X P E R I E N C E:
GRAPHIC / WEB DESIGNER for
Redwood City, California.
6/2013 – 9/2014
GRAPHIC / WEB DESIGNER
VietSAVE Coupons, San Jose, California
Designed and prepared files for printing coupon catalog. Developed/designed
Pacific Printing, San Jose, California
Designed complete layout and produced digital files ready to
FREELANCE GRAPHIC / WEB DESIGNER for VietVoters,
San Jose, California, a non-profit organiztion.
Designed printed/online materials to increase public awareness
and understanding of the multicultural participation in mainstream.
9/2010 – 11/2010
Thang Bom News, San Jose, California
Designed-layouted for dailly newspaper.
8/2008 – 1/2009
YESVIDEO, Santa Clara, California
Edited videos and provided technical support.
VIDEO EDITOR/ART DIRECTOR
SBTN (Saigon Broadcasting Television Network)
San Jose, California
Responsibilities for design and production of videos of all lengths,
including :1 minute, 30 second TV commercials, talk shows, corporate
videos, internet videos and graphic elements.
3/2006 – 6/2006
M. E. Fox and Company, Inc., San Jose, California
6/2003 – 1/2006
GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Webmaster
SaigonUSA News, San Jose, California
Designed-layouted and coordinated print production for weekly
newspaper. Managed workflow and digital (files) archive system.
Website designed and daily updated for online newspaper.
VCA, San Jose, California
Designed and oversaw production of print materials to promote
public awareness of Multi-culture for a non-profit organization.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER / SUPERVISOR
Media Factory Inc., Fremont, California
Responsibilities for graphic design, illustration and pre-press
for CD, DVD covers, brochures, poster, print ads and web graphics-GIF
animations. Worked directly with client from start to finish.
Supervised in-house graphic department.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER / LABEL EDITOR / ILLUSTRATOR
Abbott Diagnostics, Santa Clara, California
Designed medical product labels, graphics for operating-reference
manuals and product packages. Developed and established department
procedures. Archived electronic files for easy retrieval for later
IC Magazine, San Jose, California
Designed and produced advertisings, promotional materials, editorial
TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATOR / GRAPHIC ARTIST
SYBEX, Computer Book Publishing, Inc., Alameda,
Created technical and graphic illustration for Sybex books using
PC and Mac-based applications. Literally, produced over a thousand
high-quality illustrations. Several key titles and best sellers
were included: Novell’s Complete Encyclopedia of Networking, Easy
Guide to Window 95 and Novell Press Series… Received great praise
from authors and was asked specifically to create illustrations
for their books. Provided computer graphic support for Desktop
Publishing Department in editing/modifying graphic files to correct
any problem as necessary. Coordinated schedules with Art Director
for hiring freelanced artists. Organized and managed illustration
workloads to insure deadlines were met.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (freelanced)
LANimation, Inc., Avila Beach, California
Designed a multimedia presentation, “CNE Bootcamp”, on-line training
materials for Certified NetWare Engineer-to-be.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (freelanced)
SYBAR Software, Alameda, California
Designed program templates and graphic interface for software.
D U C A T I O N:
De Anza College, Cupertino, California
Film/TV Production Program. Recipient of De Anza Creative/Fine
Arts Scholarship. My Short film "Cooking for Love" (edited
on Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator) was one of the
Finalists in the International Cinéphone Festival 2015:
University of California Extension, Santa Cruz
Multimedia Design and Production Program. Software trained with
hands-on instructions in Web Design, Director, Premiere, HTML.
California College of the Arts (CCA), San Francisco
BFA in Graphic Design. Additional courses in
illustration and CAD.
Chabot College, Hayward, California
Studied Fine Arts and Architecture.
O F T W A R E S K I L L S:
Adobe Creative Cloud applications, Adobe InDesign,
Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After
Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Muse, HTML &
CSS, CorelDraw, PageMaker,
Windows Media Encoder, GIF Animator, Adobe
Acrobat, Microsoft Office.
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