Fall 2020

Outstanding Students

Outstanding student awards are voted on by the faculty with nominations from students and faculty. Award winners receive a trophy or certificate.

Outstanding GIT Graduate Student

Kendall Slaughter

Requirements

  • Applied for MS GIT graduation
  • 3.40 GPA minimum
  • Student engagement activities
  • Community activities

Outstanding UX Graduate Student

Christopher Durgin

Requirements

  • Applied for graduation
  • MS UX
  • BS GIT/HSE/TWC w/UX Concentration
  • Academic Achievement
  • Student Collaboration

Outstanding GIT Graduating Senior

Ari Faye

Requirements

  • Applied for BS GIT graduation
  • 3.40 GPA minimum
  • Student engagement activities
  • Community activities

Super Star

Amy Hector

Requirements

  • Upper division
  • Undergraduate
  • Academic achievement
  • Community activities
  • All around amazing

Rising Star

Katie Stains

Requirements

  • Lower division
  • Undergraduate
  • Academic achievement
  • Community activities
  • All around amazing

Outstanding Design

Ari Faye

Requirements

  • Undergraduate
  • Achievement in design

Outstanding Commercial Photo & Video

Dustin Johnson

Requirements

  • Undergraduate
  • Achievement in commercial photo & video

Outstanding Animation

Michael Rodriguez

Requirements

  • Undergraduate
  • Achievement in animation/motion graphics

Outstanding Print & Digital Publishing

Maddy Greenlee

Requirements

  • Undergraduate
  • Achievement in print & digital publishing

Outstanding Web Design & Dev

Angela Valenzuela

Requirements

  • Undergraduate
  • Achievement in web design & dev

Outstanding User Experience

Christy Eastman

Requirements

  • Undergraduate
  • Achievement in user experience

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Achievement Awards

Achievement Awards are unique awards given by the faculty to students whom are excelling at specific skill. Winners receive a token of appreciation from the faculty.

Blue Germ [Carrasquilla]

Kayla Arbelius

Sync Stars [Westover]

Isabel Zimmerling & Haley Lorenzen

Dark Horse [perez-fox]

Angela Valenzuela

Figures it Out [squire]

Soledad Carrillo

Grading Guru [Ralston]

Amy Hector

MacGyver [ralston]

Cameron Lee

souza spirit award [aiga poly]

Kayla Arbelius

Industry Awards

Industry Awards are voted on by local design leaders from projects submitted by freshman to graduates, individuals to teams. Winners receive a Credly digital badge to embed in their digital portfolio.

Branding Systems & Campaigns

A collection of elements which work together to create unified, consistent, and flexible brand/campaign assets that communicate the brand/campaign value.

Animation & Motion Graphics

Narrative character-based or dynamic animations with any combination of computer-generated graphics, visual effects, text animations, or digital reproductions of drawn images.

Digital Products

Products viewed or interacted with via a browser on a computer, on a handheld device, or through a combination of interconnected surfaces and interaction models (web, mobile, kiosk, exhibit, game console).

Illustrations & Composites

Single pieces or series of pieces that are hand drawn or digital. Composites or photo manipulations combine multiple images and/or vector elements into a new composition. 

Photography

Single image or series of related images that are photographic in nature– images captured in camera images and edited (or not).

Print & Digital Collateral

Multiple page and single piece of collateral (not part of a campaign).

Video

Cinematic or live action examples where at least one aspect was captured in camera that demonstrate the the process of:

  • Direction
  • Post-production video editing
  • Storyboarding
  • Video Capture
  • Visual effects

User Experience

Documents aimed at developing a particular product, system or service considering a person’s emotions, behaviors, and attitudes. This includes the practical, experiential, affective, meaningful, and valuable aspects of human–computer interaction.