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June 22, 2003 - Vol 2. No. 24.

Up Front Sunday Morning:

The Proscenia Newsletter will be on a brief hiatus starting next Sunday. I'll be back early in July.

Proscenia adjunct Gabriel Guzman and associates have begun a new entrepeneurial multimedia takeover. Clandestino Productions offers the latest in multimedia and interactive design. Please take a look at their website at

Had I known earlier I would have posted notice of the June 20 Discovery Channel's broadcast of The X FACTOR: Inside Microsoft's Xbox. The documentary revealed never-before-seen footage of Microsoft and three game studios all racing to complete the next big Xbox blockbuster game. Inside these studios, the effort to build the next million-selling game is intense. The film was well made and would provide any potential game or multimedia designer insight into the process by which multi-million dollar games are developed.

Three different Xbox projects—Halo 2, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, and the still-untitled Oddworld game— were followed as they compete with each other to become the next first-party marquee title for Microsoft. The show covered the game development process from start to finish, including production, idea meetings and the fateful conference where MS managers decide what goes and what stays. Interviews with Ed Fries of Microsoft, Jason Jones of Bungie, Crimson Skies designer Jim Dale, and Oddworld Inhabitants' Lorne Lanning are all on tap for the documentary.

Fortunately the Discovery Channel rebroadcasts many of its presentations so check the online schedule or a TV guide for repeat screenings. For those interested in multimedia and game design this show is a must view to see the complexity involved in the design process.

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DID YOU KNOW? Facts about Oregon Media Personalities

Portland animator Joanna Priestley has produced and directed 16 films through her company, Priestley Motion Pictures, which have won awards in film festivals all over the world, including the National Independent Film and Video Festival (Grand Prix), National Educational Film Festival (First Prize), San Francisco International Film Festival (Golden Gate Award), Big Muddy Film Festival (Best of Festival), Athens Film and Video Festival (First Prize), the Canadian International Animation Festival (Special Merit Award) and the USA film Festival (Special Award for New Animation Talent). She has received three Individual Artist Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the MacDowell Colony (Elodie Osborn Fellow) and one from the Djerassi Foundation. Retrospectives of her work have been shown on PBS (USA) and BBC (Great Britain) and at the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY), Center for Contemporary Art (Warsaw Poland), Stuttgart International Animation Festival (Stuttgart, Germany), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN) and High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA).

Ms. Priestley attributes her interest in animation to a toy zoetrope that she had as a child, to the rain in Oregon and to a grandmother that did china painting. She studied painting and printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design and the University of California, Berkeley, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors. Ms. Priestley also attended California Institute of the Arts where she received a MFA Degree in Film and Video and the Louis B. Mayer Award. Her background includes coordinator of the Northwest Film and Video Festival, director of Strictly Cinema, editor of The Animator, regional coordinator of the Northwest Film Center, co-director and co-founder of FILMA: Womens' Film Forum, founding president of ASIFA Northwest and member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Ms. Priestley has run an apprenticeship program since 1986 and has taught the history of cinema, animation and media for teachers at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Northwest Film Center, Volda College (Norway), Humboldt College and numerous other colleges and media centers. She is currently on the faculty of the Art Institute of Portland.

Ms. Priestley also enjoys medicinal herbalism, gardening, hiking in the ancient forest and Burning Man. She is an ardent proponent of animation as an art form and has presented papers at the Society for Animation Studies Conference and is working to improve the status of animation in academia, museums, galleries and the media. Her films are distributed by the Museum of Modern Art () and Canyon Cinema (415)).

Bibliographic Source: Priestley Motion Pictures.


DISCUSSION: Using Copyrighted Music for Commercial Purposes

Reprinted from:Texas film Commission Web Site

  1. Determine as much as possible the exact song title, songwriter, music publisher, and performing rights organization for each song you are interested in using. Most CD booklets or cassette j-cards include some—if not all—of this information. Get as much of this information for each song prior to calling BMI or ASCAP.
  2. Contact the appropriate performing rights organization to get the name, address and phone number of the publisher who controls the copyright to the music you are interested in using.

