Chad Udell

Adjunct Instructor, Web & Application Design

Caterpillar Global Communication Center 209
309-677-3875
cudell@bradley.edu
http://visualrinse.com

Biography

Chad Udell, who is teaching IM 365 this semester, is currently employed at the Iona Group, in Morton, IL and assists with multimedia and business development for a number of Fortune 500 companies as well as the Department of Homeland Security and Rawlings and Worth Sporting Goods. Prior to joining the Iona Group, Chad worked as a freelance designer/developer/consultant for 2 years. While self-employed, he created websites, games, and multimedia experiences for clients such as Big Idea’s Veggie Tales, Lego, Nickelodeon, BBDO, and Equality Illinois. After graduating from Bradley (1999, B.S., graphic design; minor, art history) he worked as Web Designer for Tunes.com. There, he created online gaming, marketing, and sales initiatives for top tier clients like Radiohead, N’Sync, Diet Coke, The X Games, Visa, Universal Music group, Lucasfilm and others. Chad has received several awards including Shockwave Site of the Day (1999), and was part of the development team on 2002’s Veggie Tales Veggie Carnival Game which received first prize in The Association for Multimedia Communication’s Entertainment Category.