Allison Whittington

Graphic Design | Digital Media | Illustration

San Pedro, CA, USA

Work Experience

Basset Hound Rescue Of Southern California

Graphic Designer

Working with organization's executive board to design printed invitations, save-the-date postcards, postcards, and event programs using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.
April 2016 - Present California, United States

YOakleyPR

Graphic Design Intern

Collaborated with marketing/public relations and human resources teams to design digital advertisements for nonprofit organizations using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Canva.
July 2016 - February 2017 Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, United States

Cannonball Streams

Graphic Design Futurologist

Designed digital advertisements for company website and social media using Adobe Illustrator.
January 2016 - August 2016 New York, New York, United States

Superinterns.com

Sr. Graphic Design Extraordinaire

- Supervised a team of 4-6 graphic designers. Assigned projects to team members and provided feedback on work.
- Conducted second interviews with graphic design internship applicants.
- Assisted in the training of new graphic design interns.
- Designed digital icons, illustrations, and advertisements using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop for company website, blog, social media, and YouTube channel.
April 2014 - January 2016 Washington, United States

Culver City Chamber Orchestra

Freelance Graphic Designer

- Designed printed promotional event flyers and postcards using Adobe Photoshop.
August 2014 - June 2015 Culver City, California, United States

San Pedro Bay Historical Society

Intern

- Collaborated with publicity team in designing window displays and posters for exhibition in San Pedro area businesses and galleries.
- Designed digital logos using Adobe Illustrator for organization’s newsletter and website to promote the 125th anniversary of San Pedro.
- Scanned, notated, and retouched pictures from Historical Society Archives using Microsoft Excel and Adobe Illustrator.
November 2012 - August 2013 San Pedro, California, United States

Education

University Of Connecticut

Online Graduate Certificate in Digital Media and Design

Inducted into Golden Key International Honor Society
Relevant Courses Taken: Introduction to Motion Graphics, Introduction to Web Design, Introduction to Digital Game Design, Digital Media Strategies for Business
May 2015 - July 2016 Storrs, Connecticut, United States

University Of California - Irvine

Certificate in Web Design and Development

Relevant Courses Taken: Web Development with HTML, Creating Web Applications with HTML5, Graphic Design Concepts for the Web, Effective Information Design for the Web
October 2014 - September 2016 Irvine, California, United States

Marymount California University

Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies

Graduated with High Distinction (3.7 to 3.89 GPA)
Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society
Relevant Courses Taken: Digital Color, Digital Illustration, Digital Page Layout, Digital Typography, Digital Advertising Design, Digital Publication Design, Digital Video Motion Graphics, Interactive Motion Graphics
August 2010 - May 2014 California, United States

Awards

Marymount California University

Certificate of Distinction for Academic Excellence in Media Studies, Animation and Motion Graphics

2014

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Apple Macintosh OS, Apple Macintosh OS, Basecamp, Basic CSS, Basic Html, Canva, Digital Illustration, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Drive, Graphic Design, Slack, Windows Os, Windows Os,