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


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


Google UX Design Professional Certificate | Coursera


Work Experience

Associate Graphic Designer | DIRTT Environmental Solutions

08.2021 - 09.2022

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 | Baohaus Design

08.2020 - 07.2021

Produced investor pitch decks incorporating infographics

Created digital advertising for social media platforms

Built out brand guidelines for startups

Created UI prototypes for product design pages

Junior Graphic Designer | JNL Graphic Design

03.2020 - 08.2021

Delivered logo redesigns for local clients

Designed multi-page commercial publications

Graphic Design Intern | JNL Graphic Design

01.2020 - 03.2020

Undertook initial typographic design research

Awards and Exhibitions

7th Place at the Adobe Creative Jam


Built an app centered on reducing plastic waste consumption

Incorporated block chain technology to track waste

Honorable Mention for the Adobe Creativity Government Award


Entered mobile market event for a multi-channel campaign

Brand X + Uber Health Competition


Compiled extensive data of the healthcare system

Produced hi-fidelity mock ups to visual activation

Chicago Design-a-thon


Visualized potential growth of the One for One nonprofit

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Winner


Submitted a comprehensive guide to PS editing