Thought for today: "Computer graphics, particularly in film and entertainment is an art form and can be used to communicate meaningful ideals that help to evaluate our collective consciousness. If the industry would focus on creating movies and video games that have visionary themes of higher worlds, these images would certainly have a profound effect on society." - Scott Shubert

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The 30th annual Northwest Film and Video Festival begins on Thursday, November 6 and runs through November 15. Check out the NW Film Center schedule of events online. This year includes a three day Filmmaker's Conference. Some of the sessions are open free to the public and others, especially workshops, have a tuition fee. If you are interested in film making this conference is for you.

Animation is one topic I often hear discussed by Interns and others working in multimedia. The article Films From the Next Generation,by Jenny Donelan (Computer Graphics World) explores student made shorts that exemplify the evolution of CG animation. The article highlights four films; "Mickey's Buddy" by Peter Paquette, "El Arquero" by Raphael Perkins, "After You" by Christopher Cordingley, and "Poor Bogo" by Thelvin Cabezas. Each illustrates originality and reflect the fact that college-based computer animation programs are producing some leading edge animators.

Those in the Eugene area will have the opportunity to see the Animation Show at the Bijou Art Cinemas November, 7-13.The Animation show has put animated short films into more theaters than any other animation festival in American history, according to the show's promotional material. Animation is perhaps one of the most misunderstood of film genre and is "undervalued and underexposed" in American cinema.

The film "Stealing Time" by University of Oregon graduate Michael Garrity, will be screened in Eugene on November 7.The films story focuses around "Four friends straight out of college trying to take control of their lives. After struggling to make it in Hollywood with no success, Alec (Facinelli) enlists his friends (Foley, Embry, Ayanna) to pull off one of the largest bank heists in history."

If you are interested in politics and film, consider a new contest called Bush in 30 Seconds. This a a political advertising contest sponsored by voter fund. Submissions will be accepted between November 24th and December 5th, 2003 and on web site voting will run between December 15th and December 30th, 2004.

This week's Scout Report comments about a project of possible interest to readers. The Open Video Project contains close to 2000 digitized clips and complete short films, and will be of great interest to those researching visual culture. The article notes,"Sponsored and developed at the Interaction Design Laboratory at the School of Information and Library Science and the University of North Carolina, the project began in 1998 with approximately 195 video segments. The archive available here provides video clips from a variety of sources, including quite a few obtained from U.S. government agencies. The entire archive may be searched by keyword, or browsed by genre, duration, or thematic collection. There are some rather compelling files to peruse here, including a collection of classic early television commercials (including one for Jello), a short silent film titled 2 A.M. in the subway, and an educational film titled A is for Atom, produced by the General Electric Company."

Scout Report also notes that The Internet Movie Database "...has grown by leaps and bounds in the past nine years. Containing literally millions of pieces of information, users looking for information from films such as Orson Wells' Chimes at Midnight to more contemporary fare can merely enter the title of the movie into the IMDB search engine and a complete record will be returned. Along with basic information about each film.."

The Digital Michelangelo Project provides an opportunity to examine the recent improvements in laser rangefinder technology. This innovated use of lasers allows one to "...accurately digitize the external shape and surface characteristics of many physical objects. Examples include machine parts, cultural artifacts, and design models for the manufacturing, movie making, and video game industries."

A team of 30 faculty, staff, and students from Stanford University and the University of Washington spent the 1998-99 academic year in Italy scanning the sculptures and architecture of Michelangelo. Now this data is being processed with the goal to produce a set of 3D computer models - one for each statue, architectural setting, and map fragment we scanned - and to make these models available to scholars worldwide.The project site provides a variety of material that lets you explore the application of this technology.

has introduced a new search feature that may prove particularly useful to researchers. They call it "Search Inside the Book". When you put in a word or group of words into the Amazon search box, the search will return items with the words not only in the title or author, but within the text of the book itself.  Although this feature is not displayed with all items, Amazon claims to have digitized over 120 million pages so you have a good chance of seeing a number of such results.More information can be found in a .

