Creative Designer

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Samsong Deng
Address(es)  #2101, Trade Tower 159-1
Telephone(s)  Home: 82-2-5555-8010Mobile: 82-2-5555-8025
Nationality  Korean
Work experience   
Dates  October 2004 - present
Occupation or position held  Assistant Senior Designer
Main activities and responsibilities  Responsible for producing high-quality advertisements that are accurate, creative and have the ability to meet tight deadlines. Assist in the development and progress and will lead all new creative conception of magazine print advertisements, collateral, direct mail, and online advertising.
Name and address of employer  Cathay Pacific Suite 1808, Tower 6 9 Canton Road Kowloon, Hong Kong
Type of business or sector  Graphic Design
Dates  July 1999 - October 2004
Occupation or position held  Graphic Designer
Main activities and responsibilities  Design qualification/production tests given a product specification, develop test plans and tests, and design the hardware and software that implements the tests. Create high-quality advertisements using design advanced design software.
Name and address of employer  Massenhove Advertising Agency 30/F, Three Exchange Hong Kong SAR
Type of business or sector  Graphic Design
Education and training   
Dates  September 1995 - June 1999
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Computer Graphic Design
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Basic computer skills courses, graphic design courses - beginning to third level advanced design, including others such as Quark XPress, Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, on a PC/Mac OSX platform. Secondary studies included general business, economics, and ESL proficiency courses.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Central Hong Kong University, Liberal Arts Campus
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  Korean
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
English  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
French  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent communication and art direction skills. Experience working in a regulated environment. Good Communication skills with clients. Nearly nine years experience working in a regulated and structured environment. Able to work well with others, interface well with other departments and outside resources, and always willing to take on difficult challenges.
Organisational skills and competences  Capable of designing qualification and production tests given product specifications, develop test plans, and design all hardware and software that implements such testing. Attention to detail is a must with me. I possess strong visualization and conceptual skills and the ability to stay focused and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment. I am able to work independently or in a team setting and can achieve effective results under an aggressive schedule as well as solving problems effectively.
Technical skills and competences  Capable of creating high-quality advertisements using the most current advanced design software, such as Quark XPress, Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, on a PC/Mac OSX platform. I possess an advanced knowledge of PC operating systems and troubleshooting as well as an advanced knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat.
Computer skills and competences  (See Technical skills in preceeding paragraph). I possess an advanced proficiency level in all of Microsoft Office Works Suite 2007 software e.g., Access, Excel, Front Page, Outlook and Outlook Express, Power Point, and Word. Intermediate proficiency in most MacIntosh software (which is more of a hobby to me).
Other skills and competences  I assist in the development and progress of all new creative conception where magazine and miscellaneous tabloid print advertisements are concerned. Involved in the creation of collateral, direct mail advertisements and online advertising. I possess a high level of creativity and design with a continual flair for dynamic layouts. I also possess excellent pre-press preparation skills and a thorough understanding of the printing process.
Driving licence(s)  Groups A, A1, B, and BE
Additional information  References available upon request.