Michael D.

Michael D.


Jersey City, NJ 07307

Will travel 8 miles

$55 per hour.

4.67 3 ratings

Professor of Media Arts, Parsons Grad, Exhibiting Artist

I am an interdisciplinary artist living in Jersey City with over 10 years of experience as an artist and educator. My work incorporates photography, animation, sound, and video. I've exhibited at Photoville NYC, Pingyao International Photography festival in China, and Photo Auckland in New Zealand, and at The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia. I received my undergraduate degree in media arts at NJCU in 2015 and completed my MFA in the Photography and Related Media program at Pa... [more]

General Computer

I have been using computers for over 20 years and can help you become more fluent in the language of the digital.

Adobe Photoshop

I have my MFA from Parsons in Photography and Related Media and many years of experience.

Adobe Lightroom

I?ve been using Lightroom for years in a professional capacity and value its place in digital workflow.

Art Theory


I've been playing guitar for 18 years and have performed many places, most notably at NJPAC and CBGB. I've taught extremely young students (5YO) up to older adults. I specialize in rock guitar, but can teach many different styles including: blues, metal, classical, folk, and acoustic. I can also teach you to read music if you are interested, but it's not required to learn guitar.

Video Production

I am well versed in all aspects of video production and familiar with a variety of cameras. I can guide you through preproduction, production, and the post production process using Premiere, After Effects, and Pro Tools or Audition.


I have been a Mac User for the last 15 years and have an extensive knowledge of their operating system. I am able to troubleshoot, smooth out workflows, and am able to show how to use your machine to it's fullest potential.


I am a former member of the International Cinematographer's Guild well versed in video and analog film production. In addition to my technical skills, I know much about film theory, structure, and editing.

Music Production

I've been making and recording music since 2000, I am most comfortable using Pro Tools or Garageband but can easily adapt to different software. I teach sound production at New Jersey City University and have also taught sound to highschool students. I can help with recording music, recording voice, setting up a podcast, or anything else sound related :)


I teach digital media at the college level and animation is one of the subject in class. I work primarily in After Effects. I can teach you the basics including makine titles, infographics, puppets, how to incorporate illustrator and photoshop assets into your animations and more.