I hope you had a pleasant Halloween weekend and that the goblins have been good to you. I couldn't resist this notice on the door of a local bank. I found it not only humorous but also philosophical about daily life.

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Service Directory:

The Proscenia Newsletter offers a listing of services by subscribers. If you would like to include your web site please contact the editor at ., Eugene. Human-oriented interface design, web development, and interactive mixed media performance solutions. Ben Beekman and Micky Hulse, Designers.

ATGpro.Com, Eugene. Aaron Thomas Graham, Media Developer. Mr. Graham is currently a Graphic Designer with Monaco Coach company.

BeekMedia. Eugene. Ben Beekman is a graduate of the UO Multimedia program currently doing contract work in a variety of media including DVD and web design.

Christ Gates: Creative Graphic Communication for Electronic and Print Media. Portland. Chris Gates is a web and multimedia specialist and medical illustrator.

Clandestino Productions. Eugene. Gabriel Guzman, and Michael L. Wilson. A progressive new media design house that specializes in analog and digital creative solutions for commercial, non-profit and private interests. Clandestino specializes in assisting progressive businesses, organizations and individuals that support global and cultural enrichment and preservation

Cory Davidson. Eugene. Ms. Davidson is currently a web designer with Monaco Motor Coach company.

Creative Imagery. Gresham. Don Strike is an instructional designer and trainer providing course development for business and industry.

Equilibrium Designs. Portland. Manuel Hernandez. Mr. Hernandez is a professional web designer with clients in the Eugene area. He is also completing a degree in animation at the Portland Art Institute. Eugene Josh Taylor provides web design, animation, audio, digital art, illustration, photography and video services.

Troy Seattle. Mr. McFarland Specializes in 3D and motion graphic services for the film, video, and multimedia industry.

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RANDOM LINKS: Digital Camera Resources

Random Links provides an opportunity to share online web resources. Listed sites may focus around a specific topic or be truly random. If you have a collection of hot links you'd like to share please let us know ().

This chart provides an answer to how many pictures can I get on a memory card. It is based on taking the highest resolution image possible with each camera.The data listed is "average" and will depend upon the selection of camera and other factors.

This chart is based on a camera's "high-resolution" JPG mode.
32 MB
Memory Card
64 MB
Memory Card
128 MB
Memory Card
256 MB
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2 Megapixel Camera
Image: 1024x768 pixels
3 Megapixel Camera
Image:1600x1200 pixels

4 Megapixel Camera
Image: 2048x1536 pixels


5 Megapixel Camera
Image:2, 592 x 1944 pixels


Article collection. From Digital Photography. Includes an extensive list of over 40 articles on photographic techniques and editing.

Digital Cameras - Basics.This site, thought biased toward one camera, is very informative about the basics of digital photography. A great site in which to learn the basics of this non-film medium.

Digital Camera Resource Page.An excellent resource for technical review of digital still cameras.

Digital Glossary. An excellent online source for understanding digital camera terms such as gamma, LCD, Exposure Value, and many others.

Digital Photography for the Web.By Michael Calore."The truth is that digital photography is actually rather difficult. Not the taking pictures part, that's easy. It's the creation of a perfect end product that's the sticky part ...Don't panic, because Webmonkey is here to impart advice on creating that sharp, bright, and well-balanced image that you can show off on your site..."

Introduction to Digital Photography. This information site is provided by the Tandy corporation. It presents, in plain language, an overview of digital video equipment,including a glossary and frequently asked questions.

Keeping Your Digital Images Organized. By Dennis R. Dimick. If you've accumulated hundreds of digital picture files on your hard drive and have g a hard time remembering where you put the files, it might be time to consider your own "digital asset management" strategy.

Also see: Proscenia Newsletter's Discussion Topic:Selecting a Digital Camera.


DISCUSSION: Bogus or Real Web Sites?

