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Allison is a designer, illustrator, and problem solver who loves collaborating and podcasts. Hobbies include eating cooking and kickboxing because I like to have a little balance in my life.

Work Experience

  • Factor1 Studios

    Graphic Designer

    Tempe, AZ

    2013-2016

    Designs a range of websites, identities, and collateral for corporate and nonprofit clients. Listens to client needs, then collaborates with clients and developers to rapidly wireframe and design websites that are intuitive, beautiful, and efficient to serve the needs of both clients and users. Updates Wordpress websites for clients by designing extra pages or editing existing ones. Solves communication and marketing problems for clients quickly to meet tight deadlines.

    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Coda
    • Wordpress
    • Web Design
    • Identity
    • Print
  • Airpark Signs & Graphics

    Designer

    Tempe, AZ

    2012-2013

    Interpreted ideas to make accurate production drawings for clients and fabricators. Completed many different types of projects quickly and accurately. Collaborated directly with clients and fabricators to efficiently produce successful designs to meet the client’s needs. Worked well under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude. Designed sign packages that fit in with existing or known brands.

    • Environmental Graphics
    • Production Drawings
    • CorelDRAW
  • WD Partners

    Graphic Design Intern

    Tolleson, AZ

    2011-2012

    Designed wall graphics in Illustrator for various Whole Foods Market locations featuring a combination of hand drawing, digital illustration, & typographic compositions. Managed time effectively to produce many signs and other wayfinding items that fit into the existing system of the store. Organized extensive copy into compositions & signs that were clear, functional, & aesthetically pleasing. Researched the styles found in different cities in order to design systems that would suit each individual location.

    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Environmental Graphics
    • Typography
    • Illustration
    • Production Drawings

Education

  • Arizona State University

    Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design

    Tempe, AZ

    2007-2012

    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Dean's List 2007-2012
    • European History Minor