About

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chih-lee/4/9/545


SUMMARY
• Ten+ years’ experience in integrated design for Fortune 500 companies/accounts
• Five years’ team management experience and building positive team and client relationships
• Skilled at multi-tasking in deadline-driven environments
• Proven communication, presentation and new business skills


EXPERIENCE

Freelance Art Director; Greater Boston Area; MA
Clients/Project work includes:

Fidelity Investments; Boston, MA: 2013 – present
Designed multiple digital projects of micro sites, online advertising, storyboard development and iPhone, iPad interface layouts.

Marketing Drive; Boston, MA: 2012 – 2013
Designed iPad interface layouts for CVS and assisted with other various projects as needed

Digital Influence Group; Boston, MA: 2011-2012
• Simultaneously worked on multiple digital projects for My Colortopia by Glidden, IBM, and bunch of Hasbro’s games including designing social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook) pages for My Colortopia by Glidden, IBM, and bunch of Hasbro’s games
• Collaborated closely with creative team on new business pitches and assisted on other projects such as (provide details) on an ad hoc basis
• Partnered with user experience group from concept through design to create user-friendly designs and applications for websites, mobile and social media (including related Facebook, twitter components)

Wayfair; Boston, MA: 2011
• Participated in the rebranding and rollout of the new Wayfair name/identity
• Project work involved logo/identity redesign, refresh of new site launch, lobby display, and reward gift card that was handed out on The Nate Berkus Show
• Assisted on other projects such as AllModern packaging design and some OLA banners
• Mentored junior designers

Bluefish Agency; Cohasset, MA: 2010-2011
• Assisted Creative Director with the online advertising, website design and print collateral campaigns for Maui Jim and Suffolk Construction from initial concept creation through launch
• Successfully translated and printed the 2011 Maui Jim catalog and brochure into 12 different languages within a one month period


Digitas; Boston, MA: 1999 - 2010
Art Director: 2005 – 2010
• Reporting directly to team Creative Director, led and assisted in the overall concept creation, design and launch of large website engagements, online advertising and print collateral for InterContinental Hotels Group, Samsung, Norwegian Cruise Lines, AstraZeneca, GMAC, and others
• Assisted on other major accounts as needed, including P&G (Tide & Downy) and Crest
• Recipient of the Online Social Media – OMMA Award for “The Smart Show” of Holiday Inn Express
• Due to the success of campaign, The Smart Show 2 was continued: supported the website content with new brands and integrated video and web content with additional sponsorships and promotions to appeal to business travelers
• Managed/mentored more junior team members
• Continuously worked side-by-side with the User Experience team to create user-friendly designs and applications for websites, mobile and social media (Facebook, Twitter) for clients such as Glidden and IBM

Senior Designer 2000 – 2005 (Promoted)
• Partnered with the Associate Creative Director, Copywriter and User Experience to execute different variety of digital engagements on Fortune 1000 brands such as GMC, Pontiac, OnStar and other GM models
• Pitched in to help out brand team members on various projects on a continual basis

Designer 1999 – 2000 (Promoted)
• Participated in a variety of projects and pitches, contributing to a strong relationship with clients such as Neiman Marcus, Kate Spade, NBA, and L.L. Bean
• Received a Chameleon Award from the Creative Department for outstanding performance and being able/willing to jump and help out on any task or project


EDUCATION
B.F.A., Graphic Design; Massachusetts College of Art and Design; Boston, MA
Graphic Design coursework; Montserrat College of Art; Beverly, MA


SKILLS
Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe PhotoShop, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXpress, MS Office




AWARDS:

• OMMA Award
• Bookbuilders of Boston
• Chameleon Award




CLIENT LIST:

• Maui Jim
• Suffolk Construction
• Wayfair
• Norwegian Cruise Line
• Computer Associates Technologies
• Samsung
• InterContinental Hotels Group
- Holiday Inn Express
- Holiday Inn
- Intercontinental Hotels
- Crowne Plaza
• AstraZeneca
- Seroquel
• Procter & Gamble
- Crest
- Always
- Tide
• GM
- GMC
- Pontiac
- OnStar
• AT&T
• NBA
• L.L.Bean
• Neiman Marcus
• Kate Spade




INTERESTS & HOBBIES:

• Traveling
• Photography
• Arts (from classic to comic books/graphic novels)
• Video Games
• Musics
• Hiking
• Sky Diving
• Scuba Diving
• Golf