Élan Hawkins

For the past four years at the Academy of Art University (AAU) in San Francisco, I have studied under professional designers in hopes of one day working for a major corporation to express my love for product design and make a major influence on the world and people around me.


In addition to design, I have a strong background in illustration. With innovative thinking and my colorful expression of Illustration, I want to influence the world.  I have learned to ideate, sketch, prototype, 3D model, and create. As for my illustration skills, I have created pieces in programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, and Indesign. I enjoy the challenge of learning new software and technology.  


Starred in Television Program California by Design  supported by IDSA and Core 77

Featured Artist on Whipsaw's Thinking page Where Industrial Design Meets Maya Angelou

Featured on IDSA.org 

Exhibited at 2016 San Jose Downtown Doors Student Art Competition  

Nominated for San Jose Film Festival of 2016

Featured in the 2019 Academy of Art Spring Show


Adobe Programs – Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Indesign 

Autodesk – AutoCAD, Alias, Fusion 360  




1849 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94109

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