Freelance Graphic Designer & Cartoonist

Location:Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 Skills
Curriculum Vitae

Sarah CHIN Chu Yee
Email: (preferred)

Career Objective and Key Strengths

I am a responsible, motivated and dynamic teacher with experience in teaching art and Visual Communication to Secondary level students. I have a strong interest in being involved in, and promoting inclusive education, multicultural recognition, and visual art in both secondary and primary area.

Summary of skills



2007 Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Major: Double Visual Art

2006 Monash University, Caulfield, Australia
Master of Visual Art

2004 Deakin University, Warrnambool, Australia
Bachelor of Art
Major: Graphic design and Fine art
Graduate with distinction

1999 Saito Academy, Malaysia
Diploma of Graphic Design
Major: Graphic Design

Professional Certificate

2010 Educational Training program for Teacher Mandarin.

2009 Monash University
Pharse 1 LOTE Methodology for Teachers in Ethnic Schools


1996 SM. ST Patrick, Malaysia

Academic Achievements

Sculpture Symposium - MONASH UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA 2006
One wall piece work has been selected to exhibit for the symposium event.

National Gallery of Victoria trustees prize 2005
Award for graduating student with high achievement in Graphic Art
and outstanding studentship.

DUSA Unitext bookshop prize
Award for graduate student who has achieved the best folio of work in
Graphic Design.

Corporate Identity 2004
Design of logo and stationary – (project conducted for the
Bachelor of Art and funded by Port Fairy Day Spa Company)

Golden Key International Honour Society member
For academic achievement
Golden Key international Honour Society

2004 Victorian campus exhibition and art competition
– Excellent in visual art award
2004 DUSA art exhibition competition (Deakin University)

Warrnambool student residency scholarship for academic achievement 2003-2004
Deakin University, Warrnambool campus

Deakin learning toolkit design finalist 2003
Deakin University, Warrnambool Campus

Metropolitan College T-SHIRT design 2001
(Consolation prize)
Metropolitan College, Malaysia

Nestle confectionary gift pack design challenge 1999
(Consolation prize)
Nestle company, Malaysia

Teaching experience

Aquinas College: Oct 2009 - 2010
Position: Art teacher for year 7-8, Visual Communication teacher for year 8-10

Highvale Secondary College: October – November 2007
Position: Student teacher for Year 7 art and assisting year 8 textile (3 weeks practicum)

Wantirna College: August 2007
Position: Student Teacher for Year 8 and 9 visual communications (3 weeks practicum)

Victoria School Of Language: Apr 2009 – On Going
Position: Chinese Teacher for Year 1 Mandarin class (weekend School)

Chinese Association Of Victoria Inc – Chinese Language School : 2008 – on Going
Position: Chinese Teacher for Year 5 and 6 Mandarin class (Weekend School)

Private art school Tutoring: 2002 (Malaysia)
- During this time I was giving a part time private art tutoring to kids from age 5 to 10

Additional Experience

Centek Technology, Melbourne: 2006 – Present (Part time)
Position: Sales Assistant

Serway Hypermarket, Malaysia: January – February 2007 (Full time)
Position: Artist

adz@work Advertising Agency, Warrnambool: 2004 (Work Experience)
Position: Graphic Designer

Local Accounting Firm, Malaysia: 2002 (Part time)
Position: Part timer in secretary department

STAR bookstore, Malaysia: 2001 - 2002 (Part time)
Position: Bookstore Operator

M.2 network communication design, Malaysia: 2001 (Full Time)
Position: Trainee Artist


St. Patrick Church, Malaysia: 2009 – 2010 (freelancing)
Position: Designer

Oasis cafe: 2003 - 2006
Position: Designer

Faith Christian Center, Malaysia: 1998 - 2002
Position: Designer

Fun Art Fair, Malaysia: 1997
Position: Designer


- Peer Support programme – Assisting to orient new international student university
and campus facilities
- Swimming – Swim regularly for fitness
- Play tennis for fitness
- Travel – Have travelled to Australia, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Canada and
around Malaysia.
- Member of Christian Union Society at Deakin university


Allison Stott Sandi Van DerNiet
Aquinas College, Ringwood Aquinas College, Ringwood
(Head Professional Practice)
Tel: 9259 3005 Tel: 9259 3005

Ramona Chua
Chinese Association Of Victoria
(Chinese Language School)
Principle Of CAV
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Graphic Design