|Birth Day||January 24, 1955|
|Birth Place||Montecito, California, United States|
|Age||65 YEARS OLD|
|Alma mater||The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1976|
|Occupation||co-founder Lynda.com, Author/Writer, Speaker|
You are going to get through all the hardships and pain, but they are necessary to make you stronger and wiser.
Weinman taught digital media and motion graphics at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California from 1989 to 1996. Her book designing web graphics, published by New Riders in 1995, often is credited with being the first title to discuss web authoring technologies from a visual design perspective.
Weinman worked for Dreamquest and as an independent contractor doing animation and special effects. She worked on several films, including RoboCop 2 (1990), Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), and Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989).
Lynda.com and United Digital Artists Productions, Inc. (UAD) co-founded the Flashforward Conferences and the Flash Film Festival, which first took place in 1999. The Flashforward Conference, the first event focused on Macromedia Flash, held fourteen events in San Francisco, New York, London, and Amsterdam, serving more than 20,000 attendees over six years. The Flash Film Festival presented more than 200 awards to Flash sites and applications, to winners from more than 30 countries. The last scheduled conference took place in August 2008.
The Lynda.com Online Training Library teaches computer skills in video format to members through monthly and annual subscription-based plans. The company was founded in Ojai, California and has since moved to Ventura and Carpinteria, California, where, as of 2013, it employs nearly 500 full-time staff members and more than 140 teachers who earn royalties from their shared revenue model. The company website was created in 1995 and the company was incorporated in 1997.
Lynda.com evolved from its original conception as a free web resource for Lynda’s students, to the site for her books on web design, to the registration hub for physical classrooms and conferences, to an online virtual knowledge library, where today, members may watch software and Technology courses in several categories (3D and animation, audio, Business, design, development, home computing, photography, video, and web and interactive design). The company also produces documentaries about creative professionals.