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UI / Visual / Interaction Designer

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Location:
San Jose, California, 95129, United States
Posted:
September 20, 2011
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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