Ryan Ho


London, United Kingdom
I'm Ryan! A largely self-taught Advertising and Design creative. I've done two years in the military, one Masters in Creative Advertising and picked up six D&AD pencils for my work along the way!

Work Experience

Adam & Eve DDB

Creative Placement

March 2016 - April 2016 London, United Kingdom

The Partners

Creative Placement

A lovely placement working with the creative team at The Partners, producing work for several ongoing accounts including Deloitte, Argos and Eversheds -- with work published in The Grocer for good measure!
April 2015 - May 2015 London, United Kingdom

Singapore Armed Forces

Graphic Designer, Ammunition Specialist, Resident Hermit

Doing fancy designwork and top-secret superspy things during my mandatory two year stint in the military!
February 2012 - Present Singapore

National Day Parade '13

Creative Direction, Motion Designer

Directing some motion-graphics for Singapore's National Day Parade this year!
April 2013 - August 2013 Singapore


Graphic Designer

Visual Identity, Publicity and Web Design for a local green-startup.
2013 - Singapore

National Trade Union Congress

Freelance Designer

Publicity for an annual themed dinner (2011) and a redesign of their in-house publicity materials (2009).
2009 - 2011 Singapore

Advantage English Learning Center

Freelance Designer

Corporate ID, branding and publicity for Advantage English Language Center, Hong Kong (2010) including logos, fliers, banners, posters, leaflets, etc.
2010 - 2011 Hong Kong

Whispering Hearts Family Center

Freelance Designer

Doing a publicity campaign for their program including banners, posters, fliers, brochures etc.
2011 - Singapore


Freelance Designer

T-shirt and mug designs for the company!
2011 - United States


Intern | Graphic Designer

Both taking Adobe certificate courses and handling designs for a new web-form for OCBC Bank, Singapore, product-visualization for Meyer Engineering, India and tags and vector-work for HoltenCo Fashion, Singapore.
July 2011 - October 2011 Singapore


Freelance Designer | Intern

Created web advertisements, including a pitch for Nike, H&M, Microsoft xBox, movie launches for "Letters to Juliet" and "Twilight: Eclipse" movies.
July 2010 - August 2010 Hong Kong

Archurban Architects Management Services

Intern | Graphic Designer

Experiencing the Architecture field and helping with some design-work.
July 2010 - August 2010 Shenzhen, China



To better understand product design, material science and the manufacturing process.
June 2010 - July 2010 China

YFC Media And Design Department

Freelance Designer

Creating publicity materials, postcards etc.
July 2009 - August 2009 Singapore


Falmouth University

MA Creative Advertising

2015 - July 2016 Falmouth, United Kingdom


English (Native),
Mandarin (Advanced),
Cantonese (Beginner),



New Blood White Pencil for Ford



New Blood Yellow Pencil for BBC



New Blood Yellow Pencil for BBC



New Blood Graphite Pencil for Amnesty International



New Blood Wood Pencil for Unilever



New Blood Wood Pencil for Nationwide



3d Art, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Branding, Cinema 4D, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics , Print Design, Web Design,


• Adobe™ Certification in Photoshop. (2007)
• Adobe™ Certification in Illustrator. (2007)
• Adobe™ Certification in Dreamweaver. (2010)
• Adobe™ Certification in AfterEffects (L2). (2010)
• Adobe™ Certification in Flash (L2). (2010)
• Intense Animation Academy: Introduction to 3D with Autodesk Maya. (2008)
• Lynda course on Cinema 4D Graphics & Animation Software (2010).
• Lynda course on Carrara 5 Graphics & Animation Software (2010).
• Crashcourse to Blender 3D Animation Software (2010).
• Introduction to iPhone programming (2010).

Academic / Other Awards

• AP (Advanced Placement) Art Chosen (2011): One of the pieces from my 2D Design portfolio was selected for inclusion the annual AP Studio Art student exhibit.

"Nearly 42,000 portfolios (24 pieces each) were submitted this year; from them, 30 pieces have been chosen for the exhibit. So far, the exhibit schedule includes the AP Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA; the Chauncey Conference Center in Princeton, NJ; the College Board Regional Forum in Chicago; the National Art Education Association Annual Conference in New York City; and the AP Studio Art Faculty Colloquium in Chicago. The exhibit will also be shown at a number of schools that have large gallery spaces, including the Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas."

• AP Scholar Award (Grade 12) for Academic Achievement on AP courses.
• ACSI Award (Grade 12) for Outstanding Achievement in Leadership.
• ESLR Award (Grade 12) for Thinking Independently, Creatively and Analytically.
• ESLR Award (Grade 9) for Identifying and Developing Abilities.
• Honor Roll (Grade 11 & 12) for Academic Achievement.
• Merit Roll (Grade 9-10) of Academic Achievement.

Community Service!

• Sichuan, China Earthquake-Relief Fundraiser: Recorded, cut and sold a CD at school as part of a fundraising initiative for the victims of the Sichuan Earthquake.

• Uganda, Africa Service Trip (Summer 2008): A week of building homes, teaching English and doing sports with the Watoto organization.

• Philippines Service Trip (Grade 9): A week of intensive construction of an orphanage building, as well as outreach to the local children there.

• Cambodia Service Trip (Grade 11): A week of cleaning/painting/fixing up a school building in a local village, as well as teaching English to the local children.

• Kaiping, Guangzhou, China Outreach (Summer 2009): Biked from village to village on a week-long service trip.

• Indonesia Service Trip (Grade 8): A week of outreach to local children teaching English to the locals!