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Vu Nguyen

Lansing, MI, USA
I am a Designer specializing in art direction, branding, graphic design and print design. I also have working knowledge of CGI and HTML + CSS. I also recently graduated from Michigan State University (Class of 2013) with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Advertising. I strive to make a difference in the world, one pixel at a time.

Work Experience

Residence Halls Association

Director of Advertising

* Oversaw all creative direction for the organization including branding and other materials.
* Responsible for creating and improving the Residence Hall Association Brand through print and digital.
* Designed promotional material for special events on Michigan State campus involving music artists, comedians, and guest speakers.
* Coordinated with Director of Public Relations to plan promotional material for events with a $25,000 budget.
April 2011 - May 2013 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Rizzi Designs

Graphic Design Assistant

* Designed promotional material for local businesses and events.
* Worked with a team of 6 members to brainstorm and formulate branding strategies.
May 2011 - August 2011 Lansing, Michigan, United States

Asian Studies Center

Graphic Designer

* Designed various logos, fliers, posters, and websites.
* Maintained and administered department website.
* Coordinated the distribution of 20+ events and programs information in a calendar year.
* Edited for department newsletter, tasks involve interviewing, writing articles, and designing layouts.
April 2010 - July 2013 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

HOM-TV

Production's Intern

* Responsible for promoting events in the community, programs on HOM-TV and the station.
* Generated ideas for promotional campaigns.
* Produced short promotional spots and public service announcements.
* Assisted with public relations to coordinate new ideas.
May 2010 - August 2010 Okemos, Michigan, United States

Vectorform

Interactive Design Intern

August 2013 - Present Royal Oak, Michigan, United States

Education

Michigan State University

Bachelor's in Advertising

September 2009 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Vietnamese (Fluent),

Awards

Capital Area Local First

Designed their new Logo

201005

Skills

After Effects, Cinema 4D, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, FL Studio, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Soundbooth,

Additional Information

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/vu-nguyen/20/465/ba4
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vu-Nguyen/169214836459479