Hello, I am Yuwen Sun

I am currently exploring different Web + Graphic + Illustration design positions and willing to relocate worldwide.

BFA Kutztown University of Pennsylvania | Kutztown, PA | May 2018

Major : Communication Design

Concentration : Interactive, Graphic Design and Illustration

Minor : Web Development

Language: Mandarin and English

International Design Experience

Design Intern | October  –  December 2017

Neo-Pangea | West Reading, PA

> Designed holiday Pinterest graphic for McCormick.

> Edited and resized photos for weekly client website updating.

> Assisted with National Geographic presentation showing layout mock-ups of VR experience.

Design Intern | Digital Jungle | Shanghai China | Summer 2017

> Designed social media post for four international clients.

> Built Sea Point website with development team.

Design Intern | Sorrelli Jewelry | Kutztown, PA | Winter 2016

> Assisted with image editing of product photographs, designed display card, and print advertisements.

Graphic & Web Design | Fall 2016  –  Spring 2018

McFarland Student Union | Kutztown, PA

> Designed posters, postcards, logos and maintained the website for MSU and the MSU Art Gallery.

> Work directly with artists, program supervisors, and other university staff.

Freelance Designer | KU Math Major | Kutztown, PA | Spring 2016

> Helped design several posters for the important events sponsored by the KU Mathematics Department.

Professional Development

Prototyping Workshop with Bluecadet | Fall 2017

> Attended a two day workshop conducted by Brett Renfer, Creative Director at Bluecadet NYC.

> Used cardboard and projectors to make high fidelity prototypes of a projection mapped interactive mock-up.

> Worked in teams and autonomously on assignments according to project needs.

Volunteer & Leadership Experience

Website Design | Hackathon | Lehigh Valley, PA | Spring 2018

An event to come up with different ideas and bring them to life in 54 hours that incorporates designers and developers.

KUCD Designathon | Kutztown, PA

A 24-hour design event for local non-profit organizations.

WordPress Site Team Leader | Spring 2018

> Designed and coded a wordpress website for Replace the Hate.

App Design | Spring 2017

> Designed an App for YMCA and created a mock-up.

Website Design | Spring 2016

> Worked with a team of three designers to design and code website for Trout Unlimited.

Print Lab Monitor | Fall 2016  –  Spring 2018

Communication Design Department | Kutztown, PA

> Manage work flow, and troubleshoot student digital files to ensure smooth printing press.

> Equipment use includes large format inkjet, laser printer, and laser die-cut machine.

Poster Design | Kutztown, PA | Spring 2018

> 20th Annual Kutztown University Children's Literature Conference.

DesignRX | Kutztown, PA

A design event to assist Fine Arts and Crafts students with personal branding.

Graphic Designer Team Leader | Spring 2018

> Established an identity for visiting artist's studio.

Graphic Designer | Spring 2017

> Established a logo and business card for a craft student.

CSSAKU Designer | Spring 2015  –  Spring 2018

Chinese Students and Scholars Association | Kutztown, PA

> Organized Lunar New Year Event each year. Designed posters, logo, and event board for association events.

> Helped with event set-up, decoration and invitation design. Over 200 staff, faculty and students attend event yearly.

Honors

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honorary Membership | Spring 2018

Senior Interactive and Illustration Award | Spring 2018

> Be nominated at Communication Design Major

Student Employee of the Month | Spring 2017

KU Dean’s List | Fall 2014  –  2017

KU International Scholarship | Spring 2014  –  Fall 2018

Qualifications

> Distinctive and fun design sensibility.

> Versatile, detail-oriented, self-motivated and disciplined.

> Excellent traditional and digital drawing skills.

> Knowledge of screen print and printmaking.

> Adept in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Adobe XD).

> Knowledge of user experience, web development skills, programing, PHP, and JavaScript.

> Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS, Css Animation, UXPin, Brackets, Sketch, InVision, WordPress, A-Frame VR/AR.

Exhibition

Life and Death | Essence Magazine | Kutztown, PA | Bear’s Den Gallery | Spring 2017

Blood Sweat Illustration Group Show | Kutztown, PA | Spring 2017

Visual Essay Group Show | Rohrbach Library | Kutztown, PA | Fall 2016

KUCD Illustration Showcase | Scatter Joy Center for the Arts | Horsham, PA | Fall 2016

Digital Illustration Showcase | Bear’s Den Gallery | Kutztown, PA | Spring 2016