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"Design is thinking made visual"  - Saul Bass

 

I AM....

Curious, Adventurous, Passionate, Crafty, Corgi-Lover, Doodler, Problem Solver, Organized, Creative, a Coffee Drinker (with sugar), and a Fast Learner.

 

Hanae Kudo

Graphic designer based in Los Angeles who loves to design and create ideas from inspiration.


EXPERIENCE

VISUAL DESIGNER
Cornerstone OnDemand

CONTRACT GRAPHIC DESIGNER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Hanae K Design

SR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Endemol USA - ICON Network

IN-HOUSE MARKETING LEAD DESIGNER
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PROJECT COORDINATOR / ILLUSTRATOR
EPOS Inc.

MARKETING DESIGN INTERN
Hershey Cause Communications

JR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Brand33

EXPERTISE:

Art Direction / Full Branding / Print and Digital / Web Design / Illustration / Infographic / Social Media / Lettering / Packaging / Stop Motion / Project Management / Key Art / Presentation Design / Tradeshows & Events

SOFTWARE:

Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign / Lightroom / Bridge / Acrobat / PowerPoint / Keynote / Microsoft Programs 

FAMILIAR WITH:

HTML / Adobe Premiere / After Effects

HOBBIES:

Eating / Traveling / Attending Unique Events / Doodling / Crafting / Zumba / Pastry Decorating / Social Media - ing


“Hanae was one of the most organized and talented employees that I have had the pleasure to work with. Her design and illustration talents are superb and original. She works at a fast pace, but keeps all the details under her control. She is an asset to anyone wanting a dedicated, passionate, and extremely reliable creative.”
— GABRIELLE RAUMBERGER | Creative Director at EPOS INC.
“Hanae is an incredibly talented graphic designer and always delivers her work on time and under budget. It was such a joy to work with Hanae as she always went above and beyond with her creative ideas and initiative. She has multi-platform experience working across all of our social and distribution platforms with her graphic design work and has a deep understanding of what resonates with an audience. Anyone would be incredibly fortunate to have Hanae on their team!”
— LESLIE MORGAN | VP of Programming/Audience Development at Endemol Shine Group
“I worked with Hanae on numerous projects, and was consistently impressed with her timeliness, professionalism, and creativity. With extremely short turnaround times, she was able to produce top notch graphics for everything from PowerPoint presentations, to desktop backgrounds, to video animations. A hard worker, and a pleasure to work with.”
— BRETT HICKINBROTHAM | Solution Engineer at Verizon Digital Media Services
“Hanae has an amazing aesthetic, an ability to self-direct & problem solve, and a honed attention to detail. All things that make for an ideal designer.”
— GWEN MILLER | VP, Audience & Platforms at Kin Community
“Hanae Kudo is a very talented graphic designer. She is not only able to produce a concept or idea in detailed visual terms, but does so on very tight turnarounds. She has exceptional creative vision and a great work ethic that make her easy and enjoyable to work with.”
— JOE GRANTHAM | Event Producer & Experiential Marketing Consultant at POPSUGAR