrive Icon

Microsoft SkyDrive

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Box.net

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