Years of experience developing online properties has given Christine an insight into the special demands and opportunities presented by the web. She has a strong understanding of client dynamics and expectations. On a functional level, she has a solid grounding in tested methods for managing interactive accounts – from the proposal stage, through the design and production period and through beta testing, to launch and promotion, and to maintenance of legacy sites and proper documentation. Christine has a true understanding of the hard work involved to launch a successful website, of the amount of time each step requires, and an appreciation for what each member of the web team contributes.
In addition to web design and development, Christine worked for several years in the Hollywood special effects and commercial production industry. She has managed creative and technical teams of motion graphics and animation artists. Projects include main title graphics for film and broadcast, and motion graphics for trailers and commercials. Projects and clients include Borat, The Queen, Charlotte’s Web, Disney Interactive and Miramax Films.
Christine has a liberal arts degree in English from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, with a minor in Studio Arts. Her formal education is supplemented by design, programming, and multimedia specific courses. In 2015, Christine went through General Assembly’s Web Development Immersive program to become a full stack developer. In 2017, she added formal training in User Experience Design to her skill set.
Christine is also active in the Los Angeles arts community as a writer, visual artist and as a radio producer and on-air personality. Since 1994, she has produced and hosted “Echo in the Sense,” a weekly hour-long radio program focused on public affairs topics and on technology and the arts. The program currently broadcasts on FM radio in the nation’s second largest radio market. In the 1990s, she was also producer and host of a three-hour long politics and arts program called “The Fray” which explored topics that directly impact Angelenos.