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Gin Chen

Art Director, Designer

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Moderation is not my forte.

Work Experience

Freelance

Designer, Art Director

Canvas, Thinkso, Abrams Books
January 2014 - Present New York, New York, United States

Grey Worldwide New York

Art Director

RadioShack, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Hasbro, Ally Bank, P&G Brands
June 2012 - January 2014 New York, New York, United States

SVA Yearbook

Copywriter, designer

Copywriter and contributing designer to the School of Visual Arts Yearbook for the class of 2013.
January 2012 - December 2012 New York, New York, United States

Grey Worldwide New York

Creative Intern

Slave to some amazing creatives at this agency.
June 2012 - August 2012 New York, New York, United States

Troy Lee Designs

Graphic Design Intern

Created web banners and worked on the 2012 catalog.
May 2010 - August 2011 Corona, California, United States

Education

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

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
September 2010 - Present New York, New York, United States

California State Polytechnic University

BFA in Graphic Design

September 2006 - June 2009 Pomona, California, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Mandarin (Advanced),

Awards

Art Directors Club (ADC) - New York

Gold in Advertising

2014

Graphis

Gold, Merits

2014

Graphis

Gold, Merits

2013

The One Club

Silver Pencil

2013

The One Club

Merit

2012

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Bookmaking, Cooking, Illustration, Presentation Skills, Typography, Good With People, Pixel Surgeon, Word Smithing,

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

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