David Oei

1450 Falson Ct. · Wheaton, Illinois 60189 · 630.384.9270 · david.oei@oeidesign.com

 

Work Experience

Adjunct Faculty

College of DuPage· Glen Ellyn, IL· 8/2014 - Present
Instructor for Graphic Design - UI/UX (User Interface/User Experience). Design and deliver class instruction, course outline and portfolio guidance for core Graphic Design required class. Previous classes taught include Graphic Design Typography.

Owner

OEI Design ·Wheaton, IL· 6/1993 - Present
Freelance graphic design specializing in web design, print design and corporate identity. Over 24 years experience in graphic design, UI/UX and marketing.

Director of Web Design

StartSampling, Inc. · Carol Stream, IL· 6/2001 - 12/2014
Served as Director of Web Design at an Internet marketing and research company servicing most of the leading CPG companies. Responsibilities include all design duties for national online and offline product sampling programs. Primary duties involve internal and external communications, extending brand identity collateral seamlessly into online marketing presence, for clients such as P&G, Nestle and Unilever. Technical responsibilities include all HTML/CSS front-end web development.

Art Director

Divine Interventures, Inc.· Lisle, IL· 6/2000 - 5/2001
Served as Art Director for Internet startup company competing in the Enterprise Information Portal space specializing in knowledge management applications. Involved in marketing, branding, new business development and support. Responsibilities included application interface design, corporate website, intranet projects, and marketing collateral material design.

Director of New Media

Robert Brandt & Associates· Burr Ridge, IL· 7/1999 - 6/2000
Head of new interactive department for consumer/ business-to-business advertising agency. Responsibilities included new business development, strategic planning, creative and technical lead, project supervision and managing department employees and vendors. Responsible for client’s websites and databases including development, content, programming and maintenance. Responsible for $250K of new business in Q1, reaffirming fiscal year sales goals. Tasks include UNIX web server and email administration, website specification and architecture, website technical/creative development and implementation, website maintenance and interactive project development.

Web Administrator

Omron Electronics, Inc.· Schaumburg, IL· 6/1998 - 7/1999
Responsible for new media development for Omron Electronics, Inc, a $275 million manufacturer, including: Content and architecture management of corporate internet web site; development of interactive CD-ROM projects; coordinating electronic data conversion of catalog and technical manuals; and management of technical programming outsourcing. Responsible for the hardware and software maintenance related to the web server. Specific achievements: Implementing a new graphic and architectural redesign of Omron Electronics, Inc. web site including launch of comprehensive Spanish version of website, launched Omron's first CD-ROM based Full Line Catalog, project management of the migration from static HTML website to an ASP/.Net website.

Art Director

Tucker Knapp, Inc. · Schaumburg, IL· 5/1997 - 6/1998
Art director for Chicago’s third largest business-to-business integrated marketing communications agency. Responsibilities include: creative and graphic concepting, website design, coordinating vendors, managing job work flow through Jr. Art Directors and Graphic Designers, photo/video direction, maintaining budget and providing cost analysis for client projects. Specific achievements: Branding, positioning and graphic identity for Motorola new product launch, branding and new graphical direction for Universal Flavors, developing website capabilities of the agency, implementing Jr. Art Director mentoring program.

 

Education

University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Champaign, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design

WEB DESIGN, PRINT DESIGN, UI/UX DESIGN

CHICAGO AREA