California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science: Graphic Communication
Concentration: Design Reproduction Technology
Minoring in: Studio Art
Degree Conferred December 2016
Designer, Art | Elephant
April 2018 - present
Illustrator & Production Designer (contract) | Elephant
October 2017 - March 2018
Graphic Designer (contract) | GoldieBlox Inc.
July 2017 - October 2017
Owner, letterer, designer | Alyssa Wigant Creative Co.
March 2017 - present
Senior Graphic Designer (contract) | Shutterfly Inc.
January 2017 - May 2017
User Experience and Visual Design Intern | California Polytechnic State University
December 2014 - December 2016
Production Design Intern | LEVEL Studios
June 2016 - September 2016
Graphic and UI Designer | Current Solutions
January 2016 - June 2016
Graphic Designer | University Housing at California Polytechnic State University
August 2014 - May 2015
Awards & Achievements
Casted and filmed for Dove UK's "Real Beauty" and DermaSeries campaigns
January & August 2017
PIASC RAISE Foundation Packaging Competition 3rd place Winner
College of Liberal Arts Open House Design Winner
Judge's Choice for The Secret Garden and The Alchemist Book Designs
Publishing Professionals Network 2016
Outstanding Student Employee of the Year
Nominated Spring 2016
For startup Quench at Cal Poly Startup Weekend 2016
Hackathon Grand Prize, Kennedy Libary Prize, Apple Swift Prize
For mobile app Optimist at Cal Poly's Design & Dev Hackathon 2015
President's Honors List
Achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher for three consecutive quarters in 2015
Letters from Cal Poly President Armstrong
Recognizing "Galentine's Day" and "Optimist" projects.
UI & UX
- Fine Art
- Figure Drawing
- Print Processes
- File preparation for print
- Package Design
- Apparel Design
- Facebook Business
- Event Planning
- Creative Direction
- Premiere Pro
- Video Editing
- Content Creation
Cal Poly Magazine | "Learning By Design"
Level Studios | "Design Interns Get Real: Tips to Stand Out and Make the Most of Your Experience"
Mustang News | "Diversity Jam uses art and music to showcase cultural clubs"
Mustang News | "Cal Poly ‘Galentine’s Day’ garners support from Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls"
Mustang News | "Hackathon brings entrepreneurial students together across campus"
Her Campus Cal Poly | "The 10 Ways I Achieved Self-Love"