As a working professional, I am seeking to continue to grow in my skill set and understanding of the industry, continuing to work towards being a positive influence in our community. I aim to apply my hard-work ethic, attention to detail, design sense, and passion for education to help enhance the community wherever I am.
Design Asylum. Fall 2014 – Current. Senior Web Developer and
At Design Asylum, I am the main web developer. Working in HTML, CSS, and Wordpress, I help fully develop websites from start to finish. I also handle several print clients in between.
Abstract Hawaii Issue #8. Spring 2015. Cover and Spread Design
Working with fellow designers and writers, I helped develop a cover concept for the issue.
UH Manoa Theatre + Dance Redesign . Spring 2013 – Fall 2015 .
UH Manoa Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics . Fall 2014 . Website Redesign
UH Manoa Department of Biology . Fall 2013 . Website Redesign
Lyon Arboretum . Spring 2012 . Tour signage, print materials
InterVarsity Hawai‘i . Fall 2009–Current . Signage Material
UH Manoa Design . Fall 2011–Spring 2013 . Lab Monitor
Monitored and maintained equipment of UH Manoa Design Lab.
Operating Systems : Mac & PC proficient
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 : Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Lightroom
Microsoft Office : Word, Powerpoint, Excel
Web Knowledge : HTML/CSS Coding, Basic PHP, CMS (Drupal, Wordpress), FTP Backend (FileZilla)
Misc Skills: iMovie, Hawaiian cultural knowledge, Research
Design Strengths : Typography, Illustration, Print, Production, Color Theory, Photography
Package design, cultural tattoo design , museum and exhibition design, television shows, photography
Available upon request.
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa BFA . Graphic Design Spring 2013
Educators : Anne Bush, Chae Ho Lee, Richard Bigus, Aaron Lee
Professional Experience (with Art Director)
Stacey Leong Design . May 2013–February 2014 . Junior Production Designer
Art Directors: Stacey Leong Mills and Karyn Yasui Lau
Assisted in the production of print and development of web projects and large print projects.
2013 UH Manoa BFA Showcase . Spring 2012–Fall 2012 . Exhibition and Signage Design
Art Director: Anne Bush
Designed and installed signage for the annual BFA Exhibition with fellow classmates. Primary design contribution included the didactic panels and work labels within the main gallery. Developed exterior and interior gallery installation.
Live On Stage Exhibition . Spring 2013 . Production and Design
Working with other BFA graduates, we worked to design and construct a performance related exhibition space for our thesis project.
SHIFT–2013 BFA Exhibition Space . Spring 2013 . Production and Design
With a small group of BFA students, we conceptualized the show and helped develop outside signage and various promotional material. I was in charge of the design and production of all the artist labels in the main gallery.
HERE + NOW Exhibition . Fall 2013 . Production and Design
Working under Anne Bush, we put together a simple exhibition that showcased the most recent projects produced within the graphic design BFA workshop.
Lanakila March for Meals Website Management. Current
AIGA Student Chapter. Fall 2011–Spring 2013
President from Fall 2012, active member since 2011
UH Manoa RIO . Fall 2012 - Spring 2013
Student Leadership with InterVarsity
2013 Hawai‘i 5–O’s Student Award
2013 AIGA Membership Award . UHM AIGA Spring 2013
2013 John Young Scholarship
2013 Colleges of Arts & Sciences Alumni Association Scholarship
Hawaiian Graphics Artistic Achievement Award . Spring 2012