    Index Clearance Section - ASCAP
    1 Lincoln Plaza, New York, NY 10023

    Research and Information Department - BMI
    320 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
    ; fax
  3. Contact the publisher to obtain permission. Get the name of the person you talk with. Tell them you seek to obtain a mechanical license for a song or songs they control. Follow-up with a letter, and make sure you receive written permission before proceeding.
  4. In addition to gaining the permission of the publisher, you must also receive permission from the record label on which the song was released (and occasionally the artist who recorded the song) if you are using a commercially released recording of a particular song.
  5. If you are recording songs for commercial release, you are required to obtain a mechanical license from the publisher. (If you are using a song for a film, television show or commercial advertisement, you are required to obtain a synchronization license from the publisher.) The mechanical royalty rate is set by the Compulsory License Provision found in Section 115 of the U.S. Copyright Act; for the period January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003 the statutory mechanical rate is 8.00 Cents for songs 5 minutes or less, or 1.55 Cents per minute or fraction thereof per unit sold — whichever is greater. The majority of large U.S. music publishers are members of the National Music Publishers Association. NMPA’s administrative agent, the Harry Fox Agency, is available to grant mechanical and synchronization licenses for its publisher clients. For more information, contact:

    Indexing Department
    National Music Publishers Association
    475 Park Avenue South, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10
    ; fax

    Harry Fox Agency
    711 Third Avenue, Eighth Floor, New York, NY 10017
    ; fax

This information should in no way be substituted for the advice of certified legal counsel. If in doubt, consult an attorney.

How is music licensed for TV and films?

When a song is used in a television program or on film, it is not only performed, but is also reproduced in film, video, and/or CD digital copies. Because performance and reproduction of copies are among the exclusive rights that come with copyright ownership, the film or television producers must obtain the proper licensing to use a song in an audio-visual production. The licensing of songs for audio-visual formats involves two separate copyrights: (1) the copyright in the underlying musical composition, which is owned by the publisher; and 2) the copyright in the specific recording of the composition, which is owned by the record company. A synchronization license (synch license) covers the right to use the composition and a master recording license covers the use of the recording.

Movies are made to be reproduced (as opposed to performed one time only), so filmmakers must obtain both a synch license and a master recording license to use copyrighted music. Commercials and television shows that will be reproduced in syndication also require both licenses. Certain television programs, such as live sports events and awards shows, may use a song with only a performance license from ASCAP, BMI or SESAC, because these programs are one-time performances that are generally not intended for reproduction.

There is no compulsory license (as in mechanical licensing) for synchronization and master recording licensing in audio-visual reproduction. Permission to use the song and the fee are at the discretion of the copyright owners, so an artist/publisher earns whatever he can negotiate for the use of his music on-screen. In television licensing deals, the negotiation issues include the type of media covered by the license (cable TV, network TV, home video, etc), the territory of the license (the U.S., North America, the world) and the term (length) of the license. Because of the greater permanence of movies, film producers will want to buy the rights to use the song in all types of media, throughout the world and in perpetuity, so the price of licensing music for films can be very substantial.

Additional Online Resources

Indexing Department - National Music Publishers Association
475 Park Avenue South, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10

Harry Fox Agency
711 Third Avenue, Eighth Floor, New York, NY 10017
ASCAP's Music, Money, Success and the Movies - for legal info on music in films.
How to Acquire Music For Films - frequently asked questions for independent filmmakers



FEATURED STUDIO OR SCHOOL: Oregon Documentary Project

In 1996 Oregon Public Broadcasting's (OPB) vice president of Television Programming Tom Doggett, proposed that the University of Oregon (UO) School of Journalism and Communication video production students produce short historical documentaries about Oregon to be aired on OPB. In response, visiting professor Dan Miller developed an advanced Documentary Production course. With the help of Michael Majdic, Producer/Director at UO's Media Services, students produced seven productions that aired on OPB the first year. The Oregon Documentary Project was born.

