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Nikki Lin (Xiuping Lin)

Email: xuiping_lin@yahoo.com



I am a career-minded self-starter with good interpersonal skills and over 20 years experience in the design industry. My experience includes working with graphics, websites, printed materials and presentations. I am a creative individual who can also work well with others. I understand the value of working together as a team. I have extensive experience working with international manufactories in China. I have advanced levels of design and layout skills in Microsoft and Adobe products.


Web and Graphics:
HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe AfterEffect, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Computer 3D Modeling, Texturing/Lighting & Sculpture:

3ds Max, MAYA, Cinema 4D, ZBrush and Google Sketchup.

3D Animation / Video editing:

3ds Max, Maya, Final Cut Studio, Motion.

Examples of my work: http://nikkilin.com/



1989-1992: Earned Bachelor Degree, Fuzhou Academy of Arts and Sculpture Fujian, China.

2001-2002: Web/Graphic De Anza College. Cupertino, CA.

2002-2004: Web/Graphic San Jose City College. San Jose, CA.



2010 – Present: Rocket Dog Brands Inc.

Web Administrator, San Ramon. CA

* Working with VP-marketing, produce and deliver high-quality, design-savvy web & interactive content.

* Design page layouts, site content, graphics and banners

*  Responsible for email marketing campaigns,

*  Mobile site, development and layout

* Design and layout of printed material

* Developed and maintain company E-Commerce websites

* Troubleshoot and ensure quality of final web output.

* Update and Develop web contents with Venda front-end platform.

* Design 3d Booth for trade shows.

* Editing Product videos for web.

* PowerPoint Presentation Design.


2007 – 2010 HyperSurf Internet Services Inc.

Web/Graphic Designer, San Jose, CA.

* Developed and maintained company websites utilizing Dreamweaver, HTML, Flash and Photoshop.

* Performed validation of completed sites including the debugging and testing of code.

* Created graphics including icons and logos using Fireworks and Photoshop.

* Met and corresponded with clients to determine client needs for company sites.

* Created corporate web sites, portals and large-scale web applications.

* Developed and designed new web interfaces, layouts and site graphics.

* Created and Designed test web sites for sales as well as demonstration purposes.


2003 – 2007 Freelancer  & College.

* Studied computer 2D/3D web graphic & animation.

* Using 2D/3D graphic software to visualize product concepts and ideas.

* Freelance website design and graphics design.


2002 – 2003 Producer Price Corp.

Lead product design, art director.  Union City, CA, U.S.A.

* Develop products such as gift, toy and home accessories designs.

* Travel to China to consulting with manufactories, and visit trade shows.


1997 – 2002 Lin Xiuping, Studios.

Founder, President, Design – Development  Consultant  and Art Director,  Shenzheng,  China.

* Consulting product designs over 50 manufactories in ShengZhen, Fujian, Donguan, Guangzhou China.

* Over 10 different types of products designs such as toy, gift, doll and home decor.

* Use of many different types of materials including  plastics,  foam materials,  resin, wood, glass, and metal etc.

* Managed a studio design team of forty employees.


1995 -1997 The Koly Company.

Lead Sculptor, Gift and Toy Designer, Consultant, Dongguan, China.

* Develop products designs.

* Inspect and revise development samples to meet specifications within product guidelines.

* Track sample entries to assure on-time development, engineering and accurate specifications.

* Communicate with company clients for new product designs.


1992-1995 The Baida Manufactory.

Sculptor  & Designer, Shenzhen, China.

* Product designs and sculpture.

* Develop product color/materials.

* Communicate with production line.

* Determine product cost.


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