Sjaani van den Berg

Adobe Education Trainer

Educator of many age levels from Primary through to adult.
Adobe Education Trainer and instructor on Collaborative Courses on the Adobe Education Exchange.
Qualified teacher and graphic designer with a growing interest in animation and motion graphics.

Since completion of the Adobe Education Trainer program in 2013 I have been assisting teachers to discover how to incorporate creative digital solutions into their classroom to enhance their students' learning.


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Address : Victoria, Australia


Diploma of Commercial Arts (Graphic Design) – CATC (2013)
Certificate IV in Business (Small Business Management) Box Hill Institute (2010)
Bachelor of Education Edith Cowan University (1996)
Diploma of Teaching Deakin University (1992)

Most Recent Employment

Education Consultant 2014-2018
Main Client: Edge Gain Ltd
Course Instructor on Adobe Education Exchange
Software covered includes:
  • Animation, Motion Graphics: Edge Animate, Flash, Animate
  • Drawing and Illustration: Illustrator, Illustrator Draw
  • Games Design: Unity3D
  • Image Editing: Photoshop
  • Layout and Publishing: InDesign
  • Mobile Apps: Mix, Fix, Spark: Page, Post, Video
  • Podcasting: Audition
  • Prototyping: XD
  • Video: Premiere Pr
  • Visual Effects: After Effects
  • Web Design: Muse, Business Catalyst
  • Train the Trainer
  • Pilot Program 2015

    Adobe Education Exchange
     Adobe Education Trainer - Adobe Leadership Moderators
      Role - Creativity Tools Moderator (6 months)

    Other Studies and Skills

    Adobe Education Trainer Certification (Nov 2013 - Nov 2018)
    Adobe Youth Voices Educator
    Year 12 Completed (1987)

    App Knowledge

    Google Docs

    Past Employment

    Creative Designer 2009-2014
    Design and creation of pull up banners, A-frames, posters, adhesive prints and A3 calendars.
    Printed using 44” HP photo printer. Print jobs to date include:
    • DS2- Elements of background for short film – The Pines.
    • YVN – Adhesive prints for vehicles, corflute posters, photo enlargement.
    • Knoxcare – Printed and connected Pull Up Banners.
    • Quantum Life – Designed and printed A-Frame board.
    • Spec Automation – A1 Plan prints.
    • Alan Mitchinson Photography – Assortment of photo enlargements.
    • Assortment of Calendars.

    2008 – 2009 Try Activities Centre – Computer Skills for Children, Computers for Seniors, Reception/Admin Assist
    2007 - 2008 PTEP – Work for the Dole Project Supervisor (Design and Creation of Flyers, Posters)
    2007 Yarra View Nurseries – Occasional Design and computer based assistance.
    2005 - 2007 Yarra View Nurseries – Disability Service
    Point of Sale Poster Design, Supervisor Support, IT Training, Administration, Installation and set up of NMS stock record and invoicing program. Data Entry & Support and other computer projects.
    2004 -2005 Yarra View Nurseries. Project Supervisor (Work for the Dole – Skillsplus)
    Leading group to create posters, pamphlets, booklets and catalogues using Adobe Software
    2000 to 2004 - Casual Replacement Teaching – Taught at many schools in various roles including, Library, web design, reading assistance, general classrooms, languages, Phys. Ed. Art
    2003 January to 2003 May The Outdoor Education Group
    Assistant and Group Leader of camps with secondary school groups.
    Group sizes between 10 and 16. Activities included, bush walking, rock climbing, abseiling, rafting, canoeing, Aboriginal Culture, carrying all gear, staying in tents and cooking for selves.
    2002 Mission Australia (Ringwood) Web Design Project

    Voluntary Work

    2016 Adobe Education Train the Trainer: Creative Cloud, Elements and eLearning
    2015 Adobe Education Train the Trainer: Creative Cloud, Elements and eLearning
    2010 Adobe Labs using assorted programs prior to release, offering feedback and bug notification.
    2010 Microsoft Office 2010 Beta testing, offering feedback and bug notification.
    2006 Microsoft Office 2007 Beta testing, offering feedback and bug notification.
    2003 – 2010– Distributed Proofreaders (over 30,000 pages proofread to date)
    1996 RICE (Research In Computer Education). Based at Deakin University, Burwood Campus.
    1995/96 Ferny Creek Primary School. Assisted with Computer skills related to the Internet