Dr. David DeProspero - Computing, Engineering, Imaging, and much more!
Specializing in graphic design and photographic manipulation.
I owned a photography business for 10 years, have 20 years experience with Adobe Photoshop, and I teach Photoshop and graphic design at the college level.
I am a freelance graphic designer locally and have contracted with dozens of commercial and private clients. I have been an independent contractor on jobs with the following goals:
-Digital photo restoration
-Bulk photo adjustments (correction, crops, etc.)
-Business image (business cards, business brochures, letterhead, etc.)
-Logo design and revision
-Poster & large-format image creation
-Grommeted vinyl banner design (printer-ready artwork creation)
-Retractable banner / tradeshow signage design (printer-ready artwork creation)
-Political campaign promotion (yard sign, poster, rack card design)
-Website customization (enhancement or modification of stock graphics)
-T-shirt design for both digital-print and screen-print technologies
-Rasterization and color separation for screen printing and embroidery
Undergraduate and Graduate background in computer science, information science, and information technology. Fluent in all aspects of computing, networking, security, and specializing in consulting for human-computer usability issues (interface design, optimization criteria for user demographics, and all aspects of multitouch technology).
Author of two books on human-computer interaction topics relating to users with disabilities focusing on multitouch technology, as well as a myriad of technical and special interest articles in numerous magazines. Expert in writing, editing, formatting (APA, MLA, etc.), and all aspects of the finalizing and publishing process.
Adult and college-level educator and lecturer for over 10 years focusing on computers, science, and technology, in addition to every aspect of Microsoft products (Office, Windows, etc.). Expert educator on Adobe products focusing on Photoshop (introductory through advanced), as well as Illustrator.
Owner of a 10+ year old on-location photography business specializing in high-end wedding photography. Daily use of post-production tools revolving around Adobe Photoshop and a variety of additional image editing and manipulation applications.
Well versed in a variety of fields and topics, with a varied and diverse formal collegiate background. I have a keen eye for detail, a rigid adherence to schedules and time lines, and a level of professionalism and formality that is unmatched.
My name is Dr. David M. DeProspero and I am here to help you achieve your UpWork goals. My hourly rate is a guideline based on my educational background and varied knowledge on a diverse breadth of topics - it is not fixed or rigid, and I am willing to work within your budget if it is a project that appeals to me. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you!