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linh doan
 designer | illustrator | creator
︎ Brooklyn, NY


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SKILLS  

Sketch/illustration.             ︎︎︎︎︎        
Product development.       ︎︎︎︎︎
Layout/print design  .         ︎︎︎︎︎
Packaging.                          ︎︎︎︎︎
Stop motion/animation.      ︎︎︎︎︎


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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Virginia Commonwealth University, December 2015

 
Independent Study / Japan + Vietnam
July 2015 - August 2015
Self-directed project in which I traveled abroad to conduct research and study with graphic designers across different cultures.

Linh is a design professional and creative artist with a strong feel and understanding for visual communication. She believes in beautiful and unique functional design, shaped by experience and culture. Linh always keeps a positive attitude and enjoys working with clients and colleagues to bring exceptional designs to life. As a hard working and driven individual who is passionate about her work, she's built a skillset and portfolio that spans illustration, watercolor, packaging, animation, typography, social media marketing, and lots more.
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EXPERIENCE
Pearhead / Brooklyn, NY Senior Designer, Product Development
︎ April 2018 - Present
Designing and developing a wide range of consumer products for large-scale retailors (Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, TJ Maxx, etc.). Focusing across the entire product lifecycle — ideation, design, production, packaging, and delivery.  Projects include baby books, frames, board books, baby keepsakes, pet toys, wedding and various gift products.


Ivory Ella / New York, NY
Designer

︎April 2018 - Present (Freelance)
Producing graphic prints and stop motion videos for Instagram and other social media channels (︎ sample video).

︎ April 2016 - 2018 (Full-time)
As a small startup, owned all aspects of the design lifecycle and played a key role in developing the brand and visual identity. Primary focus was on creating designs and graphics for clothing and accessories, which generated tens of millions in sales.

︎August, 2017
Visited Save The Elephants headquarters in South Africa with the Ivory Ella team. We studied the wildlife in Samburu, and worked with Save The Elephants team to find ways to raise awareness around elephant and animal preservation efforts throughout the region. 
︎ October, 2017
Completed the YSC Tour de Pink East Coast charity bike ride from Pennsylvania to the New Jersey shore. Used social media to raise $2,750 for the cause, and designed the team uniform that won first place.

︎ November, 2017
Joined the Ivory Ella team for the Saving the Elephants 10K Run in New York City. Designed the t-shirts for the eventz
Epic Games / Brooklyn, NY
April 2020 (Freelance)
Collaborating with the Fortnite design team on creating the storyboards for a new unreleased game project.


Junk and Java / Westerly, RI
April 2017
Created many different types of arts like hand made cards, drawings and paintings.  They were displayed at Junk and Java coffee shop for one month. All the handmade cards sold out and some of pictures have been sold as well.


Professional Affiliation: AIGA / VCU AIGA
Member, September 2014 - Present
I am a member of Richmond AIGA and VCU AIGA.  I joined the activity and studio tour trips while I was at VCU.


Design Center, MoB (Middle of Broad) / Richmond, VA
Graphic Designer
︎August 2015 - December 2015
Provided design services for local non-profits — print posters for Storefront for Community Design, a yearbook for Saving Our Youth, and a community garden on VCU’s campus.








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