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Alaina Gardner

Graphic Designer

Rochester, NY, USA
I believe that the best solutions are a marriage of the latest in exciting technology with timeless design fundamentals.

Work Experience

Ithaca College

Visual Designer and Developer

I work on the Creative Services team within Marketing Communications, alongside other designers and developers, multimedia producers, and other great talented people!
January 2015 - Present Ithaca, New York, United States

Unilever

Graphic Designer

Comprehensive redesign of bottles and packaging for Nexxus hair care in a sponsored competition, multidisciplinary team project.
January 2014 - May 2014 Rochester, New York, United States

RIT Sustainability

Graphic Designer

Collaboration, graphics, and web design on a team of advanced interactive design students for the RIT Sustainability website redesign.
September 2014 - December 2014 Rochester, New York, United States

NeighborWorks Rochester

Graphic Designer

Form redesign chosen as finalist for clean usability, attention to detail, and meeting customer needs.
January 2013 - February 2013 Rochester, New York, United States

Lunartik (Matt JOnes)

Festive Card Competition Winner

December 2012 - December 2012 Rochester, New York, United States

M.Collective Contest Winner

M.Collective Contest Winner

Creative advertising photography
May 2010 - May 2010 Vestal, New York, United States

Monster Workshop

Paper Toy Competition Winner

2010 Binghamton, New York, United States

Motion City Soundtrack

Motion City Soundtrack My Dinosaur Life Contest Winner

Creative illustration
January 2010 - February 2010 Binghamton, New York, United States

Broome Community College

College Note Taker

Hired for showing consistency and attention to detail
January 2006 - May 2008 Binghamton, New York, United States

Education

Rochester Institute Of Technology

BFA (May 2014)

Graduated with honors, Art House floor member
August 2012 - May 2014 Rochester, New York, United States

Broome Community College

Associate in Science (Graphic Design concentration)

3.9 Cumulative GPA
August 2006 - May 2008 Binghamton, New York, United States

Awards

Broome Community College

Jury Award for Exemplary Work in Illustration

2008

Broome Community College

Jury Award for Exemplary Work in Non-figurative Drawing

2008

Skills

Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Indesign CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Branding, CSS3, Editorial Design, HTML5, Icon Design, Logo Design, Photo Manipulation, Prepress, Responsive UI, Web Design,