Sylvester is a multidisciplinary graphic designer based in Singapore, with professional experience in art direction, brand identities, editorial design, information design and motion design. Apart from his commercial work, Sylvester's own practice lies in critical and social design, focusing on the impact of graphic design on society and culture. It allows him to, through design, critique current day sociopolitical issues and provoke audiences into questioning them. It also aids him in delivering to clients well-informed designs, which are socially conscious and current.


EXPERIENCE


→ Freelance
Graphic Design & Branding
Aug 2018 – Present

→ The Design Society Singapore
Design Volunteer
2019 – 2020

→ Foreign Policy Design Group
Design Intern
May – Aug 2019

→ HJGHER
Design Intern
May – Aug 2018

→ NTU, School of Art, Design & Media
Teaching Assistant (2017 to 2020)
Academic Researcher in Media Art (2017 – 2018)
Publication Director, Student Club (2017 – 2018)


EDUCATION


→ NTU, School of Art, Design & Media
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication
2016 – 2020

→ Temasek Polytechnic
Diploma in Business (Merit), International Business 2011 – 2014


ACHIEVEMENT


→ NTU, School of Art, Design & Media
Valedictorian, Class of 2020
Dean’s List (2016 – 2019)

→ The Gong Award (Bronze)
Brand Identity for Design Pasar 2019
by Foreign Policy Design Group

→ Best Media Design
The Flow of Violence, Digital Art
Awarded by Nuvola Media Singapore

SKILLS


→ Brand Design
→ Typeface Design
→ Motion Graphics (2D)
→ User Interface Design
→ Basic HTML/CSS
→ Information Visualisation
→ Wayfinding


CONTACT


→ sylvestertan93@gmail.com
→ Instagram
→ Linkedin