About

Artist-Designer-J.B.McGee

Jobyna (J.B.) McGee

 

Email: jobynamcgee@msn.com

Student Email: jobyna.mcgee@waldenu.edu

Professional Skills

Adult Education  &  Online Training Specialist:

  • Designer and Creator of CAD-WIZ, an application for AutoCAD designed especially for electrical contractors and lighting designer. Runs on AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.
  • Currently Working full time at ITT Technical Institute as Department Chair, CAD, Construction Management, Visual Communications & Digital Game and Entertainment Design
  • Current computer experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Front Page and Publisher. Also other graphic related programs AutoDesk-AutoCAD,  Some recent experience with Adobe 5.5 Design Suite, Proficient illustrator and designer Work samples available upon request

Lighting Design

  • Engineering quality electrical layouts, calculations, and specifications, Samples and references available. I.E.S.N.A. Professional Level Member of Illuminating Engineers ofNorth Americasince 1997. Using 2 and 3 D drawings ,digital photography and PhotoShop etc. to edit and enhance presentation quality. Organized file work, standards, etc.

Architectural /Technical Illustrator

  • Formally trained in art, art including history, illustration, free hand drawing and painting. Specializing in Line drawings.  Skilled in technical, realistic style drawing. Freehand Illustration and computer aided, usually a blend of both for creating visually dramatic graphic design related, presentation drawings and written specification documents. Work sample files available.

Recent Experience:

  • 2008-current: Chair: CAD, Drafting and Design, Construction Management, Visual Communications and Game Design. Academic Management including hiring and training instructors.
  • 2003-2008. Self Employed as AutoCAD Specialist-Western Washington
  • June 1999-2003: Contract employment as AutoCAD training specialist and draftsperson.Southern Oregon. Production drawings, and energy calc’s etc. for RTM Associates, SouthernOregon. Electrical and Mechanical Engineering firm. Created AutoCAD drawings & specifications for Lighting and Electrical construction documents.
  • 1995-1999: Lighting  Design –self employed.  Also worked on contract as AutoCAD mechanical draftsperson and CAD-CAM programmer. Created mechanical drawings and CNC programs for wood products manufacturer and regional wood products training center. Participated in setting up CAD-CAM operation.  Later taught AutoCAD in vocational training program at Rogue Valley Community College , White City, Oregon. Part of team developing Oregon State work training program. Prepared training program materials and taught CAD/CNC vocational training classes at Rogue Community College in AutoCAD and AlphaCAM.
  • Education:
  •  MS-1987-Southern Oregon University: MA in General Sciences: Lighting Design and Adult Education
  • BA-1985-Art CenterCollegeofDesign:,Pasadena,CA. Illustration, Art Director, Graphics
  • Studies 1983-1984 Seattle Central Community College-:Cabinet Design, Architectural drawing and Illustration, Seattle, WA.
  • Fullerton Community College-Trade: Interior Design and Business Communications, Fullerton, CA

Membership Associations:

Revit Users Group, Seattle, Washington

Southern Oregon Alumni- Scholastic honors program-Phi Kappa Phi

Society for Historical Preservation & Illuminating Engineers of North America-Professional level since 1997

Illuminating Engineers of North America since 1999

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