Deanna Brigman is a professional Animator and Illustrator, having earned a Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of California-San Diego. She began her career as a freelance artist, working for a variety of clients in a many different media. Deanna is currently leading a team of several artists and developers as the Multimedia Creation Manager for ScienceMedia, Inc., which produces online training for some of the largest industry leading pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. She uses her strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities to guide the many projects through the development pipeline. She is well known for her creative and innovative designs in the healthcare arena. Her current expertise includes Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Illustration (Digital and Traditional), Animation, Graphic Design, and Articulate Storyline.
Deanna has worked in the industry for 10 years and has a passion for design. She frequently offers drawing advice to other artists. She currently lives in San Diego with her husband, a firefighter; and her rescued Australian Terrier. She enjoys cooking new recipes she finds on Pinterest and trivia nights. You can view her recently launched webcomic on obscurato.com.
You may find me roaming around San Diego's beautiful beaches, breweries, or wineries
Creative Design Professional with 8 years of experience in the eLearning production process, from concept to delivery.
Highly creative with an eye for design.
Experience coordinating multiple projects on short deadlines.
Expert at interdepartmental collaboration and communication.
Skilled with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), Microsoft Office, and Media Creation Tools (Articulate Studio, Dreamweaver).
Adobe CC Software
JIRA Issue Tracking
ScienceMedia, Inc. San Diego, California - Multimedia Creation Manager | 2008 to Present
eLearning development company specializing in engaging, interactive, science and medical training for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries.
Create learning objects including: animations, illustrations, interactions, knowledge checks, assessments, workbooks, slide decks, and user interfaces to augment courses using adult learning and graphic design principles.
Oversee multiple component projects that include: animation, print, interactivity, and assessments by creating schedules, standard operating procedures, and workflows.
Consult with Writers, Subject Matter Experts, and Instructional Designers to assess needs and develop strategies for enhancing course content for adult learners using the latest technology, tools, and methods
Manage team of developers by reviewing project budgets, training and mentoring direct reports, and implementing internal development standards.
Production of multimedia for multi-stage, multi-component projects with budgets ranging from 10,000 to 250,000 dollars for clients such as Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Daiichi Sankyo.
Organize the numerous media assets by creating naming conventions, providing training, and instituting Quality Control processes
Analyze and revise review procedures. Implement new review procedures by collaborating between departments about pain points, creating guidelines documents, and administering review software.
Kidzui, Inc. San Diego, California - Production Artist | 2007 to 2008
White list web browser for child safe internet use, recently acquired by LeapFrog Enterprises
Used style guide and illustration standards to produce vector artwork for use in Flash animations
Animated vector artwork for placement in web browser
Production of 60 high quality illustrations and animation per month.
Bachelor’s of Science-Media Arts and Animation | June 2008
Art Institute of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA