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Dennis Bonilla
Works at Valador, Inc.
Attended Emerson College
Lives in Phoenix, Arizona
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Ok seriously, this may be the best mashup of old-timey radios and MP3s. h/t +Rick Mann 
One of my favorite things in the world is The Thrilling Adventure Hour (TAH), a stage production in the style of old-time radio, performed live on stage, and recorded as a podcast. I fly to LA once a month to see the live show, wherein actors stand on stage at microphones, scripts in hand, ...
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#phx #sky #az  
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This is glorious.
I'm speechless. and I think you will be too when you watch this low-budget Russian video featuring tractors, chickens, and the Russian countryside. The performs lip-synch to Hideaway by Kiesza.
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"One research report suggests that the green chemistry market will grow from $2.8bn in 2011 to $98.5bn by 2020…"
A swath of green chemistry initiatives could revolutionise the industry but just taking the toxic stuff out isn’t the answer, ingredients and design need to change
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Have you applied to the global #GreenChemistry  challenge hosted by NASA, Nike, USAID, and the U.S. State Department? #LAUNCH2020  
 
A message from NASA astronaut +Cady Coleman about our #GreenChemistry challenge. Our deadline for #LAUNCH2020 applications is next week, please help us and reshare.
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Quietly watching the night launch of an Atlas V carrying Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite #3. The roar of the thrusters reached us minutes after it had faded into the deep dark blue sky.
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One of my best friends just started selling his cosplay and pop culture paintings on Etsy NSFW
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Half the fun of getting these shots was letting the hidden cops know I'd be setting up a mile down the road. #az   #sky   #phx  
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Every year, LAUNCH hosts a worldwide search to find game-changing sustainability innovations. This year, LAUNCH is looking for the 10 best Green Chemistry innovations. Just a few hours remain for you to apply to our #GreenChemistry challenge.
LAUNCH is a global initiative to identify and support the innovative work poised to contribute to a sustainable future and accelerate solutions to meet urgent challenges facing our society.
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Very cool map visualization of "Space Station Earth" by Eleanor Lutz.
I’m a big fan of science fiction and computer games, so I couldn’t resist making a space themed map this month. I crammed it full of bright lights and chrome...
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Manager of Design / Senior Digital Strategist
Skills
Bilingual (English/Spanish), Visual Design, Digital Strategy, Community Management, UX, UI, Infographics, Data Visualization, Advanced Adobe Creative Suite User, Video Game Modding, Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Corporate Identity Development, Disruptive Technologies Research
Employment
  • Valador, Inc.
    Manager, Design & Multimedia, 2004 - present
    Manage Valador's design team responsible for user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) development and graphic design. Projects range from iOS mobile applications, Wordpress and Drupal sites, to interactive 3D environments and annual reports. Lead company development of digital campaigns using analytics data and client objectives for maximum audience engagement. Campaign development has included marketing strategy design, SEO strategy development, content calendar development, platform development, and gamification integration. Clients have included the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, the West Virginia High Technology Consortium, and USDA. Successes have contributed to Valador's portfolio of nationally recognized public outreach and engagement initiatives. Work has appeared on major news outlets such as the homepage of CNN.com and strengthened company relationships with internationally recognized organizations.
  • Imageworks Studio, LLC.
    Senior Technical Director, 2001 - 2004
  • Digital Press
    Art Director, 1999 - 2001
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Washington, DC - Fairfax, VA - Boston, Massachussetts
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Design Manager/Digital Strategist/Community Manager/NASA Contractor. Love games, experienced using them toward scientific benefit.
Introduction

I create community-savvy federal websites, design visualization software for NASA, and have worked on documents presented to the U.S. President.

Honors and Awards

NASA Group Achievement Award - For outstanding contributions in support of the Review of U.S Human Space Flight Plans Committee, informing the U.S. President of options for the future of Human Spaceflight.

Valador, Inc. Project Manager of the NASA Presidential Transition Documents for the U.S. President (2008 & 2012)

NASA Software Recognition Award - Explorations System Mission Directorate Distributed Observer Network (DON)

NASA Tech Brief Award for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Distributed Observer Network (ESMD DON)

SXSW Panel Speaker - How to Win Friends and Influence Space Exploration

Ignite DC Speaker - Chosen to present on two occasions to a group of 300+ DC professionals. My first presentation discussed how video game content creation tools will be vital to teaching children science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts. My second presentation discussed the advent of synthetic environments for work and communication.

Published in the Department of Defense M&S Journal - Zombies and LIDAR: Interoperable High Fidelity Modeling for Real-Time Use (PDF link)

Bragging rights
I've been in the NASA Shuttle simulator with astronauts during landing training. I've presented on the benefits of Zombie preparedness to the Department of Defense. Got to hang out in the West Wing of the White House.
Education
  • Emerson College
  • Fairfax High School
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Celebrating Human Spaceflight

LAUNCH.org
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Collective Genius for a Better World

SpaceUp
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An unconference for the space community

How a Rubber Chicken Became a NASA Celebrity | Wired Science | Wired.com
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NASA - ISU Space Café: Are We Really Ready for Mars?
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A biomedical knowledge gap stands in the way of successfully sending humans to Mars.