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Michelle W. Han

  • Art Director
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Contract Designer at Disney ABC Television Group
  • Senior Branding Designer at Demand Media

Education

Art Center College of Design, Bachelor of Fine Art, Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Michelle is a graphic designer/art director based in Los Angeles. Currently living and working in Los Angeles. she has a serious passion for design and is always eager to learn and perfect her craft. She is open to any design inquiries you may have, please don’t be hesitate to contact her at mhan0528@gmail.com __________________________________________ Selected Clients: Casmigos Tequila – casamigotequila.com Caliche Rum – calicherum.com ABCoA (Advanced Business Computer of America) Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) Coronet Solitaire – coronetdiamonds.com Sunfest Organic Herbs – sunfestherbs.com Rockwell Island – h.rockwellisland.com The Gores Group – gores.com __________________________________________

Experience

  • Senior Designer

    Henkel

    July 2017 – Present(2 years 3 months)Culver City, California

  • Contract Designer

    Disney ABC Television Group

    March 2017 – July 2017(4 months)Burbank, CA

  • Senior Branding Designer

    Demand Media

    June 2015 – June 2016(1 year)Santa Monica

    Collaborated with product development & content team to rebrand studioD from conceptual to launch. Scope of work includes creative and art direction, web design, logo design, identity system and guideline book.

  • Contract Branding Designer

    Belkin International

    March 2015 – June 2015(3 months)Playa Vista, CA

    Work directly with Associate Creative Director to refine Linksys’s brand system. Participate in conceptualize and explore different packaging direction for WEMO.

  • Designer

    ZEESMAN

    January 2015 – March 2015(2 months)Miracle Mile Los Angeles

    Work directly with creative director Matt Ward on creating campaign and brochure for Grey’s Anatomy.

  • Freelance Designer

    Lucky Brand

    October 2014 – February 2015(4 months)Downtown Los Angeles

    Work with the creative team and project managers to create ad campaigns for new launches. Works included website update & store graphics.

  • Graphic Designer

    Vokent

    October 2011 – October 2014(3 years)Venice, Los Angeles

    Worked on a wide range of branding and design projects across various media. Participated in all stages of the creative process from concept development to client presentations. Deliverables included logos, identity systems, print collateral, packaging design, websites, and store graphics.

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  • Freelance Designer

    Orange22

    June 2013 – December 2013(6 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Worked remotely with Dario Antonioni on developing an identity and packaging project. Service included: research, trend and inspiration deck, marketing audit, art direction on identity and packaging.

  • Freelance Designer

    Midnight Oil Creative

    April 2013 – 2013(6 months)Burbank

    Work remotely with creative director David Fonseca on redesigning its existing logo.

  • Freelance Designer

    The Pastilla Institute of Design

    September 2012 – 2012(1 month)Pasadena, CA

    In collaboration with Pastilla Studio to develop compelling product launch and advertising campaign for Microsoft Surface.

  • Sponsored Project

    Nestlé USA

    January 2011 – April 2011(3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Worked with product designers and photographer in research groups to design 360˚ user experience to trigger gen-Y. Including photography style, brand story, product, packaging and advertising campaign.

  • Design Intern

    Philips Design

    May 2010 – December 2010(7 months)Hong Kong

    Worked with product designers and visual trend analysts on trend analysis workshop, material workshop and concept development for the launch of 2012 docking. Assisted senior art director and creative direction with creative concept for Philips global retail and IFA 2010 show.

Education

  • Art Center College of Design

    Bachelor of Fine Art, Graphic Design

    2008 – 2011

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Mandarin

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Cantonese

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Publications

  • Absolute Stationery Design

    Sandu 360 Books 2012

    December 2012

    AND Museum – Architecture and Design Museum was selected by the editor of Sandu Publishing to feature on the new published branding book Promogenda. Dec 2012

    Authors (2):
    • Michelle W. Han,
    • Michelle W. Han

Skills & Expertise

  • Illustrator CS6
  • Concept Art
  • Consultants
  • InDesign CS6
  • Creative Strategy
  • Illustrator
  • Digital Imaging
  • Concept Design
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Logo Design
  • Branding & Identity
  • Microsoft Office
  • Branding Strategy
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Art
  • Interaction Design
  • Adobe Muse CS6
  • Editorial
  • FontLab
  • Keynote
  • Photoshop
  • Concept Development
  • Dreamweaver
  • Packaging Design
  • Digital Media
  • Typography
  • Web Design
  • Photoshop CS6
  • User Experience

Courses

Art Center College of Design

  • TDS: Transdisciplinary Studios
  • Doyald’s Got Curves
  • Material Class
  • Design History
  • Font Design
  • Transmedia Design
  • Type For Space
  • Packaging III
  • Communication Design

Honors & Awards

  • Semifinalist

    ADAA

    April 2012

    Packaging Design, Nivea for Men Revitalizing rebrand.