Robert Clinton has worked in the advertising & internet development fields for close to three decades. Starting with rubber cement, ruling pens and Exacto, Robert left his life as a full time musician and began a career building mechanicals for major Providence RI ad agencies.
Finally landing at Leonard Monahan & Saabye, Robert remained there for eleven years working his way to Studio Manager. It was there that Robert worked with of many of the creative and art directors found in top national agencies today. In 1990, he entered the ground floor of the field of desktop publishing. He is considered expert in today's essential graphics software programs coupling traditional sensibilities with cutting edge technologies.
Robert was also in at the beginning of the internet industry and honed his web development skill with a three year position with Newfangled Web Factory. There he worked with and helped develop their WebTop content management system and RaPid prototyping system.
Today he specializes in web design and web development, building web application sites with Joomla! open source web platform, Yootheme Pro fully responsive frameworks and applications, Zoo Web Application Builder and Zoolanders extensions.
When not in front of the screen Clinton can be seen all over Cape Cod grooving with Jukin' J & the Rockers.
Rhode Island Web Development ~ 2008 - present
- Building Joomla web sites and web applications.
- Photoshop illustration and retouching
Winsper ~ 2003 - 2008
- Manage graphics production studio for advertising and marketing.
- Building web sites and web applications for JWCO clients.
Newfangled Web Factory ~ 2000 - 2003
- Help develop RaPiD prototyping system & WebTop content management system using PHP programming & MYSQL database systems
- Build template/database driven web-sites using RaPiD & WebTop
- Organize and maintain Newfangled client sites
- Illustrate and build Flash animations
- Build alliances with ad agencies and design firms for web projects
- Continue to service design firms and ad agencies with Photoshop illustration and retouching work
LBC Design~ 1997-2000
- Handle all the pre-press work.
- Execute high-end photo retouching, color work including silhouetting, photo composition, illustration.
- 2D & 3D illustration, (working directly with client).
- Create and modify typefaces.
- Design archive and catalog files. Organize file protocol. Handle network MIS problems, Maintain & back up file server.
- Manage stock in art studio.
- Design. Execute tight comps. Create digital presentations.
- Author and post web-sites HTML & Flash Interactive.
Leonard Monahan Saabye / Leonard Monahan~ 1986-1997
- Same as above minus web publishing duties.
Musician ~ 1970-present
- Album design, band promotion posters and other printed pieces.
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