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					                                                 Karine Ko
Princeton Arms North 1,                         www.skykarine.com                                (6 0 9 )6 1 9 - 0 0 3 3
Cranbury, NJ 08512                                                                            hkkarine@yahoo.com
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

 6+ years of experience as Web designer in Designing and Development of Various Web portals for E-business, IT
 consulting and Industries domains.
  Extensive design and developing experience using Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, and CSS.
  Well versed in different phases of software development cycle including Designing, Programming, Testing, and
     Presentation to clients and preparing customer specifications as part of software technical requirements.
  Excellent experience spanning full project life cycle experience, (requirements, specifications, design,
     construction, testing, and maintenance).
  Experience with high-level web design services and strategic consultation from concept to final production
  Excellent FLASH knowledge (as opposed to table-based) layout.
  Expert in Dreamweaver, Graphical User Interface design experience.
  Worked in the creation of numerous websites, web banners, logo design, various types of corporate
     presentations, graphics, animations, audio and video editing.
  Enthusiastic self-starter, creative problem solver with the ability to adapt to changes quickly and learn new
     methods and technologies.
  Excellent communication, organizational skills, attention to detail & the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  Able to multi-task independently as well as an excellent team player.
  Strong work ethics, self-starter, and fast learner.

SKILLS:

 Specialties:    Graphic Design, Greeting Cards, Calendars, T-shirt Design, flyer, Catalogs , Logo Design, Photo,
                 Painting, Drawing, Poster Design, Web Design, Branding, Animation, and Presentation Design
 Tools:          Adobe CS4 (Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Fireworks, InDesign, Bridge,
                 Premiere), MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, Publisher,
                 Access), FTP protocol, Poser, Freehand, Xara, Corel Draw, Swish, Balsamiq, and Mockflow
 Code Languages: C++, Visual Basic, SQL Database, JavaScript, Ajax, Spry, jQuery, CSS, HTML, XML, SEO,
                 PHP, and Basic HTML5
 Software:       Install Software, OS, NT server, MS-DOS, 2000-2003 Server, FTP Server, Linux Server
                 (Fedora), Media Server, Mail Server, Web Server, VMware ESX Server, Exchange Server, IIS,
                 MYSQL, and Apache
 Platforms:      Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/W7
 Languages:      Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 Graphic and Interactive User Interface Designer                                             August 2003 – Ongoing
 http://www.hkkarine.com

 Working as a freelancer I have had the chance to work across multiple industries and deal with all of the company’s
 requests from initial design ideas, presentations to producing final artwork.

    Responsible for overall web project management from development to execution and maintenance.
    Responsible for the concept design and layout of new Web sites using Adobe tools.
    Create banners, Ads, and icons for advertising on corporate client sites.
    Design logos, CD covers, flyers and brochures for various clients.
    Present designs and concepts to Clients and the Management for review.
    Install Shopping Carts, Automatic Response mailers and Online Forms.
    Create and maintain database driven intranet sites.
    Upgrade servers, clients and hardware in order to comply with new standards.
    Use excellent communication skills in tandem with an extensive technical knowledge to help resolve problems
     for clients.

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                                                 Karine Ko
Princeton Arms North 1,                         www.skykarine.com                                (6 0 9 )6 1 9 - 0 0 3 3
Cranbury, NJ 08512                                                                            hkkarine@yahoo.com
  Web Content Manager/
  Senior Web Designer
  MonaVie88 Co, Hong Kong                                                                  January 2011 – May 2011
  http://www.monavie88.com

 Description:
 MonaVie is a leader in the health and wellness industry and one of the fastest growing companies in the world. It
 offers exceptional products and business plans. MonaVie88 is a distributor in Hong Kong. Creation of all sites was
 done using Adobe products and Joomla CMS.

 Responsibilities:
  Lead web designer responsible for new layouts and user sections of the company website.
  Created email campaigns to send out to user base and advertising vendors.
  Developed banner and sweepstakes ads for advertising on the company website.
  Work closely with Merchandising and Marketing peers to stay current with market trends and understand both
     the internal business strategy, as well as, external competitive landscape.
  Monitored client’s ad campaigns regularly using Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools. Analyzed clients
     feedback on product usability, referral statistics and internal data.
  Implemented Social Media marketing techniques. Organized all images, pdfs, and videos. Instructed on-site
     training sessions. Installation and monitoring of all databases.
  Managed a team of 2 designers, 2 programmers and 2 bloggers.

 Environment:
 Developed the full backend systems for a new company. These involved a large content management system as well
 as archives and community building systems, which are running off a Joomla system. I was heavily involved in
 graphic design and information architecture, especially as it pertains to developing a system that non-programmers
 can use to update complex websites.


 Senior Web Designer
 Restorationary, Brooklyn, NY                                                              July 2009 – January 2011
 http://www.restorationary.com/

 Description:
 Restorationary is non-profit organization that unites people behind a restoration of those principles which have
 established the role government. The website has design and development of Internet, Intranet, web sites and web
 applications through the use of CMS and Social Networking.

