A precise artist with a background in freehand illustration blends a passion for art with technical knowledge to create customized illustrations, branded advertisements, balanced hand lettering, and visually appealing merchandise.
Known for meticulously practiced fluency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Draws upon years of high-volume remote work to communicate effectively with clients and adhere to strict deadlines.
School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, Massachusetts. 2015 - 2016
Certificate in Illustration
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland. Summer Program, 2011
Creative Writing and Modernist Literature
Riverside City College
Riverside, California. 2009 - 2011
Film Production, Video Editing
National Novel Writing Month | Non Profit
Conceptualized and illustrated full line of 2018 event merchandise including apparel, housewares, and an enamel pin. Upcoming launch in early September.
Jacque Casillas | Democratic Candidate
Designed evocative logo and campaign collateral for Corona City Council candidate.
Chief Creative Officer | Spark & Fizz | Portland, OR. 2015 - Current
A founding member, this small press publisher has four anthology books in more than a dozen bookstores across the country. Two more releases are scheduled for 2018.
Freelance | Alyssa Alarcón Design | Vancouver, WA. 2013 - Current
Freelancer specializing in serif hand lettering, brush calligraphy, and digital illustration. Favors a clean, graphic, and representative style.
Sr. Graphic Designer | Fred + Far | Los Angeles, CA. 2016 - 2018
Began as the in-house designer and quickly transitioned to remote work. Adhered to tight deadlines with quick turnaround in a variety of disciplines including graphic design, product photography, office management.
Box Office | The Bowery Presents | Boston, MA. 2013 - 2016
Long time trusted employee for Bowery affiliated venues including: The Sinclair, The Royale, Arts at the Armory, and Great Scott. Primarily worked box office, but also handled coat check and merchandise tabling.