Meet The D I Advisory Committee

Each program at the Career Center is required to have an Advisory Committee made up of active professionals in the industry. These professionals help to shape the curriculum, make suggestions as to the acquisition of equipment, deliver classroom lectures and critique student work / give one-on-one portfolio reviews.

EJ Bartlett (Chair): Graphic Designer, Middlebury, VT

EJ Bartlett has been working in the graphic design profession since 1995. She got her start in film and photography at Virginia Tech where she earned her undergraduate degree. After college, she moved to Washington DC where she was immersed in Web design and development when the Web was in its infancy. Her career then took her out to San Diego to work for a small advertising agency and design firm, where she worked with such clients as Apple and Hewlett-Packard. In the spring of 2004, she moved once again to Denver to work with McClain Finlon advertising where she art directed a team of designers. She serviced a wide range of clients there and continued to expand her skill set as a designer. She designed logos, ads, retail space, packaging, corporate identities, and Web sites. She also utilized her photography skills and became the in-house photographer for many company promotional projects.

In 2008 EJ took the big plunge and went out on her own, starting EJ Creative. Since its inception she has worked for a variety of clients including: Confluence Kayaks, Divine Cowgirl, Middlebury College, Qwest Communications, RockResorts, Seventh Generation, Surgical Care Affiliates, Swanson Rink Engineering, and Vail Resorts. The firm offers a broad range of design services from environmental design to identity development.

John Vincent

Founder and Operator, Revolutionary Press, New Haven, VT

A Revolutionary Press

Article: 'John Vincent is Printing the Revolution'

+Betsy McCarthy

Chief Visionary Officer, Graphic Design and Print Production, Little Pressroom, Middlebury, VT

Betsy joined the crew of Little Pressroom in January of 2013. She holds a degree in Graphic Design from Plymouth State University and handles the design aspects of the shop, such as creating a new logo to represent your company, laying out a new business card, or editing photographs. In addition to the creative visuals, Betsy also prepares documents for production and prints them, all the while acting as Ted's operating system and main memory.

Betsy is also an alumnae of Visual Communications and Vergennes Union High School.

Ajah Tier

Designer, Four Nine Design, Burlington, VT

Ajah joined Four Nine in 2017, after having graduated from Endicott College. She has also worked as a design intern at Tata Harper. Ajah is a former MUHS tiger and is a Design and Illustration alumnae.

Karen Kysar

Instructor, Digital Media, Stafford Technical Center, Rutland, VT

Digital Arts Course Description

With Co-operative Education Placement and Guidance from:

Mr. Len Schmidt

Co-operative Education Coordinator, P.A. Hannaford Career Center

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