Ya-Chu Yang (Iris Yang)

Personal Information

Email: yyang.2@go.ccad.edu
Phone: (614) 592-1290

Objective

To combine knowledge gained from work experiences and education to become a better-equipped designer.

Education

Columbus College of Arts and Design                                                                                               Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design
                                                   
                                                                                                  August 2013 - Present

Tokyo Designer Gakuin College                                                                                                           Tokyo, Japan
Associate Degree in Video Game Design                                                                                      
Graduated 2011

Fu-Hsin Trade and Art School                                                                                                             Taipei, Taiwan
High School Diploma                                                                                                                        
Graduated 2007

Work Experience

Fayan Ritz Wedding                                                                                                  Taipei, Taiwan (Cincinnati, OH)
Photo Editor                                                                                                                              July 2012-August 2013
       -Edited Cosplay photos taken by the photographers of the company.
       -Edited wedding photos taken by the photographers.
       -Published book on how to use Photoshop to create effects (See Publication Section)

iMix Studio                                                                                                                                             Taipei, Taiwan
Photo Editor & Organizer                                                                                                     January 2012 - July 2012
       -Edited photos of models, clothes, jewelries, handbags, and fashion accessories.
       -Organized the photos and titles for commercialized use of the website.

LightFocus                                                                                                                                              Taipei, Taiwan
Industrial Designer                                                                                                                                         May 2011
       -One-time collaboration with this organization, designing poster ads for the National Palace Museum in
        Taipei, Taiwan.
       -Designed cover for a book about Buddhism published by the company (See Publication Section).

Da-Yung Kindergarten                                                                                                                          Taipei, Taiwan
Art Instructor                                                                                                                       March 2011 - October 2011
      -Taught kids the basics of drawing and painting.

有限会社 テイーエムエヌ(DigiPark Inc.)                                                                                                Tokyo, Japan
Video Game Designer                                                                                                        August 2010 - March 2011
      -Designed characters for Japanese Pachinko and Slot Machines.
      -Practiced designing smart phone games ranging from story line to game design to game mechanisms.
      -Writing marketing plans for projects.

National Lan-Yang Girls' Senior High School                                                                                     Taipei, Taiwan
Comic Club Instructor                                                                                                        July 2007 - January 2008
      -Taught the students how to draw comics and organize their thoughts into a professional manner.

Publications

Yang, Ya-Chu (Hai Kui). Devil May Cry 4: Blood's Memory. Taipei, Taiwan: Qian Ye Printing, 2007. Print.
  
   -This was a comic that I drew, inspired by the Devil May Cry series of comics. At the time, there were
       three comics produced by that company, and I drew my comic based on my perception on how the
       story would turn out in the series. I printed about 300 books, sold 100 of them in Taiwan and 200 in
       the United States.

Chang, Hao Cheng, Master YALA's Fantasy World - Themed Portrait Techniques. Taipei, Taiwan:
Sharp Point Publishing, 2013. Print.
  
  -In this piece of work, I worked with one of the most famous photographer in Taiwan. He asked me to
      edit some of his COSPLAY pictures and published it in his book that taught people how to take
      photographs and edit them.

Relevant Skills:

     -Software Proficiency:
          Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign,
          Adobe After Effects, Corel Painter, Adobe Flash, 3D Max, Kaledo Print
          Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel),
          Apple Mac OS
     -Languages:
          English, Chinese Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien (Taiwanese Mandarin), Japanese