Stuart Bender is currently employed by CCC Information Services Inc., a leading software development corporation in the automotive collision repair industry, as Learning Technologies Specialist. In this capacity, he specializes in evaluating and testing software usability, designing user education and assistance tools, and improving user experience. He's previously held adjunct and full-time university faculty positions in Visual Arts, Video Production, and Multimedia Design, with awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Public Corporation for the Arts and the Society for Technical Communication.
Stuart's corporate work includes concept to delivery of multimedia training and marketing deliverables using industry-standard authoring and design applications that include Adobe Premiere Pro with the Adobe Creative Suite. His responsibilities have included project management, audio and video production, user interface and navigation design, graphic design, animation, and software simulations.
He is also an artist and independent producer whose live performances with video, video installations, and music/video works have enjoyed international exhibitions and screenings spanning two decades. These include the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, the New York Video Festival at Lincoln Center, and as a guest speaker at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles.
His previous presentations include:
- 2015 Guest Speaker — Society for Technical Communication (STC), Los Angeles Chapter
- 2014 Workshop Instructor — STC Technical Communication Summit Conference, Phoenix, AZ
- 2014 Workshop Instructor — CCC Learning Academy, Chicago, IL
- 2014 Guest Speaker — STC, Chicago Chapter, IL
- 2014 Presenter — Writers UA West Conference, Palm Springs, CA
- 2013 Presenter — Training Magazine Online Learning Conference, Chicago, IL
- 2013 Presenter — eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, NV
- 2012 Workshop Instructor — Training Magazine Learning 3.0 Conference, Chicago, IL
- 2012 Guest Speaker — STC, Southern California Chapter, CA
- 2011 Presenter — eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, NV
- 2008 Presenter — IADIS International Internet Conference in Freiburg, Germany
- 2006 Presenter — International Computer/Human Interface Conference in Montreal, Canada
|ID||Event Name||Duration||Start Date|
|Give it Your Best Shot: Video Training Fundamentals||1 Hours||April 13, 2016|