This popular, on-going project mentors students in producing broadcast quality documentaries. Documentary-style videos are also produced for non-profit organizations. The addition of an AVID non-linear editing station made possible through the gift of alumnus Phil Bettens has greatly enhanced the quality of ODP productions.

The course is interdisciplinary and enrolls advanced video production students and selected graduate students from a variety of disciplines.

Source: ODP web site.



MICROSOFT DISCONTINUES NEW VERSIONS OF IE FOR MACS. Microsoft says it will stop making future versions of Internet Explorer for Macintosh computers, although it may continue to provide security and performance updates for existing software. The company says it feels Mac users are better served by Apple's own Safari browser. Apple has tested several versions of Safari, but the final 1.0 version has yet to be released. Overall, Microsoft's Internet Explorer claims 95% of the browser market, followed by Netscape with somewhere between 3% and 4%. (CNet 13 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

NOKIA, KODAK INK CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPY DEAL. Nokia and Eastman Kodak have announced a collaboration that will make it easier for Nokia handsets to store, print and share digital pictures using the Kodak Picture Center Online service. The two companies will jointly develop kiosk printing services to enable Nokia cell phone users to easily print their pictures. The online service will debut in Europe this week and will launch in Asia later this year. A similar service operated by Kodak called Ofoto is already in place in this country. (AP 16 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

A California startup, launched by veterans of the company that created Gnutella file-sharing software, is promoting a compromise solution on digital music that it hopes will appease both the record labels and geeks. "The goal here is to get the Linux hacker community to support the music community," says Mediacode CEO Robert Lord. Mediacode's Muse.Net service enables music enthusiasts with broadband connections to listen to the music on their computers from any other computer online. That remote control capability isn't built into any of the other popular programs for playing music on a PC. Apple briefly included a similar feature on its iTunes software, but dropped it after some users adapted it for illegal file-sharing. Key to the success of Muse.Net is the emergence of technical standards that would enable services to work with each other automatically. Another vital component involves persuading copyright holders to buy into the concept -- a potential sticking point because so far, the labels and Hollywood have preferred electronic locks that don't work with the virtual collection concept. Instead of locking up content, Muse.Net users create an online jukebox, using the software to combine files and songs scattered on various devices into an online collection that's accessible from any PC as well as some handheld computers. The software allows only one person at a time access to the songs and is not designed to copy songs from one machine to another. About 150,000 people use Muse.Net, which debuted earlier this year. (Los Angeles Times 16 Jun 2003),1,3891789.story?coll=la-headlines-technology Source:NewsScanDaily

BEST BUY DECIDES MUSICLAND WOULD BE BEST SOLD. Best Buy, the nation's largest electronics retailer, is getting rid of its Musicland unit, which it purchased in 2001 for $696 million. Industry observer George Rosenbaum says, "Best Buy recognizes they made a huge mistake. They've finally conceded they lost over $600 million." Bernie Hackett, the owner of an independent music store, sums up the situation this way: "The music industry is being destroyed by the Internet. Die-hard customers don't shop here anymore because they get everything they need online. To be honest, if I didn't own a record store, I'd probably do the same thing." (Washington Post 17 Jun 2003)Source:NewsScanDaily

RECONFIGURABLE CHIP DESIGN. A coming trend in chip design will be the use of software that can, in an instant, reconfigure a microchip's circuitry. Paul Master of QuickSilver, which has created a prototype the chip, says: "Until now, the hardware had to match the problem. Now we can change that." Possible uses of reconfigurable chips will include: cell phones that can work anywhere in the world; portable computers that can wirelessly and automatically connect to the Internet using the most suitable radio frequency; and consumer electronics devices that can easily adjust to every new technical standard in digital sights and sounds. (New York Times 16 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