 Responsibilities:
  Led a team of designers, writers, and web programmers in the development of promotional and
     educational web content and applications.
  Played hands on role in web design and layout, development of promotions, and overall maintenance of
     web presences.
  Composed engaging website content, improved usability, integrated social networking, and executed SEO
     strategies to improve site rankings
  Technical documentation and QA of web applications.
  Administer Internet e-mail accounts for corporate clients.
  Responsible for training staff to provide technical support

 Environment:
 Adobe CS4 (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver), JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, AJAX, and CMS




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                                                    Karine Ko
Princeton Arms North 1,                       www.skykarine.com                                      (6 0 9 )6 1 9 - 0 0 3 3
Cranbury, NJ 08512                                                                                hkkarine@yahoo.com
  Senior Web Designer
  Virtual Resource Management Corporation, Clarksburg, NJ                                       June 2008 – March 2009
  http://www.virtualresourcemgmt.com/

  Description:
  Virtual Resource Management Corp is the recruiting and staffing company that leads the industry by providing
  integrated solutions to meet the evolving needs and priorities of companies and candidates. This website has
  designed in Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash, JavaScript, and DHTML.

  Responsibilities:
   Worked as senior designer in charge of all creative related tasks.
   Responsible for the creative website development and product datasheets using Adobe tools.
   Developed Flash animations and graphics for usage within the corporate website.
   Designed UI elements (icons, logo and buttons) using Photoshop, JavaScript and HTML.
   Developed PowerPoint templates and illustrations for marketing and product presentation.

  Environment:
  Adobe CS4 (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver), JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, AJAX, and CMS

  Graphic/Web Designer (Freelance)
  Gainlink (Asia) Limited, Hong Kong & US                                                      August 2003 – June 2008
  http://www.gainlinkaisa.com

  Description:
  Gainlink Asia was a business unit of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. that actively promotes the growth of
  the plastic bag industry. This website was having high-end image animations, webpage layouts, DHTML, PHP
  elements and SQL Server database interaction.

  Responsibilities:
   Performed object-oriented web application development and coded new programs.
   Designed, created and updated web sites, commercial e-mail campaigns, newsletter, web banners and
      presentations for in-house departments and company partners.
   Upgraded site content on an ongoing basis to improve and keep the site visually interesting.
   Primary “troubleshooter” for department – addressed and resolved numerous technical issues and
      managed ongoing system support.

  Environment:
  Adobe CS3 (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver), JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AJAX, PHP, MYSQL, and
  CMS


  Web Designer
  Gain Well Property Agency, Hong Kong                                                         August 2007 – May 2008
  http://www.gainwell.hk/

  Description:
  It was the largest team of professionals specializing in estate agency business for commercial, industrial and retail
  shop properties in Hong Kong. It offered valuation service, feasibility research, project planning and advice on the
  application for change of land use by our own independent surveyors. This website had more than 70 static web
  pages, designed in Dreamweaver, Photoshop, JavaScript, and HTML.

  Responsibilities:
   Responsible for design, develop and workflow of the Website.
   Responsible for developing templates, mockups and logos for the Website with the help of software's like
      FLASH, Photoshop, JavaScript, HTML, Dreamweaver.
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                                                  Karine Ko
Princeton Arms North 1,                       www.skykarine.com                                   (6 0 9 )6 1 9 - 0 0 3 3
Cranbury, NJ 08512                                                                             hkkarine@yahoo.com
   Developed front-end FLASH animation.
   Maintained and updated content for internal website.
   Analyzed user requirements and designed system to suit users.

  Environment:
  Adobe CS3 (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver), JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, and MYSQL

  Web Designer (Freelance)
  Polatlar Mimarlik Inc, Turkey                                                          October 2006 – August 2007
  http://polatlar.mimarlik.epolat.net/

  Description:
  The Architecture Company provides planning and architectural services throughout Turkey for 25 years. It is a
  diverse portfolio of projects that include commercial and hospitality, municipal and government, industrial,
  educational, historic and multi-family housing facilities.

  Responsibilities:
   Designing of current screens to reduce scrolling, mouse clicks and better functionality according to the
      standards.
   Screen mockups and report mockups of the new design.
   Converted mockups into html and JavaScript.
   Documentation and presentation used Flash and PowerPoint to users and top management.
   UI mapping with the development team.
   Prototyping of windows, story boarding, graphic design, layout, documentation and templates were
      created. Dream weaver, HTML, Adobe Photoshop and JavaScript was mainly used.
   Enhanced graphics that are displayed on the websites and all printed materials.

  Environment:
  Adobe CS3 (Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), JavaScript, HTML, Swish Max, CSS


EDUCATION:
 Bachelor of Science in Network and Communications Management
   DeVry University, North Brunswick, NJ                                                                 October 2006
 Associate of Science in Telecommunications Management
   DeVry University, North Brunswick, NJ                                                                 October 2004
 Associate of Science in Computer Systems and Network Administration
   Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ                                                         May 2003
 PHP & MYSQL Certification Program
   Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ                                                               December 2006
 Web Design and Web Development Certification Program
   Systematic Computer Education Centre, Hong Kong                                                           May 2008


CERTIFICATES:
 Cisco (CCNA, CCNP)                                                                                         June 2007
 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 (Configuring)                                                             August 2008
 Microsoft Window 2003 (MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCDBA)                                                           August 2007
 Microsoft Window Vista (MCTS, MCITP)                                                                     August 2007
 Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 (MCSA: Messaging)                                                         August 2007




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