A creative person with experience in Art direction, teaching and interactive/print design. Has worked with clients ranging from large corporations to non-profits. Loves delicious food and dreams in infographics.
linda yuki NAKANISHI
FINE ARTS at YORK UNIVERSITY
(BFA with HONOURS)
Majored in Visual Arts (painting, sculpture, printmaking and illustrations). Studied Western and Eastern Art History Classes in Interactive Multimedia (HTML, Director, Photoshop).
INTERACTIVE MEDIA at HUMBER COLLEGE
Learned to design and develop websites. Classes on animation, digital video, audio and 3D. Understanding digital branding strategies.
*Awarded the President's Letter
INTRODUCTION TO BOOK DESIGN at RYERSON UNIVERSITY
Learned the principles of book design, structure and type. Taught to balance aesthetics with communication.
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LEAD DESIGNER at DIMENTIANS
Involvement in all design projects from the initial design meeting with the client to getting sign off on the final design. Projects ranging from web, print and interactive. Creating brand identities for businesses, companies & non-profit organizations. As well as front end coding HTML & CSS, flash animating & video editing.
CLIENTS: Perrier, Mattel, Berlitz, Morguard, Rainbow Health Ontario, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
SENIOR INTERACTIVE DESIGNER at TPM COMMUNICATIONS
Information Architecture, creating graphics & design templates for Toyota's Club Members web site re-design & concept development/animation for online promotion.
CLIENT: Toyota Canada
ART DIRECTOR at DIMENTIANS
Worked closely with clients to come up with the best concepts for their company/organization. Lead a team to see the successful completion of each project. Contributed to improvements of company moral and process for Dimentians.
CLIENTS: Various non-profit organizations
INSTRUCTOR at HUMBER COLLEGE
Instructor for the Multimedia Design & Production Technician program. Instructing students on interface design, portfolio development & industry preparation. Contributed to the development of the Multimedia program expansion & marketing.
FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR & DESIGNER
Concept development and design creation for interactive & print. Working with teams consisting of designers, developers and project managers. Designed books, book covers (for print & for online ePublishing) & data visualization.