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karen@karen-chin.com




Skills

Animation -
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Autodesk Maya, Cel, Stop motion.
Modeling -
Autodesk 3Ds Max, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D, Physical models, SketchUp, Softimage XSI, Zbrush.
UV mapping and Textures -
Autodesk 3Ds Max, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D (Bodypaint), Crazybump, Zbrush.
Basic Rigging/ Lighting/ Rendering -
Autodesk Maya
Editing and Compositing -
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro.
Graphic Design & Layout -
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Coreldraw.
Basic Coding -
Adobe Flash (Actionscript 3.0), HTML, PHP, Processing.

Proficient in both PC and Mac platforms.
Fluent in English, Mandarin.

Experience

Freelance Designer
2012 - Present
Cases consists of: Commercial animation, logo design, product design, website design, illustration.

JBG Websites, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
2011-2012 Content Developer, User Interface Designer, Web Designer
Responsible for all visual elements on projects.

SIGGRAPH International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
2011 Student Volunteer
2010 Student Volunteer

Parsons Department of Art, Media, and Technology, New York, NY USA
2010 Dean's Research Assistant
Co-built the China Parsons website; worked on the design, php code, and translations.

Dancing Ink, Taipei City, Taiwan
2009 Intern
Worked on 3D modeling and 3D texturing for commercials.
Helped communicate with overseas clients as an interpreter.

Chao-hsien Yeh Architects & Planners, Yilan County, Taiwan
2008 Designer
Assisted Architect with design sketches and modeling. Performed general office duties.

Awards + Honors
The Student Film Collective "Collective Shorts" Film Show
"Stop On Red PSA" - Finalist (2011)

National Architecture Design Competition Design for Prof. Wang
Gravity And Form - Third Place (2005)

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
Graduate Dean's Scholarship 2010
Graduate Dean's Scholarship 2009

Exhibitions And Screenings
MFADT Thesis Show Screening (5/14-5/15/2011)
The Student Film Collective Film Show (5/11/2011)
Give Me 5 Architecture Exhibition Taipei (6/6/2008-6/12/2008)
Parsons Summer 2008 Open Studio Exhibition (7/2008)
Architecture Design Competition Design for Prof. Wang Exhibition (3/2-3/18/2005)

Published Works
The End - Behind the Scenes
2008 CYAR 44 Architecture Design ISBN: 978-986-7383-31-0
Jiang Zou Vol. 38 ISBN: 986-7383-01-X
Chinese version Playstation Magazine Vol. 40 ISSN: 1560-6589
Chinese version Playstation Magazine Vol. 36 ISSN: 1560-6589

Education
Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
Master of Fine Arts, Design And Technology, May 2011

Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-li City, Taiwan
Bachelor of Architecture, Architecture Design, Feb 2008



Tao-chia Karen Chin © 2009-2017