A development enthusiast with an international background, ready to implement creativity, resourcefulness, and efficiency to help make quality videogame or children-related products!

Visual Futurist & Senior Designer | Ziff Davis Media – 1UP Network | November 2007 to July 2008
• Researching, developing, designing, and leading a wide range of revolutionary projects for the near and far future

Designer | Ziff Davis Media – 1UP Network | April 2005 to November 2007
• Overseeing all of 1UP.COM’s art needs and managing daily work flow
• Collaborated extensively with various other departments on the development of new successful products (Gamevideos.com, MyCheats.com, The 1UP Show)
• Managed my team at events and conferences of all sizes (E3, Tokyo Game Show…etc)

Production Associate | Ziff Davis Media – 1UP.COM | August 2004 to April 2005
• Performed daily art tasks and file management duties on CMS
• One of the core members of the original team that revolutionized 1UP’s success editorially
• Communicated heavily with users and evaluated the effects after new implemented features

Producer, Animator, Art Director | Curiosoft | May 2002 to October 2003
• With no game-making experience, two peers and I completed Jr. Doctor & Jr. Vet from initial brainstorm to ship; both were well-received indie PC games for children (ages 3-8).
• Established style guide and color palette, helped writing design documents which paved way for additional installments of the Jr. series

Writing: Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming Monthly, 1UP.COM
Illustration & Photography: Electronic Gaming Monthly, Official PlayStation Magazine, East Bay Housing Organizations
Video/Audio/Podcast Programming: Flagship Studios, The 1UP Show, DL.TV, G4TV, GameVideos

University of California – Berkeley | Berkeley, CA | 2000-2004 | B.A. in Architecture
Danmarks Designskole | Copenhagen, Denmark | 2003-2004 | Furniture Design
Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA | 1999-2000 | Pre-College Industrial Design
Taipei American School | Taipei, Taiwan | 1989-2000

Versed in: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office, HTML, Mandarin
Familiar with: 3D Studio MAX, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, Premiere, ToonBoom, French

SF Scrabble Club, plastic and silicone casting, AIDS Walk, DIY crafts and electronics, World of Warcraft, Nobilis, amateur chocolatier, BADRAP (Bay Area Doglovers Responsible About Pitbulls)