Bogus web sites have become a serious problem for those who surf the Internet in search of accurate information.The spoof site, SkyHigh Airlines (noted in an earlier Up Front Sunday Morning column) is one example. Here is a list of links to additional sites that, in some cases, are hard to distinguish between bougus or real.

California Velcro Crop Under Attack."California's important Velcro crop, vital to the clothing, footwear, and sporting goods industries, has been severely stressed by drought, disease, and pests."

Boilerplate Man. "Built in a small Chicago laboratory , Boilerplate was originally designed as a prototype soldier for use in resolving the conflicts of nations. Although it was the only such prototype, Boilerplate was eventually able to exercise its proposed function by participating in several combat actions."

Bonzai Kitten. This is a site with very dark humor about raising kittens as one would a Bonzai tree. It takes a while to realize this is not for real.

Burmese Mountain Dog is a medium sized, muscular dog originally bred in Burma (Myanmar) to guard Buddhist temples. The Burmese Mountain Dog Club of America was established in 1985 to foster the breed in the United States and the world.

Dihydrogen Monoxide. "Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division (DMRD), currently located in Newark, Delaware. The controversy surrounding dihydrogen monoxide has never been more widely debated, and the goal of this site is to provide an unbiased data clearinghouse and a forum for public discussion."

GenoChoice. "Create your own genetically healthy baby online.From the first human male pregnancy to the first successful medical application of nanotechnology, RYT Hospital-Dwayne Medical Center has dramatically advanced the art, science, and technology of medicine..."

Male Pregnancy."In the years since the first "test tube baby" was born in 1978, physicians and scientists from RYT Hospital have been working to develop a viable technique for the successful impregnation of male individuals."

Mankato, Minnesota.Mecca for scores of knowing Midwesterners. The winter temperature in many Mankato neighborhoods has never dropped below a balmy 70 degrees.

SEC. "McWhortle Enterprises is an established and well-known manufacturer of biological defense mechanisms. Fortune 500 companies routinely use McWhortle Defense systems to protect their far-flung executives living in dangerous areas. These discreet, confidential safeguards have for years given employees and their families peace of mind".



FEATURED STUDIO OR SCHOOL: is "... dedicated to the presentation of contemporary photography by photographers of The Los Angeles The mission is to expose the wider public to photography's essential social, political, and aesthetic values."

"The photographers' portfolios presented on are all personal projects. Each photographer has spent many days, weeks, and even years shooting, printing, and perfecting each portfolio. Some portfolios are complete while others are still works in progress. The images shown here are just a sampling of bigger bodies of work by the photographers."




The following news items are from The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1.) This publication is distributed on line and is a free subscription service.

StudioLine Photo Basic 2.0 [Windows Operating System] This latest edition of StudioLine Photo Basic allows users to manipulate and modify up to 200 photos using its rather novel image interface and catalog system. After adding photographs to the archive, users can find images by their descriptions and any combination of system, camera and user tags. Most of the capabilities from the professional version of Photo Basic are also included, such as the diverse line of filters, effects, and batch processing capability. Users can also share thumbnails via email, and automatically create web galleries in addition. This version of Photo Basic is compatible with all systems running Windows 98 and higher. [KMG]

Xblog 1.1.3 [Macintosh Operating System] With all of the blogs available online, many users may be interested in putting their own up too -- if they haven't done so already. This handy little application allows users to publish their blog quickly by setting the server, creating a template, and adding their entries, all with just a few clicks. Users will appreciate the simplicity of the application, although there is little documentation about the application currently available online. Xblog 1.1.3 is compatible with all systems running Mac OS X. [KMG]


The following news items are selected from NewsScanDaily an online publication distributed Monday through Friday. Readers are encouraged to subscribe to this free news summary.To subscribe or unsubscribe to the TEXT version of NewsScan Daily, send an e-mail message to with 'subscribe' or 'unsubscribe' in the subject line. To subscribe to the HTML version of NewsScan Daily, send mail to , with the word 'subscribe' as the subject.

