Doug Winnie is Principal Product Manager for Adobe Flash Catalyst, Adobe’s interaction design tool for the Flash Platform. In addition to Flash Catalyst, Doug is product manager for Flash Platform workflow, integrating Flash authoring and development tools with Creative Suite, and WorkflowLab, a new initiative to help build community around workflows and best practices; helping teams be successful when undertaking new workflows. Doug oversees the integration of Adobe’s platform and creative products, building roadmaps for product evolution and evangelizes the workflow to designer and developer communities.
Doug is also an instructor at San Francisco State University focusing on Internet technologies including Flash, ActionScript, XML and Ajax.
Prior to joining Adobe, Doug led interactive design and development teams creating web sites and applications for Scion, Lexus, Toyota, Nestle, and other leading companies. Doug’s work has been nominated for two Webby awards in 2007 for the Industrial Light and Magic: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest promotional site.
Doug has provided development and design expertise to the e-learning community, developing interactive applications, instructional design plans and graphic designs for various companies as an independent consultant. In 2001, Doug served as creative strategist for DigitalThink, providing creative direction and vision for various e-learning engagements including Adobe, Marsh, and Citibank.
In his spare time, Doug is an avid developer – writing, designing and programming interactive games and applications for the web. His blog can be found at adobe.dougwinnie.com/, and can be found on Twitter as “sfdesigner”