BIG BROTHER AT THE OFFICE. More than three out of four of the nation's largest companies monitor employee e-mails, Internet connections and computer files, because bosses are worried that their employees, instead of working, will use the Internet for pornography, online shopping, or Internet gambling. George Walls, a union president in Milwaukee, says that companies "are far more aggressive than they ever have been in the past. Virtually every minute of every day they can tell what you are doing. With all the monitoring, it is turning into an electronic sweatshop." Lisa Ellington, a call center worker, finds the situation "kind of insulting," and explains: "I am a good employee and
don't have any reason to be stressed out by this. But it is human nature. You tense up. I pay bills, buy children's school clothes or order flowers. I know a lot of people did Christmas shopping. It gives you time to multitask and take care of things." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinenal/SJMN 17 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

MICROSOFT SUES 15 SPAMMERS. Estimating that more than 80% of the 2.5 billion e-mail messages sent each day to customers of its free Hotmail service are the work of spammers,
Microsoft has filed lawsuits against 15 groups of individuals and corporations it claims are major spammers. Like many Internet companies, Microsoft is also looking for technological solutions to the problem of spam. It has already introduced anti-spam software filters on its MSN Internet access service, and plans to include similar software at the next release of its Outlook e-mail software. (New York Times 18 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

MACHINES OF COPYRIGHT VIOLATORS MAY NEED TO BE ZAPPED. Senator Orrin Hatch (R, UT) -- who, besides being Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is a composer whose royalties were $18,000 last year from songs he's written -- says that maybe people who keep abusing copyright laws should get their computers destroyed. That kind of action "may be the only way you can teach somebody about copyrights. If we can find some way to do this without destroying their machines, we'd be interested in hearing about that. If that's the only way, then I'm all for destroying their machines... There's no excuse for anyone violating copyright laws." (AP/San Jose Mercury News 18 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

UNITED TO OFFER E-MAIL ON DOMESTIC FLIGHTS. By the end of the year, United Airlines will become the first domestic airline to offer e-mail on all of its domestic flights. Industry analyst Jonathan Gaw of IDC says the service will be a good attraction for business users, who both need their e-mail and who can expense it." For $15.98 a flight, a passenger will be able to send and receive e-mail and attachments, by connecting a laptop computer to a jack on the Verizon Airfone handset available throughout the plane. (Baltimore Sun 18 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily,0,7414783.story?coll=b

BIKE HAS GPS TO PREVENT THEFT An electric bicycle produced by National Bicycle, a Matsushita company, will have a Secom global positioning system (GPS) designed to guard against theft. The battery will simultaneously supply electricity to the bicycle and recharge the portable GPS unit. (Japan Today 17 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

DIGITAL PROJECTION NOT QUITE READY FOR EIGHT-O'CLOCK SHOWING. Digital movie projection in theaters will be a boon for a lot of people (when it finally arrives), but in the view of consultant Michael Karagosian: "Today's digital cinema systems are not ready to be rolled out. They don't yet produce an image equal to that of film. I thought the 'Star Wars' digital showing looked very bad." But the problems are being worked out, and John Frithian, the president of the National Association of Theater Owners, says: "It's impossible to know when all this will happen. But whenever it does, it will be the biggest technological transition in our industry's history." The studios will save up to $1 billion a year by no longer needing to ship film prints to each of the world's 150,000 screens. (New York Times 19 Jun 2003) Source:NewsScanDaily

Network Tools (From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1.)

MereSurfer 2003 3.0 [Windows Operatinig System] This handy application will help users stop pop-up ads, along with erasing tracks of Internet activity while browsing the Web. Designed to work with Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher), MereSurfer function as a browser extension, and along with stopping pop-up ads, removes all cookies, cache files, and typed URLs. MereSurfer 2003 3.0 is compatible with all systems running Windows 95 and higher.

Snapperhead 4.6 [Macintosh Operating System] Snapperhead 4.6 is a fun little program that sends screenshots to friends and colleagues who enter an IP address into a Web browser. Snapperhead can be customized in a variety of ways, including the ability to show part, or all, of the screen, and the ability to display other information such as open applications. This version of Snapperhead is compatible with all systems running Mac OS X and higher.




