Nan Li

Nan Li

Montebello, CA, US



My name is Nan Li; I am a motivated and resourceful individual who strives to meet and exceed the job expectations.  I go the extra mile to cater clients and ALWAYS gets things done in advance. I have a multicultural background that gives me the unique ability to see things from a much larger perspective. I am resourceful when it comes to working in the group environment and I am very confidence when managing team members. 

I have served in the entertainment, design and marketing field across China, England and the United States for more than eleven years. With my current position as Chief Communications Officer, I leveraged excellent communication, interpersonal and client management skills to produce outstanding designer products. In my last position as Creative Director for a design / production firm, I worked effectively in a cross-functional and fast paced environment. I managed, mentored and developed a team of twelve designers to create design projects for over 500 clients internationally. I collaborated within a theatrical marketing team to incorporate media into film marketing strategies and created the graphic projects for the film: The Red Canvas, Art of Submission, which won Best Picture at the Action On Film International Film Festival. I coordinated media strategy and the associated budget on their theatrical releases. I created, presented, and managed the media plan to launch the Art of Submission film premiere successfully in 2012. In the same year I coordinated creative deliverables within departments as well as with different agencies to conceptualize marketing tools for two Mixed Martial Arts Pro Fight events in Northern California.

In two years, my team elevated company revenues, which resulted in the company being ranked on Inc. 5000’s list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies. Moreover, I was the key person that extended the client base from the U.S. to the U.K. and Canada. The years of entertainment and international work experience allowed me to collaborate successfully with a variety of personalities and work styles.

I am well versed in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and highly skilled in marketing techniques and project management. I am a digital design and print professional with excellent project management and problem solving skills. I am a quick learner and an enthusiastic team player with meticulous attention to detail. I always carry positive energy and sincere smile wherever I go.  I listen to my clients and follow through with their needs and provide as much advise as I can.



One Tail Four Paws-Pet Designer Goods, Los Angeles, CA, US, Chief Communications Officer

Built up business relationship with Amazon, and Tjx companies within three months of teamwork. On daily basis, communicate with manufacturers and retailers. Receive information from the status of day-to-day activities. Carefully consider raw production data and concerns brought forth by employee and clients to determine the best ways to improve circumstances. Sets new goals and policies by reviewing statistics about the quality, safety, and efficiency of workmanship. Maximize profits; possess strong communication and problem-solving skills to ensure best client services. Actively engage with sale team on a regular basis. Implement B-to-B training program to better prepare new employees for their jobs. Constantly developing and improving design concepts for upcoming season.

Jun 2013 - current

Photo Kicks, Palmdale, CA, US, Creative Director

Elevated company revenues and brought this company to the Inc.5000 within two years of teamwork. Extended client base from U.S to U.K. and Canada. Managing and creating design projects for over 500 clients. Designed and implemented movie billboards, media / presentation kits and numerous marketing projects for films, trade shows and special events. Worked effectively in a heavily cross-functional, fast paced environment. Managed and developed a team with twelve designers.

Jun 2005 - Jun 2013

Tapout, Palmdale, CA, US, Lead Designer

Managed the in-house advertising program consisting of print and media collateral pieces. Created the look and feel for the organization's online presence in social media forums such as Facebook. Designed unique promotional materials, point-of-purchase items, including advertisements, brochures, logo and artistic signage for trade shows. Contributed ideas during strategic and conceptual brainstorming sessions.

Nov 2009 - Mar 2013


UCLA Extension Arc-ID Program, Westwood, CA, US, Interior Architecture

Jan 2011 - current

University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Masters, Design/Visual Communications

Sep 2002 - Jan 2004

Wuhan University, Wuhan, CN, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Sep 1997 - Jul 2001

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