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Firstname/Profession
Kumiko
Graphic Designer / Digital Designer
4-8 years Experience
Wellington
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Represented: 07/08/18

Bio

Hi, I’m Kumi! I am a Graphic Designer, I create unique and fresh designs with my Japanese identity. 

 

I have been working as a Graphic Designer for 5 years. During this time I worked at Matchbox as a designer/gallery assistant. And I have worked at Stone Street Studios as a Graphic Designer for the film 'Ghost in the Shell'. I created Graphics for set decorating, props, costumes and vehicles, including logos, posters, vinyl stickers and packaging which were both Japanese and English in language and style. 

 

After working at Stone Street Studios, I got an opportunity to work at phil&teds as a Graphic Designer. I worked on the creative requests which from our product marketers, sales support team, quality control team, and retailers from all over the world. I have created web banners, graphics for EDM, social media banners, motion graphics, Print advertising, product leaet, Instruction, Packaging, POP and In-store banners.

 

As a freelance Graphic Designer, I have worked for a wide range of clients, includes: Garage Project, Wellington City Council, Japanese Embassy, AMOUREUX in Taiwan, Hamasaku in L.A. and Alpine Wine Co. I have the skills and experiences of both digital and print; Branding, Packaging design, Digital illustration, Publication Design, Typography Design, and Motion Graphics.

Expertise

Animation Banners Brand Development Brand Guidelines Brand Identity Branding Infographics Motion Graphics Design Packaging Print

Software

Acrobat X Pro After Effects CC Illustrator CC InDesign CC Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Photoshop CC

My skills

Key skills
Creative thinker with different viewpoint.
Enjoy taking on any tasks & new challenge.
Love working collaboratively with great people skill.
Have a strong time management skill.

Recent Employment

Graphic Designer / 2017 - 2016 / phil&teds

Designing digital assets, web banner, Social media post, motion graphics, product leaflet, in-store banner, packaging, POP.

Graphic Designer / 2015 - 2016 / Stone Street Studios

Designing graphics for set decorating, props, costume and vehicle.

Graphic Designer / 2014 - Present / Freelance

I have worked for a wide range of clients, includes: Garage Project, Wellington City Council, Japanese Embassy, AMOUREUX in Taiwan, Hamasaku in L.A. and Alpine Wine Co. I have the skills and experiences of both digital and print; Branding, Packaging design, Digital illustration, Publication Design, Typography Design, and Motion Graphics.

Industries I know well

Food
Beverage
Film
Fashion

Mediums I know well

Digital
Print

Honours & awards

2014 best student award at grad exhibition
2015 Top student at grad ceremony

Qualifications

Weltec Bachelor of Creative Tech (graduated 2014)

Languages

English, Japanese

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