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Melissa Evans

Melissa Evans

Learning Experience Designer

Design

As a Learning Experience Designer, I employ UBD principles and work within the ADDIE framework to design high-quality learning content for adult learners with clear alignment of outcomes, assessment, and instruction. My diverse work experience makes me a valuable team member and allows me to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and service providers. Past clients include healthcare workers, university faculty, community educators, local business owners, and accrediting agencies.

Develop

I am excited and energized by instructional development. I have experience with LMS and CMS that includes Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla. I also have experience with development languages such as PHP, JavaScript, and tools such as H5P, Articulate, and Adobe Captivate. I think outside the box to develop innovative solutions for the intentional design of instruction and learner experience and excel at integrating technology-based tools into the development process.

Create

My years of experience with graphic design have made me an excellent Instructional Media and eLearning Specialist. The heart of my passion for learning experience design lies in creating instructional media. I have experience with graphic design, digital layout, video and audio production, and web design. I am meticulous and detailed oriented and also have the ability to see how intentional design of instruction, technology, and media work together for an effective, high-quality learner experience.

eLearning Design

Short video demo of an eLearning project developed in Adobe Captivate

Instructional Video Production

Short tutorial video produced with Adobe Premiere

Instructional Media Design

User manual designed and developed in Adobe InDesign

Research Tool Design

Perspective map designed with Photoshop

Web Design

Template mock-up designed with Photoshop

Research Process Flowchart

Dissertation figure designed with Lucichart and Photoshop

Graphic Design

Logo for research group designed in Adobe Illustrator

Key Skills

References

Clearly, Melissa is one of the most talented, determined majors and alumni in the history of our communication program at Emmanuel College. She has set the standard for others to follow. She is professional, creative, ethical, committed, and solves problems. She also plays well with others.

Paula Dixon

Associate Professor, Emmanuel College

I have worked with Melissa on many different projects over the years and her work ethic is second to none. She is very detail-minded and always makes sure that the project is better than expected by the client. Melissa has a keen eye for detail and works very well with others.

Brandy Brown Walker, Ph.D.

Public Service Associate, J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development

┬áMelissa’s attention to detail has proved extremely valuable on every work task in which she participated. Indeed, Melissa exceeds in the area of message design and communication documents intended for distribution to diverse audiences.

Rob Branch, Ed.D.

Professor, Department of Career and Information Studies, University Of Georgia College of Education