Hey I’m David!

multi-disciplinary designer

2021 Reelworld Film Festival/Reelworld Screen Instituteproduction design | marcomm | web design | social media2021 — 2022
During my time at Reelworld Screen Institute, I developed brand themes and visual design systems for the Reelworld Film Festival and other Reelworld industry programs for racialized talent in the Canadian screen industry across the organization’s digital platforms. Designing graphical assets and content for social media, newsletters, web and video platforms.

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cab magazineeditorial design | creative direction2021
An eclectic editorial journal of skateboard culture and stories.

Focusing on the memoir and reminiscent feelings of skate culture, cab magazine conveys these stories in a dynamic contemporary manner. It is an experimentative visual exploration of familiar skateboard visual culture and themes.

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Medipal Case StudyUX/UI Design | User Research2020 2021
A personal medication organization app concept in collaboration with designers Zainab Alavi, Maria Guna, Lian Sin, and myself. Exploring user-centred design methods and techniques, we developed an intuitive user experience utilizing comprehensive research 

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Woodbine Skate FestInteraction Design | Web Design2019
A scrollable event page detailing the festival information utilizing photographs of local skaters to convey the strong sense of community among skaters in Toronto. Coded with HTML and CSS with responsiveness for different screen sizes such as mobile, tablet, and widescreen.

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A Record of Representations of Asians in Western Entertainment & The Development of My Own Identity communication design | interactive design 2021 — 2022
A scrollable visual essay, exploring my findings on various stereotypical Asian representations in Western Entertainment and a self-ethnography reflection during my thesis research.

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freshoffthescreen editorial design | design research | communication 2021 — 2022
A recounting of my thesis research on Asian representation in Western cinema and its effects on identity formation in Asian diaspora, exemplifying my observations from my critical film viewing methodology. Personable and tactile, freshoffthescreen is a zine created to reveal the explicit and implicit issues in current representations of Asians in film in relation to identity in Asian diaspora in North America.

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nauticaleditorial design | book design2022
nautical is a seaside poetry book featuring poems by Japanese American poet Sadakichi Hartmann (public domain). Inspired by sea-like feelings, motions, and visuals - the design pays homage to these aspects through graphical and typographic means.

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