Ivan Zhao
Ivan.zhao@ivanzhao.design

About Me
I am a Toronto-based visionary designer specialize in data visualization, UI/UX design, and digital marketing, my ambition is to effectively apply my expert design skills through leading the project and expertise to promote innovative ideas and design concepts.

Education
RED Academy
User Experience Design Certificate
JAN 2017
Ontario College of Art and Design University
Bachelor of Design 
SEPT 2009 - MAY 2014
Seneca College
Business Administration Advance Diploma 
MAY 2005 - AUG 2009

Certifications
Photography Composition & Portrait Photography Masterclass
SEP 2018
Photography Masterclass
SEP 2018

Skills
Data Visualization
User Experience Design
User Interface Design
Digital Marketing 
Branding Development
Creative Concept Direction
Iconography
Typography
Page Layout
Illustration

Selected Honors & Awards
2018 Featured at ui.world Worldwide Gallery
2018 Featured RGD at Registered Graphic Designer Association / Toronto 
2016 Creative Quarterly Illustration (Professional) Runner Up CFE 43 / International
2016 Applied Art - Photography & Illustration Awards / Toronto
2015 Creative Quarterly Illustration (Professional) Runner Up CFE 41 / International
2015 Creative Quarterly 39 Award of Excellence - Illustration / International
2015 Illustration (Professional) Winner on Creative Quarterly CFE 39 / International
2014 Graphic Design Winner on Creative Quarterly CFE 36 Runner Up / International
2014 Creative Quarterly 35 Award of Excellence - Graphic Design / International
2014 Graphic Design Winner on Creative Quarterly CFE 35 / International
2014 RGD (Registered Graphic Designer Association) Student Award Finalist / Toronto
 
Published
2014 Design Works Published on Color & Two Dimensional Design – By Glenn McArthur
 
Gallery Shows
2016 INDEXG - Art Brownie "Fiesta"
2016 INDEXG - “50.2016” Group Exhibition
2015 Project Art Gallery - "Belonging" Group Exhibition
2015 INDEXG - Art Brownie "Magic"

Clients I have worked with (Selected Clients)
Embreate
Exacto Systems Inc.
Finnovate
Proliteracy
Evermight
OpenHouse.Ai
ASAP app
Vitamin T
Art Calorie
SimpleOne.Love Bridal Studio
Sultan Realty Inc. Brokerage
National Bank of Canada
TD Canada Trust

Hang Seng Bank
Montague Credit Union
First Ontario Credit Union
PACE Credit Union
Hex Tone Financial
Desjardins Financial Security
Buduchnist Credit Union
Hilltop Securities
US Bank
Hollis Wealth
Collabria Financial
Odlum Brown
Westminster Savings
Servus Credit Union
APEX Clearing
Brock University Student Association
University of Toronto Student Association

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