Gianni Scarpino
Mentorships Chair – Education Committee

Gianni is a visual designer, writer, and creative problem solver who focuses on bringing narrative and research to visual design. She is currently a contract designer on the Xbox Research and Design Team. Prior to Microsoft, she spent the past six years focused on communication and visual design working with clients like Nike and Mural. Prior to digital design, she spent five years designing event with various event-design studios in her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

Gianni came to Portland in 2017 after attending Pensole Design Academy course and immediately fell in love with the city and creative community. She wants to become more connected w this niched community by helping individuals, at every career level, to grow and develop their creative careers. This is what brought her to join the AIGA Education Committee in 2020 where she helped to create the inaugural AIGA Mentorship Program.

When she’s not working, she’s putting some miles on her running shoes, painting/doodling/writing, or keeping her plants (mostly) alive. IG: @gscarp