Plays well with others and loves graphic design work.

Work Samples

  • Print

  • Stationery

  • Posters

Work History

Laura Liu 18 Port Royal Avenue • Foster City, California 94404 • 650.867.6868 • ms.lauraliu@gmail.com • 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

Education

UC Davis, College of San Mateo

Specialties

Awards

www.portfolios.com 2007 merit award featured logo on www.logorevue.sk/portal/

Share