The sixth annual STOCKHOLM CHALLENGE AWARD (2003/2004) is open for submission until November 1, 2003. The aim of Stockholm's international Award for innovative use of information technology is to diminish the digital divide and to create an information society for all. The Stockholm Challenge is a platform for innovative projects from all over the world to create networks for the exchange of experience and knowledge. The competition is open to private, public and academic contestants. The Challenge invites projects in the following categories: e-Government, Culture, Health, Education, e-Business and Environment.
Further information:


is a worldwide calendar and information center for new music, electronic music and the media arts.You'll find hundreds of events listed, as well as articles, interviews, and other writings.


WebVisions 2003. Friday July 18, 2003. 9am - 7pm Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Explore the future with the Web's leading experts and visionaries in design, user experience, eMarketing and content creation. This year's lineup of speakers includes Kelly Goto, Jeff Faulkner, Mark Newhouse, Dr. U.N. Umesh and others. WebVisions is the premier conference for designers, developers, students and Web professionals. Be ready to network, recharge your creativity and visualize the possibilities!

Christian Game Developers Conference. Cascade College. Portland, OR. July 25-27, 2003. Cost: TBA.

SIGGRAPH 2003 - 27 July - 31 July, This is the 30th international conference of computer graphics and interactive media. The conference will be held in San Diego, California. It is also the world's largest exhibit of grapic software, computer hardware, and interactive technologies. Given the conference is on the west coast this summer individuals may want to make it a part of a vacation trip.


Classic Gaming Exposition. Jackie Gaughan's Plaza Hotel. Las Vegas, Nev. August 9-10, 2003. Weekend pass $35.00.


International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) Conference, "Changing Tides" is being held in "America's First Resort," Newport, RI on October 1 through October 5, 2003.Prepare for an exciting agenda along with all the historical and magnificent scenery of Newport, Rhode Island, and surrounding New England.


First International Digital Storytelling Conference, November 27-29, 2003, Cardiff, Wales. The British Broadcasting Corporation-Cymru-Wales will host an international dialogue and presentations about ways to build and sustain the Digital Storytelling movement. Co-sponsored by the Center for Digital Storytelling and the DSA, the conference will include the first International Meeting of the Association. Representives from around the world will be expected to attend.



Here are four resources that I would recommend for learning more about careers in multimedia production.

The first is Boston College's Guide: Careers In Multimedia. This is the best resource I've seen related to the field and determining where one might want to go with a career in multimedia design.

To this I would add Skills Net. Skills Net has an extensive collection of material related to working in the media industry.

Career Advice. provides an excellent overview of the following career options and links to possible jobs.

- Cinematographer
- Copywriter
- Creative Writer
- Editor
- Graphic Designer
- Photographer
- PhotoJournalist
- Sound/Recording Engineer
- Studio Musician
- Technical Writer

Landing Your Dream Job in Computer Graphics: Steps you should take to get the ultimate computer graphics job. By Mark Swain. A nice clearly written guide to professional opporutnities in web design, game development, and television and video.




JOB BOARDS. Click and go directly to a listing of jobs - no need for searching.

Animation Job Board: Animation World Network. This site provides continuiously updated listings of international jobs in the field of animation. Check it out.

Film and Television Job Board: Film, TV, & Commercial Employment Network provides important information and resources for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. It's for beginners as well as seasoned professionals. Information and resources are provided for many areas both behind and in front of the camera.