REGULATION OF CYBER CAFES An appeals court in Orange County, California, will soon be deciding whether to uphold a lower-court ruling that prohibits the town of Garden Grove from imposing strict regulations on cyber cafes -- regulations enacted because city officials found that cyber cafes that provide Internet access and video games were attracting gangs and violence. Owners sued the city, saying their businesses were being unfairly picked-on. (Los Angeles Times 24 Oct 2003),1,2911110.story?coll=la
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SCREENERS CODED TO PREVENT MOVIE PIRACY A compromise has been reached that will make possible a carefully controlled distribution of free cassettes to Oscar voters for private screening during the upcoming awards season. The movies will be numbered VHS cassettes rather than easily copied DVDs, and they will be coded for tracing if they are sold or pirated. Academy members will sign contracts taking responsibility for any "screeners" they accept, and making them subject to possible banishment from the Academy if the screeners are later found on the black market. (Washington Post 24 Oct 2003)

COPY-MANAGED CD BOOSTS SALES FIGURES. BMG Entertainment is cautiously optimistic about its latest experiment in discouraging music copying. The new Anthony Hamilton album, "Comin' From Where I'm From," hit the shelves in late September on a CD with built-in "copy management" technology. Buyers were limited to making three copies of the CD, and BMG says so far, the Hamilton album has experienced a slower-than-average sales drop-off -- 23% vs. the typical 40-60% after the first week. "I know my science well enough to know that correlation does not mean causation," says Jordan Katz, senior VP of sales at BMG's Arista label. "I would not go out on a limb and say this was the only reason [sales] were down only 23%. However, I would say it was a contributing factor." The CD also allows users to e-mail songs to friends, who can download and play them on their computers for 10 days before they expire. A lack of buyer backlash against the technology has prompted Katz to put the copy management software on at least two more upcoming releases. (Washington Post 30 Oct 2003)

EXTENDING THE MUSIC LIBRARY.Two students at MIT have developed an electronic music library that allows anyone on campus to access 3,500 CDs. Called the Library Access to Music Project (LAMP), the system lets a student go to its Web site to select a CD and have it delivered through the campus closed-circuit cable TV to the student's dorm room or other campus site. One of the students who conceived of LAMP explains: "We had a library in school that closed at 7 p.m. The school had this great music in the library, but you couldn't get there. I was thinking, how could we get students better access to this library?" In 2001, the two creators of LAMP received a grant from iCampus, a Microsoft-backed alliance with MIT. (San Jose Mercury News 27 Oct 2003)

GAMES ARE WHERE THE GIRLS ARE. Girls increasingly are getting hooked on computer games and game makers are beginning to notice. According to a new survey by the Entertainment Software Association, about 26% of all video and computer gamers are women 18 or older, a finding that has resulted in more companies offering card games, puzzles and word games, which are more appealing to women than the male-dominated slugfests like "Quake" and "Doom." Microsoft says 68% of the 30 million registered players at its site are women, and Game Universe reports that 60% of its eight million registered games are women. Meanwhile, simulation games such as "The Sims" have found a following among females, which make up about 56% of the players. "Women just have better taste in these things," says a senior analyst at Jupiter Research. Similar demographics are apparent at the newly launched, which offers players a free-form animated world where users create characters and then socialize, build houses, exchange goods or simply wander around. One enthusiastic There player says she's logged in an average of four hours a day since joining. "Work and There are my life," she says. (Wall Street Journal 28 Oct 2003),,SB106729313030890700,00.html (sub req'd)

