Brye Kobayashi

Graphic Designer

Brentwood, CA, USA
Born and raised in Hawai‘i, I am a BFA in Graphic Design graduate from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Currently living and looking for employment in the design field in the Bay Area. I am highly experienced in typography as well as print and editorial design. In addition, I am also interested in technology, product design, packaging, UI/UX, fashion and beauty.

Work Experience

Ka Leo O Hawai‘i

Associate Design Editor, Creative Director

Responsible for designing and managing a team of designers in
producing bi-weekly printed newspaper issues. Instrumental in the
design, branding and creative direction of the mobile app, website
and advertising material.
October 2015 - May 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

University Of Hawaii At Manoa - Art Department

Graphic Design Lab Technician

Monitoring and maintenance of the Graphic Design computer lab
equipment. Assisting students in the printing of design projects
using small and large scale color printers.
August 2015 - May 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

University Of Hawaii At Manoa - Campus Center Graphics

Graphic Designer

Corresponding and providing design solutions for clients, as well
as production and printing of said collateral. Creative design of on
campus events hosted by the Student Media board.
May 2016 - August 2016 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States


University Of Hawaii

BFA Graphic Design

My courses included graphic design, typography, print design/production and web design.
August 2012 - May 2017 Hawaii, United States


English (Native),
Japanese (Beginner),


American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Best in Show - Student Category (Manoa Now app)



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Editorial Design, Illustration, Mobile App Design, Print Production, Web Design,