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Yoshiko Burke

Title: Associate Professor
Office: 6483 Daa Addition
Tel: 513-556-0164

DProfessor Burke's industry practice as a visual communication digital designer before joining UC ranges from concept building, content producing, structuring, designing, animating, editing, programming and encoding. Her current area of expertise lies in visual storytelling, on-screen motion design, and interface design for information narrative. Current ongoing projects involve directing and creating visual narrative content for on-screen media. Since joining the UC, she has produced interactive narrative and informational projects that have garnered national awards including the Telly Awards, the Broadcast Education Association Media Arts Festival's Interactive Multimedia Category, and the King Foundation Award. Her interactive documentary, The New Issei, won a 2006 Ohio Arts Council grant and was premiered in Cincinnati Art Museum. She also developed an interactive CD-ROM for a book titled Flat Pattern Analysis: an Interactive Guide - Fundamental produced by Professor Injoo Kim, which was published by KyohakyungUSA in 2011. Prior to her tenure with the University of Cincinnati, Professor Burke has worked professionally over the past decade in the area of digital design. She has produced web/multimedia content for a number of Fortune 500 clients. She also served as a Professor at the Savannah College of Art & Design from 1994 to 1996. During the late 1980s and the early 1990s, she worked as an in-house designer for Sanrio Co, Ltd. in Tokyo and as a free-lance illustrator/surface designer. Her work has been featured in Fiberarts Design Book Five and Cosmopolitan Japan. Her artwork has also been exhibited both nationally and internationally.

Research Information

Research Interests

Narrative Design On-Screen Motion Design Interactive Communication Design


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