{larry *thy nguyen* design.com resume/con chim giay


Bachelor of Fine Arts - Electronic Media Arts Design, Minor - Digital Media Studies
University of Denver, Denver, CO; GPA - 3.8

Design experience:
Graphic & Shoe Designer, Don Ed Hardy Shoes, fashion shoe company, Los Angeles, CA (01/06 - present)
- Conceptualize, and design shoes from ideation to production
- Design and art direct print graphics and marketing material
- Design tradeshow booths and web advertisements
- World Trade Show - "Best New Booth" Award
Creative Director, [dis]claimer monthly, independent newspaper, Denver, CO (03/05 - 06/05)
- Established initial design and layout, Conceptualized subsequent iterations
- Designed covers and designed [dis]claimer logo
Creative Director, Foothills Magazine
, University of Denver annual literary and arts journal (03/05 - 06/05)
- Conceptualized aesthetic and look
- Designed cover and layout of content
Graphic Designer, University of Denver Study Abroad Office (08/04 - 06/05)
- Designed publicity print materials; met deadlines efficiently
- Communicated effectively with department to create publicity material
Design Intern, SWEAT Collaborative with Rafael Fajardo (06/04 - present)
- Conceptualize narrative for digital game art called Juan and the Beanstalk
- Use context of video games as cultural, social, and political critique
Publicity Director, University of Denver Programs Board (03/03 - 09/03)
- Designed advertising material (posters, handouts, signs)
- Collaborated with 7 different departments; Managed budget, website, and newspaper ads

Artistic and Technical Skills:
- Highly skilled in creating identity and branding material
- Publicity material, Digital typography and page layout
- Web building and site management, Web application development
- Highly skilled with Adobe Suite; Quark Express
- Macromedia Dreamweaver and Fireworks; Final Cut Pro
- Mac OS X and Windows 95 through XP; Power Macintosh and PC computers
- Coldfusion and Microsoft Access; Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Studio Art
- Highly skilled in drawing - pencil, ink, graphite, charcoal, conte, crayon, oil pastel
- Skilled in oil and acrylic painting; hand-drawn typography

Work Experience:
Gallery Director, 023 Student Art Gallery, University of Denver (06/04 - 06/05)
- Communicate efficiently with faculty and staff
- Communicate with students to coordinate gallery events
Concerts Chairperson, University of Denver Programs Board (10/02 - 03/03)
- Organized and set up 5 different musical events on campus
- Created advertising material for events; managed budget and expenses
Door-to-Door Salesperson, Southwestern Company, Nashville, TN (01/02 - 09/02)
- Managed own business selling educational books door-to-door for 80-90 hours/week for 10 weeks
- Solicited 180-200 product demos/week; managed own inventory
- Delivered products to three different areas of Wisconsin

duAIGA, 023 Student Art Gallery, University of Denver (03/05 - 04/05)
- Contributed work for featured video game art, FIFA!FO!FUM!,
- Organized and curated show, organized reception
BFA-05: Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit, V. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver (05/05 - 06/05)
- Contributed installation piece, Ong Noi, installation
- Designed and organized publicity
Planet Colombia: Deconstructing Stereotypes, Museo de las Americas, Denver, CO (10/05 - 01/06)
- Contributed work on FIFA!FO!FUM!
- Features work from Adolfo Cifuentes, Randy Clark, Rodrigo Facundo, Rafael Fajardo and others

Artwork featured in Publications:
FIFA!FO!FUM! featured in “Juan and the Beanstalk: a Game Work in Progress.” Works and Days Volume 22 - 2004, Capitalizing on Play: the Politics of Computer Gaming.

Rafael Fajardo, Faculty, Electronic Media Arts Design, University of Denver
(303) 871-3265, rfarjardo@du.edu

Timothy Weaver, Faculty, Electronic Media Arts Design, University of Denver
(303)871-3279, tweaver2@du.edu


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