Wynn Yau

Brand Designer & Lettering Artist

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I'm a brand designer & lettering artist based in Toronto. With a background in fine arts and 4 years of experience, I love to help entrepreneurs and brands clarify and express who they are through empathetic design and communication.

Work Experience

Branding Agency

Lead Project Designer

• Promoted to Lead Project Designer from Graphic Designer in 5 months;
• Lead, conceptualized and designed for a range of brand projects while creating brand assets, presentations and communication materials that align with brand strategy for print, digital and social media platforms;
• Managed multiple cross-cultural B2B relationships with SME clients to understand, consult and translate business needs into creative solutions and obtain client buy-in;
• Provided art direction for brand and product photoshoots;
• Collaborated with external interior designers to align store environments with brand guidelines and design custom wall graphics;
• Conducted market research to develop brand strategies and positioning;
• Spearheaded junior designer mentorship through creative thinking exercises and design support;
• Edited written material to ensure legibility of Chinese-English translations.

Selected Clients:
7 Baker, Yang Teashop, August 8, Real Fruit Bubble Tea, TenRen’s Tea Room
February 2018 - Present Ontario, Canada

Mediaplanet Canada

Freelance Editorial Designer

Designed editorial layouts and infographics for various media campaigns featured in Canadian publications including Toronto Star, Maclean’s Magazine, Metro Toronto, National Post and The Province.
September 2017 - February 2018 Ontario, Canada


Freelance Designer & Lettering Artist

• Helping entrepreneurs and brands clarify and express who they are through empathetic design and communication;
• Creating custom lettering and illustration pieces, and maintaining social media presence.
April 2017 - Present


University Of Waterloo

Bachelor of Arts with Distinction

Honours Fine Arts (Studio Practice), Arts and Business, Coop
September 2012 - April 2017 Ontario, Canada


English (Fluent),
Cantonese (Advanced),


Summit Creative Award

Gold & Top Agency Award – Complete Branding Campaign for 7 Baker by CGICA


Summit Creative Award

Gold Award – Logo Design for Yang Teashop by CGICA


Indigo Design Award

Gold Award – Lettering



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro , Keynote , Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Procreate,