Katarina countiss portfolio2014-1


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Katarina countiss portfolio2014-1

  1. 1. Katarina Countiss katarinacountiss@gmail.com katcountiss.com
  2. 2. Katarina Countiss Seattle Central Creative Academy Associate of Applied Science, 2013 Major: Graphic Design University of Washington Bachelor of Arts, 2009 Major: Communication Work Experience ada’s technical books, seattle 206. 322. 1058 Part-Time Graphic Designer, November 2013 - Present menu production, store signs, social media tricky bird games, seattle 206. 817. 1571 Graphic Designer, June 2013 - Present game design, user testing, website development pivot + levy, seattle 206. 285. 6191 Graphic Design Intern, June 2012 - September 2012 certificate design, photo retouching, stationery suite
  3. 3. Ocean Poster initial brainstorming
  4. 4. Ocean Poster thumbnailing
  5. 5. Ocean Poster thumbnailing
  6. 6. Ocean Poster thumbnailing
  7. 7. Ocean Poster thumbnailing
  8. 8. Ocean Poster chosen thumbnail
  9. 9. Ocean Poster rendering
  10. 10. Ocean Poster type placement
  11. 11. Ocean Poster Final product The assignment: choose a lecture related to the theme “Forces of Nature” and make a poster for the event. I was inspired by this lecture’s title: Brian Skerry Reveals the Ocean’s Glory and Horror. I love the drama of the juxtaposition of the concepts glory and horror. I decided to tell that story using color and illustrative elements.
  12. 12. Brighton Identity brainstorming
  13. 13. Brighton Identity initial thumbnailing
  14. 14. Brighton Identity initial thumbnailing
  15. 15. Brighton Identity initial thumbnailing
  16. 16. Brighton Identity initial thumbnailing
  17. 17. Brighton Identity chosen thumbnail
  18. 18. Brighton Identity thumbnailing an abstract logo
  19. 19. Brighton Identity vectorizing versions
  20. 20. Brighton Identity placing type
  21. 21. Brighton Identity a page of the brand manual Brighton School, a private school, grades from Preschool to Eighth Grade needed an identity redesign. Using an abstract mark and clean typography, I created a Brand Manual with templates for the stationery, field trip tee shirt, branded merchandise.
  22. 22. A Moment of Science mind map of components
  23. 23. A Moment of Science moodboard
  24. 24. A Moment of Science color exploration
  25. 25. A Moment of Science Using After Effects, this video animates parts of a cell, describing how they work together. The colorful illustrations and bold graphics makes this topic easier to understand and absorb. This is a work in progress for a Internet video series called “A Moment of Science.” http://vimeo.com/69917703
  26. 26. Katarina Countiss katarinacountiss@gmail.com katcountiss.com