YEJI GARDINER

  • E-Commerce Sales Manager at Siliconii (STYLEKOREAN.COM)
  • Buena Park, California, United States
  • Cosmetics

Previous positions

  • Web Designer, Website Manager at Doria International Inc, X-Doria
  • Web Designer, Web Publisher at Conscious Wood Work

Education

Seoul Women’s University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Textile Design, Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Talented and motivated graphic designer with e-commerce management experience with a record of improving sales for retail companies. Great time management in fast pace environments.

Experience

  • E-Commerce Sales Manager

    Siliconii (STYLEKOREAN.COM)

    October 2019 – PresentCerritos, California

  • Graphic Designer

    ABI USA SALES CORPORATION

    February 2019 – Present(8 months)Vernon, CA

    • Created digital image files for use in digital and traditional printing methods. • Designed and built a corporate e-commerce site by designing the website from banners to email notification designs. • Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print materials, brochures and catalogs. • Conceptualized and developed graphics products for Christmas seasonal gift bags, patterns for gift wrapping paper and gift boxes projects for Burlington using Adobe Illustrator. • Refined the company logo to represent the brand awareness to new clients and redesigned branding assets such as letterhead and business card. • Developed team communications and information for seasonal merchandise development meetings. • Worked with merchandising manager to resolve production problems, improve operations.

  • Web Designer, Website Manager

    Doria International Inc, X-Doria

    June 2017 – January 2018(7 months)United States

    • Designed current official website to provide a better user experience. • Created and updated all of the email notifications to provide straightforward, informative visuals to customers. • Designed a landing page with a new layout for the product launch for new mobile devices. • Planned and executed marketing plans accordingly from social media to email marketing to maximize reach towards the targeted audience. • Managed the marketing graphic assets to utilize them on the website with HTML/CSS. • Increased click rate and conversion rate on email marketing by inserting animated graphics and different layouts. • Worked with 3rd party marketing agencies to improve brand awareness.

  • Web Designer, Web Publisher

    Conscious Wood Work

    April 2016 – June 2016(2 months)Los Angeles, CA

    • Redesigned previous website to renew branding and improve user experience for all screen sizes. • Fixed coding bugs and errors for previous website. • Maintained open communication with the CEO to understand what was needed to develop the new website and execute the project.

  • Website Manager

    Spigen Inc

    February 2015 – June 2016(1 year 4 months)Irvine, CA

    • Collaborated with contents team to create the homepage banner for multiple product launches to highlight key products. • Worked with marketing to decide the creative direction for promotional events. • Designed graphic contents to be utilized across multiple social channels. • Drove revenue growth by 20% by testing different landing page designs. • Developed new brand concepts targeted toward female audiences. • Collaborated with front and back-end developers to upgrade the website.

  • Junior Graphic Designer

    Spigen Inc

    November 2013 – February 2015(1 year 3 months)Irvine, CA

    • Provided product thumbnails by resizing rendering images. • Redesigned previous website mockup designs following new e-commerce trend. • Redesigned previous product description pages to align with new brand positioning for all marketplace channels. • Assisted in the creation of standard ad display. • Created the official brand watermark and logo for new sales channels.

  • Junior Graphic Designer

    The Flying Pan

    September 2011 – February 2012(5 months)Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea

    • Created menu concepts and designs based on location of restaurant. • Assisted with restaurant branding for all restaurant locations. • Designed interior artwork for restaurant to match restaurant environment.

  • Junior Graphic Designer

    Long Bread Sandwich Bar

    June 2011 – February 2012(8 months)Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea

    • Launched a new restaurant brand by creating all creative assets. • Developed company identity and created restaurant logo. • Created leaflet menus and outside banners to generate publicity.

Education

  • Seoul Women’s University

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Textile Design, Graphic Design

    2007 – 2012

    Activities and Societies

    Completed a course in Teacher Training

Languages

  • English

    Full professional proficiency

  • Korean

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Layout
  • Graphic Design
  • Communication
  • Illustration
  • Pattern Design
  • OS X
  • Materials
  • Corel Draw
  • Photography
  • adobe indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Textile Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Designing
  • Typography
  • Education
  • Mac OS
  • Adobe Design Programs
  • Shopify
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Screen Printing

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Staff

    Jisan Rock Festival

    July 2009Arts and Culture

  • Photographer

    Ssamzi Sound Festival

    June 2011 – August 2011(2 months)

Causes YEJI cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Health