Resume – Current

A Little About Me

am an experienced digital and print designer with a demonstrated history of working in the fabric and large format printing industry. Skilled in vehicle design, marketing materials and the Adobe Creative suite.
I have worked as graphic designer Insight Communication Limited in Vietnam for over 10 years where I have developed a strong relationship with the company as well as the creation and maintenance of in-house branding including website design.

Career Objective

Role as a Graphic Designer or Printer where qualifications and work experience within the commercial design field can be utilised. I will be able to contribute an awesome personality helping the company to grow and prosper.

Employment Skills Summary

  • A highly creative individual with a strong understanding of design within a commercial framework.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people from a wide range of cultures.
  • Well organised, with a disciplined approach to prioritising workloads and schedules.
  • High level of skills in analysing and designing, signage, event promotion, print advertising and client identity.
  • Digital design expertise also includes web and interactive so able to offer a complete range of design needs for any client.
  • A team player, yet able to work independently when required. Able to identify problems, assess options and make correct decisions in relation to design.
  • Vietnamese origin but English and grammar both written and oral, are ok.

Career History

Colourworx Dye Sublimation Limited – New Zealand – November 2018 to Present

Creation of artwork from concept to final approval for a variety of applications, including: vehicles, signage, flags, banners, glass, business card and much more.

  • Daily Production meetings to plan artwork and print scheduling.
  • Manage large format fabric and latex printers, including organising the daily of workflow to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Working with production and installers to meet installation dates and requirements.
  • Accurate Profile creation and maintenance of HP 65000 Latex printer, ATP – direct to fabric, Mimaki Eco solvent, Mimaki Kiwa dye-sublimation printers.
  • In-house marketing including web design and maintenance

Insight Communication –Vietnam Mar 2008 to Feb 2018

Manage large format printing, vinyl cutting and pre-production equipment.
Create designs/artwork and set it up for production, organising materials, maintaining stock levels, ordering supplies, sourcing products and purchasing specific materials for each job as required.

  • Design from concept to final product
  • Preparation of graphics for production
  • Signage manufacture and application
  • Stock orders and liaison with suppliers
  • Customer relations
  • Leading Production Meetings
  • Booking contractors, installation times and vehicle application times

T88H Holdings Limited Vietnam  – Jan 2007 to Mar 2008

Graphic design, logo and web design for the company that owns and manages over 250 online brands of which I designed approximately 80 of them during my time there.  I left to enhance my career in other areas and also the position was capped at 30 hours per week.

Studying – Prior to Mar 2008

I have always had a strong work ethic and finding things to keep me occupied including designing web sites, graphic and logo designs, brochures etc.   I am quite personable and was always able to find part-time work during my study years.

Qualifications and courses

Digital Media – FPT Arena Media Design School (2008)

  • Flash animation
  • Programming languages
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Content Management Systems

Diploma in Graphic CommunicationHanoi University of Technology, Vietnam (2006)

  • Received the award for ‘Best Individual Student’.
  • High grade achiever including ‘A+’ for Design and Digital Imaging, ‘A’ for Production Experience.
  • Worked as a Student Mentor assisting 20 students to understand and assimilate into the University environment.
  • Worked as freelancer designer while studying.

Certificate in Computer Graphic Design – Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam (2004)

  • Computer/Professional studies
  • Design Studies
  • Graphic Applications

Computer Knowledge

I possess strong skills in both Mac and PC including:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Flash MX, etc

Interest

I possess strong skills in both Mac and PC including:

  • Continual learning, skills development
  • Fishing
  • Music
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