Lang Schwartzwald

Professional Summary

Inspired by both the science and art behind elegant design, with a proven ability to excite students and users, I am an engaging mentor with comprehensive teaching experience. My passion for education led me to a Master’s of Arts in Teaching degree with a specific emphasis on art education. I have expansive expertise in variety of technical tools and methodologies, and am eager to share, discover, and research traditional and new technologies.


Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR – MA, Teaching, 2009 | BA, Studio Arts, 2008

Teaching Experience

Assistant Associate Professor of Media Arts, Pacific University

2016 – 2017

Deliver high-level instruction in programming in C, Rapid Visualization, and Modeling in 3D to students of various
learning levels. Works individually and in groups with students to facilitate full comprehension and positive
collaboration. Analyze and refine student code to find new ways of approaching and executing coding methods.

Courses taught

  • Our Digital World
  • Web Development
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Integrated Project Management
  • Senior Capstone

Faculty Instructor, ITT Technical Institute

2013 – Present

Deliver high-level instruction in programming in C, Rapid Visualization, and Modeling in 3D to students of various learning levels. Works individually and in groups with students to facilitate full comprehension and positive collaboration. Analyze and refine student code to find new ways of approaching and executing coding methods.

Key Achievements & Engagements

  • Maintains high academic standards and student expectations
  • Delivers content to multiple learning styles, and works with students on an individual basis
  • Worked with and graduated students from lower socioeconomic statuses and demographics

Licensed Substitute Teaching Position, Salem – Keizer School District

2010 – 2013

2450 Lancaster Dr. NE, Salem, Oregon 97305 | 503-399-3000

Long Term Substitute Art Positions:

  • Crossler Middle School | Feb. 2012-June 2012
  • Early College High School | December 2012
  • West Salem High School | January 2013
  • Classes Taught
    • Art Fundamentals
    • Art 1
    • Art 2
    • Advanced Art
    • 6th Grade Wheel
    • Drawing and Painting
    • Pottery I & II
    • Jewelry

Long Term Substitute Art Teacher, Cascade High School

10226 Marion Road SE, Turner, OR 97392 | 503-749-8490

Nov. 2011 – Feb 2012

  • Classes Taught
    • Photography (Digital and Film)
    • Ceramics
    • Drawing & Painting
    • Fundamentals

Chair of Education – Valley Art Association


  • Manager of academic resources,  learning environments, and class curriculums
  • Recruiter of students, and instructors through direct advertising, public relations and community involvement
  • Create and present progress reports to the Board
  • Established goals and performance objectives for teachers
  • Collaborate with instructors and other department chairs to maintain a high quality teaching environment.
  • Established a positive report with students and evolve class offerings to meet the needs of the students
  • Provide a strong community presence and maintain positive relations with other business, and residents in the area
  • Develop departmental plans and budgets to increase recruitment and facilities
  • Write grants to help fund student scholarships, need based tuition help, and student resources
  • Resolve disputes between instructors, students, and other board members

Valley Art Association – Art Instructor

2022 Main St. Forest Grove, OR | 503-357-3703


  • Children’s Art Workshops
  • Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
  • Drawing and Painting Studio

Forest Grove Community School Instructor

1914 Pacific Avenue Forest Grove, Oregon 97116 |  503-359-4600

  • Music Outlet – Grades 9-10 | Feb. – June 2010
  • Music Instrument Design and the Fundamentals of Sound – Grades 7-8 | Feb. – May 2008
  • Mentored and Supervised 45 students in creating a 20ft. x 60ft. wall mural about the water cycle. Grades 7-9 | May-June 2008

Professional Experience

Co-founder / Chief Technology Officer, Sirona Technology

2015 – 2016

Create and develop technology services for the health care industry. Communicates with stake holders, health care professionals and consultants to plan, organize and execute web and cloud based software. Collects and visualizes data for easy reporting, comparisons, and a reporting tool to ensure quality care and independent review of clinics, clinical trials and doctors.

Key Achievements & Engagements

  • Development of Sirona Insight, an automated survey system that tracks patient outcomes.
  • Develop and deploy websites to market and campaign technologies to a segmented audience.
  • Oversee company wide technological needs such as servers, operating systems, maintenance and upgrades.
  • Contribute and develop marketing materials, newsletters, and online campaigns

Project Manager, ArtDezign

2003 – Present

Conceptualize, develop and launch effective designs for marketing, communications and website functions. Interface with clientele to ensure fully customized, targeted design solutions. Develop and deploy email marketing campaigns in line with all cost, time and quality requirements. Collaborate closely with vendors to secure competitive pricing and quality service.

Key Achievements & Engagements

  • Deploys successful marketing campaigns with solid returns on investments for multiple companies such as Philip Foster Farm, Valley Art Association, and the Salem Chamber Orchestra.
  • Develops high end software workflow solutions for companies such as Nike, Braun, and iSolutions, saving hundreds of work hours for their respective employees.
  • Achieves 100% on-time, under-budget project performance
  • Commended for elite client service and responsiveness to issue resolution

Developer / Designer, Filter Digital

2014 – Present

Develop, deploy and test custom WordPress themes and plugins. Conceptualize and create email campaigns and marketing materials.

Key Achievements & Engagements

  • Javascript development for testing Microsoft sites using Webtrends
  • Develop wordpress sites for Biamp and First Republic Bank
  • Deployed successfully email marketing campaigns for Integra

Developer / Designer, Mazama Dataworks

2013 – 2014

Built, maintained and improved consumer-focused web interfaces, continuously striving for sleek usability and stylish design. Routinely researched emerging design trends and new technologies to ensure relevant approach. Worked within Agile environment and delivered time estimates to all involved stakeholders.

Key Achievements & Engagements

  • Developed timesaving workflow solutions for companies such as and Skanska, leading to innovative solutions that saved time and money for their employees.
  • Identified, isolated and resolved complex technical issues through expert troubleshooting skills
  • Enhanced usability and workflow productivity via focus on change and continuous improvement

Technical literacy

I have utilized these programs on project throughout my professional and educational career.

Adobe Creative Suite

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • InDesign
  • Edge
  • Lightroom

3D Software

  • 3ds Max
  • Revit
  • Inventor
  • AutoCAD
  • Draw123
  • FormIt
  • MatterControl
  • Repetier Host
  • Blender
  • Poser
  • Daz3D

Developer Tools

  • Coda 2
  • Filemaker Pro Advanced
  • XCode
  • TextWrangler
  • FileZilla

Programming Languages

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • PHP
  • Javascript
  • Swift
  • C
  • Arduino


  • 3D Cartesion Printers
  • 3D Delta Printers (Rostock)
  • Plotters
  • Digital Vinyl Printers
  • CNC Machine
  • Laser Cutter

Audio Engineering

  • iConnect
  • Digitech Audio interfaces
  • Mixer Boards and Preamps
  • Ableton Live
  • Logic Pro
  • Pro Tools
  • Various Microphones and