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Ricky Kwong

Graphic Designer |Illustrator | Fashion Designer | Potter

San Francisco, California

rickykwongart@gmail.com


Experience

Gap Online | Associate Art Director | July 2010 - December 2015

Oversee all global site and email for all divisions (adult, kids, and baby) and manage a team of six designers. Design lead for new initiatives (homepage relaunches, responsive emails, mobile design & special projects). Present the creative team’s work to leadership.

Contractor, Web Designer - Promotions | July 2010 - July 2012

Web Designer - Men's & Maternity Divisions | July 2012 - February 2014

Assistant Art Director - North America Adult Divisions | February 2014 - September 2015

Associate Art Director - Global Site & Email, All Divisions (adult & kids/baby) | September 2015 - December 2015


Charlotte Russe | Fashion Designer | January 2010 - March 2010

Product design support for all categories - knits, bottoms, dresses, outerwear, denim, graphics, and accessories.


Old Navy | Associate Designer | August 2005 - November 2009

Associate Designer for Old Navy Girls' denim and woven bottoms. Responsible for design, category concepting, sketching, selection and development of fabrics and washes, trim developments, fittings, pre-production and production.


Academy of Art | Instructor | January 2007 - June 2007

Instructor of "Computers for Fashion" at the Academy of Art. Agenda included using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to render fashion flat sketches, fashion illustrations, mood boards, color stories, and fashion portfolio layout and presentation.


Education

UCLA

School of Arts & Architecture | Bachelor of Arts | Design & Media Arts

Franklin High School, Class Valedictorian

Stockton, California