Showcase & Discover Creative Work

Gavin Alaoen

Designer

New York, NY, USA
Gavin Alaoen is a New York based digital & interactive designer, with an emphasis on branding and identity. Other areas of experience include packaging, editorial and print design. He is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, with a BFA in graphic design.

Currently he is working as a digital designer for MTV Networks on both the MTV and VH1 brand. Other companies he has worked for include; Nike, Glamour Magazine, Details Magazine, Evite & Mother New York.

Work Experience

MTV Networks

Senior Designer / Content Creator

Working in-house on design and production for MTV and VH1 digital platforms, including web, mobile, and tablet. Collateral includes page themes, info graphics, social media assets, promos, co-brands and tent pole site design and production.
December 2011 New York, New York, United States

MTV Networks

Freelance Interactive Designer

Provided design and production for MTV.com and VH1.com, including page themes, info graphics, and promos.
June 2011 - December 2011 New York, New York, United States

Allow Me To Introduce Myself

Freelance Designer

Designing various print and web collateral, including; branding & identity design, websites, e-blasts, product packaging and event posters.

Clients Include:

B&G International
Details Magazine
Glamour Magazine
EastSide Dental Medicine
Evite
Jay Weiss Creative
MTV
ParkEast Youth Enrichment Center
Pimbury Sport
VH1
December 2008 New York, New York, United States

Details / Glamour Magazine

Freelance Digital Designer

Digital marketing team member providing brand design concepts, development,
strategy and graphic production for web and interactive platforms. Other design
responsibilities include various graphic production collateral.
November 2010 New York, New York, United States

Cell Division

Designer

Contributed interactive concept design and development for major pharmaceutical based clients. Other design responsibilities included; brand design concepts,
branding guide layouts, and various graphic production outputs.
December 2009 - November 2010 New York, New York, United States

Glamour Magazine

Freelance Designer

Worked in-house with creative and art directors on; magazine advertorials and advertorial comps, brand design concepts, logo designs, sales presentation layouts, as well as designed collateral for sponsored and internal Glamour events
July 2009 - December 2009 New York, New York, United States

Mother New York

Design Intern

Responsibilities included brand design concepts, logo designs, design proposal layouts, as well as research and graphic production for various clients.
May 2009 - August 2009 New York, New York, United States

Nike (Global)

Brand Design Intern

Contributed research, concept development, and graphic production for the Nike running brand. Projects included Nike+, Nike Free, and the Air Pegasus 25th Anniversary.
June 2008 - August 2008 Portland, Oregon, United States

Education

Art Center College Of Design

Bachelors of Fine Art

September 2005 - December 2008 Pasadena, Canada

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Content Bundler, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fontlab, HTML/CSS, Joomla!, Mac OS, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Windows Os, WordPress,

Interests

Origami, hi-top sneakers, NBA basketball, boxing, astronomy, double meanings, pandas, puns, process, user created content and culinary explorations.