Rafiq R. Elmansy (ACE) has been a multimedia graphic designer since 2001 and a graphic and web designer since 1999. His background is in fine art and sculpture. He uses Flash to create graphics and animations for desktop applications, cartoons, games, websites, e-learning courses, and mobile and Pocket PC applications. He is an Adobe Community Expert, contributor to the Adobe Design Center and Adobe Developer Connection, a Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) and Macromedia Certified Flash MX Designer, and the founder of the first Adobe User Group in Egypt. Rafiq also creates computer artworks and writes articles and reviews about graphic, animation, and Flash topics at his article and reviews site, Graphic Mania. Rafiq was selected as one of 10 featured Flash designers in Adobe's celebration of the tenth anniversary of Flash.

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