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UI / Visual / Interaction Designer

Location:
San Jose, California, 95129, United States
Posted:
September 20, 2011
Contact Info:
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SHAUN TSAI

OBJECTIVE

Professional artist with years of experience create and executing on a variety of web, visual designs and production elements seeks position with growing and creatively stimulating company. Further, endeavor to apply design skills to enhance the efforts of a creative team in UI/UX production pipelines, concept creation and art asset management.

SPECIALTIES

Web design

UI design

Graphic design

Conceptual strategy

Logo & Brand design

Vector art

Art asset management

Traditional fine art

2D and 3D design

Project management

Multi tasking

Workflow supervision

SKILLS

Applications: Adobe CS5, including Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere, 3DS Max, Maya, Mudbox, Microsoft Office, Quark XPress, Debabelizer

Scripting languages: HTML, CSS, XML

Foreign Languages: English (native), Mandarin (native) and Japanese (basic)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Visual / Interaction / UI / 3D Designer 2008 – Present

NAMCO BANDAI GAMES AMERICA San Jose, California

• Generate creative concepts for games and strive to deliver graphics exceed industry standards

• Tight-knit interaction with designers, engineers and technical artists on creative solutions for online web and in-game implementation

• Establish workflow processes to achieve higher levels of art production efficiency on-time asset delivery

• Received internal team ‘Get Stuff Done’ award

Visual / Web Designer 2008

SUNSHINE INVESTMENT San Jose, California

• Designed site content, maintained and updated the rate sheet and real estate listing

• Implemented mortgage calculator feature

Visual / UI / Animation / 3D Designer 2006 – 2007

IWIN, INC. San Francisco, California

• Design marketing assets for web and print promotional campaigns. Designed logos, game art elements

Visual / Interaction / Web Designer 2006

OURWINECLUB.COM San Jose, California

• Created wireframes and UI specifications

• Added shopping cart to the site, coordinated with developer and owner

• Maintained the inventory list on the regular basis

Visual Design / Creative Service 2003 – 2006

ICM, INC. San Jose, California

• Negotiated contract and work details, was the point of contact with publishers

• Created in-game assets including UI, menu system, 3D characters and animations under tight budgetary constraints

Creative Service 2001 – 2003

METRO3D, INC. San Jose, California

• Designed game packaging and manuals according to Sony and Microsoft guidelines

• Created marketing collateral including magazine ads, sell sheets, posters, and POP

• Create, maintain company website and online ecommerce catalog.

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Science, Desktop Publishing Masters Institute, San Jose, California

Certificate in Classroom Management Pearson Education, San Jose, California