CYNTHIA CHIN-YA LIN
www.cynthialin.net
cyn [at] cynthialin (dot) net
Schenectady, NY

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EDUCATION

B.A. in Computer Art
State University of New York College at Oneonta
Art Studio Minor
GPA: 3.41

 

ART and DESIGN
EXPERIENCE

Waking Seas, May 2005
Hand-assembled artbook featuring pieces inspired Stargate Atlantis.

Non vacui sumus, October 2004
Hand-assembled artbook featuring pieces inspired by the work of singer/songwriter Tom McRae.

Teaching Assistant, 2003
Graphic/Publication Design. Assisted professor and students.

Teaching Assistant, 2002
Computer Art I. Assisted professor and students.

Graphic Design, May 2001 - Present
Assisted in the design and type editing of numerous academic publications. Experienced in media tray insert design and layouts.

 

WEB DESIGN
EXPERIENCE

KimStinger.com, October 2009
Official website for actress Kim Stinger. Work included image editing, design, and integration of gallery script and blog. Providing maintenance when necessary.

Pauses, Inc., January 2005
Site for cultural and literary travel group. Designed custom images and provide maintenance when necessary.

Signal Room, 2004 to Present
Promotional fansite for Australian group Signal Room. Designed graphics and layout.

Cape Coastal Trading, May 2003
Designed a commerce site to client specifications including shopping cart integration, custom images, and animated graphics. Also included copyediting.

Tomination, 2003 to Present
Unofficial promotional site for singer/songwriter Tom McRae. Designed graphics and layout using HTML and PHP; maintenance on a regular basis. Create promotional materials such as flyers, stickers, and magnets.

The Bringers, October 2000 - March 2001
Site for the online activists, the Bringers, an organization fighting the shutdown of fansites. Duties included site design, maintenance, and project coordination with over 50 members.

Astrumignis Productions, 1997 to Present
Owner and designer. Created graphics, designs, and maintained websites for numerous non-profit and personal sites. Over 20 sites designed to date.

 

FILM
EXPERIENCE

Judas Kiss, 2010
2nd Assistant Camera

Polaris: "Phaidros", 2009 to Present
1st Assistant Camera

Star Trek: Phase II: "Kitumba", 2009
1st Assistant Camera, Still Photographer

Star Trek: Phase II: "The Child", 2008
Set Photographer, 2nd Assistant Camera

Star Trek: New Voyages: "Enemy Starfleet", 2008
Set Photographer, 1st Assistant Camera

Star Trek: New Voyages: "Blood & Fire", 2007
Data loader, Computer support, Matte painter

 

COMPUTER
SKILLS

Languages and Software
Adobe ImageReady, Adode InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, FTP, HTML, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Quicktime

Operating Systems
Windows, Macintosh

Other Skills
Hardware (installation, configuration and troubleshooting), software (installation, configuration, troubleshooting), TCP/IP network troubleshooting

 

GALLERIES and
EXHIBITS

Shore Leave 31 Art Show, July 2009
Hunt Valley Marriott, Maryland

Shore Leave 30 Art Show, July 2008
Hunt Valley Marriott, Maryland

Farpoint Annual Art Show, February 2008
Hunt Valley Marriott, Maryland

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition 2003
Main Gallery, SUNY Oneonta Fine Arts Center

Special Student Show, Spring 2002
Student Loom Gallery, SUNY Oneonta Fine Arts Center

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition 2002
Main Gallery, SUNY Oneonta Fine Arts Center

 

AWARDS and
HONORS

Third Place in Digital Art Category - "Atropos II"
Shore Leave 31 (2009), Hunt Valley, MD

Second Place in Digital Art Category - "Dirty Rings"
Shore Leave 30 (2008), Hunt Valley, MD

Judge's Choice - "Clotho"
Shore Leave 30 (2008), Hunt Valley, MD

Dean's List, Fall 2002 Semester
SUNY College at Oneonta

Dean's List, Fall 2000 Semester
SUNY College at Oneonta

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, September 2000
Oneonta Chapter

National Honor Society, 1997
Inducted at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School, Albany, NY

 

LANGUAGES

American English, conversational Mandarin

 

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