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Shaun Leong

Shaun Leong

Social Media Intern

Yoshida Restaurant Group

Greater New York City Area

I am a driven person who aspires to work in social media, PR, marketing, or graphic design. I am a team player and go above and beyond to accomplish tasks that come my way. I discovered my passion for social media, PR, and graphic design though various internships, jobs, and classes in college. I am located in the San...

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Marymount Manhattan College

B.A., Communication Arts with a minor in Graphic Design

During my time at Marymount, I have discovered my passion for graphic design, digital communication, and marketing. I was inducted into Lamda Pi Eta, a national honors communication society. I wrote my thesis on social media, concentrating on how users can use the platforms to become famous and increase their visibility, which is useful information in the communications field.

Yoshida Restaurant Group

Social Media Intern

I am responsible for running numerous social media accounts on various platforms for multiple restaurants. In addition I design websites, create advertisements, and helped launch a new restaurant with the group. This is where I discovered my passion for graphic design, and have since created a portfolio and began my own design studio.

Shaun Leong Design

Graphic Designer

I was asked to create the cover of a book that was published internally at a community college in California for the fall 2015 semester. I have also been working on branding for a hairstylist in Oakland, California. This is my own graphic design studio that I started based out of both New York and the San Francisco, Bay Area.

Graphic design samples
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Shampoo packaging for a hair stylist in California

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Logo design for a multimedia company in New York

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Advertisement for Dojo Restaurant in New York City

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Logotype for a media Agency in California

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Web design for a hairstylist in California

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Graphic that can have many applications including business cards or stationary

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Hairspray packaging for hairstylist in California

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Alternative logo for a multimedia company in New York City

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Job advertisement for a bakery in New York City

Her Campus Media

Content Contributer

I write articles for my Marymount Manhattan's chapter of Her Campus on various subjects that are regularly published online. Some topics have included playoff coverage for various sports, fashion week coverage, and music reviews.

Starbucks Coffee Company

Certified Barista

I was in charge of training new baristas and won several mug awards. I was also in charge of tip distribution and collection, and was respobsible for opening the store on weekends. At Starbucks I learned about responsibility and time management in a fast paced work environment.

Juice Press

Front of House Staff

I was responsible for closing, doing inventory, placing orders, and closing out cash registers. I helped customers find the juice(s) best suited for their helath needs, made fresh superfood smoothies, and helped customers build cleanses unique to their body's requirements. During my time at Juice Press, I learned about nutrition and the powers of raw foods and juices.

Energy Up!

Social Media Intern

I Maintained the organization’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. I also wrote a bi-weekly column for the website called "Sugar Sleuthing" that exposed foods often perceived as healthy for their high sugar content. I also accompanied High Voltage, the organization's founder, to TV show tapings where she was a guest. This is where I discovered my passion for social media.

The Monitor

Promotional Manager

I promoted my college newspaper on various social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter. I also wrote several articles for the newspaper and helped with distribution when a new issue was released. This was my first opportunity to work with social media and marketing, which has now developed into my career goal.

College for Kids at Diablo Valley College

Teacher Aide

I was a teacher aide in a watercolor class with young children. I was responsible for helping them paint, navigate the college campus, and when we ventured outside of the classroom, making sure none of the children misbehaved or wandered off. During my time here I realized the importance of art in education, which can help children express themselves and their feelings.

The Berkeley Patch

Reporting Intern

I was a reporting intern and worked directly with the editor(s). I was sent on assignments, went with editors into the field, and was given by first byline. I had 8 articles published covering various aspects of art and culture in Berkeley, CA. This was a hands on internship that taught me the ins and outs of journalism. This is where I developed my passion for writing.