Entertainment Careers. Net. Job Board. Entertainment jobs and internships listings at Studios, Networks, Production Companies, Record Companies, Radio Stations, VFX, Animation,Broadcasting


Graphic Design.Publications dept seeking RV Technical Illustrator. Applicant should have Mac Quark, Illustrator, and Photoshop experience. Must be flexible, have excellent attendance, and have ability to work well independently and in a team setting. Please send your resume to Monaco Coach Corp, 91320 Coburg Industrial Way, Coburg, OR 97408. Equal Opportunity Employer Drug Screening Required Published in The Oregonian on 06/21

Designer/Drafter. Auto Cad experience required. Cabinet knowledge desired. Construction background a plus. Fast, self-motivated, reliable & detail oriented. Apply: 105 S. Bertelsen, Eugene. Location: OR  Date: 6/21/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Photo Tech - Busy photo lab seeks motivated & friendly person for photo tech/studio position. Studio or lab experience a plus, photo interest & good people skills are more important. No night or Sunday work. Full/part time position available. Send resume to: BBD 2565893 The Register Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Computer Programmer. DHTML/Javascript Programmer. Lunar Logic, Inc., a Eugene based software company, is seeking a DHTML/Javascript Programmer. Requirements include: Atleast 2 yrs. of current experience, solid knowledge of XML, DOM & browser interoperability issues, & the ability to learn new programming languages quickly. Art/design skills & familiarity with Linux are a plus. This is an entry level position in a unique & exciting local company. If you meet these requirements & are interested in this opportunity, send your resume with code samples to: . Lunar Logic Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Date: 6/15/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Packaging Developer. To develop packaging & coordinates printing with domestic & foreign vendors. Successful candidate must work well in a demanding & fast-paced team environment. Have proven organization & exhibit excellent written & verbal communication skills. printing & computer graphics experience a plus. Send resume to: BBD 2569526 The Register Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440


Video editor (temp hire) Post house in Portland needs video tape editors for various shifts. Applicants proficient in both linear and non-linear formats [ beta sp, AVID, Media 100] will be considered. Must be creative and able to work well with or without client supervision. Ability to shoot is a plus. Work will involve both short and long format production including corporate/event documentation, t.v. spots, video projects and a full range of film work. Working knowledge of Media Composer, SCV and Symphony desired. ACI/ACSR a plus. Send resume to:

Crew Positions for Indie Feature. Indie Film from LA Shooting in Portland Area this SUMMER Positions Still Open: Sound Recordist, 1st AC, wardrobe, special effects M/U, intern PA's looking for some great experience on a film set... we may have a job for you this summer (from June to August, depending on your role). It's a low budget but there is pay and deferrals are available for some positions. The story takes place along a river (TBD) over the course of a single summer day when six teenagers endeavor to play a prank on their nemisis, leading to a tragic mistake that changes their lives forever. The writer/director is an AFI graduate and winner of the Nicholl fellowship in screenwriting.
Please fax your resume and a brief cover letter to: MEAN CREEK 310/

Content Developer [part-time]. An English, baby! Content Developer will be responsible for creating new, fun, exciting educational content for students of English as a second language. Teaching experience is not at all necessary, but creativity is. The content you create will be edited and expanded into English lessons. Responsibilities: - Create/manage Email Newsletters - Write copy/lessons/articles (cultural content) - Develop multimedia content (Flash/Director) - Reinterpret/edit/mine/improve existing content - Be connected with pop culture/emerging technology/international viewpoints - Have experience with some or all: HTML/DW/Photoshop/Illustrator/Flash/Director/Sound Editing Pay: $9-15 / hour The ability to work equally well independently and in a team environment is important. Progress towards a Bachelors Degree is preferred, but not required. International experience is highly regarded. EOE. For Tech positions email Miguel:

Web Developer. Fast and furious, we are looking to you to build the future. You must be able to solve problems and create elegant technical solutions. You must have great people skills and the ability to communicate in simple terms, as you will be providing site review and troubleshooting of existing sites. Strict attention to detail is essential. Professional experience with PHP, mySQL and HTML is required Knowledge of Perl, CGI, UNIX, and Java are highly regarded. Working experience with Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, and Photoshop are helpful. The ability to work equally well independently and in a team environment is important. A Bachelors Degree is preferred, but not required. International experience is highly regarded. EOE. For Tech positions email Miguel:

