About Candyce Mairs

Adobe Certified Instructor, Author & Web Developer

Candyce Mairs of CMairsCreate - Adobe Certified Instructor

CMairsCreate was founded by Candyce Mairs, a freelance Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) and Adobe Moderator. Candyce is a certified CIW Master Designer and has the CIW JavaScript certification.

Candyce Mairs is an Adobe Certified Instructor in Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Acrobat and Fireworks. She has authored numerous video training courses, and provides classroom and online training on web related topics.

For more information, please see her resume below.  Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact her via the Contact link above or at [email protected].

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  • Adobe Certified Expert & Instructor for Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Contribute, Acrobat & ColdFusion
  • Author of Adobe Learn By Video Dreamweaver series
  • 25 years of private and group instruction experience
  • CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Master Designer & Certified Instructor
  • Web design and development experience
  • Developed websites for a variety of clients
  • Strong presentation and classroom teaching skills
  • Skills in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio & FrontPage
  • Over 15 years training instructors towards certification


Web Development & Elearning

  • Web designer and developer
  • Well-versed in cross-platform and usability issues
  • Adobe ColdFusion Certified Instructor, Expert and Developer
  • Knowledgeable in HTML, JavaScript, PHP and ColdFusion
  • Technical Trainer for web development
  • UX & UI Design training experience
  • Accessibility expert

Graphics & Animation Creation

  • Created graphics and designed logos for businesses for print and web
  • Adobe Fireworks, Photoshop and Flash Instructor

Training & Instruction

  • Adobe Certified Expert in Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Contribute, Acrobat & ColdFusion
  • Instructor in Internet-related subjects for various  training companies and computer schools
  • CIW Master Designer and JavaScript Certified Instructor
  • More than 25 years of experience in private & group instruction
  • Experience teaching WordPress, UX & UI Design, Dreamweaver, Captivate, Fireworks, Acrobat, ColdFusion, XML, CIW Master Designer series, Javascript, CSS, Livecycle Designer, JQuery and Microsoft Office applications

Curriculum Development

  • Developed class curriculum and certification exam questions
  • Created complete training programs for students and other instructors
  • Completely re-worked instructor training and class curriculum
  • Produced a training video for company employees on product usage
  • Author of online and DVD trainings in Acrobat, ColdFusion, Dreamweaver & Fireworks

Programming and Application Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JQuery
  • Javascript
  • ColdFusion
  • PHP
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Captivate
  • Fireworks
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • LiveCycle Designer
  • Microsoft Office
  • Visio


  • Tech Editor for the Dreamweaver Classroom in a Book Series
  • Tech Editor for the Dreamweaver Learn By Video Series
  • Keystroker for the InDesign Classroom in a Book Series
  • Adobe Certified Instructor, Freelance, Nov 02-present
  • Instructor, Minnesota School of Business, Richfield, MN, June 01-Dec 06
  • Trainer, Watermark Training, Minneapolis, MN, Apr 01-June 06
  • CIW Instructor, KRS Computer & Business School, Minneapolis, MN, Jan 01-July 03
  • Webmaster, Catholic Charities, Minneapolis, MN, Sept 00 – 2008
  • Web Designer, Catholic Charities, Minneapolis, MN, July 00 – 2008
  • Web Designer & Developer, Minneapolis, MN, Apr 99 – present


  • Adobe Learn By Video Series for Dreamweaver 4, 5, 5.5
  • Technical Editor for Adobe Classroom in a Book for Dreamweaver CC
  • Video training courses at Lynda.com, Educator.com, Trainsimple.com, VTC & Udemy.com


  • Bachelor of Arts in Child Psychology, University of Minnesota


  • www.cmairscreate.com – CMairsCreate Web design and training services located in Minneapolis, MN.


  • Adobe Certified Expert & Instructor for Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Contribute, ColdFusion, Acrobat
  • Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Master Designer
  • CIW Foundations, Site Designer, E-Commerce, Javascript
  • CIW Certified Instructor


Contact Candyce for classroom, online, video training and development