I'm a Bay Area-raised, Brooklyn-based visual designer with a background in advertising, media, and e-commerce. I've produced scalable design solutions across multiple brand categories, including financial services, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, food, and travel. My work has been recognized by Adobe, the Society of Publication Designers, McPheters & Company, and Really Good Emails.

Currently, I am an Associate Design Director at MERGE. Outside of work, I am a pro bono art director at Slant'd.

Me in a nutshell
•15+ years of experience at fast-paced agencies and in-house creative teams
•Developed editorial, brand, and marketing designs for print & digital platforms
•Led the design on a digital media team that launched app products for editorial brands
•Art directed photography, video, illustrations, and animations
•Commissioned award-winning illustrators and artists

Interested in connecting? Please reach out to me at vanessa.shyu@gmail.com.
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