Hovin Wang

Creative Director and Graphic Designer.
Los Angeles, California
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http://www.hovinwang.com
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hovinw@gmail.com
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(626) 215-0538
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.
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Work Experience

Freelance Creative Director at Oshin Studio

Creative Director
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Aug, 2017 - Current

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
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Oct, 2016 - Aug, 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
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Oct, 2015 - Oct, 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)
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Sep, 2013 - Apr, 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
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May, 2012 - Aug, 2013

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

Volcom

Graphic Designer
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2006 - Mar, 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
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May, 2005 - Aug, 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
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2001 - 2005

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.