Instructor, Senior Class Developer, Director at Noble Desktop
Ethan is a graphic artist from Brooklyn, NY with a BFA from Parsons. For almost 20 years, Ethan has worked as a designer, illustrator and instructor in print, digital and tablet media. Some of his clients include “Food & Wine” magazine, “Travel & Leisure,” “Condé Nast Traveler,” and “Vogue.” You can find his work at ethancornell.com, ecsketch.blogspot.com and artslant.com.
Michele is a freelance digital illustrator and graphic designer. In addition to illustration, she's worked on logo, pattern, and product design for a variety of clients, and she’s been teaching at Noble Desktop since 2010. Her work can be seen on products, in magazines, all over the internet, and on the walls of folks with impeccable taste. Learn more at michelerosenthal.com.
Entrepreneur, Founder of Noble Desktop
Scott Carson started Noble Desktop in 1990, and has been involved with computer graphics since 1986. He began teaching at Parsons School of Design in 1991, and has been training designers, professionals, and career-changers ever since. Scott is also a horse racing aficionado, and runs the largest horse racing contest on the internet, PublicHandicapper.com
Carl is a freelance web developer with years of experience developing interactive marketing campaigns. He’s worked with GE, Doritos, Office Depot, New York Stock Exchange, and more. Carl teaches the GreenSock Animation Platform (GSAP). You can read more at snorkl.tv.
Web Designer & Developer
Technical Architect & Backend Developer
Matt has directed a network of over 400 Drupal-based e-commerce websites for independent businesses; assisted several companies in migrating from legacy platforms to Drupal, CiviCRM, and Ruby on Rails; helped develop and maintain partnerships with companies including Google, NPR, and Kobo; and presented educational sessions at international conferences. Matt has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Virginia, where he also taught. At Noble, Matt teaches PHP/MySQL. Matt and his wife run their consulting firm, Augment Digital.
Web Developer, Writer & Consultant
Nate Cooper is writer and consultant based in New York City. He is founder of Simple Labs, a boutique web and social media consultancy with a focus on client education. Through his company he has provided corporate training seminars to TIME Inc, NBC Universal and GAP Inc. He’s a regular writer on the topic of entrepreneurship for Contently.com and his writing has appeared in Mashable. He has been blogging on natecooper.co since 2005 and building websites professionally since 1997.
Director & Editor
Dan runs Good Eye Video, a video production company for non-profits, educators and social enterprises. This work for change makers of all shapes and sizes has taken him all over the world telling the stories of good people doing good things. With Final Cut Pro as a daily companion, Dan’s editing experience has been varied, exciting and at times more hours per day than recommended. Teaching Final Cut to students from a variety of industries at Noble has been a true joy. Dan holds a B.S. in Television Radio and Film from Syracuse University.
Freelance Motion Graphics Artist
Cody Healey-Conelly is a freelance motion graphics artist and instructor at Noble Desktop. Cody has been teaching at Noble since 2010. When not teaching he can be found riding bikes and taking photographs with vintage cameras and sub-par equipment. Much of his work can be found at syntheticlives.com.