Hannah (Hanqing) Sun is a visual designer based in Chicago. She has extensive interests in typography, motion graphics, illustration, web coding, comics and cats.


School of the Art Institute of Chicago / Chicago, U.S.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
2015—2018 | Visual Communication Design

Donghua University / Shanghai, China
Bachelor of Engineering
2013—2014 | Automation, School of Information Science & Technology


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    HTML & CSS

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    Toon Boom Animation

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Aug. 2018—present  /  Freelance Designer
May—Aug. 2018  /  Design Intern

SAIC Marketing & Graphics
Jan.—May 2018  /  Motion Designer
Responsible for creating motion graphic pieces for various needs including SAIC branding, BFA & MFA shows, and more.

F Newsmagazine
Sept. 2017—present  /  Designer & Illustrator
Create page layouts for the monthly print publication and produce illustration for both print and online articles.

Tom, Dick & Harry Co.
Jun.—Aug. 2016  /  Graphic Design Intern
Created in-house social media posts and case-study infographics for the agency. Produced video disk packaging design for Mission Investment Fund, and successfully executed a design guideline for the full lineup of Master Mechanics power tools.

SAIC IRFM Creative
Jun. 2015—Jun.2017  /  Graphic Designer
Assisted lead designer of IRFM (Instructional Resources and Facilities Management) with various design projects, from conception to completion. Projects include designing event posters, way finding signage, booklets and so on depending on received requests from school departments and student organizations.


Illinois College Press Association 2017 / Full-page Advertisement
'Creative Process'
1st place / F newsmagazine October issue, 2017

In-House Design Award 2017 / Graphic Design USA
IRFM Creative Team
Awarded pieces include SAIC ExTV Poster, SAIC ExTV PolyPlay 2016 Poster and SAIC HVAC Infographic

Merit Scholarship / School of the Art Institute of Chicago