Learning Materials

Demo Promotional Video for 501(c)(3) Funding (including VO)

Promotional Funding Video

Who2Be: Camtasia, Canva, Audacity

This demo video was designed for a non-profit client, Who2Be.org, who is seeking funding from several sources whose online applications and/or Letters of Intent required a video component be included in their application process. This could also serve as a marketing video for individual donors, sponsors and potential corporate partners. For this assignment, I wrote a sample script, outlined a storyboard, recorded and edited my own voiceover and created this video draft in order to illustrate what could be possible for the organization's Board review.

Scrolling cartoon images displaying Microagression moments: e.g. two women speaking, one asks: "What's your husband's name?" *OOPS* Other nervous woman thinks: "...Janet." *OUCH* Text: Microaggression: " expect you to be heterosexual because that's the norm!

Black-and-White Comic Illustrations: Micro-aggressions

"Oops/Ouch" Microaggression Visual Aids (monthly e-newsletter prompt)

Empowered Professional Women's Networking Group [EPWNG]

DEIB: Pen & Ink, Canva

Commissioned by the Empowered Professional Women's Networking Group (EPWNG), these single-panel comic learning tools were developed in order to illustrate the concept of micro-aggressions, intended to educate their membership and open conversations about how to attract and retain more diverse businesswomen into their organization.

Camtasia Video Challenge: Interview Using the SOAR Method

Closed Captioning available in YouTube link.

Video Project: SOAR Method (sample)

IDOL Qualifier: Camtasia, Canva

I designed this sample video around a provided audio reel. I chose images and color palettes with the express intention of telling a story of diversity, inclusivity, perseverance and triumph. An example of eMotivational Design Theory, learners follow the growth path of a young, female job seeker through her first career journey from onset to offer, and from conflict to resolution. I was mindful to choose visuals that reflected the tone and wording in order to make the subject actively engaging, emotionally resonant and personally relevant.

Is It Accessible? Before you send an email, publish a post or present online, check for the following: Visual with eye icon: Alt-text, Simple colors, Simple layout, Descriptions when presenting yourself, Images that include a variety of races, genders, religions, ages and abilities; Auditory: Closed-captioning, Multiple language captions or transcripts, Clear, evenly-paced speech or narration, User-friendly volume controls, User-friendly text-to-audio options; Text: Short, direct sentences, Plain English, Bullet lists, Text buttons, "Select" not "Click," 12+ point font, "They/Them," Sans Serif font [Can I see it? Can I hear it? Can I read it?]

Employee ADA Conformance Visual Aid

Alt-text, font color and size were chosen for maximum accessibility as the original color contrast ratio was insufficient to accommodate visual impairment.

Job Aid: Digital Accessibility

Reference Card: Canva

An easy checklist for employees to consult before they hit "Send" or "Post" or give their next online presentation. This is a simple guide to best practices and no-cost accommodations for the visually impaired. This is a quick guide to Visual, Auditory and Text accommodations.