Phillip Simon has been creating productions using interactive media and the internet for almost 20 years. He specializes in user-interface design and information architecture for Web sites including the use of film, video, and animation. Phill is also an expert in online learning systems. Phill spent 22 years at Yale University working as a video producer, managing editor of the Center for Advanced Instructional Media, director of the Department of Biomedical Communications, and director of Operations for web design and development at the Yale School of Medicine.
In 2009 Quinnipiac University hired Phill to run their interactive media graduate program. He helped to revamp the graduate program to better serve today’s students who learn in an online environment. Now Phill teaches in the Department of Interactive Media and Design as a senior instructor and an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine. Courses include topics on user experience design, content strategy, user research, audio-video design, and visual design.