Tessa Blakeley Silver has prior experience in print design and traditional illustration. She evolved over the years into web and multi-media development, where she focuses on usability and interface design.
Prior to starting her consulting and development company hyper3media (pronounced hyper-cube media) http://hyper3media.com, Tessa was the VP of Interactive Technologies at eHigherEducation, an online learning and technology company developing compelling multimedia simulations, interactions, and games which met online educational requirements like 508, AICC and SCORM. She has also worked as a consultant and freelancer for J. Walter Thompson and the Diamond Trading Company (formerly known as DeBeers) and was a Design Specialist and Senior Associate for PricewaterhouseCoopers' East Region Marketing department.
Tessa has authored a few books for Packt Publishing, including WordPress 2.8 Theme Design and Joomla 1.5 Template Design.