Cross media visual expert and photographer:
Years of experience in image enhancements, background replacement, HDR processing, image retouching, color correction, and preparing files for specific outputs.
An education in both screen and print design from two prestigious schools; the Arts Institute and the International Academy of Design and Technology.
I am a published visual artist and recognized in numerous photography publications with digital photos and retouching techniques that enhance the designs on any medium.
-Bill Van der Hagen
Understanding digital imagery from idea to output.
I offer professional photography, retouching, and digital enhancement and optimization techniques to compliment designs for both screen and print specifications.
I have over 5 years experience and an education from the Arts Institute in the web design field and a secondary education from the International Academy of Design and Technology based completely on print design and page layout; forming a complete understanding of digital designs and client needs for each individual project.
International Academy of Design and Technology
Bachelors degree in Graphic Design
2007 - 2010
Arts Institute of Pittsburgh
Web Design Diploma
2005 - 2006
MInnesota West Technical College
Information Security certification
2005 - 2005
Spectral Pulse Design
2008 - 2011
Web design company utilizing Adobe Business Catalyst to offer affordable solutions with high end functionality to businesses interested in optimizing a web presence.
Bill Van der Hagen Design and Photography
2008 - 2011
Specialized in professional photography and photoshop image adjustments.
Computer Sales and Service
2007 - 2011
Current work for local businesses and people. I acquired the 16 year old business 3 years ago after working for the prior owner. Focus is on computer repairs and sale of custom made computers.