Selected works by Christine Kang.
Prior to earning a M.S. degree in Communications/ Packaging Design, I worked as a project manager and strategy consultant in Financial Services. My ability to analyze and communicate complex ideas allowed me to excel but, due to an inherent inclination towards Design, I decided to pursue a new career path. Though it is a change, my expertise as a communicator and manager are proven assets towards any design solution.
m.s., communications design–package design (3.8 gpa)
Pratt Institute. Brooklyn, New York. August 2009–December 2011
b.a. (dual), economics and computer science
Smith College. Northampton, Massachusetts. September 1997–May 2001
SUMMARY OF SKILLS
Analytical, meticulous, and efficient. Sensitive towards color, composition, and style. Adaptable to new technologies. Experienced in client-facing engagements.
Skilled in Packaging Graphics and Structures, Book and Editorial Design, Brand Identity and Development.
Experienced in Project Management, Business Analysis, and Management Consulting.
Fluent in Adobe Creative and Microsoft Office suites, on Mac or PC.
senior designer— Verge Creative Group
New York, New York. May 2012–Current
Lead team to design packaging and promotional products for luxury fashion and beauty brands. Design in-house collateral in digital and print. Create technical files for packages, specifications for product designs, and 3D renderings for product proposals.
designer— Vitacare, Inc
New York, New York. August 2011–Current
Liaise with Creative Director and Marketing Manager to design and launch marketing initiatives in support
of start-up luxury beauty brand. Design work includes packaging, POP design, advertisments, web
communications, posters, stationary, sell sheets, catalogs and other marketing materials.
project management consultant— J.P. Morgan Private Bank
New York, New York. August 2008–August 2010
Business analysis, strategy definition & documentation, quality assurance, project management and delivery, status reporting to senior-level stakeholders. Program Manager for the Bear Stearns back office integration; Project Manager for US Equity Tradng projects.
senior strategy consultant— Detica, LLC
New York, New York. August 2007–August 2008
Develop value propositions through service definition, gap analysis, and ROI tool development; define target state infrastructures for large scale software platforms, prioritize key program initiatives to enhance existing software platform.
business analyst & account manager— Fidessa, LLC
New York, New York. June 2001–August 2007
Manage customer accounts and projects for software upgrades, new services, and customer-specific enhancements. Design customized user interface application based on client consultations. Direct team in quality assurance process. Train and support business users.