Chief Communications Officer and Founder at Brendan & Brendan ConsultingMontréal, Québec, Canada
Brendan Sera-Shriar a.k.a. digibomb Brendan Sera-Shriar has been an interactive designer, developer, college and university professor, community manager, author, consultant, and professional speaker at some of the largest corporations and festivals in the world, including Microsoft, Mozilla Firefox, Sun Microsystems, WordCamp, BlogWorld, SXSW and more. His work has also appeared in TechCrunch, TechVibes, WordPress TV, and a host of other blogs. He was also featured in the October 2012 issue of Marketing Magazine. Not only does Brendan help others build their businesses he has also founded a few himself, including StartupBump, Creer Magazine, and PressWork just to name a few. Despite being known best for his work as a WordPress designer, developer, and WordCamp speaker and organizer, Brendan’s best communications skills lie in his ability to help organizations understand how they can build communities around their products and services. Brendan is currently working on an e-book with his new business partner Brendan Tully Walsh who he has founded Brendan & Brendan Consulting with.
Opportunities I've postedNone at the moment.
social, open source, php, css, wordpress, drupal, twitter, flickr, blogging, web development, web design, advertising, marketing, branding, startups
Public Speaking, Presentation Desig,n Project Management, Event Production, Documentation, Blogging, Social Media and Strategy, Training, Marketing, Branding, Creative Campaigns, Community Management and Building, Connecting People.
· Web development and RIA (Rich Internet Application) Design/Development
· Project Management/Lead
· Open Source contributions and development
· Social Media consultation and development
· Worked on 2 major projects for the Bell fund & Alliance Films
· Was responsible to co-ordinate between design and technical departments
· Aided Project Mangers with scheduling and timelines
· Researched new technologies
· Developed back and front-end Flash, papervision3D,
development and implementation. Instruct large groups in web animation, graphic
design, game design, web development in Actions Script, PHP, CSS, XML, Java, X/HTML,
MySQL, fundamentals of computer hardware and software, desktop publishing and print
production, graphic design skills, typography, UI/interface design, branding, and digital
photography. Programs taught in include: DTP, DMA, RTV, GRA, TCN, MFD.
· Consultation regarding the direction of current client cases
from Basic Web Design to the advanced Web Master Course.
· Masterminded the design of the entirely revamped Web Dept., which included instructor
Co-founder and director. Seminar and Workshop leader. http://www.phug.ca
Rich Media Institute, Toronto, ON
Lead workshops/seminars for professional development
WordCamp Montreal, Montreal, Qc
2009 Guest Speaker
WordCamp Toronto, Toronto, On
2008 Guest Speaker – WordPress Plug-in Power
FSOSS (Free Software and Open Source Symposium), Toronto, On
2008 Guest Speaker – Open Source Design
Courses included business, marketing, communications, and technology.
PHUG Open Source Culture, Toronto, ON
Co-founder and director. Seminar and Workshop leader.