Expertise in professional graphic software:
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Acrobat / Dreamweaver / Illustrator
InDesign / Muse / Photoshop
Proficient in hand coding / HTML / CSS
Experience in Sketch3 and Procreate

Site design on WordPress (CMS) platform:

Expertise in Mac / PC software and hardware
Microsoft Office Suite
Proficient in presentation software: Keynote / PowerPoint
Expertise in traditional & digital illustration
Fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese) and Mandarin

Working experience

Senior Graphic Designer [July 2007 – present]
The Mercury News / Bay Area News Group, San Jose


– Brand managing for the Bay Area News Group (both desktop, mobile and print products) and designing Search Marketing/Remail email blast for Audience/Marketing
– Designing digital campaign (both digital and print media) to promote audience through the Bay Area News Group All Access Subscription web site
– Creating digital marketing campaigns to promote new products for New Business Development sales and advertising teams
– Chief designing digital ads, magazine display advertising and page layout style for Scene Magazine
– Collaborating by working closely with national editors and regional editors to redesign both local and national landing websites and maintain the company’s branding
– Art directing the Spaces Bay Area magazine as well as Spaces Bay Area e-newsletter and visual design for the website
– Working independently for problem-solving in all the technical aspects through the web and print production process

Assistant Graphic Director [November 1999 – July 2007]
Daily News Group, Palo Alto

Freelance Graphic Designer [2011-present]
LED Engin, San Jose

Web Designer / Design Consultant [2008-2009]
New Seeds Learning Center, San Jose

Freelance Graphic Designer [2006-2010]
Creative Marketing Partners, Inc., San Francisco

Freelance Graphic Designer [2003-2007]
Photo Momento, Santa Clara

Prepress Assistant
Imagemaster, San Jose

Printing Assistant
Technology Printing, San Jose

Voluntary experience

Graphic / Web designer
Logos Baptist Church, Los Altos
Designing promotional materials for events and web design need for the church site: