Karen Yung

freelance interactive art director, creative designer and strategist

Address

Bondi NSW, Australia

Contact

Social

Skills

Design Capabilities

  • Interactive/Web
  • Flash
  • Art Direction
  • Concepting / Strategy
  • Interface/UI
  • IA/Wireframing
  • Blogs
  • Banner Ads
  • HTML Email
  • Presentations
  • Facebook Pages
  • Brand Identity
  • Illustration
  • Logos
  • Photography
  • Sketching

Programs

  • Photoshop
  • Flash
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Dreamweaver
  • Fireworks
  • DART Publisher
  • FinalCut Pro
  • Balsamiq

Web Coding

Experience

Jan 2012 to Present

Freelance Senior Visual Designer


Global

  • roles: visual and UX design
  • industry: sports/events management, web & social apps
Dec 2011 to Feb 2012

Freelance Senior Digital Art Director/
Designer


Sydney

  • roles: online ad design and trafficking, created Vice Australia website
  • brands: Vice, Rdio, Intel, ASUS, Air New Zealand, El Jimador
  • industry: youth, entertainment, brand activation
2006 to Present

Freelance Senior Interactive Designer
& Digital Art Director



Los Angeles, CA

  • roles: web and graphic design
  • brands: Sony Pictures Classics
  • industry: film, entertainment, travel
Sep 2011 to Dec 2011

Freelance Senior Digital Designer


Sydney

  • roles: touch screen display design, social media campaign design, iPad magazine design
  • brands: Commonwealth Bank, GE, Lane Crawford
  • industry: advertising
Jan 2010 to December 2011

Freelance Senior Web Designer


Vail, Colorado

  • roles: web, ui, print design
  • brands: Vail, RockResorts, Aramark, Beverly Hills
  • industry: hospitality, travel
April 2011 to August 2011

Freelance Senior Digital Designer


Sydney

  • roles: rich media design
  • brands: Nike, Subaru, Tresemme
  • industry: advertising
2004-2006

Freelance Web Designer

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Savoy Studio, Minga Creative
Portland, Oregon

  • role: web, flash & logo design
  • brands: Intel, Nike, Luna Bar
  • industry: corporate, sports, real estate
Summer 2004

User Experience Designer


Vancouver, Canada

  • role: user experience, web design
  • brands: Activision, AT&T, McDonald's
  • industry: corporate
2002-2003

Freelance Flash Designer


New York City

  • role: e-learning presentations
  • industry: corporate banking
Winter 2002

Snowboard Instructor


Colorado

  • level 1 certification
  • role: teaching adults and kids
  • industry: ski resort
2000-2002

Flash Designer


New York City

  • role: flash design
  • brands: Akamai
  • industry: tech, corporate
Summer 1999

Architectural Intern


New York City

  • role: autocad drafting, punchlisting
  • industry: architecture
Summer 1997

Architectural Intern


Hong Kong

  • role: model building, cataloging
  • industry: architecture

Education

2003-2004

University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC

1996-2000

Bachelor's Degree:

Cornell University, NY

My concentration was in Interior Design where I studied User Centered Spatial Design, Human Factors, Ergonomics, ADA, Furniture and Sustainable Design. I also had a minor in Business Management and Marketing.
1993-1996

Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire

1992-1993

The Thacher School, California

1984-1992

German Swiss International School
Hong Kong


Awards


Other

Languages

English, Chinese, Conversational French, Basic Spanish and German

Interests

Travel, Art, Drawing, Photography, Organic and Natural Living

Activities

Cycling, Camping, Hiking, Yoga, Snowboarding, Surfing, Capoeira

Yungraphik is a highly creative design studio founded by art director and creative designer Karen Yung who is experienced in crafting visual marketing solutions for all kinds of people. Using current interactive strategies and technologies, Yungraphik collaborates with clients to make their brand shine with effective graphic and web design.