Steven E. Craine
email: steve@crainebrain.com
Self motivated experienced web professional that is
highly skilled in art, animation, layout and advertising.
Summary of Qualifications
  Exceptional web development and design skills with over six years experience creating and updating online products and web sites in HTML and Flash.
   
  Skilled at prioritizing projects and handling multiple tasks under pressure and is able to meet tight deadlines without sacrificing quality.
   
  Talented artist and creative mind that thinks outside the box and is able to work well in a team environment as well as independently.
   
Work History
VS Media, Inc. 10/98 - Present
Content Manager, currently working with programmers and sales staff to design, build and promote attractive, fast loading and dynamic web pages and online products. Duties include design and layout of content driven web applications, concept and creation of advertising campaigns and artwork for print and the web, writing press releases/editorial copy and responsible for the updating of over fifteen sites.
DAF Designs 12/97 - 10/98
Set up, operated and designed digital patterns for computerized circular knitting machines and also performed clerical tasks such as billing, accounts payable and payroll.
Freelance Television Set Design (while going to school) 2/96 - 12/97
Set and prop design for "Do Something", designed & mocked the "Clue Puzzle" for "Road Rules Season III" (MTV Networks, LA). Set, prop and logo design for "Date My Dad", "Music Hell" & "Peer Pressure" pilots (Sussman Wheeler Productions).
MTV Networks, LA 7/94 - 12/95
Set and prop design for seasons I and II of "Singled Out" which included graphic design, prop concept/creation and game board design. Also responsible for quickly creating new props upon last minute script changes on the days of shooting.
Skills

Drawing, Painting, Animation (traditional and 3D) Photoshop 5 - CS, Flash 3 - MX2004, Illustrator 8, Image Ready, Dreamweaver, Lightwave 3D 5.5 - 6.5, 3D Studio Max R3, HTML, Java Script and some PHP.

Hobbies & Interests

Videogames (and my yearly trips to E3!), digital photography (currently using a Canon D30 & EOS Digital Rebel), electronics, gadgets, film making, movies, mountain biking, fish tanks, snorkeling, music and computers.

Education
Productivity Point - Flash 4 Beginner and Advanced Courses - 1999
Associates in Art - Lightwave 3D 5.5 - 1998
Santa Monica College - General Education - 1994 - 1997
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