Bio

Alan loves working with typography, colors, and exploring new ways of showcasing his Latino roots. He likes to constantly challenge himself by experimenting with the unknown. With a love for lettering and sassy comebacks, he asks everyone to keep it cute!

Contact Me

hola@alanisdesigning.com

Give me a couple days to get back to you

You can also follow me on tumblr here.

Resume

Skills

page layout, digital illustration, sign painting, lettering, packaging, branding, HTML, CSS, JQuery, web design, proficient in Spanish and French

Experience

Opus Agency: Designer | Oct 2014-Present

Designed concept art, event systems, environmental and spacial installations, interactive experiences, and company internal collateral. Worked daily with a team of creatives and project managers to story tell concepts and experiences for large companies using both their brand and original visuals.


Freelance: Graphic Designer | November 2013-Present

Worked on creating branding, brand guidelines, print materials, websites, and other non traditional marketing assets for small startup businesses.


PSU Vanguard: Graphic Designer | Sept 2013-June 2014

Student newspaper where a team of graphic designers create the editorial layouts for weekly a issue.


SALP: Marketing Outreach Coordinator | Dec 2012-Oct 2013

Serve as the point person for all advisors in Student Activities and Leadership Programs (SALP) to request marketing materials—ranging from postcards, invitations, posters, web graphics, to animated GIFs.


ASPCC: Director of Communications | March 2011-June 2012

Art directed and managed graphic artists, webmaster and bulletin board monitor to create advertising pieces, meeting deadlines for both in-house and outside clients.


PCC Marketing Department: Graphic Design Intern | June 2011-June 2012

Worked with various PCC departments on creating conceptual flags to represent their departments during the PCC 50th Anniversary celebration, while maintaining the integrity of college branding.


ASPCC: Graphic Artist | June 2011–March 2012

Create promotional printed items for student oriented events, while attending to everyday office duties. Ranging from brochures, event booklets, posters, shirts, etc.


Education

Portland State University

Bachelors of Art in Graphic Design | 2014


Portland Community College

Applied Associates of Science in Graphic Design | 2012