Resume

Objective

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.

Professional Experience

Design Asylum. Fall 2014 – Current. Senior Web Developer and
Print Designer

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 .
Website Redesign

http://manoa.hawaii.edu/liveonstage/

UH Manoa Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics . Fall 2014 . Website Redesign

https://manoa.hawaii.edu/astronomy/

UH Manoa Department of Biology . Fall 2013 . Website Redesign

http://manoa.hawaii.edu/biology/

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.

 

Technical Skills

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

Interests

Package design, cultural tattoo design , museum and exhibition design, television shows, photography

 

References

Available upon request.

 

Education

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.

Exhibition Experience

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.

 

Service Work

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

 

Awards

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