January 9, 2010 in Announcements (F)
[prMac.com] New York City, NY - Future Media Concepts (FMC), the nation's premier authorized digital media training center for postproduction and broadcast professionals, welcomes design veteran Katherine Houghton to the FMC team. A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Houghton has degrees in both graphic and industrial design and is certified by Adobe(R) to teach Acrobat(R), After Effects(R), Director(R), Fireworks(R), Illustrator(R), InCopy(R), InDesign(R), Photoshop(R), and Premiere(R).
Houghton is also certified by Apple(R) to teach Aperture(R) and Final Cut Pro(R). Possessing professional experience in both multimedia and graphic design, she joined the FMC team in October to support instruction for the Adobe curriculum. Houghton is based in Philadelphia, but delivers training courses at all six FMC locations and on the newly launched FMC|Online platform.
"In order to uphold our reputable position within the creative industry, we need to provide students with first-rate instruction from distinguished instructors," said Jeff Rothberg, president and co-founder of FMC. "We are extremely excited that Katherine Houghton has joined our elite group of trainers. Her design education and professional background is a great fit for our company. We look forward to seeing the positive impact her expertise has on new and returning students."
In addition to her multimedia and design backgrounds, Houghton has experience as a multimedia consultant for KPMG LLP, a "big-five" accounting firm. For several years in the late 1990's, she also held the position of vice president at Confidant, Inc., managing the visual materials, marketing and Internet presence.
"I've been an active part of the creative industry for many years. It made sense to make the move to Future Media Concepts," says Houghton. "I feel my comprehensive background will be an asset to the FMC curriculum, which regularly boasts new enhancements. I look forward to witnessing the continuous growth of this amazing training company." To learn more about Katherine Houghton and other FMC trainers, please visit Future Media Concepts online.
In 1994, Jeff Rothberg and Ben Kozuch launched Future Media Concepts as the world's first Avid Authorized Training Center. Over the years, FMC expanded its curriculum to become the nation's premier digital media training organization, representing the leading software manufacturers, including Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, Boris FX, Digidesign(R), NewTek(R) and Softimage(R). In addition, FMC is a leading producer of educational-rich conferences and expositions for the production and postproduction industries including the NAB Post|Production World Conference in Vegas. FMC has established state-of-the-art training centers in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Orlando, Chicago and Dubai, with on-site training worldwide and online courses available to users anywhere. For more information regarding classes and upcoming events please visit the FMC website.