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Foster City, CA
Foster City, CA
Plays well with others and loves graphic design work.
Laura Liu 18 Port Royal Avenue • Foster City, California 94404 • 650.867.6868 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.lauraliu.com Objective–A challenging graphic design position where I would be able to contribute my layout, color, and typography skills to produce design that communicates. Highlights of Qualifications • 5 years of relevant experience and education in design • 2007 Merit Award winning designer at Portfolios.com • Experienced with print preparation and production • Organized, flexible, team player with the ability to work independently • Proficient in Mandarin and Japanese Professional Experience Freelance Graphic Designer | Robert Half International | Menlo Park, CA | September 2009–Present • Created “SuperAdmin” concept for OfficeTeam’s Administrative Professional’s Week (APW) collateral, including a brochure, flyers, and a video • Assisted the Art Director in a photoshoot for OfficeTeam’s APW’s “SuperAdmin” concept by organizing props, storyboards, poses, and schedule Graphic Designer/Project Manager | Terry DeMarco’s Barberia | Foster City, CA | Nov 2006–Present • Design and produce product labels, collateral, and POS displays • Project managed website redesign by setting deadlines and coordinating resources • Analyzed customer feedback and compiled into a market research report Freelance Graphic Designer | November 2007–Present • Organized and cut production time in half for over 50 manuals while working at D-scheme Studio • Designed and/or did production work on presentations, ads and other print materials for companies: IDEO, SEPHORA, Creative Spark, and Terris, Barnes & Walters • Conceptualized and designed layout of an 80-page photography book for the Visual Learning Community, which resides in the Special Collections at the College of San Mateo Library • Redesigned 3 64-page annual travel brochures, including image selection, color correction, layout, and copy editing Freelance Graphic Designer | JanSport® | San Leandro, CA | June 2008–May 2009 • Designed and did production work for 3 seasons (5 books) of JanSport® workbooks; integrating tables, paragraph styles, character styles, and nested styles • Worked closely with printers for designed projects; including proof and press checks • Designed Mainstream and Specialty hangtags for the Spring 2009 Season Computer Software Skills • Graphics: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom 2.0, Bridge, Acrobat (CS3 and CS4) • Internet: Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Netscape • Basics/Database: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Novell • Equipment: DLSR Camera, Scanners, CD-RW, Digital Media, Stylus Tablet • Multimedia: Dreamweaver • Languages: HTML • Operating Systems: Macintosh, Windows Education & Certificates • Graphic Design Certificate–College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA • Computerized Office Training–San Mateo Adult School, San Mateo, CA • CBEST Daly City, CA • Certificate in Teaching English–TEFL International, Zhuhai, China • Bachelor of Arts–University of California, Davis, CA International Relations degree Emphasis in World Trade and Development Communication degree Minor in Chinese
UC Davis, College of San Mateo