Creative Experience



Curatace | Web Design Intern
Jan 2021— Feb 2021, Boston

Understood the marketplace, competition, industry, etc. Organized  information and kept track of content gaps. Contructed wireframes and userflow maps which were then turned into founctional and responsive digital products.  Managed creations of graphics, storytelling, and final visual presentations.

Curatace | Graphic Design Intern
JAN 2020 — JUL 2020, Boston

Created logo for the company and contributed to daily deliverables on compaigns. Established style guide for business facing forms. Researched and identified the company's marketing needs by collaborating directly with the founder and marketing group.  Took responsibility from strategic concepts to color story designs.

The First Jinan International Biennale | Poster Bid Winner
Dec 2020, Jinan

Poster series selected for The First Jinan International Biennale. The Biennale was curated by Fan Di'an, President of the China Artists Association and President of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, and  Zhang Wang, Director of the Shandong Art Museum and President of  the Shandong Artists Association.

Morrow Agent | Freelance Visual Designer
Jun 2020 — aug 2020, Shanghai 

Participated in brainstorming and polished the visual system of Ambiguous Comedy Pop-up Exhibition in Shanghai, China. Partnered with the design team to finalize the concept of the exhibition. Contributed to several short-term projects, which involved research,  multimedia design, and critique.

Shanghai Stender Education Co. Ltd | Part-time Instructor
Jun 2020 — aug 2020, Shanghai

Taught design lectures for students who plan to major in Art & Design universities or colleges. Developed lessons and provided class instruction independently. Course content ranged from design history to portfolio preparation.



















Education



Rhode Island School of Design
SEP 2018 — 2022, PROVIDENCE,RI
BFA Graphic Design | GPA 3.75

Brown University
SEP 2019 — DEC 2019, PROVIDENCE,RI
Modern Chinese Literature


Skill



Art+Design   
Editorial design, Typeface design, Typography,  Illustration, Motion design, Design research, UI/UX Design, Color keys, Storyboarding, Web Design Software  InDesign, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, Photoshop, Adobe XD,  After Effects, Figma, Glyphs

Fine Art 
Letterpress, Silkscreen, 3-D figure modeling, installation, Drawing, Photography

People 
Empathy,Public speaking, Project management, Presentation,  Leadership,  Fluent in English and Chinese


Awards & Exhibition

 

Student Honor Roll 
RISD Academic Affairs, 2019

CGDA Visual Communication Design Award
CGDA, 2020

Yale Art Book Fair
Yale University, 2019

RISD Freshmen Show
RISD, 2019

Unbound RISD Art Book Fair
RISD, 2021

Ambiguous Comedy Exhibition
Shanghai Box Space, 2020



Mankun is a graphic designer also a junior student at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She is fancinated about narrating sociological and philosophical ideas through intentional visual presentation and methodical research. She is looking forward to being a designer who contributes voices to the society and acts as a connector of the world.


Email: mguo02@risd.edu
Instagram: @guomankun

Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/mankun-guo-21a327185/

Download resume here