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Justin G. Chan San Diego, California 858.353.6659 jgchan@inbox.com

QUALIFICATIONS Creative practitioner with initiative, design sensibility and technical skill who yields dramatic results in effective design in both online and print. A versatile, well-rounded designer with a keen sense of market trends, management skills and customer satisfaction. EXPERIENCE Vistage International, San Diego, CA Lead Graphic Designer 2005-Present Team member of in-house Marketing group in charge of creating collateral as well as supporting sales department. Attend company presence in tradeshows worldwide. Manage aspects of graphics department including estimating and negotiating printing costs & hiring vendors to assure quality production. The Selling Source, Las Vegas, NV Senior Graphic Designer 2005-2007 Serve as Senior Designer for a nation-wide specialist in online Payday Loans and Data Center Services. Provide creative direction, conceptualization and design for marketing literature, conference and tradeshow materials, corporate identity and website design. Maintained close contact with paper vendors, printers and clients to insure quality. Participated in all project phases, client proposals, brainstorming, concept development, designing, final production and press checks. Contributed to 15% sales increase during employment. Sun Microsystems, Menlo Park, CA Senior Designer, VSP 2001-2004 Implement consistent look of VSP using a structured palette of imaging, colors and typography that magnify corporate identity. Collateral to reflect this strategy include: data sheets, tradeshows, advertisements, direct mail pieces and corporate stationary. Support groups by creating and overseeing design standards. Direct all aspects of new product photography. Manage stable of contractors to produce assets on time and budget. Contributed to 10% sales increase during employment. Cobalt Networks, Mt. View, CA Resident Graphic Designer 2000-2001 Team member of in-house Marketing group in charge of creating collateral as well as supporting Sales and Engineering departments. Attend and manage company presence in tradeshows throughout US (MacWorld, LinuxWorld, JavaOne Conference). Managed all aspects of graphics department including estimating and negotiating printing costs & hiring vendors to assure quality production. Contributed to 10% sales increase during employment.

SKILLS » Logo & Identity » Corporate Branding » Marketing Collateral » Advertising » Package Design » Presentation Graphics » Business Diagramming » Iconography Illustration » Web Standards/CSS » Product Photography » Photo Manipulation » Tradeshow Managemt » Tradeshow Design » Promotion & Apparel OS/ENVIRONMENT » Windows » Macintosh » UNIX SOFTWARE » Adobe Acrobat Pro » Adobe Illustrator » Adobe InDesign » Adobe Photoshop » Adobe FrameMaker » Adobe Dreamweaver » Adobe Flash » Macromedia FreeHand » QuarkXpress » Microsoft Office » Sun StarOffice » CorelDraw » FTP Interfacing

www.justinchan.com

Career reflects hard work, attention to detail, and the ability to meet exact specifications as well as cost, quality and time objectives.

Initio Corporation, San Jose, CA Senior Graphic Designer 1997–2000 Managed, directed and worked closely with CEO to extend presence of middle tier SCSI Technology company. Redesigned website, datasheets and user manuals. Complete revamp and maintenance of Distribution/OEM Price List. Support Sales Team with appropriate advertising and graphics upon request. Perform Technical Writing in accordance with Product Engineers. Attend and supervise Marketing tradeshows. Drive correspondences with those who impact I/O industry. Contributed to 15% sales increase during employment. Shindig Volleyball, www.shindig.net Director & Founder 1995-Present Responsible for directing volleyball tournaments around the San Francisco Bay Area. Market various tournaments through advertising, Internet and player networking. Extensive communication between players as well as corporate sponsors. Maintain and update player database. Training of new volunteers within organization.

EDUCATION University of California, Davis 1995 Bachelor of Arts, Communications Related course work: Promotional Design, Graphic Design, Design in strategic marketing research, Corporations and Societal Persuasive Design, Group Communications, Mass Communications: Theory/Research, Public Speaking, Mass Communications & Society. REFERENCES Available upon request.


				
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