Assistance & Instruction

During staff hours, we are available to instruct you on any or all of our software or equipment.  We don’t know everything (that’s a lot of software) but we will work with you to come to a solution for any problem you may have.

Schedule a consultation with one of our experts by clicking on their name or email creativestudio@miami.edu:

  • Edwin Gilmore – Sr. Audiovisual Technician – photography, video editing
  • Alex Thomen – Sr. Audiovisual Technician – audio, sound, music
  • Vanessa Rodriguez – Head of Creative Studio – special requests, graphic design

Schedule a tutoring session with one of our student workers (coming soon):

  • Dunya Bulut – Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, After Effects, Adobe XD
  • Sofia Diaz – Adobe: InDesign, Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom. other: iMovie, Final Cut Pro
  • Aaron Hawkins – Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. other: Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Jamaya Purdie – Adobe: Photoshop, Lightroom. other: Microsoft PowerPoint

Class Instruction

Faculty members who are interested in integrating a digital aspect into their classes or assignments should consult with Vanessa Rodriguez, Creative Studio manager. We may be available to give project specific instruction to online classes or just to help you come up with ideas for creating a reasonable digital media project.


Featured Resources

Other Online Assistance

LinkedIn Learning

UMIT offers access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), a platform offering video courses taught by industry experts in software (including Adobe CC), creative projects, and business skills.

Adobe CC Tutorials

Video tutorials from Adobe for beginners and for those with more experience. Learn to use the Adobe CC software and create multimedia projects.

Adobe Apps Explained Playlist

View our Creative Studio YouTube Playlist to learn more about the individual Adobe apps through a series of videos we have curated from other users.