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Erica van Rabenswaay

Erica van Rabenswaay

Bronx, NY, US

 

About 

Hi there! 

I'm a multi-faceted and eager designer from NYC. I love combining hand-rendered and graphic methods to create visually stimulating results. Check out my work at www.EricatheDesigner.com

Elsewhere:

Employment 

The Spark Group, New York, NY, US, Graphic and Web Design Intern

Creating interactive and stagnant web and print ads
Designing engaging infographics
Using existing brand identities to design social media essentials

Oct 2012 - current
 

OffWhite Design, New York, NY, US, Designer/3D Artist

Creating 3D models for mock products for company presentations or for production in China
Designing and creating a storefront display for LiSi Cosmetics Flagship store on Astor Place
Designing original packaging and accurate die-lines for various Polaroid cameras
Creating and recreating various logos according to client feedback
Collaborating with multiple designers on flavor labels for 16 Handles.

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Techno Source, New York, NY, US, Freelance Designer

Assembling and editing mock packaging, puzzles and board games for Where’s Waldo in a neat and timely fashion
Designing original components for various Where’s Waldo games
Testing new products and providing useful feedback

Dec 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Afro-punk, Brooklyn, NY, US, Graphic and Print Designer

Editing Festival 2011 Flyers and creating new banners and posters that follow the same design guidelines
Creating all informational signs used for the 2011 Festival and Afro-punk Camp.
Collaborating with various photographers and writers while effectively expressing my design visions and goals to create both print and online materials
Handling sponsor logos and maintaining correspondence with companies in a professional manner.

May 2011 - Oct 2011
 

College of Arts and Architecture, University Park, PA, US, Digital Assistant

Providing students with assistance using the Digital Clay Carver, 3D printers, 2D & 3D Scanners
Maintaining laser cutters and 3D printers

Dec 2009 - May 2011
 

COOGI Menswear, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

Adjusting preexisting graphics & clothing characteristics
Creating original logos and badges to be used on various articles of clothing
Composing a cohesive urban menswear line with my own color palette and patterns

May 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Education 

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA, US, Bachelors, Integrative Arts

I wrote the curriculum for my own design major involving: Product Design with the Architecture and Sculpture Departments, Graphic Design, and Product Photography.

Oct 2007 - May 2011
 

School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, 3D Illustration Summer Course

Creating molds, and working with my hands to create things such as a helmet with a vintage lamp attached to protect it's wearer from the dark, and earrings that I later 3D scanned and printed with a 3D printer.

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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