Jess Chen

Resume

A little more about myself. 

Things that I have done in the past, where I've studied, what I'm doing now, and what I like. 


Employment & Internships

Reno Design
Part time junior designer, reporting and assisting creative director with print design; book and layout design, business cards, and brochures.
June 2014 — Current
Freelance

Lalaland Shop
Illustrating and designing greeting cards and assisting head designer with layouts of their posters, greeting card. Also assisted in pre-press production and setting up files correctly for print. Currently a commissioning artist for Lalaland Shop.
June 2014 — Current
Internship/Commissioning Artist

Freelance
Freelancing as designer and illustrator, and now artist, under online persona “jessthechen”.
January 2012 — Current
Freelance

Dusk
Casual retail customer assistant, occasionally does acting manager shifts when needed.
November 2010 — July 2015
Employed

Century21 Key North
Designed house listing brochures, DL cards, and A4 slips for Century21 branch in North Sydney.
June 2013 — September 2013
Freelance

Dharf
Designed business cards, complimentary slips, packaging, and email signature for small business. 
March 2013 — May 2013
Internship

Urban Originals
Assisted in designing textile patterns for makeup purses for David Jones Winter 2013 collection.
August 2012 — November 2012
Internship


Education

Billy Blue College
Communication Design, Bachelor’s.
March 2010 — May 2014

Anna Damayanti’s Piano Classes
Piano classes
March 2001 — June 2011

Colin’s Art Classes
Art and illustration
March 2003 — April 2008

Sylvania High School
High School, completed HSC.
February 2004 — October 2009

 

Exhibitions

 

Lalaland Australiana Exhibit 2015
Exhibiting Artist
April 2015

Raw Artists Revolution 2014
Exhibiting Artist
May 2014

Touch Me I'm Tangible, Billy Blue Graduate Exhibition 2014
Graduate Student
May 2014

I-Manifestival Fundraising, sponsored by Kopparberg Australia
Live Drawing Artist
April 2013

 

Interests & Hobbies

Drawing
Gaming
Music

Anime/Animation
Food
Youth subculture

 

 

Media

'Kitty's Kitschy Days Out' Impromptu Interview at Raw Artists Exhibition, 2014

'Raw Artists Revolution' Interview, 2014