14055 34th Ave, Apt 4G Flushing , NY 1 1354 johnnysha@gmail.com 917.775.

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WORK EXPERIENCE
2011–PRESENT

PRUDENTIAL DOUGLAS ELLIMAN //

graphic designer

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new york, ny

• In-house graphic designer for a top real estate team; responsible for strategy, positioning, presentation, and marketing materials.
2010–2011

FREELANCE //

art director & graphic designer

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new york, ny

• Mt Fuji: Japanese confectionery and ice cream manufacturer —Provide strategy and design for naming, branding, and packaging of new product line of soy ice cream —Design unified packaging system for different flavors of mochi ice cream • optionsforlife: green cleaning product manufacturer —Update and refine packaging and logo of optionsforlife’s 12 cleaning products —Design co-branding packaging with leading eco-friendly specialty store • Clients: Americans for Oxford, College Board, Global Ad Strategies, Litho-Art, Micato Safaris, Mt Fuji, optionsforlife, Time Warner, and V-Sign Studio
2007–2010

PEPPERCOM //

art director & manager of graphic design

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new york, ny

• Built and developed design department of public relations firm —Oversaw creative strategy, design, budget, and junior staff —Serviced both in-house needs and clients’ projects —Grown from single person to a team of creative director, junior designers, interns, and freelancers • Projects: new business proposals, packaging, identity and branding, promotional campaigns, event materials, infographics, intranet, blogs, eblast, widgets, and websites • Wilbur-Ellis: 90-year-old, $3 billion revenue, privately held agribusiness company —Lead team on 6-month project of worldwide rebranding of corporate and divisional identity system —Designed 170-page brand guideline, on-line graphic assets management, internal communication (intranet, newsletter, podcast), packaging, and signage • Cengage Learning: leading academic and instructional publisher —Provided strategic and creative direction for social media marketing program aimed at college students —Designed avatar for Millennial and Net Generation with programs including widget and Facebook components • Clients: Brand2Squared, Cengage Learning, Food Network, HGTV, PMI (Project Management Institute), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Whirlpool, Wilbur-Ellis, and Yogi Berra
2003–2007

GREY GLOBAL GROUP: G2 BRANDING AND DESIGN //

senior designer

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new york, ny

• Supervised teams of print, video, product, and interactive designers for Fortune 500 clients and new business pitches • Projects: identity and branding guidelines, packaging, product launches, internal communication, pop, event planning, microsites, and advertisement • John Player’s: one of Canada’s top-selling cigarette brand —Designed comprehensive launching program of new product category with internal launch event, sale force promotional activity, and merchant promotional materials

ny bachelor of professional studies in architecture SKILLS COMPUTER Mac and PC platforms.com 917. Adobe Creative Suite. and architectural/spatial planning • Clients: Olive Oil From Spain. and Art Center College of Design Alumni New York Chapter INTERESTS Architecture. NY 1 1354 johnnysha@gmail.14055 34th Ave. ca area of study: graphic design 1992–1996 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO // buffalo. Player’s. PowerPoint. Apt 4G Flushing . ca bachelor of fine arts in graphic design 1998–2000 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH // long beach. giveaways. AIGA. Excel. Word LANGUAGE Mandarin Chinese MEMBERSHIP The Art Directors Club. Trinity Wall Street. Pizza Hut International. and SlimFast EDUCATION 2000–2002 ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN // pasadena. Adobe InDesign. and future media . restaurant interior graphics. and website for documentary/reality show to promote Calgary’s bartenders • Pizza Hut International —Created brand guideline for foreign markets as fine dinning experience —3-part comprehensive guideline covering branding. Topps. communication. Adobe Photoshop.2616 —Designed invite. Adobe Illustrator.775.