elena is:


a designer that goes all out for all her areas of design. she strives to always give in her best, fulfilling the standards that she sets for herself. even while she’s aware of the high standards, demanding schedules and pressing deadlines in the design industry, she always ensures she enjoys every bit of her work and project. through her ideas, inspiration and conceptualisation process, she makes sure that her interest gets involved in her project, making her thoroughly loving and having fun even while working.

she is dedicated, passionate, and is always thinking about designs, and illustrations. she is efficient in her work, and is diligent in keeping up with her deadlines.

a fast-learner at softwares and is always willing to try out something new, and experimenting with new ways of creating visuals.

education in art

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, traditional painting class, 2001-2002

GCE ‘O’ Levels Cambridge Examination, Art and Design, 2004

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, School of Art, Design and Media, Bachelor of Fine Arts wth Honours in Visual Communication, 2007-2011

Cumulative GPA (as of Year 3, Sem 2): 4.39/5.00

skillset

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Flash (basic animation)

Final Cut Pro

MS Office Applications

Mac and Windows User

experience

2010

National Arts Council (NAC): Commissioned designer

Commissioned to showcase artwork from Noise on public busstops

Noise Singapore: Commissioned designer

Commissioned to be part of Noise Showcase 2010 as a illustrator/designer for one of the projects, and design of their front door panel (2m x 6m)

Lucidity Pte Ltd: Design intern

During internship, tackled assignments including graphic design, layout, illustration, visualization, conceptualization work.

2009

NTU Institute of Media and Innovation: Graphic/ Layout designer

Worked on graphics and layout for their displays/exhibitional panels, designs for their corporate presskit

Compact Metal Pte. Ltd (Singapore): Graphic designer

Worked on Corporate Identity, including logo design, namecard, letterhead.

NTU ADM Student Club: Illustrator/graphic designer

Worked on shirts/posters/wallpaper designs for school’s freshman’s orientation.

Freelancing for various small/event companies.


2008:

Catholic Junior College Dance Club: Graphic / Publications Designer

Worked on the shirt/brochure designs for annual dance concert.

Freelancing for various small companies.


2007/2008:

NTU Students’ Union: NTU SU Exco, Publicity Executive

Worked on the visuals and graphics for the organisation for a year, designs including shirts, postcards, calendars, posters, folders.

2002-2005:

Methodist Girls’ School: Artist / Costume Designer

First designing job starts in Secondary 2. As part of the Dance Club in Secondary school, have started designing the dance concert posters, shirt designs, dance costume designs since then, all the way till Secondary 4, upon graduation and still going back to help out in the area of design.

download my cv and coverletter from here.

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