Miao Zhao

school of visual arts

New York, NY, USA
I'm passionate in design, photography, music, illustration, and I'm looking for jobs.

Work Experience


June 2016 - February 2017


Graphic Designer

Responsibility: Email blast design, web design, photo retouching.
October 2015 - March 2016 Manhattan, New York, United States

Effy Jewelry

Graphic designer

Present New York, New York, United States


Graphic designer

April 2015 - May 2015 New York, New York, United States

Atlantic Records

full-time freelancer

June 2013 - July 2014 New York, New York, United States

Moving Mandarin

Illustrator, designer

June 2010 - July 2010 Beijing, China

Posts & Telecom Press


I translated the book "lighting and the dramatic portrait: the art of celebrity and editorial photography" in Chinese for Posts & telecom press. This book had been published in 2012.
May 2010 - June 2010 Beijing, China

Beijing Normal University


I designed the website for the program---- "the history of Chinese film" in Beijing Normal University.
March 2008 - May 2008 Beijing, China

Beijing College Student Film Festival


I designed the logo for this film festival which is the most important one in China.
March 2008 - July 2008 Beijing, China


School Of Visual Arts (SVA)


August 2011 - Present New York, United States


English (Advanced),
Mandarin (Native),


Graphis Design Annual 2015

Merit Award


3X3 Illustration Annual No.11 Student Show 2014

Honorable mention


Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

Semi-Finalist (Motion) 2012


International Graphic Competition Felicity Project



Designprozess-selected Project

selected work



Design, Film Making, Graphic Design, Illustration, Music, Photography,


- Illustrations and photographs, Those people’s lives, City impression, Mr.Van
and Valentine Monkey are exhibited on the online gallery
www.galleryfor.me 2014

- Inside Out, group exhibition, PH21 Gallery Szkéné Theatre
H-1111 Budapest 2014

- Illustrations and photographs, Those people's lives, City impression and
Mr.Van are exhibited on the online gallery www.gallree.com 2014

- Shadow and Light, group exhibition, at Black Box Gallery 2014

- HUE, group exhibition, at Darkroom Gallery 2014

- WONDER, group exhibition, at The Golden Thread Gallery 2014

- New Hope Art League 5th Annual Juried Art Show, at New Hope Gallery 2014

- AFTER DARK III - 2014 National Juried Exhibition

- 30 Rooms - Six Summit Gallery 2014

- Fact and Fantasy main exhibition - The Kiernan Gallery 2014

- 2014 Jax Juried Exhibition - The Jacksonville center for the Arts

- Hatched: New Ventures in Entrepreneurial Design,
SVA Chelsea Gallery 2013

- Re Elect 2012, SVA main building, New York City 2012

- Greengaged China Workshop Exhibition from
Icograda World Design Congress, China Central Academy of Fine Arts 2009

- Memorial Exhibition for 5.12 Wen Chuan earthquake,
Beijing Normal University 2008

- Excellent Work Exhibition, Beijing Normal University 2007


- Installation, John Lennon Chair featured in the book
Playing with Graphic Style by Steven Heller 2014

- CD package design of Rio 2 Motion Picture Soundtrack 2014

- Album illustration of Brett Dennen's Live at Amoeba Music 2014

- Cover design for single "What Is Love" by Janelle Monáe

- Cover art for Atlantic Records Miami 2014

- Cover design for single "Keep On Keeping On (feat. Brendon Urie)"
by Travie McCoy 2014

- Cover design for single "Love Alone Is Worth The Fight" by Switchfoot 2014

- Cover design for Atlantic Records group 2014 summer sampler

- Cover art for Alex Newell's single "Nobody To Love" 2014

- Logo of Travie McCoy 2014

- CD package design of Hedwig and the angry inch broadway musical 2014

- Photographs, City impression and Awake are included in the Volume 8 of
International Contemporary Artists art book 2014

- Inner booklet of Album Back Thar n' Over Yonder by
Black Oak Arkansas 2013

- logo of Black Oak Arkansas 2013

- Cover art for single "First Day" by Walden 2013

- Illustration, blueprint featured in the booklet of
Maybach Music Group-Self Made Vol.3 2013

- Mobile App, GAMU featured in the iOS App Hatched 2013

- Illustration, You are the leading role in your life featured in
Grafik magazine #193 2011

- Translator, Michael Grecco Lighting and the Dramatic portrait 2010