NINE OUT OF TEN KIDS USE COMPUTERS. About 90% of U.S. children ages 5 to 17 use computers and 59% of them use the Internet, according to two new studies released by the U.S. Department of Education. The new data also show that 99% of public schools now have
Internet access, up from 35% eight years ago. "Children are often the first adopters of a lot of technology," says John Bailey, who oversees educational technology for the federal agency. "? Students, by and large, are dominating the Internet population." That's not surprising, given the rapid penetration of computer technology among U.S. homes, says educational technology expert Peter Grunwald. "The dramatic increase in younger kids' use of technology is not disconnected from what's going on with their parents and their families. Younger kids are likely to have younger parents, and it is those parents, especially mothers, who have a much higher comfort level with technology than older parents -- or even younger parents of five years ago." Almost 75% use the Net for help in school assignments and more than half use it for e-mail, IM-ing or playing games. Research shows the digital divide is still evident, however: while almost two-thirds of white youth aged 5-17 use the Internet, less than half of black youngsters do, and slightly more than a third of Hispanic young people log on. (AP 30 Oct 2003)

MEDIA TOTS According to the 1,065 parents surveyed for the Kaiser Foundation-sponsored
national study "Zero to Six: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants,Toddlers and Preschoolers," a quarter of children under 2 years old have TVs in their bedrooms, and two-thirds of kids under 2 use some kind of screen media (computer, DVD, TV) on a typical day, for an average of about two hours a day. And for children under the age of 6, the average of two hours a day spent with screen media is more than three times the amount of time they
spend reading or being read to. (Washington Post 28 Oct 2003)

CELL PHONE REHAB? Substance abuse experts say some of today's cell phone users exhibit
symptoms very similar to addiction when it comes to their communications habits. "People literally detox from their phones. Text messaging, games -- these are all sources of isolation, a way to zone out," says a spokeswoman for a leading substance abuse clinic in Southern California, which requires cell phones to be checked upon admission. Critics say the word "addiction" is over-used, and that the test should be whether there are harmful consequences involved. But while frequent cell phone use hasn't yet been determined to cause physical damage, it may have a negative impact on relationships when talking on the phone becomes more important than talking to the person you've invited on a date. Then of course, there's the yet-unresolved issue of talking on the phone while driving, and the condition described as "pseudo-attention deficit disorder," where meeting participants while away their time on their "crackberry" RIM devices instead of paying attention to the topic at hand. Virgin Mobile has taken the controversy to heart, and has published on its Web site the "Textercises" recommended by the British Chiropractic Association to avoid straining hands and fingers while text-messaging. They call it "Practicing Safe Text." ( 25 Oct 2003),1286,60936,00.html



Arts Electric Calendar
. A worldwide calendar for new music, electronic music and the media arts.You'll find hundreds of events listed, as well as articles, interviews, and other writings.

Animation Opportunity. Submit your film to the Animation Show, which is currently looking for great short films for the 2004 program. Send a VHS or DVD copy to: 11684 Venutra Blvd. ste. 778. Studio City, CA 91604. Or call . There is no deadline for entries.


ACM Multimedia 2003 November 2-8, 2003 -Berkeley, CA, USA Participate in the premier annual multimedia event-attend the 11th Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia

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.


Digital Video Expo West Conference, the largest event on the West Coast for video professionals working in production, post production, and delivery. December 9-12, 2003.


Videomaker Expo, Burbank Airport Hilton Burbank, CA Expo: January 22-24, 2004 Conference: January 21, 2004 is a 3-day event where attendees have a chance to attend numerous seminars on all aspects of video production. Attendees can also visit the exhibit floor and meet with key manufacturers and resellers in the digital video industry. New this year is a 1-day Pre-Expo Conference on DVD Authoring.

JULY, 2004

Digital Generations: Children, young people and new media 26-29 July 2004 London, England A major international conference organized by The Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media Institute of Education, University of London Computer games, the internet and other new communications media are often seen to pose threats and dangers to young people; but they also provide new opportunities for creativity and self-determination. This international conference will present the most exciting and challenging new research on children, young people and new digital media.



The multimedia industry offers a diveristy of job opportunities for those interested in graphics, film, video, audio and computer technology. The following resources are recommended for learning more about careers in multimedia production.

