Xingtao

Freelance Graphic Designer & Book Designer

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/xingtao
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Chinese Translator February 2011 – May 2011
GANZ - WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO
Translate, proofread and edit various time sensitive documents, including websites, legal documents, customer communications, and foreign-language glossary from English to Chinese.

Tahiti Pearl Book Translation December 2010 – May 2011
Translate and proofread time sensitive pearl book translation project from Tahiti, containing terminologies, biology words, and references from English to Simplified Chinese.

China-Canada Roche Bay Oversea Investment Project January 2011 – March 2011
Translate Chinese company oversea investment project from English to Simplified Chinese and Simplified Chinese to English, including legal documents, PowerPoint presentations, forms, feasibility study proposal, and invitation letters.

Chinese Translator and Office Supply Assistant August 2008 – January 2010
GANZ - WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO
Translate, proofread and edit various time sensitive documents, including websites, legal documents, customer communications, catalogues, foreign-language glossary, etc. from English to Chinese. Create and monitor work plans, and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Distribute office supplies to department employees.

Part-Time Chinese Language Tutor September 2007 – March 2009
Teach one foreign student Chinese. Lectures were covering Chinese Mandarin speaking, Chinese grammar, characters, phrases, and the Chinese culture.

Graphic Design Leader and Chinese Engagement Facilitator February 2006 – April 2008
TAKINGITGLOBAL - TORONTO, ONTARIO
Manage and co-ordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirement. Effectively build, motivate, and direct design and production teams. Coordinate internship designers to meet all project requirements. Facilitate events and conferences in Chinese-speaking regions, manage organization directors’ business travel itinerary, and translate technical and time sensitive document both from Chinese to English and English to Chinese.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
BDes, Bachelor of Design Honours Degree September 2007 – April 2011
YORK/SHERIDAN JOINT PROGRAM IN DESIGN – TORONTO, ONTARIO
Multimedia Design and Technician Diploma with Honour September 2004 – April 2006
HUMBER COLLGE - TORONTO, ONTARIO

AWARDS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Provost’s Scholarship at York University September 2007
Volunteering as a Graphic Designer in Toronto AIDS 2006 Youth Conference August 2006
TakingITGlobal June Above and Beyond Employee Award Winner June 2006
Volunteering as a Data Input Facilitator in FITC Toronto 2006 April 2006
Award on Dean’s Honours List in three semesters at Humber College December 2005
Kodak Canada Inc. Photography Award October 2005

LANGUAGE AND TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Language
English and Chinese
Platforms
Mac OS X, Windows 7 / Vista / XP / ME / 2000
Applications
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrators, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Acrobat 8 Professional, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks), Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Processing, 3Ds Studio Max, Sound Track Pro and Audition
Web Languages
HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, Cold Fusion, Flash ActionScript 2.0 and 3.0, JavaScript, and PHP + MySQL
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Book Design