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James Reikuo Chu

Art Center At Night
Illustration
Product Design
jchu2@artcenter.edu

BIOGRAPHY

Industrial designer, branding strategist, educator, speaker. Extensive experience in multi-disciplinary strategic design (product, branding, interactive, retail, environment, user experience) and global brand strategy for prominent global brands and Fortune 500 companies such as Nike, Nokia, Vertu, and Belkin.Successful track records in leading and building creative/branding teams, cross-functional collaborations, as well as client relationship management.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design Industrial Design
B.S. USC Computer Science

WORK INCLUDES

Art Center College of Design
Lead Faculty, Product Design
ViaOrange
Creative Director & Chief Branding Strategist
Belkin International
Senior Branding Strategist & Creative Lead
Nokia
Retail Creative Lead
Virtu
Retail Branding Creative Lead
Nike
Senior Lead Designer
Ciao Yie Caffe
Owner & Chief Branding Strategist
Viadesign
Design Manager
Unisys
System Programmer

CLIENTS INCLUDE

Cisco
Jantzen
Lennar Homes
Monster Music
Motorola
Nike
Puregear
Solteras
Superior Communications
The Chang Residence
Verizon Wireless
Sterling Brands

AWARDS INCLUDE

Ministry of Education, ROC | SPOSAD, Industrial Design 2011 | Speaker & Judge
Art Center College of Design | 3X3 Series 2011 | Speaker
Ministry of Education, ROC | SPOSAD, Industrial Design 2010 | Speaker & Judge
Ministry of Education, ROC | SPOSAD, Graphics Packaging 2010 | Speaker & Judge
POPAI, Design Trends Conference 2010, Guest Speaker
AIB Award (Australia)
NTUST | 2012 Culture and Creativity Workshop | Judge, Speaker, Faculty

CLASSES

Brand Exp: Interaction Design
Brandcamp
Branding Strategy & Design
Creating/Brand Interaction Des
IS: Product 101
IS:Branding
IS:Personal Branding
M2 Studio (Tactical Design)
M3 Studio
M4 Studio (Sponsored Project)
Personal Branding
Product Design 7
Studio Independent Study
   
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