Graphic Design and Production Coordinator.. Responsible for the design and creation of all print materials under the direction of the Communications and Marketing Manager. Works with Manager to ensure consistent image and messaging on the website and in all publications and advertising. Utilizes basic HTML skills to maintain updated content on the website. Requires a Bachelor degree in Graphic Design or related field and the ability to use QuarkXPress, Photoshop & Illustrator. Portfoio required. Send resume with cover letter to: Communications and Marketing Manager, PPCW Planned Parenthood of the Columbia/Willamette  3231 SE 50th Ave. Portland OR 97 or email a resume and cover letter to:

Graphic Designer. Full-time position. 3-5yrs professional exp. Must have excl design skills & proficient in Illustrator Photoshop & exhibit/museum/ trade show exp pref. Send cover letter, resume, salary history & samples to PPI, Attn: HR/Graphic Design, 11601 SE Foster Rd, Portland OR 97266. Equal Opportunity Employer Published in The Oregonian on 06/15

Graphic Designer Desktop Publishing. Position available for individual possessing exceptional talents in the world of desktop publishing. Do it all -- take the digital photos, write in-depth articles or promo material, put it all together camera ready for outside printer. Must have extensive exper. with PC based Photoshop. Really amazing opportunity for one to operate on their own creating all of our educational, marketing, promo, sales and technical material. Individual must be a glass blower or be willing and have desire to learn. Med/dent & vacation benefits avail. after 3 mos. Mail resume to Human Resources, PO Box 230488, Portland, OR 97. Published in The Oregonian on 06/15

Graphic Designer. Join a team working on print ads, sales material, and packaging. Generate identity and creative concepts. Quark, Freehand, Photoshop. At least 2 years graphic design experience. Send resume and salary requirements to: Graphic Designer, PO Box 2275, Vancouver, WA 98. Published in The Oregonian on 06/15

Graphic Design Supervisor. CH2M HILL, a global environmental, water, and transportation design/consulting engineering firm, seeks a full-time Graphic Design Supervisor in our Portland office. Work as part of a team to conceptualize, design, and produce client deliverables such as PowerPoint presentations, report graphics (for example, maps, technical illustrations, and schematics), and marketing materials (for example, proposals, brochures, posters, and displays). Schedule, coordinate, and prioritize multiple projects for a team of designers. Experience in page layout, technical illustration, and graphic design for scientific and engineering reports and proposals is required. Must have strong customer service skills and the ability to work effectively in a fastpaced environment that focuses on helping our customers meet their deadlines. Must be proficient in PC-based software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, PowerPoint, other Microsoft Office programs, and scanning applications. HTML and FreeHand are a plus. A degree in graphic design, minimum 5 years of design experience and 2 years of supervisory experience, excellent people skills, and customer service attitude are required. Must be a positive, enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to motivate groups and meet commitments. Candidates with experience at engineering firms will be given priority. CH2M HILL is an employeeowned firm and offers excellent flexible benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. Qualified applicants should email their cover letter, resume with salary history to Please include requisition number NP/4076BR; or you can apply on our web site at CH2M HILL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action employer Published in The Oregonian on 06/15

Website Administrator Experienced person needed to oversee and manage Made In Oregon Store's retail website. Email marketing skills, basic Photoshop, HTML and project management skills a must. Must be aggressive in seeking sales growth through website sales. Please send resume and salary history to Made In Oregon, 13625 NE Jarrett St., Portland, OR 97230, Attention: Website Position, or fax to .Published in The Oregonian on 06/22

Graphic Artist/Designer Apply your prof'l experienced hands-on artistic ability & computer proficiency in PhotoShop, Illustrator & InDesign to create craft & scrap-book backgrounds, papers & cover layouts for instructional craft books & catalogs. Work independently but cooperatively with photographer & other design staff. Fast-paced, deadline driven environment. FT, on site in Canby. Send cover letter w/salary requirements, resume & expamples of work to: Department GAD 1250 NW 3rd Canby, Oregon 97013Published in The Oregonian on 06/22

