Hanzhi Liu

Interaction Design / Art Direction

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience

Facebook

Contract Designer

Contract Designer at Facebook HQ through Milestone Technologies, Inc.
Menlo Park, California, United States

ATHOS

Visual/UI Designer

Roles:
Lead Brand Designer - Working closely with VP Marketing on brand definition and brand messaging. From that point on, creating pitches to present to the board. Providing design directions and developing on-brand visual language system.

Visual Design - Fleshing out ideas/storyboards for marketing campaign, delivering visual assets which will help bridging product value and marketing goals, and to form up the on-brand experience.

UI/UX Design - Working closely with the product team and creating mobile UI mocks with interactive prototypes by using AfterEffects. Working with content manager and frontend developers on website design, coming up visual solutions on product value communication with short-term feasibility.

Motion Design - Creating interactive prototypes for the software team, and product videos for marketing team.
February 2015 - February 2017 California, United States

Www.hanzhidesign.com

Freelance Graphic Designer

Specialized in visual design, branding, UI & interaction design, and art directing. Design consulting for startups/small business.
June 2011 - Present California, United States

Samsung Research America

Visual, UI and Motion Designer

NExD - Next Experience Display Lab.
Fleshed out visual/UI mocks for software engineers; creating interactive prototypes and pitch decks to present to the head of the lab and the Samsung HQ.
September 2014 - February 2015 California, United States

Gameloft

Freelance Motion Designer

Worked closely with Marketing Director to create visual assets (static and video ads for social media platforms). Helped building branded internal and external publication (including branding guidelines for brochures, presentation decks, and Gameloft Twitch channel's look and feel).
June 2014 - September 2014 California, United States

Moving Brands

Jr. Motion Designer

Worked closely with design directors to create visual assets. Helped the brand strategy team creating pitch films for presentations - to tell the story in a better way. As a sole motion designer in the SF office, I worked with the design team to create logo animations, UI prototypes, and casestudy films.
April 2013 - May 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Moving Brands

Motion Intern

Worked closely with design directors to create visual assets. Helped the brand strategy team creating pitch films for presentations - to tell the story in a better way. As a sole motion designer in the SF office, I worked with the design team to create logo animations, UI prototypes, and casestudy films.
January 2013 - March 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

RTKL

Freelance Graphic Designer/Animator

Helped the branding team creating animated openings for clients’ pitch presentations, to ensure clients to have a better understanding and visualization on our concept proposal package. [video/audio editing, filming, 2d animation]
April 2012 - October 2012 Los Angeles, California, United States

RTKL

Creative Intern

Helped the branding team creating animated openings for clients’ pitch presentations, to ensure clients to have a better understanding and visualization on our concept proposal package. [video/audio editing, filming, 2d animation]
September 2011 - December 2011 Los Angeles, California, United States

Blueberry Genie

Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator

Facebook game UI design, character illustration, 2D animation
June 2010 - May 2011 Mountain View, California, United States

Education

Art Center College Of Design

BFA

December 2009 - August 2012 Pasadena, California, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Cantonese (Fluent),
Mandarin (Fluent),

Skills

Adobe Aftereffects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Branding, Cinema 4D, CSS, Editorial, HTML, Interaction Design, Motion Graphics , Rapid Prototyping, Storyboard, Typography, User Experience, User Interface,