is the founder and Vice President of American
Graphics Institute (AGITraining.com). She has authored multiple
books on Adobe products and is a technical writer for the Adobe
Classroom in a Book series. Jennifer has worked in all aspects of
graphic design and production including as an art director of an
advertising agency. More than ten years ago, Jennifer took her
experience and applied it to teaching. Under her leadership, AGI
has grown into the largest training organization focused on print,
Internet, video, and PDF publishing. Her teaching and writing style
shows a clear direction that can only be achieved by someone who
knows the industry and has experienced the Adobe applications in a
professional workflow. She lives in the Boston area with her
husband (who co-authored this book) and children.
Christopher Smith is President of American Graphics
Institute and oversees curriculum content and delivery for
Adobe’s largest and oldest Certified Training Provider. An
Adobe Certified Expert, he works as part of the Adobe Creative Team
as the lead technical writer for the Adobe Classroom in a
Book series for both Adobe Acrobat and Adobe InDesign. His more
than ten other books include Moving to InDesign, Teach Yourself
Adobe Acrobat in 24 Hours, and Real World Adobe Acrobat.
Smith has served as an elected member of the School Board in his
hometown in suburban Boston, Massachusetts, where he lives with his
wife and children.