MAXianghan

453 E. 14th, NY 10009. New York
max095@newschool.edu
732-986-0388
maxianghan.net

EDUCATION

M.F.A. Design and Technology. May 2017
Parsons School of Design 

B.A. Communications / Minor in Studio Art. June 2014

China Agricultural University, Beijing, China : Fall 2010; Spring 2011; Fall 2013; Spring 2014
University of Colorado Denver, CO, USA : Fall 2011; Spring 2012; Fall 2012; Spring 2013

GPA: 3.6/4.0. Four Years Average

Won scholarship Freshmen Year for scored the highest score in the entrance exam.
Won third-class scholarship Junior Year.
Won second-class scholarship Senior Year.

SKILLS

Communication / Design

  • Bilingual: Mandarin; English. 
  • 2014 Graduate Student Valedictorian for UCD-ICB Graduation Ceremony.
  • 2010-2014: Emcee for big events, using English– Annual Christmas Party at ICB; Singing Competition in UCD; Spring Festival in UCD; Matchmaking shows in UCD. 
  • Produce Documentary Film - <Young Dreamers> & Short Film - <The Box>.
  • Developed video presentations for Audi A8L launch events in Beijing & Shanghai working as account executive at the video department of DMG Event. (2014)
  • 2016 - 2017: Freelance Graphic Design Jobs.
  • 2015: Branding Director for a Jiang Nan Restaurant in Beijing - Chuan Zhe Hui (川浙会)- logo design, poster design, package design, advertising design, social media campaign, etc.
  • 2014: Graphic Designer for a Beijing Art Company - Artist Meeting Point. Designed posters for several of their events.
  • Designed 2014 UCD/CAU Graduates Year Book.
  • 2014: Senior Year Symposium / Communication Department Events posters design. 
  • 2013: Planed a PR Campaign for Eating Disorder Foundation (EDF) - A non-profit organization based in Denver, Colorado, U.S. 
  • 2012: Developed an advertising campaign for Mean Street Ministry - A non-profit organization based in Golden, Colorado, U.S. 
  • 2011 - 2013: Graphic Designer for Intercultural Club Beijing in Denver, CO.
  • Given speech at school entrance orientation as freshmen representative. (2010)

Teaching

  • 2017 Spring: Research Assistant for Curriculum Design Project for Louisa Campbell at Parsons School of Design

  • 2016 Summer: Research Assistant at Tsinghua Summer Teacher Workshop. Design curriculums for the workshop.

  • 2014 - 2015: Curriculum design / Teaching at an Art Institute in Beijing, China - ColorBox.

Management / Organization Ability

  • Vice President of University of Colorado's Student Club - Intercultural Club Beijing. 
  • Organizing 2012 - 2013 semester's activities - Mid-autumn Festival; Annual Basketball Game; University's Fall Fest - recruiting new members; Trip to the Amusement Park - Elitch Garden; Spring Festival Celebration. 
  • Emcee for big events - Annual Christmas Party at ICB; Singing Competition in UCD; Spring Festival in UCD; Matchmaking shows in UCD. 

EXPERIENCE

Shows

  • 2017 GDC - alt.ctrl.section - Two games that I developed with my  teammates got selected to show at the 2017 alt.ctrl. GDC (Game Developer Conference) section. 
UFO Bellies
Victor the Loser
  • 2013: My own painting <Alley in Shanghai> got accepted and showed at the EDGE Annual Juried Show, Jan. 4th - 27th, 2013, Denver, CO.
  • 1996 - 2005: Many of my childhood art works were showed at various galleries in Beijing from age 4 - 13. Once showed in the National Art Museum of China for awarded children's works.

Singing Competition

  • 2011: Won Third Place and ¥3000 prize money in New Channel English Song Singing Competition 

Working

  • ColorBox: 2015. 2 - 2015. 7
  • DMG: 2014. 7 - 2014. 11

Internships

  • Jin Dian Auction: 2013 Autumn Auction / 2014 Spring Auction
  • Pearson: 2013. 11 - 2014. 2