Careers in Informational Technology.This is an extremly comprehensive guide to careers within the field of information technology which includes multimedia design and development. There are 10 chapters in this online document and each chapter is based around a set of professional concerns. The site guides the user from understanding what careers exist through to getting a job.Site created by Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Job Guide 2003! provides an in-depth look at a range of occupations, and their education and training pathways. It also gives useful information about how to work out what occupations suit you best, based on your interests and abilities. Some examples:

Careers in Multimedia.The Multimedia and New Media industries cover a wide range of activities. This guide looks at the types of job positions and the work environments in which one might be employed.

Entertainment Careers 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


Full Motion Video Manager.Our Studio in Chicago, IL. is in need of a Full Motion Video Manager with @ least 3 years of production experience as a lead artist or art director with @ least 2 published games and/or feature film experience. This person would need a minimum of 3 years management/supervisory experience with artists through a complete project cycle (one shipped game or completed film ) Contact: Steven Williams FLW International LLC. Phone: .


Design Consultant. Successful track record. Design experience/ degree a plus. Seeking highly motivated professional with great selling, follow-up & communication skills. Commission + opportunity for career growth & benefits. FAX resume: or call Cherri Wilson at . ETHAN ALLEN HOME INTERIORS 3150 GATEWAY LOOP SPRINGFIELD, OR 97477 Location: OR Date: 11/2/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Graphic Artist.Full time position for ad layout/production assistant. Must work well under deadline driven environment and is detail oriented. Experience with Macintosh system including Quark, Illustrator, and Photoshop required. Duties include: ad and direct mail layout & design, proof reading, and general office duties. Competitive wages with benefit package. Please contact our Personnel Office at or 1- ext. 6407 for more information or visit website at Must be at least 18 years of age, drug free, and have a good driving record. EOE. LITHIA Americas Car & Truck Store Location: OR Date: 11/2/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Graphic Designer. RV Newmar Corp an innovator and leader in the RV manufacturing industry, is seeking a talented graphic designer. As a key member of the design team, the primary responsibility of this position will be the development of vinyl and full paint exterior graphics from concept, selection of color, to the completion for Fifth Wheels and Motorhomes. Candidates should have a degree in design and the ability to present ideas via computer drawing and sketching. Previous experience in the RV industry is helpful. If you have the required training and a desire to work for an innovative company, please send your resume and salary requirement to: HR-D, PO Box 30, Nappanee, IN 46550, e-mail: . Fax: . EOE. Location: OR Date: 11/2/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Marketing and Documentation. Software company offers writing-intensive Marketing &Documentation position. Duties: writing mail & website content, creating print ads, analyzing marketing data, writing user help for complex software, etc. Strong marketing background & excellent writing skills required. HTML, Quark, RoboHelp, CRM software & page design experience beneficial. Send resume &writing samples (Attn: Marketing) to .Location: OR  Date: 10/31/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Technical Writer. SUMMIT Information Systems - a Fiserv solution - is a leading provider of software solutions for the financial industry. We are seeking the following: TECHNICAL WRITER The Technical Writer will write & edit computer software documentation & training materials, using MS Word, HTML editors (RoboHelp preferred), graphics & other applications for print & HTML browser delivery. Requires BA degree or equivalent experience in related field & minimum 2 yrs experience technical writing. Background in credit union or banking operations helpful. No travel required. Based full-time in Corvallis. Please include a writing sample with resume. Apply to: EEO/AA Location: OR Date: 11/2/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

Technical Writer. Marketing Software company offers writing-intensive Marketing &Documentation position. Duties: writing mail & website content, creating print ads, analyzing marketing data, writing user help for complex software, etc. Strong marketing background & excellent writing skills required. HTML, Quark, RoboHelp, CRM software & page design experience beneficial. Send resume &writing samples (Attn: Marketing) to . Location: OR Date: 11/1/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)

TV Production Assistant. KVAL-TV has an opening for a Part-time Studio Camera Operator. Broadcast experience or degree required. EOE Send resume to: Job #P03-21 KVAL-TV P.O. Box 1313 Eugene, OR 97440 Location: OR  Date: 10/31/2003 Source: Register Guard (Eugene)