Graphic Designer Contribute to the strategic process of corporate identity building. Strong knowledge of corporate packaging design required. Must have 5-7 years experience in retail packaging, brand design, and print industry experience. Expertise in pre-press file production, and concept through execution of packaging and brand design. Good sense of aesthetics and composition. PC & MacOSX experience including Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark and InDesign. Bachelor's degree preferred, portfolio required.If you are a highly organized, creative, and energetic team player with the ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure, come join our Corporate Marketing team.Global company, casual work environment at our Logitech, Vancouver, WA location. Fax Equal Opportunity Employer Published in The Oregonian on 06/22

Marketing Assistant: Responsibilities incl production of monthly newsletter, promo materials, website maint, product mgmt & surveys. Competitive salary w/excel benefits. Req's BA & 2-3 yrs mrktg exp (financial svcs pref'd), as well as excel writing/commun., organ. & PC skills, incl proficiency w/PageMaker & Photoshop (exp w/ Illustrator, InDesign, & GoLive nice - not req'd). Mail resume: NW Farmers Insurance Group FCU, 13333 SW 68th Pkwy, Tigard, OR 97223, fax ; e-mail: Published in The Oregonian on 06/22

Web Designer. Audio Precison is seeking an experienced web page designer to develop page content, design site navigation, develop web graphics, develop interactive and dynamic pages, and maintain existing content. Qualifications include several years of experience with PC-based development tools such as DreamWeaver, Photoshop, CorelDRAW or illustrator and other programs. The designer must have graphics arts skills and expertise. A knowledge of cascading style sheets, Java scripts, PHP code development, and interaction with SQL databases is also required. Familiarity with print graphic media would be an asset. Experience in a technical marketing environment is also desirable. The successful candidate will work with marketing and applications staff. Audio Precision offers a collaborative team environment and the ability to work for the leader in audio test and measurement equipment. Audio Precision is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in this position, please contact us at .Audio Precision
5750 S.W. Arctic Drive Beaverton, Oregon 97005 Fax:

Web Designer/Marketing Asst. Sunlight Supply, Inc. is a manufacturer of lighting fixtures & wholesaler of garden supplies. We seek an expert Web Designer to maintain & propagate the company's several websites. The ideal candidate will have a strong business background & 5+ years of web design experience. The position will also support the efforts of the Mktg Manager & will entail creation of various print media pieces. Salary, medical/ dental (after 90 days), 401K (after 6 mos). Please fax resume & salary requirements to: . Attn: Mktg Mgr. Published in The Oregonian on 06/22

CAD Technicians CH2M HILL, a leading employeeowned project delivery firm for over half a century, has developed a rich and unparalled history of quality projects, design integrity and customer service. We have just recently been selected by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 100 companies to work for in America. With 12,000 employees based worldwide, the increased demand for our services has produced opportunities in our Portland office. Entry Level CAD Technician This position will perform CAD functions and develop CAE technician designer skills. Qualified candidates will have up to 4 years experience and a working knowledge of MicroStation and/or AutoCAD. An Associates degree in Engineering Technology desired. Job Code: 4135BR/
Lead CAD Technician - In this position, you will work directly with other designers and surveyors and will be responsible for the production of master files and subsequent deliverables. You will produce and maintain project CAD instructions, use InRoads to display alignments and profiles for the master files, create and maintain files in Network Drawing Manager, check drawing for consistency, presentation, format, clarity and conformance to client standards and back-check work for completeness. You will also help support and troubleshoot MicroStation problems and help create user commands, sidebar menus, and customization of CH2M HILL Automation. Qualified candidates will have strong Design Lead experience, MicroStation skills and exper. developing transportation and highway drawings. Job Code: 4136BR/ CH2M HILL, a firm committed to workplace diversity, offers excellent flexible benefits and competitive salary commensurate with experience. For prompt consideration, you may apply directly to our website at or send yourresume, indicating job code, to CH2M HILL, PO Box 549260, Suite 263, Waltham, MA 02, or email to An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Published in The Oregonian on 06/22


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