Jamie Cavanaugh is an educator, interaction designer & writer. She has worked on a wide range of projects for clients including the USC Center on Educational Governance, The Huntington, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, Prostate Cancer Foundation, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Professional Film Programs, Madeline Stuart and Arcadia.
Jamie earned a Master of Arts degree in critical studies with an emphasis in New Media from the Film & Television Department at UCLA. For 5 years she worked as Interactive Producer with KBDA, an award-winning communication design studio in Los Angeles. She taught Interactive Design at Art Center College of Design. Currently, Jamie is full-time faculty in the Graphic Design program at Santa Monica College.
As an educator, Jamie teaches web + mobile design at Santa Monica College. Jamie’s role as an educator is to prepare students for interaction and communication design careers, and to promote interaction design as an integral part of a communication design education. In addition, Jamie’s vision is to make “everything about web” easier to understand, and for students to feel the same affinity to it as she does. Jamie teaches several online classes and is interested in the future of Digital Education and eLearning. She is the past Chair of the Distance Education committee at Santa Monica College and is currently the Chair of the Information Services committee.
In addition to teaching, Jamie also writes, does freelance work designing and building websites and interaction projects, and is always working on a WordPress site or two.
Check out Jamie’s resource for all things web: everything about web*
Faculty Lead, Interaction Design B.A.
Associate Professor, Interaction Design
Graphic Design Program
Design Technology Department
Santa Monica College
Office: AIR 102