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Gavin Alaoen

Designer

New York, NY, USA
323 829 9577
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.
Experience
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2011
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.
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2011Dec 2011
Freelance Interactive Designer
Provided design and production for MTV.com and VH1.com, including page themes, info graphics, and promos.
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2008
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
New York, NY, USA
Nov 2010
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.
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2009Nov 2010
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.
New York, NY, USA
Jul 2009Dec 2009
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
New York, NY, USA
May 2009Aug 2009
Design Intern
Responsibilities included brand design concepts, logo designs, design proposal layouts, as well as research and graphic production for various clients.
Portland, OR, USA
Jun 2008Aug 2008
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.
Education
Canada
Sep 2005Dec 2008
Bachelors of Fine Art
Skills
 
Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Content Bundler, Adobe Indesign, 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.