kirsten
allen

art

self directed

remote / in-house

design & development

AVAILABLE

hire me!





graphic designer,
front end developer,
model maker,
toymaker,
pianist,
comedian,
photographer
I want to be a part of your next project. I promise not to use comic sans on your website :)

Your Girl Friday,
- kirsten allen


online


GRAV

Front End

June 2016 - October 2019
3yrs 5 mos Austin TX


Created and maintained GRAV.com from conception to the last year. Created multiple unique features for the website, as well as treasure hunts, auctions and easter eggs.
3 years of ecommerce site development and house-of-brands strategizing, working closely with product development, sales, and data integrity to create and maintain information on hundreds of products.


T-FORMATION

Graphic Designer

April 2014 - July 2015
1yr 4 mos Tallahassee FL


Created original designs for large volume apparel printing. Managed tight deadlines, quick turnarounds, and iteration after iteration of client changes.


PATRICK'S UNIFORMS

Art Director

July 2013 - January 2014 7mos Savannah, GA

Screen printing, direct to garment printing, vinyl cut signs and lettering, laser engraving & etching - I create the art block, or vectorize existing art block, and over see the production of the final pieces from start to finish: including color matching, communicating with clients to provide the best result, ordering supplies and maintaining inventory, managing project flow to assure projects are done in a swiftly and timely manner.


SCAD


Bachelor of
Fine Arts Degree


2008-2012

we can make anything we want

more things, in no particular order:

WEB

  • HTML / CSS & SCSS / Jquery / Javascript
  • Shopify / Wordpress / Squarespace
  • Sketch / Invision / Bootstrap / Netlify / Node.js
  • Wireframing / Themeing / Asset Management / Content Creation

GIFS

  • Also familiar with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Illustrator / Photoshop / AfterEffects / ETC

BRANDING

  • Logo Development / Brand Identity
  • Love fonts? Let's talk about fonts! email me!

PROCESSES

  • Created standards of maintenance for machines at Patrick's Uniforms
  • Created image processing standards for website & catalog product images at GRAV
  • Adhered to strict branding guides at TFormation for t-shirt printing and color matching

DESIGN

  • Bright & Bold Illustration & Design
  • Also I gold-leafed a pinecone one time as a present for a friend, that was an experience
  • Making icons and collecting fonts since forever