About Clare

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I specialize in packaging design, print, brand development and web design. I have more than 16 years of experience working in the design industry, including at agencies, in-house and freelance. I have worked with clients across many industries including high-tech, food and beverage, financial, entertainment, hospitality, education, etc. I have engaged in design projects at multiple levels, including design strategy and execution, pricing/quotes, and production.
 

BIO

I didn’t go to a regular high school. While growing up in Taiwan I attended
Tainan Woman’s College of Arts and Technology, a technical school where I earned a 5-year Arts and Crafts diploma and gained a solid foundation in the tools of the trade. I attended the Academy of Art University in San Francisco where I graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

Dec. 2003 - Jun. 2004 

Landor Associates, San Francisco  

Graphic Design Intern (Coors beer team)

Oct. 2004 - May 2006
Schadler Kramer Group Advertising, Las Vegas

Graphic Designer

May 2006 - May 2011

Fine Design Group, San Francisco
Senior Graphic Designer

May 2011 - Aug. 2014
Design agencies and various clients

Freelancer and Contractor 

Aug. 2014 - Present
IXL Learning, San Francisco
Senior Graphic Designer

I speak English, Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese and live with my husband and two children in the San Francisco Bay Area. In my free time I enjoy tap dancing, painting (clarekuo.com), gardening, music and film.