Resumé

Jane Elizabeth Crayton
P.O. Box 4142
Boulder, CO 80303
janeecrayton@gmail.com

EDUCATION
M.A.   Art Education           University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Dec, 2015
B.A.   Media Studies           University of Colorado, Boulder, CO – May, 2010
A.A.  Graphic Design          Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO – Dec, 2001

WORK EXPERIENCE

Museum Associate, Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, Denver, CO. Jan 2016 – Current.

Immersive Educator, Researcher, Dome Technician – Department of Defense (DoD) grant, ARTS Lab, University of New Mexico. Fall 2012 – Fall 2014

Digital Media Specialist, documentary, videography, website, fulldome demo, NSF funded grant, Rio Verde Archaeology – Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder Spring 2011 – Fall 2014

Help Desk system administrator, iPad Application Development, Research Software Lesson Development, E-learning Modules and Tutorials, Center for Student Success, College of Education, University of New Mexico. Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

Immersive iPad Application Developer Department of Music, University of New Mexico, Summer 2012

STEM Instructor, lesson developer, summer camp instructor, after-school and wilderness programs instructor, Science Discovery, University of Colorado at Boulder Spring 2009 – Summer 2012

Dome Technician, Researcher – Partnership for Innovation (PFI) grant, ARTS Lab, University of New Mexico Fall 2011 – Spring 2012

STEM + Art Education coordinator for ISEA 2012 Conference, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, Spring 2011

Digital Media Specialist, documentary, videography, photography, motion graphics, website development, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado at Boulder, Spring 2004 – Fall 2005

Planetarium Media Specialist, Fiske Planetarium, University of Colorado at Boulder Spring 2003 – Fall 2003

Help Desk, System Administration and Information Technologies, Bursars Office, University of Colorado at Boulder Summer 2002 – Fall 2002

Substitute Teacher K12. Park County School District, Fairplay, Colorado (2002)

Localization Editor, Graphic Design. Delta Translation International, Denver, Colorado (1998)

Localization Editor, Graphic Design. International Language Engineering, Boulder, Colorado (1997-1998)

Graphic Design, Typesetting, Prepress. Sundance Print Shop, Parker, Colorado (1996-1997)

Assistant Social Worker, Liz Mason LCSW, Portland, Oregon (1994-1996)

CNA, Mountain View, Portland, Oregon (1994-1995)

Bus and Class Aide, for students with special needs, Poudre Valley School District, Fort Collins, Colorado (1993-1994)

INTERNSHIPS

Boulder County Art Alliance (BCAA) (January – May, 2009)
Grant writer for BCAA, through a grant writing course at the University of Colorado. I worked on a number of grant proposals, to support their mission of alternative arts education in Boulder County.

EXPERIENCE

Subduction Zone,
As the Executive Officer I have organized and coordinated the destination hot spring yoga and healing festival. (2009, 2014, 2015)

Immersive Education K-12 Summit Local Chair
Work with the summit committee, organizing local summit activities’. (2013 – Current)

Giant Screen Research Workshop
Invited participant in a two day think tank and workshop on immersive technology and research. (2013)

Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science and Arts (IMERSA) Summit
Working closely with IMERSA Board of Directors, and DMNS staff to coordinate workshops, lectures and live performances in the fulldome. (2012, 2013)

Dorkbot303
Founder of dorkbot303, the Colorado chapter of “people doing strange things with electricity.” I served as curator, promoter and host of the interactive artist series which happened semi-annually in Denver/Boulder, showcasing visiting and local electronic artists. (2006 – 2012)

Girls Rock Denver
Taught technology workshops to girls participating in the summer program. I designed two courses (DJing in Ableton and building a piezo microphone). I also supported the camp by working with the girls to create music videos for their bands and provided audio/visual support for the camp and final performances. (2010 & 2011)

Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Volunteer Galaxy Guide for Space Odyssey Exhibit, and planetarium technologist at Gates Planetarium. Founder of the Live Interactive Dome (LID) group 2006 at Gates. The group focused on innovating opportunities for live interactive performances in the planetarium. (2003 – 2013)

Jefferson Como Fire Department
Volunteer fire fighter at Station 7 Indian Mountain. Also contributed to media documentation and building the department website. (1999 – 2002)

SOFTWARE & HARDWARE

Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, Premier, Final Cut, After Effects, Open GL, PTGui, Autodesk – 3D Catch and Maya, Unity, Cinema 4D, Global Immersion, Sky Scan, V-dome, Camtasia Studio, Movavi, Blackboard, WebCT, Millennium, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, HTML5, Bootstrap, Atlas.ti, Transcribe, Endnote, Resolume, Arkaos, VDMX, Module 8, Touch OSC, Kinect, Processing, MAX, Scratch, Minecraft, Agent Sheets and Second Life. I have extended and specialized understanding of multi-projection immersive media, video processing, spherical photography and videography, cloud point data, photogrammetry and immersive game development. Proficient on Mac and Windows platforms.

PUBLICATIONS

Crayton, J. (2015) Designing for immersive technology: Integrating art and STEM learning. (Masters Thesis) Retrieved from Lobo Vault.

Crayton, J. and Svihla, V. (2015) Designing for Immersive Technology: Integrating Art and STEM Learning. The STEAM Journal, 2(1) http://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol2/iss1/8

Crayton, J. (2015). Teaching creative critical action beyond economy in the art of techno-ecology: Approaches for integrating technology ethics with STEM art education. Journal of Technologies in Education, 10(3–4).

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

Spherical Photography and Photogrammetry for Unity Environments, Loma Linda University, EXSEED Summit (2015)

Live interactive dome, VJ & Unity Gaming, Interactive Dome Event, ARTS Lab & IAIA, DOD grant educational public outreach (2015)

Designing for immersive technologies engaging STEM and art. Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2014)

Designing for immersive technologies engaging STEM and art. iED Summit (immersion 2014) Getty Museum & Loyola Marymount University, (2014)

iSTEMart, Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2013)

Electrospective History: Effects of Electronic Music & Live VJ Performance on Human Consciousness Arise Music Festival, Loveland, CO (2013)

Circuit Bending “Bent Not Broken” Denver County Fair (2013)

iSTEMart education, iED Summit (immersion 2013) Boston, MA (2013)

Immersive Education and Spherical Photography, IMERSA Summit, Denver Museum of Nature and Science (2013)

CaQDA101 (Computer assisted Qualitative Data Analysis) Center for Student Success, College of Education, University of New Mexico (Spring 2013)

Video Mapping with Resolume & IrMapio, Strategy of the Commons, Sister Bar, Albuquerque, NM (2013)

Immersive Landscapes, Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2012)

Ursonate Project, ISEA 2012, Lockheed Martin Dyna Theater, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, (2012)

Using Touch OSC iPad with Ableton, DJ controller workshop. Syntonic Music Festival (2012)

Immersive Landscapes, Denver, Gates Planetarium, University of Colorado at Boulder Science Discovery (summer 2011, 2012)

Fulldome101, Denver, Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science and Arts (IMERSA) Summit (2012)

Teaching Creative Critical Action Beyond Economy Into “the art of TECHNO-ECOLOGY”, Los Angeles, Technology, Knowledge and Society (2012)

Video Remixed, DJing with Ableton, Denver, Girls Rock Denver (2011)

Creative Critical Action beyond Economy into “Techno-Ecology”, Istanbul, ISEA (2011)

Ursonate, National Lambda Rail optical network, live telepresence performance, Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2011)

Immersive Landscapes, Boston, Immersive Education (iED) Summit (2011)

Circuit Bending, Denver, Dorkbot303 (2011)

Pollination Station, Artist Footprints, Biennial of the Americas, Redline Gallery, Denver, CO (2010)

Video Remixed, Taos, Taos Academy – STEM Arts Education Inquiry (2010)

Circuit Bending, Denver, Transistor Sound Art Festival (2010)

Building Your Own Piezo Microphone, Denver, Girls Rock Denver (2010)

Circuit Bending, Denver, STEMapoloza (2009)

Mediakompentenz, Berlin, Transmediale Digital Art and Culture (2009)

Panel participant: Collaborative work and practices in Community, Technology, Economy and Politics, Denver, Denver University Co/Lab Symposium (2008)

Remote Presence & Streaming Life, Helsinki via Boulder, Pixalache (2007)

Experimental New Media of Jane daPain, Denver, Dorkbot303 (2006)

Monster Laptop Rally, Denver, Ableton Software (2005)

Theories in live collaborative video mixing with Keyworx Net, Buffalo, SUNY Net Art & Collaboration (2004)

CERTIFICATES

First Aid/CPR Certified, University of New Mexico. (2014 – 2016)

First Aid/CPR Certified, University of Colorado at Boulder. (2008 – 2014)

Substitute Teacher, Park County School District. (4/19/2002 – 4/19/2003)

Volunteer – First Aid/CPR Certified, Jefferson Como Fire Dept. (1999 – 2002)

Certified Nursing Assistant, Elizabeth Dressel School of Nursing. (1994)

 

 

 

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