Northville, Michigan     doug_mumm at

Multimedia & Animation / Computer Graphics / Web Development


Seasoned professional with proven track record of developing, managing and marketing successful multimillion dollar ecommerce sites, and deep expertise in the development of interactive web-based training, publishing and design for the web and print media, animation, project management and search engine optimization.


Multimedia Director
GPI, Berkley, Michigan, 2004 - present
Project management from needs assessment and scoping through completion and delivery
Facilitate client meetings and foster effective communication between sales and client
Create HTML and Flash-based websites
Create interactive CD and DVD menus
Compose digital soundtracks and sound effects for animations
File assembly for CD and DVD production and replication
Design, create and pre-flight print graphics for DVD box packaging inserts and disks
Develop online training tutorials
Content development, script writing and storyboarding
Directing video shoots including green screen live action sequences
Assembling graphics and animating
Recording and sound engineering of voice overs
Building intuitive user interfaces for software applications and interactive training tutorials
Conversion of final video files to optimized .flv files

Schoolcraft Community College, Livonia, Michigan, 2003 - Present
As a part-time faculty member of the Computer Graphics Technology department responsibilities include curriculum development, classroom instruction, student assessment and student portfolio review; course instruction includes software (Director and Adobe After Effects Beginning and Advanced) as well as design theory (Survey of Design) and industry history (History of Animation and Motion Graphics I, II)
   • curriculum development
   • classroom instruction
   • student assessment
   • student portfolio review


Creative and Web Development Director
Handelsman, Inc., Novi, Michigan, 1999-2004
Developed and executed cohesive web and print marketing campaigns for chain of 16 health food and vitamin and supplement stores in Southeastern Michigan and an ecommerce website. Strategy included creation of ecommerce website to complement brick and mortar locations driving web sales alone to over $2 million annually.
Developed information architecture
Designed site layout, graphics and corporate identity
Optimized web pages for search engines resulting in consistently, highly ranked pages
Created and optimized 'side-door pages' to website for selected products
Produced and distributed bi-monthly informational and promotional bulk email
Designed and produced promotional print materials
Created space ads, POP and POS posters, monthly tabloid sales flyers
Coordinated of print and web retail offers
Created web-based data entry applications streamlining input and maintenance of product database and reducing user errors
Developed and maintained company Intranet
Provided maintenance and support for corporate email server and email database

Web Developer and Designer
Henry Schein Corporation, New York, 1998 - 1999
    • Redesigned ecommerce site which launched as Aruba
    • Created and maintained site graphics
    • Coded and maintained site HTML
    • Collaborated with software engineers to develop site's information architecture

Webmaster and Graphic Designer
Meer Dental Corporation, Canton, MI, 1996 - 1998
Executed transformation of static corporate website to ecommerce site resulting in annual sales revenue of $3.6 million in just 2 years
    • Coded, designed, optimized and administered ecommerce website
    • Designed and executed update of corporate logo and corporate identity materials
    • Designed and executed new corporate identity packages for dental practice software applications and updates to corporate logo and collateral print materials
    • Worked with print advertising team to create graphics for print advertising

Internet Consultant
Freelance, Michigan, 1994-1996
Provided consultation and education in the emerging areas of web-based publishing, design and marketing.

Art Director
Scott Publications, Livonia, Michigan, 1993-1994
Successfully led art department through upgrade of its systems, technologies and processes from planning through implementation. Publisher moved from drawing tables and ink to computerized pre-press production resulting in cost-effectively improvement in quality and reduction production times of its several publications.
    • Project management
    • Research, evaluation and implementation of software and hardware solutions
    • Process analysis and improvement
    • Employee software and hardware training
    • Staff development and mentoring

Creative Director
Pica Studio, Livonia, Michigan, 1976-1993
Managed small advertising/graphics agency and team of artists, photographers, and typesetters. Directed projects for film, automotive, music, small business and government entities and executed using pre-desktop publishing methods: photo-typesetting, photography and darkroom development, process cameras, pens, markers, rubiliths, keylining, and paste-up.
    • Project management
    • Design and layout
    • Staff development and mentoring
    • Account Executive

Associate Art Director
CREEM Magazine, Birmingham, Michigan, 1974-1976
    • Photography
    • Copy writing and editing
    • Typography
    • Design and layout

Childhood through 1974: Worked in the family printing company and commerical art studio.

Adobe PhotoShop
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premier
Adobe InDesign
Allaire Homesite
Quark Express
Adobe Director

Adobe Flash
Adobe Encore
Sony Sound Forge
Sony Acid Pro
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Captivate
Swift 3D

Lingo (Director)
Action Scripting (Flash)
ASP (I can hack)
X-Data (for Quark)
X-Tags (for Quark)
JavaScript (I can hack)


Fast Learner
Communication, Leadership, Negotiation
Enthusiasm, Curiosity
Self Motivator
Results Oriented

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