Specializes in illustration and design for business logos and publishing as well as painted/drawn portraiture.
Ayla Jane Gams
1557 Jackson Street
Oakland CA 94612
California College of the Arts, Oakland, Ca.
Overall GPA: 3.5
Privately tutored by Barbieo Barros Gizzi, Massachusetts, 1993-1998
Hard Press Editions, Massachusetts, Spring 2006
*illustrated narrative renderings for pre-teen chapter book mock-up that was later submitted to Scholastic Inc.
*Formatted illustrations within book text using Macintosh QuarkXPress.
*Illustrated book cover.
Hard Press Editions, Massachusetts, Summer 2006
*Illustrated cover for book mock-up later submitted to Publishing Houses specializing in fiction.
Pinguino Belize, Belize, Fall 2008
*Conceptualized and rendered "Pirate Penguin" design that later became the main logo for owner's yacht flag.
Rumpelstiltskin's Restaurant at The Village Inn, Massachusetts,
*Illustrated sign design, color, and composition for local Inn restaurant.
*Digitally rendered in Adobe Illustrator for final submission.
Four Wings Institute, Kansas City, 2009
*Conceptualized and illustrated workshop logo for Four Wings Institute, an affiliate of The Hoffman Institute.
*Digitally rendered illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
Freelance logo designer
*Conceptualized and designed website main logo from illustration to graphic stage.
Dot Dot Dot Design Studio, 2012
Freelance vector illustrator
*illustrated icons for Los Angeles based package design company as well as converted illustrations to graphic vector images in Adobe Illustrator.
The Room To Grow Preschool, Rockridge CA, 2011
*Supervised 15-25 children within a Reggio-Emilia based curriculum.
*Taught basic yoga/meditation techniques to three and a half to five-year-olds.
City of El Cerrito, California, 2009
*Designed and taught art projects/activities for Casa Cerrito Pre-schoolers.