I'm Frank.

A creative, innovative, Designer highly regarded for creating compelling designs and memorable experiences for clients. Exceptional collaborative and communication skills, with the ability to examine and understand client needs and deliver products that exceed all original expectations. Recognized as a strong leader, with a dedication towards working with people from diverse backgrounds to suit the new globalized lifestyle. Exemplary academic qualifications include a degree in Graphic Design from Parsons School of Design and a Master of Science in Information Systems from Pace University. Motivated self-starter, adept at performing in fast paced environments with an emphasis on ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget.

Work Experience

APRIL MINT SWIMWEAR, IRVINE, CA: 2017 - 2018

VISUAL DESIGNER

  • Conceptualized and established the brand image, including logo design and corporate identity standards, ensuring all brand objectives were consistently met

  • Directed unique and eye-catching photo shoot for current season campaign.

  • Developed graphics for all labels and packaging.

  • Implemented graphic standards for layout design projects.

  • Conceived designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements.

BRAINCAST WORKS, BROOKLYN, NY: 2012 - 2016

CO-FOUNDER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR

  • Employed & managed 15 people from diverse creative backgrounds, and encouraged them to   provide powerful designs and strong marketing techniques to clients.

  • Provided creative direction and served as project lead for the award winning CRETUS publication.

  • Managed and motivated photographers, writers, editors and other freelancers to create engaging content for publication.

  • Oversaw both the print production and website design for CRETUS.

  • Collaborated with ad agencies to produce photography and video production for clients.

  • Participated in all aspects of ad campaigns, including managing the budget, scheduling call sheets, casting, location scouting, and coordinating post-production.

  • Served as Executive Producer for 2015 Jorya Fashion event in Shanghai.

  • Conceived and launched a new brand for Pileup Furniture (pileuplife.com).

  • Created an easily identifiable logo for Pileup, ensuring its effectiveness while maintaining brand identity.

  • Ensured client websites implemented and integrated both UX and UI design standards.

  • Effectively built, motivated and directed design and production teams to ensure communication is streamlined between all teams to complete projects on time.

  • Established lasting relationships with key executives, clients, vendors and designers.

ILLUMINANT PARTNERS, NEW YORK, NY: 2011-2014

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Provided unique and personalized graphic design elements for a variety of international clients, including tri-lingual promotional material for NSW Australia and a UX/UI mockup for a Belgravia website.

  • Designed and enhanced multiple company logos, packaging designs and CI guidelines for clients.

  • Produced labels and packaging specifically for the export of Hattersley wine to Asia.

  • Participated in client presentations by creating mockups and 3D renders of product packaging.

  • Acted as visual project leader for TLD conferences held in Macau.

  • Collaborated with PR team to develop customized advertisements and marketing collateral.

  • Responsible for photography, video, editing and creating captivating online content.

  • Provided exceptional customer service and develop unique designs to ensure clients’ needs are exceeded.

Awards
Education

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY: 2012

Graphic Design

Pace University, New York, NY: 2010

MS Information systems

National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan: 2008

Communications Management

Spark Design Award Winner, Graphic Design Category - 2014

See award page here

Skills

Adobe CC Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, LightRoom
Microsoft Office, Marvel, Balsamiq, Sketch

Photography

Print production, Digital production
PC & Mac proficient

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