Evan Allen

  • Interactive Designer at Hook Studios
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Full Time Designer at Publicis
  • Freelance Designer at Publicis

Education

Ringling School of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic Communications

Background

Experience

  • Senior Interactive Designer

    Hook Studios

    June 2015 – Present(4 years 4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Full Time Designer

    Publicis

    April 2013 – May 2015(2 years 1 month)greater new york city area

    Designer for Bounty, Charmin, and Puffs brands. Tasks involve designing logos, iconography, typography, page layouts, as well as art and concept direction for campaigns.

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  • Freelance Designer

    Publicis

    February 2013 – April 2013(2 months)Greater New York City Area

    Worked on Garnier Fructis. Tasks included updating the brand website, designing iMedia, and assisting the design direction for the Rock Your Style campaign desktop and mobile site.

  • Visual Design Intern

    Crispin Porter + Bogusky

    September 2012 – December 2012(3 months)Boulder, CO

    Worked with agency’s head creatives on household name brands including Old Navy, Jell-O, Fruit Of The Loom, Charles Schwab and Domino’s. Project formats included interactive applications, brand redesign and exploration, and print-based media.

  • Treasurer

    Ringling College AIGA

    August 2011 – May 2012(9 months)

    Dealing with organization’s funding and its allocations. Committed to advancing student design as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force. Assisted in arranging and funding a company trip to New York City to tour design studios. Contacted and brought in professionals in the design field to provide lectures and webinars for Ringling students.

  • Web Design/Usability Intern

    EIC Agency

    June 2011 – August 2011(2 months)

    Designed a myriad amount of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) web sites for multiple businesses as well as logo animations. Created 11 SEO (Search Engine Optimization) web pages in one week for a law firm. Designed a website for one of the top leading physicians in Manhattan. Full-time.

  • Treasurer

    Ringling College Typography Club

    March 2009 – May 2011(2 years 2 months)

    Helped direct and hold funds for the upcoming events. Worked on the development of Ligature, an exhibition of student typographic studies, with the other executives.

  • Broadcast Graphics

    CBS/Warner Bros

    October 2006 – December 2007(1 year 2 months)Portsmouth, VA

    Performed various tasks, including motion design, screen layout, and print design for a TV show operated by people ages 14-20. Assisted with on and off camera crew members involving story production and performance advice.

Education

  • Ringling School of Art and Design

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic Communications

    2008 – 2012

    Activities and Societies

    Treasurer of Typography Club (2009-2011) and Treasurer of AIGA (2011–2012).

Skills & Expertise

  • Layout
  • Graphic Design
  • Flash
  • Illustrator
  • Illustration
  • Posters
  • Creative Direction
  • Concept Design
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Logo Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Illustration
  • Branding & Identity
  • Storyboarding
  • After Effects
  • Mac
  • Corporate Identity
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • User Interface
  • Interaction Design
  • Photoshop
  • Image Editing
  • Concept Development
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Manipulation
  • Typography
  • Visual Communication
  • Book Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • Information Design