Dan Zhou

Graphic Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA
To contribute my experience, visual expertise, and passion (or enthusiasm) to an in-house graphic design or other design-related position for a forward-thinking company with a mission to education and inform.

Work Experience

Dan Zhou Graphic Design

Graphic Design Independent Contractor

New York based Graphic Designer
August 2009 - New York, New York, United States

Pier 2 Marketing

Senior Creative

Worked along side the COO of the company and an international creative team of Designers, Developers, Motion Graphic Artists, and Interns on various marketing and design projects focusing on Web and Print Design, Information Graphics Design and Illustration, Branding, Video, and Mobile projects. Clients include: Stanford University, New York University, Johns Hopkins University, Bay Area Green Business Program and many other U.S. and international academic institutions, non-profit organizations, corporations, small businesses and start-ups
June 2010 - June 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Cesar Chavez Student Center, San Francisco State University

Senior Graphic Designer

Worked within an in-house team of Project Manager and Graphic Designer to promote events, services, and programs which took place in the Student Center. Responsibilities included print and web marketing collateral, website maintenance, and illustrations.
April 2007 - August 2009 San Francisco, United States


Graphic / Web Design Intern

Assisted in product photo shoots, and prepared photos to be published on the retail site. Maintained company website, and produced print and web promotional collaterals such as invitations, signage, banners, postcards and posters.
June 2008 - August 2008 San Francisco, California, United States

Alan Young Films

Map Illustrator / Graphic Designer

Produced extensive digital maps and information graphics to be used in the independent film "WWI: Forging the ANZAZC Tradition"
June 2007 - August 2007 San Francisco, California, United States


San Francisco State University

Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design

Graduated Cum Laude, and with Design and Industry Department Recognition.
September 2004 - August 2009 San Francisco, California, United States


English (Fluent),
Cantonese (Fluent),
Mandarin (Conversational),
Japanese (Beginner),


ACUI Steal This Idea Award

1st Place in Maps & Directories, 3rd Place in Multipage Publication


College Of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University

Third Place in 40th Anniversary of the College of Ethnic Studies Logo Contest


Romberg Tiburon Center For Environmental Studies

Poster Contest Winner of Romberg Tiburon Center of San Francisco State University



Graphic Design, Branding, Creative Suite 5, CSS, HTML, Illustration, Photography,