Web Designer/Developer Aug. 2017–Present

Minnesota Historical Society, MN

  • Design user-experience-centered online resources as part of a project team
  • Provide ongoing support, communication, and maintenance of existing resources
  • Stay abreast of new technologies, design issues, user habits and expectations, etc
  • Take on other design-related responsibilities as needed

Graphic/Multimedia/Web Design Freelancer May 2006–Present

Magic Li Design, MN

(Clients: bedesign, inc., Relaxing Massage, Precision Executive Services, Coqui Prose Content Marketing, Dakota County Public Health, Eastern Reflexology, Lai Wah Restaurant, Osaka Sushi & Hibachi, The Yoga Bridge – from Wings to Soar, LLC)

  • Multimedia/Web Design: mobile app, website, animation, audio/video, e-book
  • Graphic Design: business card, poster, brochure, newsletter, calendar, book cover, logo
  • Traditional Art: drawing, painting, comic, handcraft

Program Associate, Digital Nov. 2015–Jul. 2017

Minnesota Historical Society, MN

  • Design, develop, and update curriculum delivered on digital platforms
  • Develop and update web pages and systems
  • Complete design for print projects and support print production
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal partners

Digital Product Support Assistant Dec. 2014–Nov. 2015

Minnesota Historical Society, MN

  • Assist development of digital curriculum materials using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Develop Interactive e-book/apps using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Web Production Support Specialist Sep. 2014–Dec. 2014

Minnesota Historical Society, MN

  • Developed Interactive e-book/Apps using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
  • Supported MNHS Drupal sites production

Web Design Intern Dec. 2013–Aug. 2014

Minnesota Historical Society, MN

  • Used Google Sites to build/redesign internal websites for Content Strategy Priority Team, Evaluation Action Team, and Exhibits Department
  • Wrote instructions and make documentations for future MNHS Google site users
  • Updated data in MNHS Drupal sites
  • Prepared multimedia assets such as Web banner ads and e-newslette
  • Participated in Web strategy development and practical application

Graphic Design Work-study Aug. 2012–May. 2013

Marketing & Communications Department of Dakota County Technical College, MN

  • Designed promotional posters, brochures, forms, stickers, web banners, signs, and more
  • Organized files, prepared presentations, manipulated pictures, and more
  • Cooperated with team members to get the work done

Foreign Trade Merchandiser & Graphic Designer Aug. 2007–Dec. 2007

Fixstar LED Lighting Manufactory, China

  • Translated documents between English and Chinese
  • Made product quotations, packing lists, invoices
  • Followed up shipment and documents
  • Designed business-cards, labels, logos, and more
  • Created lighting effect demos using Flash and Photoshop


Multimedia and Web Design A.A.S. Degree Aug. 2010–May. 2013

Dakota County Technical College, MN

  • Learned hand coding HTML&CSS, using Dreamweaver to upload contents onto a sever
  • Acquired skills to build interactive flash files for educational, entertainment and commercial use
  • Gained knowledge to produce video for the Web using Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Had some knowledge of 3D modeling and animation techniques for multimedia purposes

Interactive Media Design Certificate Aug. 2012–May. 2013

Dakota County Technical College, MN

  • Touched on all kinds of new knowledge like HTML5, CSS3, responsive design, mobile apps, eBooks, JavaScript & jQuery, Content Management System (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal), and more

Graphic Design Technology A.A.S. Degree Aug. 2010–Dec. 2012

Dakota County Technical College, MN

  • Mastered basic Adobe Creative Suite skills for image manipulations, page layouts, package designs, and advertisements
  • Understood the printing process and after-print productions
  • Obtained hand skills such as perspective drawing, mounting, scoring, cutting and folding

English-Chinese Translation B.A. Degree Sep. 2003–Jun. 2007

Wuyi University, China

  • Possessed skills in interpreting and translating between Chinese and English languages
  • Became familiarized with international trading process


  • National Competitor in 3D competition of SkillsUSA 2013 Championships Jun. 2013
  • Faculty Choice DCTC Portfolio Show of Dakota County Technical College May 2013
  • Honorable Mention in Pin Design competition of SkillsUSA 2013 MN State Championships Apr. 2013
  • Best Graphic Design Portfoloio of Dakota County Technical College Dec. 2012
  • President’s List of Dakota County Technical College, GPA: 3.99 Aug. 2010–May 2013