Cristina Smith


About Me

I love creating things by myself and with others, especially if it gets to tell a story or have an impact on society in some way. Expressing myself through my personal and professional work helps me to give my absolute best, whether with art, programming or other media.

Location

Peoria, Arizona
Haledon, New Jersey
Education
    Arizona State University
    January 2015 - May 2017
    degree
    Bachelor's
    majors
    Animation and Special Effects
    Digital Media
    Visual and Performing Arts, General
    minors
    Digital Arts
    Visual and Performing Arts, General
    coursework
    AME 470 Programming for Social and Interactive Media
    ART 394 Digital Textiles
    AME 294 Programming for Media Arts
    ASB 344 Technology and Society
    AME 294 Introduction to Interactive Environments
    MCO 435 Social Media
    AME 385 Collab Projects and Research I
    AME 386 Collab Projects and Research II
    ANP 394 Digital Modelling and Fabrication
    ART 216 Intermedia Practices
    GIT 335 Computer Systems Technology
    AME 320 Motion Capture Integrative Systems
    AME 220 Programming for the Web
    AME 430 Mac Development for Media Arts
    AME 494 Animating Virtual Worlds
    ART 394 2-D Computer Animation
    AME 485 Digital Culture Capstone I
    AME 486 Digital Culture Capstone II
    FMP 294 Introduction to Animation
    Glendale Community College (Glendale, AZ)
Work Experience
    EXPERIS GAME SOLUTIONS
    Testing Associate
    Tempe, AZ, United States
    February 2020 - November 2020
    company
    EXPERIS GAME SOLUTIONS
    title
    Testing Associate
    overview
    • Worked with Microsoft TestX team to test Xbox Series X hardware • Find and reproduce issues and bugs within video game software through direct testing and ad-hoc testing procedures • Clearly communicate issues within quality bug reports to publishers and developers, describing how the bugs can be reproduced • Provide confident and analytical opinions on fun factor or balance of the game • Follow, complete and updated assigned guided tests correctly and communicate detailed results • Detect, research, and document software defects in a bug tracking system • Confirm bug fixes, review product documentation, and report any errors as required • Check games for correct spellings, ratings, technical requirements and legal issues
    SuperInterns.com
    web Designer
    Washington, DC, United States of America
    October 2018 - February 2019
    SuperInterns.com
    Graphic Designer
    Washington, DC, United States of America
    June 2018 - October 2018
    Cognizant
    Social Media Content Analyst
    Phoenix, AZ, United States
    November 2017 - March 2018
    IDEATE Vision
    Junior Graphic Designer Internship
    June 2017 - August 2017
Fun Fact

I enjoy creating digital media and content, especially for creative endeavors like storytelling and animation.

Passion

Art, writing, literature, video games, visual media, programming, web design, modding, social and societal impact

Skills
Languages
EnglishSpanish
Technical skills
cssgithtmljavajavascriptwordpress
Skills
3D ModelingAdobe Creative SuiteAnimationCreative DesignCreative: problem-solver, resourcefulCreative WritingDrawingGraphic DesignIllustrationMicrosoft OfficePaintingPhoto EditingSculptureSocial MediaSocial Media MarketingSocial Media Platforms
Gigs / Freelance
    Creative Smith
    Freelance Designer
    March 2019 - December 2020
Hobbies
Creative Writing
Video Games
Digital Art
Drawing