|Dru Shockley has worked his entire career, 14 years,
in design – starting in print (when design first started turning electronic
at the desktop level) and growing with the dawn and maturation of electronic
|2004 - Present
||In a recent temporary assignment, Dru helped the Belcaro
Group – owners of mega-hit shopathome.com &
design a new release of one site and daily email
for several ongoing marketing campaigns.
|MCA Internet Solutions
|2001 - 2004
||Serving as Creative Director, Dru helped MCA develop a rich and
deep portfolio of Web solutions for small to large companies and ministries.
|Notably, MCA served Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer, former captives
of the Taliban in Afghanistan around the time of the September 11,
2004 terrorist attacks.
|MCA also built a sophisticated site for a large petrochemical company
based in Houston, Texas.
|MCA developed attractive and intelligent solutions for radio stations
from Colorado to California as well as speakers/authors/professional
from Colorado to New Jersey. MCA also served schools, churches, foundations,
artists, resellers, distributors, surgeons, associations and service
|See the Gallery on the home page for many
examples of the caliber of work achieved with MCA.
|Dru oversaw all creative development for MCA and personally
designed and implemented about 90% of the sites while employed. Dru
also developed systems for interviewing clients, developing sites (from
conception to deployment), assigning and receiving content and managing
client information. Dru worked closely with the Director of Web Applications
to integrate top-notch design with top-notch technology without sacrifice
to either. They developed calendars, content-management systems among
|TighTech, Inc. / Aria Design Studio
| 1992 - 2001
||Dru served as a key member of TighTech, Inc. (Denver), where he managed
the successful completion of several Computer-Based Training projects,
leading colleagues in the compilation of interface design, navigation,
text, images, sound, video and animation.
build a 6+-hour technical training course from scratch, Dru (•)
designed and coded an attractive GUI, which maximized screen use for
Windows simulations, (•) outlined the code,
(•) projected time and money,
(•) advised content providers, (•) developed
intelligent processes to speed and economize extensive coding, (•)
trained 3 junior programmers and (•) oversaw the installation.
| Previously, during TighTech's long-standing in-house contract with
AT&T/Lucent/Avaya, Dru supported many veins of adult training.
(•) printed material for instructor-lead courses (electronic publishing,
editing, writing, technical and creative illustration, photo manipulation,
(•) story boards and screen visuals for satellite broadcasts,
and (•) 3D animation for video titles. Growing with modern industry
and technology, Dru has trained himself in Corel DRAW, Photoshop, Quark
Xpress, 3D Studio, Delphi, Toolbook, Media Objects, Icon Author, Word,
Powerpoint, Authorware, Director and Flash.
|B.S., Journalism, John Brown University,
Siloam Springs Arkansas, 1989.
|Though Dru took several design courses during his formal
education, being a quick study, he is self-taught / on-the-job-taught
with the professional tools and code languages he currently uses with
|To contact Dru, use the contact form
to the right,
or simply call