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Alison Rowan

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hello! I'm a Toronto-based Graphic Designer with a love of typography, lettering and print design in particular. I'm also well-versed in web design, and have a developer that I work closely with to complete full web projects.
Experience
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009
Owner & Graphic Designer
A series of work completed for various clients on a freelance basis including web designs, posters, wedding stationery, branding and more.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug 2013Present
Creative Services
Working as part of a creative team to produce marketing and promotional materials including conference signage, t-shirts, booklets, and other print pieces.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012Aug 2013
Assistant
Assisting in production of fine, limited edition handmade books, working with and maintaining letterpress and Intertype machines, and completing organizational tasks.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009Present
Graphic Designer
Completing design tasks including web graphics, full web designs and ebook designs.
Education
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011Apr 2015
Bachelor of Design
"The Graphic Design curriculum has a strong focus on design process, typography, image making and strategic thinking. It engages you in the creation of principled, conceptually strong, imaginative and formally sound solutions to many types of problems. You’ll discover the larger impact of graphic design in the context of cultural and societal issues."

– OCAD Website
Awards & Certifications
2014
Three-Time Print Communications Semi-Finalist
2013
Registered Graphic Designer (Student Member)
Jun 2011
Specialist High Skills Major in Digital Design & Production
May 2011
Jun 2010
Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop CS4
May 2010
May 2009
Fleming College Regional Skills Competition
2nd Place Graphic Design
Languages
 
English (Native), French (Advanced)