WORK EXPERIENCE

Brandify | Anaheim, CA

Brandify is a digital marketing company providing location-based solutions for brands to engage with consumers from online to in-store.

Creative Director (Feb 2018 – Present)

  • Lead the art direction of marketing, advertising and social media campaigns

  • Strategize, plan, and align creative efforts with marketing, sales, and the executive team

  • Manage creative team and work closely with designers, copywriters and developers to create on-brand solutions

  • Improve brand and product user experience via videos, websites and mobile apps

Creative Lead (May 2016 – Feb 2018)

Multimedia Designer (Sep 2013 – May 2016)

  • Designed and produced creative content, including video, print, web and infographics

  • Ideated, storyboarded, and directed video projects

  • Created responsive web designs for clients such as North Face, Disney and BJ’s

  • Established company’s visual identity and standardization for team

TED-Ed | Freelance

TED-Ed is an award-winning education platform that serves millions of teachers and students around the world every week through original animated videos and interactive lessons.

Director, Animator, Designer (Aug 2017 – Nov 2017)

  • Worked closely with TED-Ed’s production team to direct and animate TED-Ed video lesson

  • Managed and directed music and sound post-production 

AIGA Orange County | Costa Mesa, CA

AIGA OC is a non-profit working to be a practical resource, support network, and platform for local creative professionals and creative communities.

Design Chair (Jan 2016 – Dec 2017)

  • Developed effective designs that support AIGA workshops, events and chapter needs

  • Ensured communication materials are on brand

Green Forest Animation Studio | Los Angeles, CA

GFA is an in-house 3D animation production studio.

Freelance Designer (Sep 2013 – Dec 2013)

  • Brand identity design for clients, including logos and stationery

Education Publishing Company | Cambridge, MA

The company develops and operates online directories for schools and degree programs.

Graphics Designer (Jul 2013 – Oct 2013)

  • Designed logo and several education resource websites for first-generation college students

Warner Bros. Entertainment | Burbank, CA

I worked in 2 divisions, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Technical Operations.

Animation Intern (Sep 2012 – Dec 2012)

  • Created and managed the texture library of 3D assets (characters, backgrounds and props) for Warner Bros. artwork archive

  • Worked with Production Manager on storyboards for animation pre-production

  • Assisted in studio pipeline on "Beware the Batman" production

Entertainment Media Archives Intern (Jun 2012 – Aug 2012)

  • Color-corrected and edited photography, animation stills and documents 

  • Managed and documented Warner Bros. and Hanna Barbera properties (archival artwork,sets, props, and costumes) 

  • Assisted in the set up of museum displays

Duck Studios | Los Angeles, CA

DUCK is a creative studio producing commercials, music videos, short films and web content.

Animation Intern (Sep 2011 – May 2012)

  • Created animations for U.S. Olympic’s “Team USA” campaign

  • Designed visual assets and background layouts on Disney’s “Wild About Safety” commercial

ACM SIGGRAPH | Vancouver, BC

SIGGRAPH hosts annual gatherings of the worldwide community devoted to computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Producer Assistant (Aug 2011)

  • Edited footage for SCOOP Podcast Team

  • Assisted Videographer on filming at Vancouver SIGGRAPH Conference

Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) | Hong Kong

HKTDC helps connect small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Hong Kong with business partners around the world.

Editorial Designer (Jun 2011 – Jul 2011)

  • Designed marketing collateral and magazines layouts for print, web and mobile

  • Worked closely with design, editorial, and production teams from concept to execution

  • Assisted in product photography (tableware, accessories) featured in publications and on-site photography at conferences

inMotion Studios | Burbank, CA

inMotion Studios is a full-service boutique creative agency providing graphic design, video production, animation, and web design.

Motion Graphics Designer (Sep 2010 – Dec 2010)

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A Place Called Home | Los Angeles, CA

A Place Called Home provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles.

Graphic Design Assistant Instructor (Sep 2010 – Dec 2010)

  • Taught middle to high school students Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator techniques

AWARDS

ETHOS Annual

My project, “Small Steps to Sustainability”, was selected for Spotlight Award for ETHOS Annual (November 2018)

Muse Creative Awards

Gold recognition: Video, Mobile App, and Social Responsibility (May 2016)

AIGA Orange County Design Awards

Best Brand Identity, Best Mobile UI Design & Best Website (November 2015)

Awwwards.com Best Website Nominee

Company website nominated by Awwward jury for Best Website (June 2014)

Adobe Design Achievement Awards

Animation Category Semifinalist for my short film, “Mei” (August 2013)