Portfolio URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shawnportfolio/Salary Requirements: 37,000 –42,000 per year / negotiable Shawn Hsu2489 Northmoor Dr.Corona, CA 92882Dear Hiring Manager: I am responding to the Graphic Designer position with your firm. I saw this posting on the Internet and am interested in pursuing this opportunity. My graphic design experience would add value to your team.I have a degree in advertising from Weber State University, and have extensive background in Commercial Art with an Illustration emphasis and Photography minor.I have many years of experiences, and my portfolio included packaging, trade show materials, brochures, logos, POP, publications, direct mail, ad campaigns, branding, and more. I have the ability to do it all from concept to completion, I am passionate about producing high quality, results-oriented creative design, and has extensive experience collaborating with photographers, printers, and various other vendors to achieve my clients objectives and exceed their expectations.I put 110 percent into every job and thrives working under tight deadlines. I have a personality that fits well with all companies, adapts to any environment, and can jump into any creative, think-tank team bringing a fresh new perspective. What you see is what you get: Strategic, creative, dynamic.Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to discuss this opportunity with you in person. Sincerely, Shawn Hsu ____________________________________________________________PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVETo obtain a challenging and secure career that provides the opportunity to apply my knowledge, skills, and creative abilities while gaining new experience with advancement opportunities. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONSExtensive experience of graphic design, and knowledgeable in a Macintosh computer environment. Enjoy the collaboration with people and am flexible in dealing with individuals in diverse situations. My portfolio includes packaging, trade show materials, brochures, logos, POP, publications, direct mail, ad campaigns, branding, and more. Clients include Walmart, Big 5, Sports Authority, Shopko, Dick Sporting Good, and countless small businesses. I also have organized vendors for print jobs, and exhibit design while working within a designated budget.EDUCATION Bachelor of Art in Commercial Design with an Illustration emphasis & Photography minor from Weber State UniversityOCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCEGraphic DesignerImpact Canopy IncDesigned canopies, flags, domes, arches, banners, air inflate, floor mats, event fencing, table coves, all accessories for clients, Other responsibilities included design company product promotion materials. Developed new concept and designed brochures, email blasts, new product lines, company hand book, and for all Marketing materials.Graphic Designer, Future Graphic, FreelanceFor the past ten years, I spent a majority of time working with a number of client throughout the United States. Industries-including entertainment, retail, manufacturing, travel, food, small business and more. Taking from conceptualization through execution and within designated budget. Design included brochure, corporate identity packages, Packaging materials, typesetting, print, banner, collateral material development, display, direct mail, hotels and resorts, non-profits, restaurant, and most recently logo, and stationery design for a pet shop store, Guest Directories, and Adventure West Scuba. These are just some of the companies I have done work for.Senior Graphic DesignerLifetime Products Inc.Supports the Marketing team in the design and production of print and web materials including sales support materials, corporate identity materials, trade show graphics, point of sale materials new concepts for advertising campaigns materials, and other advertising needs.? Create brochures, posters, invitations, POP, display, labels, and product promotional materials.Develop new concepts and advertising campaigns for the up-coming year, which includes photo shoot, preparing trade show materials and conceptual presentations for new product lines.Senior PhotographerFotogenix,Photographer in a studio environment and on location for weddings, portraits of individuals, families, models, children and pets. Developed, print, cut and mat pictures.Graphics Designer Chapelle Limited Graphics Coordinator and Illustrator for the company editors. Produce a variety of finished visual products for client with hand rendered sketches, diagrammed and illustrated step-by-step procedures for technical manuals for How To books, and prepared layouts and proposals for prospective clients.AD designMeridian InternationalResponsible for ad design, catalog layout, articles for newsletters, and magazines. Organized vendors for print jobs. Acquired overall knowledge of pre press experience.Technical IllustratorNiche AgencyWorked as a subcontractor for Novell Corporation. Responsible for technical illustration, line drawing, and layout.