Hello, I’m Bao and I’m a visual designer. Let’s work together.

Education


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), BFA

2019


Google UX Design Professional Certificate | Coursera

2022

Work Experience


Graphic Designer | DIRTT Environmental Solutions


08.2021 - 02.2022

Assisted in brand evolution by converting collateral

Developed beginning stages of an iconography language

Iterated environmental wall graphics for healthcare spaces

Mocked up screen content for promotional photography


Graphic Designer | Mirza Minds


08.2020 - 01.2021

Produced investor pitch decks incorporating infographics

Created digital advertising for social media platforms


Graphic Design Intern | JNL Graphic Design


01.2020 - 03.2020

Delivered logo redesigns for local clients

Designed multi-page commercial publications


Graphic Designer | SAIC


08.2019 - 12.2019

Executed weekly campus wide announcements in print

Illustrated event posters


Graphic Design Intern | Firebird Community Arts

01.2018 - 05.2018

Finalized visual language for annual benefit event

Strategized new leads for online engagement


Awards and Exhibitions


7th Place at the Adobe Creative Jam

10.2019

Built an app centered on reducing plastic waste consumption

Incorporated block chain technology to track waste


Honorable Mention for the Adobe Creativity Government Award

08.2019

Entered mobile market event for a multi-channel campaign


Brand X + Uber Health Competition

04.2019

Compiled extensive data of the healthcare system

Produced hi-fidelity mock ups to visual activation


Chicago Design-a-thon

11.2018

Visualized potential growth of the One for One nonprofit


Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Winner

11.2017

Submitted a comprehensive guide to PS editing