August Nguyen

August Nguyen

Visual Communication Designer

Résumé

WORK EXPERIENCE

PRESENT

Multimedia Designer/Frontend Developer

TUMCREATE

Designed a 28-page brochures to promote and appeal investment from NRF. Initiated direct communications and worked closely with researchers for content. Illustrated scientific graphs, diagrams and concepts. Typeset and produced final artwork for mass production.
Enforced corporate identity compliance among 10 demonstrator tables by staging and styling the interface with HTML and CSS.
Illustrated scientific concepts for poster headers across departments on an ad-hoc basis for investment review.
06/2018

PRESENT

Brand Coordinator/Multimedia Designer

Ladon Technologies PBC.

Fully developed the brand identity from the its inception. Refreshed and enforced the design language across different media.
Designed its website and app interface, which supply to more than 200 customers and 100 translators.
Designed marketing collaterals for more than 3,000 customers accross California and San Francisco.
Produced videos and visuals for its fundraising campaign on Indiegogo and successfully raised US$915 from 37 backers.
Brainstormed new business ideas for the company’s expansion. Conducted user interviews and designed new model’s wireframes.
03/2016

05/2018

Final Year Project Student

School of Art, Design and Media

Conducted researchs and collected material about illustration subject and subject matters.
Surveyed illustration books on the influence of target audience on genre, visual, storytelling and finish.
Create 24 pieces of final illustrations using digital medium.
Produced dos-à-dos bound, hard-cover illustration books from end to end.
Programmed soundscape experience slideshow using JavaScript, staged and styled using HTML and CSS.
09/2017

07/2017

Design Intern

Landor Singapore

Executed a 3x1m mural illustration for P&G Singapore.
Designed brand prototypes for TITAN Company, India.
Proposed brand idea and created look and feel options for Bluebird Group, Indonesia.
Designed ad-hoc jobs for Safeguard, Marlboro and PANIN Bank.
05/2017

CO-CURRICULAR EXPERIENCE

2017

Publication and Publicity Officer

NTU Heritage Club

Designed visuals for the top-tiered club in NTU for 7 events throughout the academic year. Photographed for 3 events.
Revamped and customised the layout for their website using WordPress.

2016

Publicity Officer

NTU Astronomical Society

Redesigned the club’s logo.
Established, customised and administrated the club’s website.
Created visuals for 2 major events.
Designed other publications including recruitment flyers, club tee, and annual editorial Astronicle 2017.

2015

Illustrator

Nanyang Chronocle

Conceptualised and executed digital illustrations from plain text articles.
Published 6 illustrations for 4 issues. Awarded ‘Best Graphic’ title for the semester

2015

Head of Publication and Publicity

The Vietnamese Community in NTU

Revamped the entire identification system. Established and customised the layout for their new website.
Trained and directed a team of 10 members to design a variety of publications for 11 events throughout the year.

EDUCATION

2014 – 2018

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

SCHOOL OF ART, DESIGN AND MEDIA
Bachelor of Fine Art, specialised in Visual Communication.
Graduated with Honours (Distinction).

FREELANCE WORKS

SEPTEMBER 2017

FluTac

Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Designed the logo and interface of FluTac app — a collaborative project between Wee Kim Wee School of Information and Communication, University Scholar Programme and Tan Tock Seng Hospital to raise awareness of influenza among students of NTU and NUS.
Drawn 75 pieces of illustration cards for the app.
SEPTEMBER 2016

Ecoline Promotional video

TUMCREATE
Produced TUMCreate’s competition video for DHL Innovative Challenge 2016. Achieved top three international finalists.
APRIL 2016

A Historian’s Crafts

National Institure of Education
Produced two motion graphic videos for the History Department of the National Institute of Education to educate student about the History subject.

DESIGN SKILLS

Brand Design
Interface Design
Graphic Design
Motion Graphic
Video Editing
Typography
Illustration

 

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe XD

 

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