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hello@linazhaodesign.com 778 8919 388 linazhaodesign.com Based in Vancouver Permanent resident of Canada

Education Vancouver Film School. Canada. Jan.2011-Apr.2012. Diploma of Digital Design, Specialization in Communication Design The University of Auckland. New Zealand. Feb.2006-Dec.2008 Bachelor of Commerce, Major in Marketing.

Project experience Bloom. (9 weeks) 2012 Developed a brand identity package and awareness campaign for a non-profit program, empowering girls living with cancer. Red Crush. (7 weeks) 2012 Packaging design for wine bottles. Revolutio. (7 weeks) 2011 Developed a brand identity package for a fictitious contemporary art gallery in Gastown Vancouver. Habitat for Humanity Restore. (7 weeks) 2011 Awareness campaign for Habitat for Humanity Restore in Vancouver. I was one of the producers and also part of the branding team, worked on the campaign brand identity and print material, and liaised between branding and motion graphic teams.

Skills Proficient: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Microsoft Visio & Office. Basic: Cinema 4D, Dragon Stop Motion.

Work Experience

Visual Merchandiser. Jul.2009-Aug.2010 Farmers Trading Company (national department store), Auckland, NewZealand. Planned and executed promotion events and new products launch. Utilized creativity and marketing knowledge to ensure high standards of store presentation and to maximise impulsive sales. Sales person. Dec.2008-Jul.2009 Farmers Trading Company(national department store), Auckland, NewZealand. Provided top notch customer service including fitting room assistance and answering telephone enquiries. Resolved customer complaints. Marketing and Sales Assistant Jun. 2008-Nov. 2008 (part time) Grounded Guidance Lifestyle Planning & Management Ltd ; Auckland, NewZealand Developed new client relationships and generated sales leads via cold calls and internet. Set up appointments between the director and clients. Press releases distributed. Collated and maintained contact lists and sales data. Contacted media for service placements.

Volunteer Experience

Surrey Art Gallery. BC Canada. Sep-Dec.2010 Docent. Took school tours through the gallery. Look Good Feel Better program. Auckland, New Zealand. 2007-2010 Recommended make-up techniques, applied make-up, provided facial massages to clients who were undergoing cancer treatments. Involved with event management, e.g. Fundraising Ball. Contributed marketing ideas to help promote program.

Interests Exploring art (in gallery, or not), discovering real life stories, social work, snowboarding, singing, sunshine and the

Languages English, Mandrin Chinese.


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