CSY Designs is group of web and graphic designers and artists brought together by Corrinne Yates with the goal of providing design services focused towards quality, flexibility, and sincerely dedicated to providing the best products and service to our customers. Our focus is on doing the job right the first time, and delivering a product that we can be proud to say is ours.
Who we are, What we do, and our Experience
Corrinne S. Yates is the Owner and Founding Member. She is responsible for Web Development, Graphic Design, Product Integration, and all Business Management and Accounting/Financial aspects. Corrinne brings nearly 20 years of computer experience, beginning with her three years at UTA pursuing a computer sciences degree, continuing with her working on computers, both at work and at home, up to the present where she has been designing web sites for over two years.
Skilled in creating visual elements of design, she creates attractive site styles, themes, and templates. She is equally proficient in building the functional elements, and uses, HTML, Java Script, PHP, and more. frequently writing her own scripts, and applications.
Eric Waisman is the other Founding Member. He is responsible for Graphic Art, Abstract Art (as WickdArts Design), Technical Writing and Project Management tasks. Eric has been working with, and using computers for 25 years, as an integral part of his work in RF Engineering. He has over ten years experience of technical writing, and another ten of project management. He has owned a series of personal computers for the last ten years, most built by him.
His interest with art started as a child, and he started taking photos as a teenager, frustrated with an inability to draw or paint, he turned to computer graphics four years ago, and discovered his outlet. He creates abstract art using Photoshop, and PaintShop Pro, continues to take photos, and also creates graphics for web use. He writes for both work and pleasure, creating content for many of our projects, and keeping a weblog for enjoyment.
Geoff Alleger is the newest addition to the CSY Designs Team. He is responsible for Identity Design projects, Digital Imaging, and Marketing. Geoff attended the Academy of Art College in San Francisco and has been doing promotional graphic design work (primarily for musicians & artists) for five years.
His Design Resume includes Art Direction & Identity Design for several small businesses (djmixhosting.com, Cure Records, & Realnext, Inc., among others). He has also done Promotional, and Marketing work for underground music artists such as Smight, Tiny & Dizzy, Soma Kinetic, & theZproject, and has been part of countless Web Development, and Design projects. Geoff also handles all of our Digital Imaging (primarily photo restoration/repair & compositing), Event Photography, and Audio needs.
To ensure the highest quality and compatibility for our customers, we use up-to-date applications and tools. Our design work is done on state of the art, custom built workstations, and we have a fully functional local Linux web server, running Apache/PHP/MySQL/etc., available to allow complete testing and verification of all new designs and customized applications prior to publishing them to the “live” site.
Some of the applications we use include:
- NetObjects Fusion
- Microsoft FrontPage
- Ulead (entire suite of applications)
- Adobe Photoshop
- Jasc Paint Shop Pro
- Adobe Acrobat Professional