tgoetz’s Profile

Faculty
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tgoetz
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
G205
Academic interests

Color. Children's Book Illustration, Digital Workflow

Bio

Prior to joining NYCCT’s faculty in 2003, Professor Goetz worked in publishing for over 16 years at various trade and consumer publications. As prepress manager for Scientific American, she managed the magazine’s transition to computer-to-plate (CTP), making it the nation’s first magazine to eliminate film in its production processes. In 1998, she became Quality & Technology manager for U.S. News & World Report, where she developed the magazine’s digital ad specifications, and coordinated the establishment of an in-house prepress facility. While at U.S. News, she also worked with the production staffs of Fast Company and the Atlantic Monthly to transition those publications to digital advertising and CTP workflows.
Professor Goetz continues to support industry efforts to streamline workflows. She is a member of the Advertising Production Club (APC), the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and of the American Print History Association (APHA). She is particularly interested in color management across devices and the setting of industry-wide standards for digital photography. Professor Goetz hopes to share with her students the endless fascination of managing color in multiple color spaces–CMYK, RGB, LAB, etc.– in a world where no two individuals see color the same way.

Work Phone
718-260-5823
Email address

My Courses

COMD Communication Design Internship Coordination Site

COMD Communication Design Internship Coordination Site

This site is designed to help you find fieldwork/study situations of approximately eight hours per week at an internship site approved by the Department Internship instructor such as an advertising agency, graphic design firm, corporate design office, publications art department, photography or illustration studio, TV or multimedia production company. Students will be required to keep a learning journal of their internship in the form of a blog using Openlab. A portion of the class will be devoted to presenting and sharing experiences with classmates. Students will learn how to assess their talents, update their resume, and promote themselves and their work through social networks. Students will be required to setup and maintain at least two social media networks such as: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. The instructors for this class are there as mentors if you have not yet found an internship before registering for the course. However, the instructors do not find an internship placement for you. It is your responsibility to find a position that fits your personal career path and help you transition to full time employment upon leaving the halls of CityTech. Ideally, you will use this site to find an internship the semester before taking the COMD 4900 class.

COMD4900 Internship HD98 Spring 2019 Goetz

COMD4900 Internship HD98 Spring 2019 Goetz

Student is assigned to find fieldwork/study situations of approximately eight hours per week at an internship site approved by the Department Internship instructor. Approved Sites include advertising agencies, graphic design firms corporate design offices, publications art departments, photography or illustration studios, TV or multimedia production companies. Students will be required to keep a learning journal of their internship in the form of a blog using Openlab. A portion of the class will be devoted to presenting and sharing experiences with classmates. Students will learn how to assess their talents, update their resume, and promote themselves and their work through social networks during class meetings. Students will be required to setup and maintain at least two social media networks such as: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

COMD1112 D114 Digital Media Foundations Spring 2019 Goetz

COMD1112 D114 Digital Media Foundations Spring 2019 Goetz

This course introduces students to core concepts in the media field including color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. During the semester, students will complete three pages of their own ePortfolio web site, complete a print design project and one video project. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the media field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

CDMG1112 D306 Digital Media Foundations FALL 2018 Goetz

CDMG1112 D306 Digital Media Foundations FALL 2018 Goetz

This course introduces students to core concepts in the media field including color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. During the semester, students will complete three pages of their own ePortfolio web site, complete a print design project and one video project. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the media field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

COMD4900 Internship HD99 FALL 2018

COMD4900 Internship HD99 FALL 2018

Student is assigned to find fieldwork/study situations of approximately eight hours per week at an internship site approved by the Department Internship instructor. Approved Sites include advertising agencies, graphic design firms corporate design offices, publications art departments, photography or illustration studios, TV or multimedia production companies. Students will be required to keep a learning journal of their internship in the form of a blog using Openlab. A portion of the class will be devoted to presenting and sharing experiences with classmates. Students will learn how to assess their talents, update their resume, and promote themselves and their work through social networks during class meetings. Students will be required to setup and maintain at least two social media networks such as: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

My Projects

The Open Road

The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

COMD Advisement site

COMD Advisement site

An online system of advisement tools for COMD students at City Tech

Student-Ready College Committee

Student-Ready College Committee

As a committee we are working on enhancing our new student orientation process. We are assessing and enhancing all steps from the moment a student is accepted into the college to their first year experience.

OpenLab Gradebook Plugin

OpenLab Gradebook Plugin

This space is used for coordinating testing and feedback during the development of an OpenLab Gradebook Plugin, created for by and for the OpenLab at City Tech community.

ePortfolio

ePortfolio

The ePortfolio project at New York City College of Technology “City Tech” enables students to create professional websites that will contain a number of their academic examples and learning experiences.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu