Hailing from Shanghai China, Hanqing Sun is a visual designer currently studying toward her BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Interested in multiple disciplines of art and design, Hanqing works extensively on graphic design, motion graphics, illustrations and a bit CSS & HTML coding as well.


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
2014 | Industrial Design
2013 | Automation


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F Newsmagazine / Chicago, U.S.

Sept. 2017–present |  Designer & Illustrator

Working as both designer and illustrator, I do editorial design, infographics and illustrations for print issues as well as online articles.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago / Chicago, U.S.

Jun. 2015–Jun.2017 |  Graphic Design Assistant

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 for school departments and student organizations.

Tom, Dick & Harry Co. / Chicago, U.S.

Jun.–Aug. 2016 |  Graphic Design Intern

Assisted graphic design team with their on-going projects as well as their internal projects. Participated in packaging design projects for clients including Mission Investment Fund and True Value. Finished a complete package design guideline, a series of package, and die lines for True Value Master power tools.

Freelance Graphic Designer / Shanghai, China

Jun. 2015 |  Graphic Design Intern

Created a series of promotional materials including books and flyers for FAU LLC.



Merit Scholarship / School of the Art Institute of Chicago

In-House Design Award 2017 / Graphic Design USA

IRFM Creative Team

Awarded works include SAIC ExTV Poster, SAIC ExTV PolyPlay 2016 Poster and SAIC HVAC Infographic

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