Tinghao Hu  中文簡歷>
Tinghao Hu is a communication designer specialized in visual identity development, communication strategy, cultural research, experimental graphic creation. 
Tinghao was born in Taipei, but have since been inspired by multiple cities and cultures he's lived in. Having moved over 24 times in the first 24 years of his life, he has developed an ability to quickly change perspective and adjust to new contexts.
Much of what Tinghao's understanding of the theories and practices of design is sculptured by what he had learned from music, which resulted his unique design philosophy, process and style allowing him to connect ideas far apart to create anew.


Work
JUL 2017 – PRESENT | SHENZHEN
Visual Designer @ CDC, Tencent
JUL 2014 – JUL 2017 | GLOBAL
Freelance Communication Designer
JUN 2015 – OCT 2016 | HONG KONG
Assistant Designer/Researcher for Dr. Keung Hung
MAY 2016 – AUG 2016 | SHENZHEN
Intern Visual Designer @ CDC, Tencent
APR 2011 – JUN 2011 | TAIPEI
Freelance Translator @ Andrew Nurnberg Associates
JUL 2011 – JUL 2012 | TAIWAN
Military Service @ Taiwanese Navy 


Education
SEP 2013 – JUN 2017 | HONG KONG
BA Design @ The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (with First Class Honours)
SEP 2008 – FEB 2011 | OTTAWA
BA Music @ Carleton University


Achievements
JUN 2017 | HONG KONG
Named as Tutor's Choice Awardee in 2017 PolyU Design Annual Show
APR 2017 | GLOBAL
SH Pinscher type design featured on Behance Graphic Design Gallery
AUG 2016 | HONG KONG
Finalist in logo design competition for the 80th anniversary of PolyU (View Project/Reference)


Skills
SOFT SKILLS
Cultural research & analysis, concept development, communication strategy, creative writing, art direction, user studies, design consultancy
DESIGN SOFTWARE
Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Glyphs
MEDIA PRODUCTION SOFTWARE
Ableton Live, Final Cut Pro 
CODING LANGUAGES & TOOLS
HTML, CSS, Brackets
GRAPHIC DESIGN & CRAFTSMANSHIP
Photography, printmaking , type design, motion graphics
MUSIC/AUDIO
Guitar, bass, songwriting, recording, mixing, sound design, composition
LANGUAGES
English, Chinese (Traditional/Simplified), Cantonese


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