Reiko Kato

Graphic Designer / Illustrator

STATEMENT / SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

I’m a graphic designer / illustrator from Tokyo (Japan) who has been living and working in New York since 2006.

I love everything that has to do with graphic design and true devotion to art in general.

I have 10 years + of experience working as a graphic designer for the website / creative field and enjoy working in a team!

・Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines.

・Computer literate-can quickly learn new software.

・Well organized and efficient.

・Self-motivated and assertive.

・Self-starting and goal oriented.

・Quickly learn procedures and methods.

・Bring enthusiasm for team projects and encourage others to develop ideas.

SPECIALITIES

SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop              ●●●●●●●●

Adobe Illustrator                 ●●●●●●●●

Microsoft Word                   ●●●●●●●●

Microsoft Excel                    ●●●●●●●●

Microsoft Powerpoint         ●●●●●●●●

 

Image editing.

Good sense for typography.

Color theory knowledge.

Web usability.

Fluent in Japanese.

EDUCATION

TOKYO ZOKEI UNIVERSITY

1556 Utsunukimachi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0992, Japan

https://www.zokei.ac.jp/en/

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Sculpture 2001 - 2005

WORK EXPERIENCE

WENDIGO PRODUCTIONS, LLC. / ART ON A GALLERY

Dec 2015 - Present

Web & Graphic Designer

24 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009 

https://www.wendigoproductions.com/

https://www.artonagallery.com/

 

  • Website design / maintenance
    - Rebuilt the websites and relaunched
    - Merchandise content
    - Updating graphic content 
    - Sending Newsletters

  • Website customer service

  • Design all media for the company's events

  • In house production (merchandise / promo goods)

  • Assistant for the art director / curator at Art on A Gallery

 

PATRICIA FIELD

Sep 2008 - Dec 2015

Web & Graphic Designer / Visual Manager for the Website

200 E Broadway suite 3d, New York, NY 10002

https://patriciafield.com

  • Website design / maintenance
    - Merchandise content
    - Updating graphic content 
    - Sending Newsletters

  • Website model management
    - Fashion styling 
    - Retouching photos
    - Primary photographer

  • Personal design projects for Patricia Field
    - Graphic design for collaborative production with other companies such as Skyy Vodka, Vidal Sassoon Japan, Keith Haring Foundation, Crocs, etc.

  • Started and Launched the ”Wearable Art"
    - One-of-a-kind-concept project with independent artists such as Scooter       LaForge and Santiago Sigüenza.

  • In house production (merchandise / promo goods)

  • Design all media for the company's events

  • Work alongside I.T. for HTML coding for website media

 

TANUKI STUDIO

Feb 2007 - Aug 2008

Textile Designer

307 7th Ave. #1705 New York, NY 10001

(Business Closed)

  • Commission based watercolor textile design artist

  • Worked alongside Sales Representative

  • Took inspiration directly from the art director

  • Clients such as, but not exclusive to Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, VeraWang, Norma Kamali, Abercrombie & Fitch, Nautica, Macy's, etc.

 

FREELANCE PROJECTS

Nehan Spirits LLC / Mizu Shochu

July, 2018 - Present

New York, NY

 

Wendigo Productions, LLC.

June, 2015

New York, NY

 

Nakamura Keith Haring Museum

2016

Yamanashi, Japan

ILLUSTRATION & Graphic Design

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