Team - Edmonton Web Design Company | Chinook Multimedia

Chinook Multimedia is proud of its skilled and efficient team of professional managers and programmers. As needed, we supplement our team with contractors we know and trust: graphic designers, motion graphics programmers, Joomla and WordPress programmers, photographers, videographers, writers, editors, and others.

thumbnail, Bob Hesketh: CEO, Project Manager, Writer, Editor Dr. Bob Hesketh: CEO, Project Manager, Writer, Editor

Bob Hesketh, CEO, Project ManagerPosition

CEO, Project Manager, Writer, Editor

Education & Experience

Bob Hesketh earned his PhD in Canadian History from the University of Alberta in 1993. He spent the next two years researching and writing Major C.H. Douglas and Alberta Social Credit Ideology and editing two books on Canadian history. He is also co-developer of the massive digital history, Canada, Confederation to Present.

Bob co-founded Chinook Multimedia in 1997. As CEO, his vision of the key role that digital technologies are playing in how we understand, produce, and communicate information has provided the leadership required to develop and sustain Chinook Multimedia. He directed Chinook Multimedia's growth from e-Learning to include web design and development, writing and editing, and graphic design and branding.

Areas of Expertise

Bob serves as project manager or assistant project manager on most Chinook Multimedia projects. He also directly provides or supervises all writing and editing services. His other duties include:

  • business development
  • strategic planning
  • project design

Thumbnail, Betty Matwichuk: Owner & PartnerBetty Matwichuk: Owner, Partner, & Business Advisor

Betty Matwichuk, Owner & PartnerPosition

Co-Owner & Partner

Education & Experience

Betty earned her Bachelor of Education and Graduate Diploma in School Libraries at the University of Alberta. She is an experienced teacher and school administrator. Her experience and skills in the areas of human resources and financial planning and management have been vital to Chinook Multimedia's long-term success. Betty's knowledge of learning resource development and the incorporation of digital resources and systems in educational institutions provides both theoretical and practical support to Chinook Multimedia's e-Learning services.

Areas of Expertise

Betty consults on the development of all products:

  • business development
  • financial planning
  • human resources
  • learning resource development.

Thumbnail, Vasily Krupinov: Web DeveloperVasily Krupinov: Web Developer

Vasily Krupinov: Web DeveloperPosition

Web Developer

Education & Experience

Vasily graduated from the University of St. Petersburg (Russia) with a degree of Science in Applied Mathematics and Physics. He has experience working in different areas such as IT, business, and sales management.

Vasily is an accomplished PHP developer, with particular expertise in WordPress and the Joomla content management system. Vasily has served as lead programmer on numerous Chinook Multimedia websites.

Areas of Expertise

  • PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, AJAX, SQL, CSS and CSS3
  • WordPress
  • Joomla

Thumbnail, Penny Durocher: Web DeveloperPenny Durocher: Web Developer

Penny Durocher, Web DeveloperPosition

Contract Web Developer

Education & Experience

Penny is a graduate of the Digital & Interactive Media Design program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Penny started working in the web industry after graduating from NAIT in 2007. She has served as lead programmer on numerous Chinook Multimedia websites.

Penny works miracles in responsive design so that websites are easily viewed whether you are on a desktop computer or a mobile phone. She is also a skilled PHP programmer with particular expertise in the Joomla content management system.

Areas of Expertise

  • PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, AJAX, SQL, CSS and CSS3
  • Joomla
  • WordPress
  • website styling

Thumbnail, Christen Long: Graphic Designer, AnimatorChristen Long: Graphic Designer, Animator

Christen Long, Graphic Designer, AnimatorPosition

Contract Graphic Designer and Animator

Education & Experience

Christen is a multidisciplinary designer and a graduate of the Radio & Television Applied Arts program, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Christen’s first 2 years in the industry were spent as a Television Graphic Artist for Global News.

Christen has strong knowledge and experience with

  • digital design applications—she has designed logos and motion graphics for television and commercials
  • 2D animation, illustration, and videography
  • print design
  • e-learning programs for organizations such as Enbridge and ACSA.

Christen is increasingly specializing in branding, web design, and e-learning design.

In her spare time, she enjoys teaching adult painting classes.

Areas of Expertise

Christen specializes in elegant visual design solutions, intuitively designing for the needs and tastes of each Chinook Multimedia client. Her software expertise includes:

  • Web, print and graphic design: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Animation and motion graphics: Adobe After Effects
  • WordPress
  • E-learning design: Articulate Captivate and Storyline
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