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curriculum vitae

 
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name

Mei Wan Chan, Clare

 
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education

+ BA Honours Degree in Graphic Design, classification 2.1 - University of Chester, United Kingdom.
+ GCE ‘O’ level; General Certificate of Education (equivalent to GCSEs) - Tuan Mong High School, Singapore.

 
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courses

+ Certificate in Applied Apparel Merchandising, Certificate in Quality Inspection - Textile and Garment Industry Training Centre, Singapore.
+ Certificate in Fashion Design, Grade B - Nan Yang Academy of Fine Art, Singapore.
+ Certificate in Basic Graphic Design, and PageMaker, Grade B - Pa Lin Art School, Singapore.

 
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awards

+ 20 semi-finalists - Singapore Fashion Designer Contest 1993.
+ Chinese Composition Competition 1985, Certificate of Merit - Tuan Mong High School, Singapore.

 
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full time employment 1992 to 1997

+ Assistant Fashion Merchandiser with various buying agencies, garment factories, and departmental store in Singapore.
+ Visual Presentation Artist, and Display Artist with departmental stores Isetan and OG in Singapore.
+ Graphic Designer with ACP (Asia) Pte Ltd; Australia's leading magazine publisher in Singapore.

 
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freelance employment 1998 to 2006

+ On-going commissioned projects encompassed design, styling, illustration and photography. List of clients inclusive of
various business sectors and major publishers; Sph Magazines, Burda Singapore Pte Ltd, ACP (Asia) Pte Ltd,
MediaCorp Publishing Pte Ltd, and Blu Inc Media Pte Ltd.

( Information on Singapore's publishers: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1143240.stm#media )

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UK employment

+ Technical Instructor for Graphic Designer with Department of Design at the University of Chester, United Kingdom, 2011
+ Graphic Designer with Learning and Information Services Department, and Department of Design, University of Chester, United Kingdom, 2008

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design software application skills

Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe PageMaker
QuarkXpress
Adobe Flash
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe GoLive
Apple Final Cut Pro
Apple Sound Track Pro

 
 

other software application skills

Basic Microsoft Word
Basic Microsoft PowerPoint

 
 

other skills

Food Styling
Product Styling
Fashion Styling
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Visual Presentation
Amateur Photography
Amateur Film Making

 
 

foreign language skills

Mandarin
Cantonese

 
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