Hovin Wang

Creative Director and Graphic Designer.

Los Angeles, California

15 years experience in graphic design, art direction, and creative direction across multiple industries including technology, fashion, video gaming, action sports, music, and consumer products. I have worked for global brands both in-house and as a contractor providing creative services, brand building, and team management and budget management. I enjoy the great outdoors, spinach calzones, and hanging out with my dog Barnaby.

Work Experience

  • Freelance Creative Director at Oshin Studio

    Creative Director|Aug, 2017Current

    Creative direction for brand and marketing strategies (digital and print), graphic design, illustration, package design, and print design. Project work for brands such as Red Bull, Nike, and Fero Cannabis.

    • Facebook

      Art Director|Oct, 2016Aug, 2017

      Art Director for Facebook Messenger Day social story sharing platform. I worked with artist and designers both in-house and freelance to create digital artworks for Facebook/Messengers 1 billion world-wide daily users.

      • AKQA

        Senior Art Director|Oct, 2015Oct, 2016

        Sr. Art Director for clients Audi, Activision, and Marvel/Kabam. I managed an in-house team of copywriters and designers to conceptualize and produce digital campaigns, websites, social media marketing assets, and video commercials.

        • Microsoft

          Marketing & Communications Manager (Art Director)|Sep, 2013Apr, 2015

          Provide creative conception, direction, and design execution for web, mobile, and print media for Microsoft Office and Microsoft's Yammer platform.

          • Church of Type

            Apprentice |May, 2012Aug, 2013

            Apprenticeship under the "King of American Letterpress", Kevin Bradley learning traditional letterpress printing processes.

            • Volcom

              Graphic Designer|2006Mar, 2012

              Conceptualize and produce marketing advertisements, print and digital catalogs, packaging, photoshoot direction, apparel design, events marketing design, and social media marketing campaign and assets.

              • INDEX: 2005

                Exhibition/graphic/environment designer|May, 2005Aug, 2005

                Conceptualize and design assets for the Danish INDEX design exhibition. Products include environmental graphics and digital/print marketing assets.

                Education

                • Art Center College of Design

                  BA w/ Honors - Graphic Design|20012005

                  Focused studies in editorial design, packaging design, web design, and creative direction.

                Skills

                  • Expert software knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Sketch, InVision, Keynote, Google Docs, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
                  • Specialized working experience in print design, packaging design, web/digital design, brand marketing, typography, illustration, mural painting, silkscreen printing, letterpress printing, and digital photo/image editing.