In my past experience, I have worked in number of computer technology fields related to Internet and GUI, including: dynamic web application, static web design, Flash, web design, CDROM, business presentation, graphic design and illustration, logo design / business identity, and photo-image morphology. In addition, I have an excellent expertise in user-centered design, prototyping, building use case scenarios, evaluation methodology, and system architecture. I am familiar with most existing technologies used in Internet applications. My knowledge of operating systems and software allows me to work quickly and efficiently.

Work experience

2003 2005
Research Trainee, User-System Interaction, Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), The Netherlands.

2001 2003
Web design, Motion graphic design (Freelance).
Scenario design / Experience design (internship at "Vekoma", Vlodrop, The Netherlands).

2000 2001
Senior Art Director / Creative Director (Firenetworks Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel).

1998 2000
Web / Graphic design (ZenInteractive, Tel-Aviv, Israel).

Education & Qualifications

2003 2005
User-System Interaction,TU/e, The Netherlands.
Master Degree in HCI.
Professional Doctorate in Usability Engineering.

1996 1997
Media-GN (SCAN), Groningen, The Netherlands.
Postgraduate study in Interactive Multimedia, Internet and 3D Animation.

1991 1996
Haifa University, Israel.
Department of Fine Arts, (traditional printing), BA.

1985 1990
Academy of Fine Art and Design,St.Petersburg.
Faculty of Industrial Design.

Software Skills

Photoshop (14 Years)
Illustrator (10 Years)
Dreamweaver (5 Years)
HTML,CSS,JavaScript (5 Years)
Fireworks (5 Years)
Flash + AS (5 Years)
Freehand (10 Years)

Director + Lingo (10 Years)
Premier (5 Years)
3D Studio Max (2 Years)


English (fluently)
Hebrew (fluently)
Dutch (basic)
Russian(mother tongue)


Names & contact details available on request.


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