A 20-year graphic design, illustration, and publishing veteran, Pariah S. Burke is the former InDesign, InCopy, and Illustrator Technical Lead to Adobe’s technical support team. He is an author with books written for professional Illustrator, InDesign, and InCopy users, a columnist, educator, consultant, entrepreneur, publishing workflow expert, and print and Web graphic designer. As an indepedent consultant and trainer he travels around the world teaching, consulting on, and speaking about InDesign, InCopy, QuarkXPress, Illustrator, Creative Suite, and all the mission-critical tools of the modern, efficient creative and publishing workflow.
In addition to his books, numerous magazine articles, speaking engagements, and consulting, Pariah is perhaps best known as the outspoken publisher and chief war correspondent for Quark VS InDesign.com. In 2005 he followed the success of Quark VS InDesign.com by founding Designorati, a collaborative news and information organization dedicated to covering the broad and niche areas of professional visual creativity.
He lives in Portland, Oregon where he is constantly seeking new ways to empower creative professionals.
Watch for new publications and productions that empower your professional creativity to debut from Pariah S. Burke throughout 2007 and 2008.
- On-site, customized to your creative workflow and needs. Consultant: QuarkXPress to InDesign migration. InCopy workflow deployment. Creative workflow optimization. Instructor: InDesign, QuarkXPress, InCopy, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, Acrobat, LiveCycle Designer, Pitstop Pro, InstantPDF, and PDF Section 508 Accessibility. More information at Workflow:Creative.
- Mastering InDesign CS3 for Print Design and Production (Sybex 2007)
- Adobe Illustrator CS2@work: Projects You Can Use on the Job (Sams 2005)
- Co-Author with Michael Smick: Special Edition: Using Adobe Creative Suite 2 (Que 2005)
- Designorati A 360° View of the Creative World
- Quark VS InDesign.com The Authority on the War of the Desktop Publishing Giants
- Graphic Designers’ Resource Group
- Frequent Contributing Writer
- InDesign Magazine
- For print & Web. Portfolio
- Page Control plug-in for InDesign CS2 & InDesign CS (in partnership with DTP Tools)
- REVdrink.com, companion site to the book Adobe Illustrator CS2@work
- The Design Weblog for Weblogs, Inc. (published 2004-2006)
- The Magazine Design Weblog for Weblogs, Inc. (published 2004-2006)
- The (Unofficial) Photoshop Weblog for Weblogs, Inc. (published 2004-2006)
- I am Pariah.com