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Dave is the Course Leader for BA(Hons) Entertainment Media Design and a lecturer/practioner in Interaction Design at St Helens College, Merseyside. In 2008 he began a practice-based PhD at Edinburgh College of Art, researching interaction design from a visual communication perspective. His first paper is entitled Interaction Design: Where’s the Graphic Designer in the Graphical User Interface?

Dave was awarded a MA New Media Production from International Centre for Digital Content (ICDC) in 2006. He also has a BA(Hons) Design and Art Direction and a HND Design (Communication). His professional background was as an illustrator and publisher before becoming a lecturer. His first digital interactive product was built in 1995 as an online illustration portfolio.

As a lecturer since 2001 Dave has been a module leader for: Designing for Interaction, Digital Tools, Shaping the Web, Graphical Interface Design, Interactive Design, Ideas & Concepts and Research Techniques. He was Course Leader for FD Interactive Multimedia Arts and Animation between 2003-08 and between 2005-07 he was (acting) Course Leader for FdA Computer Game Design. He is a HE representative on the HE Marketing Committee, and a prospective external examiner for Staffordshire University’s Digital Media and Design Foundation Degrees.

His design practice and research to date are archived at and he disseminates his interaction design PhD research on his New Media Bazaar blog

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  1. March 30, 2009 6:57 am

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