Xinyi in Chinese means a heart full of happiness. With my parents' wishes, I'm content with who I am but tenacious enough to push my limits. Before becoming a designer, I earned a bachelor's degree in finance, where I was trained to be organized, logical, and goal-driven. I am a fast learner who enjoys exploring new ways of making according to our rapidly changing world and media environment. I'm an oil-and-water combination of reasoning, intuition, ambition, and looseness. I multiply my inner contradictions and craft work with precision, intention, and a smile.:D Let's work together!

Education

ArtCenter College of Design
Pasadena, CA
Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
09/2019 – 12/2022
Southern University of Science and Technology
Shenzhen, China
Bachelor of Science, Finance
08/2015 – 06/2019

Experience

Freelance Designer
08/2021—01/2022
ArtCenter Library‍
Graphic Designer
06/2021—01/2022
Design Intern
06/2021—08/2021
Studio Saint
Freelance Designer
04/2021—05/2021
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