Jeffrey McLean is the Director of Design Technology at projekt202 in Austin, TX. He was an early adopter of WPF and Expression Blend, having worked with these technologies since the first public Betas. He brings over 14 years of pertinent experience and blurs the line between creativity and technology. Prior to his experience with WPF, he worked in the Film industry at Rhythm & Hues Studios in Los Angeles. There he held many roles including: Compositor, CG Supervisor, and Technology Lead. He is credited on many feature films including, Superman Returns and Harry Potter. His design and programming skills were fostered at The University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received a B.S. in Computers and Multimedia, a self-designed Major based on Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Art classes. Jeff also held positions as Art Director and Print/Broadcast Designer for companies on both the East and West coasts.