Bridgette Blanton

Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Asheville, NC, USA
Bridgette is an illustrator, graphic designer & creative daydreamer currently based in Asheville, NC. She graduated summa cum laude from beautiful SCAD-Savannah in 2011 after receiving her BFA in Illustration with a minor in Fashion Design. Since then, she's had the pleasure of making lovely things for even lovelier folks.

Work Experience

Freelance

Graphic Designer/Illustrator

Servicing small businesses and individual clients’ design needs through:
-Illustration (editorial, fashion, how-to, hand lettering, textile)
-Design and layout (interior & industrial design, flyer & brochure design, multi-page publications, branding & logo design, personal & business stationery)
July 2007 - Present United States

I Play., Inc.

Graphic Designer (Illustration Specialist)

-Illustrating repeat patterns and graphics for infant-toddler apparel and care products
-Collaborating creatively with product development through ideas, sketches,
mock-ups & instructions for new products
-Creating technical drawings for all new and existing products (soft goods + hard goods)
-Designing brand collateral for print & web
-Responsible for managing photo library & editing images
December 2014 - Present North Carolina, United States

Lookie Lous Llc + 2fini Design

Graphic Designer/Illustrator

Creating custom designs & illustrations for promotional materials & social media
Designed letterhead, business cards, greeting cards & other business collateral
Producing graphics for product add-ons
Constructed current website design
October 2012 - July 2014 Tennessee, United States

Working Class Studio

Product Development Intern

Designed 4 products to be considered for production
Acquired insight into product ideation & the operation of a small design studio
Worked collaboratively with a team of 12
June 2011 - September 2011 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

BFA Illustration / Minor: Fashion Design

September 2007 - September 2011 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD) (SCADDY)

Parents' Association Scholarship

2010

Applied Arts Magazine

Student Awards Winner in Photo Illustration Category

2011

Skills

Acrylic, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Asana, Charcoal, Creative Problem Solving, Cut Paper, Digital, Drawing, Fashion Illustration, Gouache, Hand Lettering, Mac, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Ms Powerpoint, MS Word, Painting, PC, Typography, Watercolor, Web Graphics,