Jacqueline Yue
Graphic Design, United States
 
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50 Bayard Street, #4R
New York, NY 10013, USA
Tel: 917 5201672
Brief Summary
JACQUELINE YUE
Art Director / Information Designer
jac@oiyana.com
917.520.1672
50 Bayard Street #4R, New York, NY 10013, U.S.A
Portfolio site: www.oiyana.com



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QUALIFICATIONS
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+ Specializes in sustainable, high-impact design for content-centric websites, graphic user interface, and brand identity and cross media solutions.
+ Experience in 2D causal game development for online and downloadable form. Knowledgeable in various game genres and artistic styles on both digital and traditional platforms.
+ Collaborates with team through all phrases of visual design process from concept, research, schematic, interaction design, visual design, graphic production, and post-launch maintenance.
+ Strong awareness of industry trends, technologies and best practices methodology.

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ABOUT JACQUELINE
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Based in New York, Jacqueline Yue is an art director and graphic designer with over 9 years experience of in news media, entertainment and financial sectors. Currently she is working as design consultant for Le Monde Interactif as well as independent contractor for several clients in New York.

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RECENT EXPERIENCE
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Le Monde Interactif, Paris
UI Design Consultant
March 2004–December 2005, July 2007–Present
+ Lead designed of the 2005 and 2008 Le Monde.fr site redesign. Created a lightweight, streamlined user interface solution to support the continued expansion of le monde.fr.
+ Lead designed the Le Post.fr site, an experimental news gateway that encourages an interactive approach to news media.
+ Collaborate with producers and editors to streamline user experiences, execute maintenance of design and strategize the on-going expansion for Le monde.fr and Le post.fr
+ Created and co-authored infographic style guide that defines Le Monde.fr’s approach to presenting information, as well as outlines design requirements and best practices.
+ Developed logos, brand identity and marketing materials for Le Post.fr



Gamelab, New York
Art Director
April 2005 – July 2007
+ Led all phases of art development for downloadable games: concept, research, pre-production, design, interaction design, animation, production, and post-launch marketing efforts.
+ Established the overall look and feel of all the products that are specific to the game’s narrative, gameplay and audience.
+ Managed and mentored a team of six artists, including character designers, animators, interface designers, as well as freelancers.
+ Provided regular reviews, feedbacks and worked closely with artists to execute the established art direction and ensure the highest quality of art assets
+ Organized training, roundtables and activities to motivate visual artists in developing skill and creative thinking.
+ Worked with management team, other directors and producers on a regular basis in product development, pitches, scheduling, budget, scope, and resource allocation.
+ Executed recruitment, performance reviews, and research activities on behalf of the art department.
+ Designed and managed production of all company marketing materials including website, brochures, flyers, and press kits.
+ Selected titles shipped while in this role: Egg vs Chicken, Miss Management, Shopmania, LEGO Fever, Downbeat, Arcadia REMIX, Out of Your Mind, Plantasia


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PAST EXPERIENCE
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Standard & Poor’s
Freelance Information Designer
November 2004 – June 2006
+Created high-level information design solution for S&P’s online and offline financial report products, including the Portfolio Insight Report, STARS (Stock Appreciation Ranking System) Report, and several variations of the ISR (Interactive Stock Report) Report.

Dotglu/Kirshenbaum Bond Partners
Freelance Art Director
September 2003 – March 2004
+Art directed and executed rich media and online campaign for PBS documentary The Blues, PBS Drama TV series Coyote Waits and Forsyte Saga, Netjet and Mohegan Sun; Redesigned John Frieda.com, Seiko.com

The New York Times Digital
Freelance Information & IA Designer
February 2003 – November 2004
+ Created online ad campaign for TravelShow 2004, Super Job, US Election 2004 and print subscription; sponsored microsites for FOX pictures; section redesign for Premium Crosswords Section and Job Markets section; IA wireframes for Job Market and Real Estate sections; and various print collaterals.

Foreign Affairs Magazine
Freelance Web Designer
www.foreignaffairs.org
July 2002 – February 2003
+ Lead designed for the online version of Foreign Affairs, an authoritative journal on world affairs and foreign policy published by the Council on Foreign Relations. Project was developed through FORM 360, New York.

United Nations Population Fund
Freelance Web and IA Designer
www.unfpa.org
June 2002 – November 2002
+ Led the top-down redesign of the global and regional websites for a non-profit organization of funding for population and reproductive health programs. Project was developed through Real Design Associates, New York.

Plumb Design
Information Designer
August 1999 – September 2001
+ Led designed websites for Harman International, Princeton Review, American Museum of Natural History, Money.com; and application interface for Zurich Financial, Bacardi, Motorola. Lead designed branding identity for Thinkmap, a software application platform owned by Plumb Design.


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SKILLS
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Softwares: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, InDesign, Words,
Excel, Dreamweaver, Powerpoint, Fontography.
Languages: HTML, CSS, Mac OS & Windows
Other: JIRA (Bug tracking system), Confluence (Integrated wiki),
Subversion (Version control system), print production, highend
retouching; Agile software development.


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EDUCATION
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Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design,
Graduated with Honors, 1999


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AWARDS & HONORS
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PBS “The Blues” Rich Media (Art Director, Dotglu)
Best Media/Publishing Rich-media Advertisement, 2004
Web Marketing Association: Internet Advertising (ICA) Award

Egg Vs. Chicken (Art Director, Gamelab)
Nominee for Best Downloadable Game of the Year, 2006
Interactive Achievement Awards


References available upon request
Clients
Le Monde.fr
Le Post.fr
The New York Times
Standard & Poor’s
Metropolis Magazine
Foreign Affairs
United Nations
PBS
Zurich Financial
IBM
Goldman Sachs
Harman
Calvin Klein
VH1
John Frieda
Seiko
Shvo
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