Paul Vaughn has produced advertisements, presentations, business cards, corporate ID, CD covers and a wide variety of other projects. Paul is proficient in Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker, Acrobat and Golive; Macromedia Freehand, DreamWeaver and Flash; Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; QuarkXpress and Corel Draw. Familiar with Microsoft Excel; Adobe Illustrator; InDesign and Harvard Graphics. He is a master of converting files into various formats and troubleshooting graphic arts projects. He currently writes the monthly Graphics Guy column for PC Alamode, the award-winning magazine of the Alamo PC Organization. Paul is familiar with commercial printing processes, photography and related processes, web design and presentation graphics. Internet savvy and a positive outlook.
Vaughn has an intimate knowledge of the Macintosh Operating
System through OS X. Good working knowledge of Windows
95/98/NT/XP and working in cross-platform environments. Excellent
troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. He currently writes
the weekly Mac Guy column in the Sunday Business &
Technology section of the San
Antonio Express-News. The column focuses on Macintosh
technology and issues, and the Mac Guy answers reader questions.
Paul has been writing the column since April of 2001.
Paul has designed everything from logos to storefronts to t-shirts to wedding invitations. He has a creative, off-center style with tendencies toward the post-modern...whatever that means. Satisfied clients include photographic labs, manufacturers, sign makers, non-profits, lawyers, martial artists, retailers and bowling teams.
Paul Vaughn has helped several businesses and individuals create a presence on the World Wide Web. Image galleries to informational to the just plain weird. Paul shoots for a site that is easy to understand and navigate while maintaining a great look. Special attention is placed on ensuring that sites load quickly and efficiently. Sites can be built in traditional HTML, Macromedia Flash or a combination of the two. He can create interactive elements such as buttons, rollovers, menus and forms. He will also work with clients to help them learn web development themselves and can help set up web hosting and domain registration.