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CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

HEIDI REIFENSTEIN DESIGN // Alaska & California

Designer Fall 2009–Present

Print Products including book design, brochures, posters, branding and marketing collateral, invitations, postcards, letterhead & stationary design.

Web Design including concept, page layout, high end aesthetics and coding.

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE // Anchorage

Adjunct Professor of Typography Fall Semesters, 2012–Present

WALSH SHEPPARD STRATEGY + COMMUNICATIONS // Anchorage

Contract Designer May 2011–Present

Print Design including marketing collateral, annual reports and identities.

Web Design including concept, page layout and coding.

NOON // San Francisco

Design Intern May 2009–Oct 2009

Designed annual reports, posters, postcards and brochures

Brainstormed for and implemented packaging, web support and research

Production work on an Amy Butler book, a Chronicle publication

MINE™ // San Francisco

Design Intern Jan 2009–May 2009

Creation, production, comping, brainstorming and studio support

SPUTNIK // California College of the Arts, San Francisco

Designer Sept 2008–Dec 2008

Creation and production for print and web, press checks, and client meetings

NELSON GALLERY // University of California, Davis

Museum Scientist Oct 2006–April 2007

Prepared and archived artwork, installed exhibitions, matted and framed works

FINE ARTS CAMP // Juneau, Alaska

Art Director, Promotions Designer, Art Teacher 2004–2006 Summers

Educated students, recruited staff; created posters, postcards, brochures and ads

AWARDS

AIGA Alaska Annual Awards Competition

2 Awards — Silver Award and Honorable Mention 2012

University & College Designers Association Awards

2 Awards of Excellence 2009

Thesis Graphic Design Award // California College of the Arts

Top Honors 2009

Level 4 Student Award // California College of the Arts

Top Honors 2008

Michael Vanderbyl Scholarship // California College of the Arts

Recipient 2007–08 and 2008–09

Career Opportunity Grant // Alaska State Council on the Arts

Recipient 2006

Individual Grant // Juneau Arts & Humanities Council

Recipient 2004

Community Grant // Juneau Arts & Humanities Council

Recipient 2002

For a community art center

Perry Award // Whitman College

3rd Place 2000

For Senior Thesis Exhibition, Juror: P. Roberts, Portland Art Museum

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

solo exhibition // Iconic Substrates

International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, Alaska, 2007

solo exhibition // Simple Mindfulness

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Juneau, Alaska, 2005

juried exhibition // All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition XXX

Statewide tour, Anchorage Museum of History & Art and Alaska State Museum, 2004–2005

Juror: M. Rush, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

aiga alaska, The Professional Association for Design

Board Member Anchorage, Alaska, 2012–Present

the leighty foundation, Charitable Family Foundation

Board Member National, 2010–Present

one percent for art

Committee Member Juneau, Alaska, 2005–2007

empire gallery and partnership for the community arts center

Cofounder and Volunteer Director Juneau, Alaska, 2001–2004

INTERESTS

Skiing, running, white-water rafting. Reading, sketching, note-taking. Using power tools and soldering irons. Running my VW Beetle on veggie oil. Beeswax, embroidery thread, and image transfer techniques. Wandering (especially into bookstores).

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

applications // InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver

coding // HTML, JavaScript, jQuery

EDUCATION

california college of the arts // San Francisco, CA

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, graduating with distinction

whitman college // Walla Walla, WA

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (emphasis in painting and drawing)

studio art centers international // Florence, Italy

Semester Abroad Art School