Gage Nguyen

  • GagetheDesigner.com
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at Freelance
  • Graphic Designer at UCLA

Education

University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Design and Visual Communications, General

Public Profile

Background

Summary

I am an interdisciplinary designer experienced in print, web, and branding. I believe strongly in design’s power to motivate, educate, and inspire. I have a strong advertising background and strive to merge beautiful design with measurable business objectives, and inform my design choices with information ranging from consumer studies to mass communication principles to psychology.

Experience

  • Manager, Brand & Design

    IdentityMind Global

    March 2019 – Present(7 months)San Francisco Bay Area

  • Web Designer

    IdentityMind Global

    July 2014 – Present(5 years 3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Graphic Designer

    Freelance

    2009 – 2015

  • Graphic Designer

    UCLA

    August 2013 – July 2014(11 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Produce promotional images for events and conferences of the LGBT Campus Resource Center, increase social media visibility of office programs

  • Campus Events Print Marketing Director

    UCLA

    March 2011 – June 2012(1 year 3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Coordinate Print Marketing Staffers in producing images for print and web promoting and providing information about various events put on by UCLA’s Campus Events Commission. Responsible for graphic identity of the oraginization and any long-running events.

  • Graphic Designer

    undrest.

    January 2011 – August 2011(7 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Produce marketing collateral and graphic assets for online store, photograph products,retouch photos from photoshoots

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Design and Visual Communications, General

    2009 – 2014

    Activities and Societies

    Campus Events Commission, AdTeam

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustrator
  • Branding & Identity
  • After Effects
  • InDesign
  • Digital Printing
  • Photoshop
  • Wide Format Printing
  • Web Design
  • Writing