Freelance Graphic Designer (Print)
Lucy Im - Graphic Designer
San Francisco, CA
Dec 2009 - Present (12 years)
Creative Director for digital to print related projects.
Former small business owner of graphic design firm working solely on music related marketing collateral.
Now based in San Francisco, currently focused on developing mood boards, sketches and design explorations for editorial projects.
Design layouts and mock-ups for client webpages, cobrands, banner advertising, images, and jpgs
Expert in logotypes, typesetting, digital and offset press techniques
Design and production of print project pieces (logo, branding, identity, flyers, business cards, marketing collateral) through use of large format printing, letterpress, digital offset printing while maintaining Green Printing Standards
Daily upkeep of budget, finances, marketing and advertising field job growth
Between DJing and Modeling, constantly inspired by music and album art; master fashion forecaster/costume historian
8 years using Adobe Creative suite
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; Mac and PC platforms
Apr 2009 - Present (12 years 8 months)
Vinyl only, specializing in Chicago soul from the early sixties (Carl Davis), Outskirted Detroit from the Motown Era (no motown re-edits, please), and the roots of Philly Soul prior to TSOP. Peruvian Psychedelic Rock, CAN, The Parliaments before Parliament, Firme Rolas ... Pavement, GBV.
No HOUSE, TECHNO.
I spin electro-acoustic music from the 70s, Jamaican Soul, Rocksteady, Disco before 77, Pop from the UK (hitherto known as Jangle), Disco Rap, Music produced by colleagues and the staple of my youth: late eighties R&B. Early DFA. Beatles, Kinks, etc...
Local Residencies include:
The Social Study, Dalva, Casanova Lounge, Elbo Room (upstairs and downstairs), SOM Bar, El Amigo Bar, Showdown SF, Koko's Cocktails (RIP), Cantina, Milk Bar, Southside Spirit House.
East Bay: VAMP Records, Loulabelle Productions, The Layover, The Hive Studios
Big Sur: Opening DJ for the Vinyl in the Woods Festival, 2010-2011
New York City: The Ace Hotel Lobby Nights, occasional Wednesday nights with Mr. Fine Wine (WFMU) and his "wrecking crew"
Please inquire about rates.
Freelance Fashion, Editorial, Print, Catalog and Runway Model
TheBookr, CITY Model
San Francisco, CA
Nov 2010 - Oct 2013 (2 years 11 months)
High Fashion Editorial, Catalog and Runway.
Also my own photographer, stylist and make up artist.
I have worked with :
Blue Sky Studios
The Factory SF (Evan Group International)
The Ace Hotel NYC
Sarah Liller Design (Brand Ambassador)
Christopher Collins (Project Runway 5)
Threadflip.com White Glove Closet (Campaign Model)
LOFT 1513 (Mannequin Model)
TheBookr.com (promotional model)
Secret Studios SF
Charleston Pierce Presents
Wonwoo Lee Photography
Cody T. Williams Photography
Wak Shack Salon SF
Moda Rivet Styling
City College of San Francisco
Hellman & Friedman
Jul 2008 - Jun 2009 (11 months)
Accounts manager for over 25 private equity entities, managed distributions and contributions on a quarterly basis, maintained ledgers for 30 books, including the New York office.
Accountant & Property Manager
Highbridge Capital Mgmt - D&S Holdings
Feb 2007 - Nov 2007 (9 months)
accounting, human resources, financial analysis - regression models, tax filings, private asset management and estate planning
SHoP Architects, PC
Mar 2006 - Feb 2007 (11 months)
Bookkeeping, graphic design for marketing materials, PR for researchers and prospective clients, assistance in the production of RFPs and RFQs for both privately and publicly funded projects, maintaining digital files and occasional PR via FTP, general admin
Library and Archives Assistant
Whitney Museum of American Art
Jun 2003 - Mar 2005 (1 year 9 months)
Creating/organizing library photography archives, assisting in the the cataloguing of recent acquisitions, handling rare special collections materials (photographs, artowrk, artist books), general admin