Application Developer. Printing company needs to develop & integrate business, systems, ecommerce/web apps & digital prepress. Experience with, C++,, SQL Server & others required. Experience w/DTP & Adobe graphics programs helpful. Email resume to: or fax: Published in The Oregonian on 10/31

Desktop Publishing/ Advertising/Web Design Wholesale consumer electronics distributor has immediate opening for in-house publishing position. Must have catalog publishing skills + advertising and web design experience. Competitive wage & benefits incl med, dent, 401(k). Please send or email resume/references & salary history to Human Resources, PO Box 2720, Portland, OR 97 or Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Executive Art Director/ Senior Art Director. Jackson & Perkins, subsidiary of Bear Creek Corporation, Southern Oregon's leading employer, is seeking two accomplished advertising pros to help create their award-winning rose, garden and gifts catalogs. These positions are located in Medford, Oregon.
The Executive Art Director's responsibilities include:
* inspiring and directing concept development
* managing the brand's identity and evolution, and
* organizing, scheduling and managing a variety of activities and tasks.
The Senior Art Director's responsibilities include:
* creative concept development
* designing catalog page layouts
* directing photo shoots, and
* supervising production designers and freelance art directors.
Both Art Directors work closely with the J&P marketing and merchandising staff, as well as copywriters and photographers.
Both positions require at least five years' experience, plus high-level Quark and PhotoShop skills.
We offer competitive salaries and a full benefits package. For more details or to apply online, visit our website at You can also apply via e-mail: Send email
2500 S Pacific Highway
Medford, OR 97501
Equal Opportunity Employer
Published in the Oregonian on 11/02

Graphic Design. Start date 1/5/04, 20 hrs/wk, 50% benefit pkg. Two years professional exp. producing electronic publications on a Mac; high-level expertise with PageMaker, Photoshop, freehand; design and production skills including photo editing, typography, and publication layout; tech. knowledge and exp. preparing digital files for printing; solid written/verbal communication skills; Bachelor's degree in graphic design, multi-media or related field desirable. One year exp. in web design desirable. Closes Nov. 12. Contact Clackamas Community College or for application. TDD . Equal Opportunity Employer Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Graphic Design Instructor, Adobe Photoshop Design Portland Community College PCC is now accepting applications for a pool of instructors for the part-time position Adobe Photoshop Design 2 Instructor. Required: BFA or BA degree in Graphic Design, minimum of five years of PROFESSIONAL Photoshop exper. in primarily print design. Must be qualified to teach prepress and output preparation, channels, masks, color correction, cross application and expert issues of Photoshop design. Afternoon class schedule 2:00pm5:00pm. Send applications to: Photoshop Instructor Position, Visual and Performing Arts and Design, Portland Community College, PO Box 19000, Portland, OR 97280. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Graphic Designer Immediate Opening Signature Graphics, a leader in the printing and mailing field, has an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer. Two or four year degree in graphic design required, with a minimum of five years experience. Must have strong attention to detail and deadlines. Responsibilities include designing and creating complex pieces of art, including brochures, flyers, logos and other marketing or promotional pieces. The successful candidate(s) will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be proficient in QuarkXpress, Illustrator, and Photoshop on Macintosh. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, matching 401(k), medical and dental benefits. Please send or email resume to: Signature Graphics 15040 NE Mason St Portland, OR 97230 Fax E-mail Equal Opportunity Employer f/m/d/v Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Instructional Designer & Writer-Reading. is now hiring. Please see job description at Published in The Oregonian on 11/0203

