Michelle Chen

Address: 16 Wisteria Lane, Lake Grove, New York 11755
Email: michelledotchen@gmail.com | Phone: 1.516.708.5793

Objective To obtain a full-time position in the fields of Design, Graphics, Web, or similar.
Education

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA (2006 - 2010)
Bachelor’s of Science in Digital Media Design | Cumulative GPA: 3.0
(DMD major: Coursework in Computer Science, Fine Arts, Communications Studies)

University of Otago

Dunedin, New Zealand (2008)
International Study Abroad and 3D Computer Graphics Research Program

Relevant Courses User Interfaces and the Web, Design Visualization, Computer Programming, Algorithms, Networked Life, Drawing, Communication and Persuasion, 3D Computer Animation, Computer Graphics (Technical)
Work Experience

Interactive Media Designer

| Smesh LLC (2009 - Present)
  • Designed and coded interactive web applications using Javascript and Flash, with a strong focus on user experience and customizability
  • Worked with creative, strategy, and technical leads to develop graphical user
  • interfaces, business proposals, and novel web application concepts

    Public Relations Director

    | Penn Ballroom Dance (2009 - 2010)
  • Designed graphics for posters, flyers, and other for-print marketing materials
  • Advertised through online social networking, promotional video, media outreach
  • Conceived of and executed large-scale event “Dancing with the Professors,” for which I managed over 30 volunteers over 5 months and raised $577 for charity
  • Graphic Design Intern

    | Neulion, Inc (2007)
  • Designed graphics for the websites of National Hockey League (NHL) teams such as the New York Rangers, New York Islanders, and Philadelphia Flyers
  • Freelance Website Design

    (2006 - Present)
  • Served as web developer, graphic designer, and tech consultant for various clients
  • Technical Skills Programming: HTML, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, XML, Actionscript 3.0, Java, C/C++
    2D Software: Adobe CS4 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, AfterEffects), Final Cut Pro
    3D Software: Autodesk Maya (MEL, Renderman, Mental Ray), Mudbox
    Other: Proficient with Mac and Windows OS, Microsoft Office, FTP
    Artistic Portfolio http://www.michellechen.me