for fun (life)
like a designer
Sept. 2015- May 2016
Digital Design Lead
• Created user-friendly digital designs using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
• Assisted the team in all design related tasks across multiple media outlets such as print, digital and guerrilla marketing in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
Nov. 2012- Present
CHEWY'S DIGITAL DESIGN STUDIO
Owner, Freelance Design Lead
• Lead branding and user education projects
for user-friendly product design, web design and creative branding work
Web Design Clients:
Language Pacifica (Menlo Park)
Little Park Child Development Center (Beijing)
Oct. 2011- Aug. 2013
Stage Manager and Event assistant
• Planned, managed and promoted 10-15 theater events and performances every week • Raised 30,000RMB in two weekends for community outreach to orphans and people with disabilities • Cooperated teamwork with
8-10 people from 6 different countries with diverse backgrounds, in order to ensure successful multicultural events
June 2014 - Aug. 2014
UNU ELECTRONIC INC.
Social Media Marketing Designer
• Designed, analyzed, copy-edited, proofread, and revised online commercials
• Designed an electronic product that was chosen by consumers to mass-produce and sell online • Collaborated with writers, engineers, strategists and product managers
• Formed strong strategic marketing partnerships with consumers and influencers, and increased brand recognition and reputation
Feb. 2013-May 2016
Digital Design Lead
From here, I was selected as the top 3% of students to represent my college department at The National Student Advertising Competition
Illini Film Festival, and etc.
May 2015 - Oct. 2016
• Set up, executed and educated employees of Research Park companies on marketing strategies
• Created and managed all promotional material
• Designed websites, E-Commerce, and social media platforms • Served 5-10 business leaders and customers daily in order to provide better consumer experiences and improve the products
Xerion Advanced Battery Corp.
My team of Besties
GX Design Studio: A collaborative studio, design for user growth!
Grace Chuyi Xiong, GX DESIGN
Founder, Former GAP Inc. Designer
Fun fact: Make users happy and more productive! Instagram:
Gloria Bing Xu, GX DESIGN
CMO & HR, Former Burberry, and Max Mara fashion buyer
David Huang, GX DESIGN
CFO (Cheif food/employee happiness officer), Minister at LGCC
Fun fact: "I make ice-cream (scream)!"
Steven Huang, GX DESIGN
CDO (Cheif Design officer), Designer at Amazon, Former designer at Google and Apple Inc.
Stella Xing Lu, GX DESIGN, CSO (Cheif Social media marketing officer)
Former Event planner at Duke University and SVIEF.
Fun fact: Managing a celebrity Ins account: with 36.1k+ followers!!!
Yixuan Li, GX DESIGN
CPO, (Cheif Photography officer), Research Scientist at Facebook
Fun fact: Instagram: yixuan.lii
Chengkao Ma, GX DESIGN, Security guard, Engineer at Facebook
Fun fact: Have a cute Instagram-celebrity dog:
Jeff Zhang, GX DESIGN, CVO (Cheif Video officer), Freelance event and wedding videographer
Fun fact: "I love money!"