Programmer. Microsoft Access Expert Experienced Access programmer needed to design and develop systems for fast-growing, multistate Human Resources Management Company. Requires Business Analyst capable of assessing business requirements and using technical expertise to build appropriate systems. Microsoft SQL 'back-end' environment. Additional Microsoft product expertise a plus. 3 to 5 years relevant experience required. Join us and make a difference! E-mail resume and salary requirements to: Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Public Information Representative 2/ Public Outreach Representative. OREGON FOREST RESOURCES INSTITUTE Full-time position in downtown Portland. The purpose of this position is to develop and update websites, PowerPoint, and other multi-media presentations, assist in planning and implementing outreach events, such as conferences, tours, training workshops and advertising, and market the programs of OFRI. Requires 3 years' experience in a public outreach program, which involved gathering information, program marketing, writing and/or producing materials and presenting information to the public. To qualify, applicant must have technical expertise in developing and maintaining websites. A Bachelor's degree in Communications, or a related field, may substitute for up to 2 years' the general experience but will not substitute for the 1 year of specialized experience. Salary is $37,000 - $44,000/annually, depending on experience and qualifications, including a competitive benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer. Please call ext. 21, for an application packet. Completed application package must be received at the Oregon Forest Resources Institute by 5:00 pm on November 10, 2003

Sign Maker/Graphic Artist for computerized sign co. Exp & Flexi/Illustrator required. Must work well w/customers at counter & on the telephone. Bring resume/portfolio to apply in person: Sign World, 10115 SW Nimbus Ave Tigard, Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Technical Writer.TECHNICAL SUMMIT Information Systems - a Fiserv solution - is a leading provider of software solutions for the financial industry. We are presently seeking the following: Technical Writer Will write and edit computer software documentation and training materials, using MS Word, HTML editors (RoboHelp preferred), graphics and other applications for print and HTML browser delivery. Requires BA degree or equivalent experience in related field and minimum 2 years experience in technical writing. Background in credit union or banking operations helpful. No travel required. Based full-time in Corvallis. Please include a writing sample with resume. Apply to: An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Technical writer; college grad, economics, writing, computer & analytic skills required. Send resume to EII, PO Box 683, Ptld, OR 97207 Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Web Designer. Marketing/Web Designer Growing equestrian products manufacturer in Lake Oswego looking for creative individual to design and manage our extensive web site, in addition to creating logos, catalogs and more. To apply, please submit an original sample logo for a fictitious product called 'S'Nickers Horse Treats.' NO CLIP ART, PLEASE. Commercial work samples may be submitted. Please submit ALL of the items listed hereafter: resume, cover letter, salary expectations, sample logo and/or commercial examples to Toklat, Attn: Marketing Director, PO Box 488, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 or fax your resume to or e-mail to Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Web Specialist. Hillsboro School District 1J Needed December 1, 2003. Part time, 20 hrs/wk. Salary range $24,000 to $26,000. Competent in web design tools; posting web pages, programming active server design, basic database design, javascript, Dreamweaver/Front Page. Include URL of portfolios and have background in journalism and public relations. Closes November 12, 2003. Job description and application request online at: or at Hillsboro School District 1J, Applications Office, 3083 NE 49th Place, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Jobline: Equal Opportunity Employer Published in The Oregonian on 11/02

Writer. Formations, an exhibit design/build firm, is seeking an exper interpretic writer/researcher to join our team. For job description/contact info. go to Published in The Oregonian on 11/02


I'm currently limiting my Newsletter job searching to Oregon and South West Washington. However, for those interested in job positions elsewhere in the Northwest may I recommend the following

Sakson and Taylor. Most media jobs in the Seattle area seem to be promoted through Sakson and Taylor a Seattle based employment service that specializes in technical communication. The organization fills positions in animation, graphics, media, instructional design, writing and other areas. This seems to be a central connection to the media production opportunities in the Seattle area.

Seattle Times. Seattle area jobs not listed with Sakson and Tayler will be found in the Seattle Times online employment service.

Career Click .COM. This online service allows you to search individual, regional, or national Canadian newspapers for job positions. Remember that Canada has tight employment restrictions for non residents.

Vancouver Sun . The Vancouver Sun provides an online employment section that lists jobs in that great city of the North. These same jobs can be found on Career Click. Com listed aboved.


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