About Evan

Evan Pittson is a designer, visual artist, and musician living in New York. His specialties include print and digital layout, hand-drawn and vector illustration, and typeface and lettering design. He works within a variety of print and digital media including signage, CD covers, brochures, web sites, food and beverage packaging, and clothing.

He is skilled in Adobe Creative Suite applications such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Muse, Premiere and After Effects, and has a foundation in HTML and CSS. Mr. Pittson holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the City College of New York with a major in Electronic Design and Multimedia.

In 2015 Evan established his business as a contemporary fontographer, designing computer fonts for professional and personal use. His newest typeface design Mecha is a modern 16-style font family designed for display and body text. Mecha fuses sleek geometry with classic humanist letterform design, with extensive language support, contextual ligatures and alternate glyphs.

Resume

EDUCATION

The City College of New York
BFA in Electronic Design & Multimedia
September 2011 – June 2016

The City College of New York
MPS in Branding and Integrated Communications
September 2019 – June 2021

SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite

Indesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
After Effects
Premiere
Animate/Flash

Typeface Design

Glyphs

Illustration

Drawing
Painting
Vector
Digital painting

Web Design

HTML & CSS>
Wordpress

Photo touchup and manipulation
Microsoft Office
Social Media Marketing

EXPERIENCE

Evan Pittson Design
Freelance graphic design and illustration: custom font design, logos, packaging, print and digital layout, motion graphics, video editing, photo manipulation, web design, social media marketing
2010 – present

Open Book Extracts – Freelance graphic designer
Graphic design, digital illustration, infographic design
April 2020 – present

RedArtichoke – print and web design
Wordpress, logo design, branding, business cards, brochures, signage, posters, flyers, social media
2012 – present

Above Average – graphic & VFX design
Logo design, photo manipulation, motion graphics, social media design
July 2016 – August 2016

CCNY Jazz Program
Branding, logo design, web design, brochures, advertisement design, registration forms, social media marketing, event flyers/posters, Marketing for music department
2011 – present

Scholastic Inc, Visual Content Group – intern
Deployment of Extensis UTC font management software,
font licensing, event scheduling
June 2015 – August 2015