My name is Xiao Yang and I’m a versatile fast-learner specializing in

illustration - 3D modeling - visual design


My objective is to find a design position in the industry that would utilize the skills and knowledge gained through my academic studies. I enjoy collaborative work and hope to improve myself as well as the workplace through experience with others.

Jack of Most Trades



  • Adobe Creative Suit​

  • ​Autodesk Maya

  • Microsoft Office

  • Audacity

  • Online Collaborative Tools

  • Social Media


  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Photo Manipulation

  • Illustration

  • Visual Design

  • Audio & Video Editing

  • 3D Modeling & Animation



  • English (Native)

  • Chinese (Converational)

  • Japanese (Beginner)


Master of Fine Arts - Animation

Bowling Green State University
2015 - 2017


MFA: Drawing on my experiences as a member of the Chinese diaspora,

my studies focus on utilizing animation as a medium to address the consequences of extremes in human nature.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts - Digital Arts
Bowling Green State University
2011 - 2015
BFA: Researching and visualizing the culture of the Chinese diaspora
through illustrative visual design.
Using social media and the internet  as a facilitator for
globally collaborative audio and visual projects.


Graduate Teaching Assistant

Bowling Green State University

May 2016 - May 2017


Taught the Undergraduate level course ARTC 3100 Animation Principles and Techniques. Designed lesson plans and syllabus. Arranged for visiting artist to conduct a clay animation demonstration for class.

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Media Cage and Print Lab

Media Lab Monitor - Bowling Green State University

May 2015 - May 2016


Handling wide format digital printing, monitoring video and photo equipment checkout, general technology support. Assisted students and faculty with various projects including demonstrations and learning new software.

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STEM in the PARK

Volunteer - Bowling Green State University

September 2016


Stop-motion animation demonstrator representing the School of Art at Bowling Green State University. Utilized toys and Dragonframe software to help children create their own short stop-motion animation clips.

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Blackboard Catalyst Award Program
Poster Designer

June 2014


Designed and custom printed a large format informational poster for a 2014 award winning participant. Poster was displayed in the conference main meeting room.

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Youtube Chorus Collaborations
Organizer & Moderator

2013 - Present


Organizer, moderator, website design manager for Youtube Chorus Forums.

Provided creative material for collaborative projects.

Volunteered audio mixing services (timing, tuning, editing) for solo and group vocal covers.