Musician & Web Page Designer, David Gilden

  Developing an effective web site requires diverse talents. Design, and technical savvy play a part in the creation of an effective final product.
Originally an independent recording artist David Gilden has been recognized --since the 1980's--by the music press and has successfully marketed his own recordings. (read more about his music background at this web site.) This was a result of him learning first hand about the creative aspects of advertising, including marketing , copy writing, and graphic design.
In winter 1995 saw a presentation by a internet start-up offering artists a presence on the web for a fraction of the cost of traditional print media advertising. Upon returning from an annual trip to West Africa he made the commitment to get involved with this new to technology.
Dave's first project was to sharing his interest in West African Music and marketing his own recordings on the web, (see He developed the required skills to create his own web site while working at Drive Inc. a small start up run by a friend who was a computer programmer, Macintosh evangelist first and musician second.
With experience gained through multiple assignments with Advanced Creative Staffing, MacTemps, personal projects and his original work experience at Drive Inc., Dave has become a highly sought after web page designer. Currently David is developing additional skills in programming using PERL and JAVA languages.

Apple Logo Dave prefers to work with the Macintosh for its advanced graphics & HTML tools. Although originally interested in electronic and world music, Dave has now expanded into the realm of visual design and animation.

Some of the applications that Dave works with include:
Photoshop Illustrator Painter
DeBabelizer Canvas Dimensions AppleScript BBEdit GifBuilder Ray Dream

Follow these links to learn more about David Gilden: Web Sites | Graphics | Bio | Music | Contact | Frames/Java Script | Other examples available from the Previous Page