Craig Burtenshaw

Director

Craig Burtenshaw sees design as a skill and passion that is influenced by our surroundings, life experiences, personal tastes and current and past fashions and trends. Craig Burtenshaw harnesses the skills and design principals gathered from his initial foray into the cut-throat world of architecture to enhance his skills and experience earned over the last 8+ years in the Graphic, Web and Multi Media design arena.

Technical Skills/Experience

Operating Systems: Mac OSX and Windows PC.
Software Applications: Dreamweaver, Flash, Freehand, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Microstation, 3D Studio Max & Viz.
Internet: HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS, Accessibility and Usability.

Employment History

Company : Craving Sushi Design
Southend, UK
Position/Title : Director/Freelance Graphic Designer
Duration/Dates : September 2006 - April 2008
Duties :
  • Freelance Graphic Designer
Skills Summary :
  • Project Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Web production
  • Multimedia Production

Company : Thin Martian
London, UK
Position/Title : Studio Manager/Senior Designer
Duration/Dates : January 2002 – September 2006
Duties :
  • Manage staff, project allocation and resources in and out of the Studio
  • Senior Designer
Skills Summary :
  • Project Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Web production
  • Multimedia Production

Company : MSN UK (Microsoft Corporation)
London, UK
Position/Title : Web Designer
Duration/Dates : June 2001 – January 2002 (Contract)
Duties :
  • In-house Web design
Skills Summary :
  • Graphic design and HTML Production

Company : Freelance
Sydney, Australia
Position/Title : Freelance Web Designer
Duration/Dates : February 2001 – April 2001
Duties :
  • Freelance designer on a number of small corporate websites.
Skills Summary :
  • Graphic design and HTML production

Company : HBO+EMTB
Sydney, Australia
Position/Title : IT Manager
Duration/Dates : January 2000 – February 2001
Duties :
  • Responsible for management of the IT Department, and development and maintenance of the company IT infrastructure.
Skills Summary :
  • Managed and supported, including a limited ‘hands on’ role, the establishment of the company's public Website and the planning and development stages of the company Extranet.

Company : HBO+EMTB
Sydney, Australia
Position/Title : Architectural Junior
Duration/Dates : January 1999 – January 2000
Duties :
  • Employed as a Junior Architect
Skills Summary :
  • Specialised in 3D visualisation and graphics production for architectural clients. Using applications such as AutoCAD, Microstation, 3D Studio Max & Viz, Lightscape, Form Z and Adobe Photoshop.

Company : HBA Architecture + Interiors
Auckland, New Zealand
Position/Title : Architectural Draughtsman
Duration/Dates : March 1995 – November 1998

Company : Crestwood Office Furniture 
Auckland, New Zealand.
Position/Title : CAD Technician
Duration/Dates : June 1994 - February 1995


Qualifications


Courses

  • CIW Master Site Designer
Sydney, Australia 2000
  • Internet and networking fundamentals
  • E-Commerce principles and technologies
  • Website Design principles and technologies

  • I-Net+
Sydney, Australia 2000
  • Internet and networking fundamentals

  • HTML Beginner & Intermediate
Sydney, Australia 2000

  • Macromedia Dreamweaver
Sydney, Australia 2000

  • Macromedia Flash
Sydney, Australia 2000