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Gin Chen

Art Director, Designer

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Moderation is not my forte.
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2014Present
Designer, Art Director
Canvas, Thinkso, Abrams Books
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2012Jan 2014
Art Director
RadioShack, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Hasbro, Ally Bank, P&G Brands
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2012Dec 2012
SVA Yearbook
Copywriter, designer
Copywriter and contributing designer to the School of Visual Arts Yearbook for the class of 2013.
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2012Aug 2012
Creative Intern
Slave to some amazing creatives at this agency.
Corona, CA, USA
May 2010Aug 2011
Graphic Design Intern
Created web banners and worked on the 2012 catalog.
Education
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2010Present
BFA in Advertising
I am a product of:
Vinny Tulley
Frank Anselmo
Sal Devito
Eric Weisberg
Wade Convay
Scott Buschkuhl
Gail Anderson
Ed Benguiat
Chermayeff & Geismar
Pomona, CA, USA
Sep 2006Jun 2009
Recognition
2014 ADC Gold Cube
2014 Graphis - Gold, Merits
2013 Graphis - Gold, Merits
2013 One Show Young Ones Print Campaign - Silver Pencil
2012 One Show Young Ones Product Design - Merit Winner
Featured work on Imprint for Shakespeare Book Cover Series
Languages
 
English (Native), Mandarin (Advanced)
Skills
 
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Bookmaking, Cooking, Good With People, Illustration, Pixel Surgeon, Presentation Skills, Typography, Word Smithing
Awards
2014
Art Directors Club (ADC) - New York
Gold in Advertising
2014
Graphis
Gold, Merits
2013
Graphis
Gold, Merits
2013
The One Club
Silver Pencil
2012
SVA Achievements
2010 - 2012 Dean's List
2011 - 2012 Honors Program Participant
2010 - 2011 High Achievement marks for sophomore portfolio dept review
2011 - 2012 High Achievement marks for junior portfolio dept review
2012 - 2013 Yearbook Copywriter, designer
Cal Poly Pomona Achievements
2009 Winning environmental design for Kellogg Farm Store Design Competition
2009 Student director and participant in Cal Poly Pomona Senior Show