Richard has been working for QA for over a decade and has been a trainer for almost three. As our Principal Technical Learning Specialist for Adobe, he is head of our Adobe course offerings. An Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, as well as a Microsoft Office Master (MOS) in all versions of Microsoft Office, Richard has a wealth of experience in not only teaching the software, but also as a user.
Richard has been an instructor for over 25 years. He joined QA in 2009 as part of the takeover of Remarc by QA and has since become the Principal Technologist for QA’s Adobe curriculum. Richard has experience of many aspects of training, including designing courses and course content, writing courseware manuals, delivering training, providing post-course support, floor-walking and drop-in sessions.
Outside of work, Richard is an accomplished amateur photographer having shot the images for his local theatre and also presents talks for camera clubs up and down the country (check out his website).
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