Showcase & Discover Creative Work

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,