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Jacob Etelamaki


Previous positions

  • Design Research Assistant at University of Washington
  • Freelance Designer at Studio Matthews


University of Washington, Bachelor of Design, Visual Communication Design





  • Present

  • Graphic Designer


    July 2019 – Present(3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Design Research Assistant

    University of Washington

    June 2017 – March 2018(9 months)Greater Seattle Area

    Worked alongside Karen Cheng on Smart Bins, an interactive trash monitoring research project that educates consumers on their waste habits through a design-forward interface. Produced print and digital collateral for a one-off faculty and alumni lecture, while being mentored by Doug Wadden. Assisted in the process of prospective student admission to the department.

  • Freelance Designer

    Studio Matthews

    July 2017 – September 2017(2 months)Greater Seattle Area

    Collectively worked with the studio on client projects relating to visual communication, environmental graphics, and the built environment.



  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • HTML (basic)
  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Communication
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Sketch App
  • Photography
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • SketchUp
  • Microsoft Office
  • Image Editing
  • Publication Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Packaging Design
  • Social Media
  • Print Design
  • Web Design
  • Adobe Experience Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Email Marketing

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s List