Vina Rathakoune

San Diego, CA, USA

Work Experience


Associate UX and Visual Designer

January 2014 - Present San Diego, California, United States


Intern - Freelancer

Created artwork, catalogs, and advertisement comps for clients such as Qualcomm and Intel.

Teamed with Design Directors and Marketing Coordinator to conceptualize, plan, and execute internal marketing projects for web and traditional mail.
July 2013 - September 2013 San Diego, California, United States

Women's Museum Of California

Web Deisgner

June 2012 - September 2012 San Diego, California, United States


Brand Specialist/ Merchandiser

Brand Specialist Duties: Increase the sales of Fossil watches and it’s licensing brands year to date by 20%, nurturing relationships of the Fossil brand with customers and sales associates

Merchandiser duties include: maintaining visual standards, attaining space to maintain brand presence, educating associates in product knowledge and sales techniques
October 2010 - May 2014 San Diego, California, United States


San Diego City College

Graphic Arts

September 2010 - Present San Diego, California, United States

University Of California - Los Angeles

East Asian Studies

Bachlor's of Arts
September 2003 - June 2007 Los Angeles, California, United States


English (Native),
Japanese (Conversational),
Laotian (Conversational),


Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Pages, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Book Binding, CSS & HTML, Dark Room Photo Development, Dreamweaver, Ideation, Keynote , Laotian, Mock-up Comps, Planning, Prototyping, Silk Screen Printing, Wireframes,


Collaborated with City College student group to develop and execute the San Diego AIGA UNITE 2013 event branding. Created the collateral from event posters to web banners and screen printed sweaters.