CRIANA is a strategic digital production studio that works primarily with small businesses, agencies and nonprofit organizations. Since our founding in 2001, our emphasis has been on building exceptional, strategy-driven client relationships. We use a team-based approach to design and develop highly appealing, functional and easy-to-maintain websites. We leverage our unique blend of creative and technical experience to inform ongoing efforts such as website content solutions, social media, search engine optimization and marketing. Lastly, we bring our technical skill and attention to detail to bear in the hosting, maintenance and secure support of sites on a long-term basis.
We believe that our knowledge, experience and way of working will prove to be a great fit for your digital needs. Whether your website requires website, marketing, design or development – We look forward to taking the next step on this project.
Co-Founder and Creative Strategist
Diana has seventeen years of experience making the web a better place to interact. Her career has enabled her to work with clients such as Martha Stewart, Ethan Allen, Canon, Hewlett-Packard, Tommy Hilfiger, TIME Inc, Johnson & Johnson as well as several small businesses and non-profits. Using her skills and experience in design and development she has helped these clients best reach their audiences through the web and mobile devices.
She continues to enhance her skills by keeping up with the ever-evolving field of web design and development. She attends conferences and meet-ups; some of which have included “An Event Apart,” “Future of Web Design,” “Build Guild” and “WordCamps.” She co-founded DanburyIO which provides the Danbury area with a community for sharing and learning web development skills. She is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Diana earned her degree in Graphic Design from Mitchell College and graduated magna cum laude.
Co-Founder and Producer
Craig has twenty years of experience in business and education. His professional career began in his teens as a youth counselor. Later, while earning a degree in educational psychology and media, he utilized his interpersonal talents in the field of finance and customer service. Craig enjoys collaborating daily with designers and developers to assure that the overall scope and budget requirements for each project are met.
Craig holds advanced degrees in media, psychology, statistics and curriculum development from Fairfield University. He is a member of the National Education Association (NEA), American Psychological Association (APA: Division 46: Media Psychology) and the American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA). Further, Craig holds a professional teaching certification as a school media educator.
Data Analyst and Technical Strategist
Stephanie has eleven years of experience working as a full-stack developer with both web and mobile projects. Her work has enabled her to have experience with the three top CMS platforms of Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress. She has had the opportunity to work with clients such as Coty International, Virgin Records, Ethan Allen, Taunton Press and Voya Financial. Steph is active in the open source community and keeps her skills current by attending conferences and camps. She is a graduate of The Art Institute, holding dual degrees in Photography, Web Design & Interactive Media.
Administration & Producer
Elisabeth has several decades of experience in office and records management and she will rival the best with her interpersonal skills. She has joined the CRIANA team to help manage the day-to-day, make sure tasks get into systems, meetings and schedules are planned and reminding us all about the silver linings.
When she’s not assisting CRIANA, she’s out with her dogs or taking pictures of the amazing sunsets in her area.