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Ikitomi Design is Larry Lavendel...
|1982 - present|| As Ikitomi Design: freelance illustration, animation, web site design, UI design, exhibits and graphics.
See Client List for an outline of current and past projects.
|12/04 - 2/06||
Art Coordintor, CTB–McGraw Hill, Monterey.
|10/94 - 7/05||
Lecturer, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz.
|2/92 - 9/98||Senior Member of Engineering,
User Interface Guy, Canon Information Systems, Cupertino.
Principal human-computer interface designer for new product research and development. In charge of CIS human-computer interface design and implementations for Canon world wide products: design of feature sets, workflow, look and feel, production of prototypes, functional specifications and icon, cursor and window bitmaps, design, direction and analysis of comprehensive and discount usability studies. Also photography, computerized illustration, page layout, and design and construction of conference exhibit elements and laboratory equipment.
|7/90 - 2/91||Exhibit technician/Intern,
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Exhibits department.
Design, production and installation of exhibit elements for the new Sharks exhibit. Conceptual development, design, construction and installation of interactive exhibits. Scientific and interpretive illustration. Production of educational materials.
|10/84 - 10/89||Systems Design Engineer,
Ramtek Corporation, San Jose.
On the research staff for new product development and design. In charge of human interface design and implementations. Design and development of 2D and 3D graphics instruction software.
|9/79 - 10/84||Programmer Analyst, NASA-AMES
Designed and implemented scientific graphic applications programs and created documentation for existing and newly created software packages.
|7/82 - 9/82||Consultant, Xerox Corporation,
Office Systems Division.
Testing and development of experimental graphics editor.
|4/78 - 8/79||Consultant, Xerox Corporation,
Palo Alto Research Center.
Design and execution of graphics for a computer project.
|1/77 - 8/77||Lab Assistant/Tutor, Foothill
In charge of the Business Computer Lab, with supervisory and tutorial duties. Tutored college students in Computer Science, Financial Accounting, Mathematics and Graphic Arts.
Graduate certificate: Natural Science Illustration, University
of California Santa Cruz, June 1990.
Member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.