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Shane He

Visual Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
blkalpaca* is a visual designer with 3+ year working experience. currently based in Los Angeles. The designer is seeking opportunities to produce clean and effective visual materials for clients from fields such as advertising, technology, entertainment and fashion.

blkalpaca* is Shane Xian He.

Work Experience

Rubin Postaer And Associ

Digital Designer

June 2014 - Present Santa Monica, California, United States


Independent Contractor via Patrick Thompson Design, LLC

Creating environmental and wayfinding graphics while working with Patrick Thompson, the lead environmental designer, both serving as creative leads for the new office space for Techtown.
September 2013 - October 2013 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Detroit Creative Corridor Center

Art Director

Creating identity systems and collaterals for Detroit Design Festival, Drinks X Design, DC3 Gallery, and some other business-incubating, talent-advancing initiavtives from Detroit Creative Corridor Center.
May 2012 - Present Detroit, Michigan, United States


Graphic Design Resident

Visualizing materials that focused mainly on data collected from Detroit and D:Hive’s process as a community engagement center.
April 2012 - April 2012 Detroit, Michigan, United States


Independent Contractor

Created a grass-root-esque identity system for the U.S. Geological Survey to inform resident of Wildlife Urban Interfaces (La Canada, Topanga, California). We call these residents the WUIS. The system was published locally in the WUI.
June 2011 - November 2011 Pasadena, California, United States


College For Creative Studies

Graphic Design

September 2011 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Art Center College Of Design

Advertising, Graphic Design

January 2008 - December 2010 Pasadena, California, United States


English (Fluent),
Chinese (Conversational),


College For Creative Studies

Shinola Sponsored Project - Winning Team


Art Center College Of Design

Art Center Behance Feature


College For Creative Studies

Merit Scholarship Award


Art Center College Of Design

Student Gallery 2010-2011


Art Center College Of Design

Winning Project - US Geological Survey - DesignMatters



Adobe Suite, Aftereffect, Bootstrap., Creative Business Solutions, CSS, Design Research, Design-based Sociology, HTML, Iconography Design, Identity Design, Illustrator, Indesign, Information Design, Marketing Research, Motion Design, Muse, Photoshop, Ruby On Rail, User Interface Design, Visual Stylizing, WordPress,