Hello, I’m Bao and I’m a visual designer. Let’s work together.
2019 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), BFA Visual Communications Design Major, Art History Minor Recipient of SAIC Merit Scholarship
Work Experience
Sep – Dec 2020 Graphic Design Contractor –Mirza Minds | Chicago, IL Produced pitch decks for start up investors Restructured initial brand identity to re-target demographics Jan – Mar 2020 Graphic Design Intern – JNL Graphic Design | Chicago, IL Delivered commercial typographic lead designs for clients Visualized art driven studio projects Nov – Dec 2019 Graphic Designer – SAIC | Chicago, IL Created weekly material for school wide announcements Illustrated event posters to advertise Jan – May 2018 Graphic Design Intern – ArtReach Chicago | Chicago, IL Developed visual language for benefit event Executed PR marketing, digital and print May 2016 – 2018 Social Media Ambassador – SAIC | Chicago, IL Monitored public relations through social media Addressed digital exchanges and coded website
Awards and Exhibitions
Oct 2019 7th at Adobe Creative Jam | Chicago, IL Built an app centered on reducing plastic waste consumption Incorporated block chain technology to track waste Aug 2019 Honorable Mention for Adobe Creativity Government Awards | Virtual Entered mobile market event for multi-channel campaign category Apr 2019 Brand X + Uber Health Competition | Chicago, IL Compiled extensive data collection of healthcare system Produced hi-fidelity mock ups to visual activation Collaborated on big idea concept to promote Uber Health Nov 2018 Chicago Design-a-thon | Virtual Visualized potential growth of a nonprofit, One for One Nov 2017 Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Winner | Virtual Submitted a comprehensive guide to PS editing