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As an educator, social entrepreneur, product developer, and author, John shares his expertise in new media design, career skills, communications, and technology with people around the world. He frequently speaks at conferences, delivers seminars, creates products, and publishes extensively.


John DiMarco, Ph.D. is a tenured Professor of Mass Communication at St. John's University in New York City. He has authored numerous peer reviewed articles and chapters and five textbooks: Communications Writing and Design (Wiley Blackwell 2017), Career Power Skills (Pearson 2012), Digital Design for Print and Web (Wiley 2010), Web Portfolio Design and Applications (Idea Group 2006), and Computer Graphics and Multimedia: Applications, Problems, and Solutions (Idea Group 2004).


John DiMarco is an Adobe Education Trainer. He helps people learn technical, creative, and career skills. He has worked on training and development projects and given presentations for St. John's University, Long Island University, CANON, GSK, The E-learning Guild, ISKO, and Campus Technology. Professor DiMarco has taught college courses and seminars for close to 20 years. He earned his Ph.D. in Information Studies at Long Island University.


Main practice areas:

- Creativity skill building

- New product development

- Instructional design

- Communication strategy

- Visual & Graphic design

- Public Relations

- Advertising Design

- Adobe Creative Cloud skills training

- Educator professional development

- Career skills: job research, resumes, and portfolios





Dr. John DiMarco has helped people with learning, communication, and design for 20 years. He teaches, writes, trains, and consults in creativity, design thinking, new product development, digital media, instructional design, persuasive communication, and career building.

John is the founder of PortfolioVillage; the educational company provides learning resources and free web hosting and SiteMaker Software, a robust Online Web site-building application.


PortfolioVillage.com serves students, teachers, professors, small business owners and provides economical, powerful website design solutions for k-12 schools and colleges.


Adobecertification.org offers Adobe certified products, extra curricular programs, learning materials, and professional development seminars.  As an authorized Adobe Education Trainer and Adobe Certified Program Provider, we serve students, faculty, administrators, employees, and managers in schools, colleges, organizations, and corporate learning departments.


Adobecertification is a division of PortfolioVillage.com, which is an authorized Adobe program provider. John holds the Adobe Education Trainer Credential, which validates the teaching and learning skills of Adobe teachers and trainers.


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