Jun Zhou
+1 9125035918
junzhoudrawing@gmail.com
education
[2019 - 2022] 
-Savannah college of art and design M.F.A in Illustration
[2015 - 2019] ​​​​​​​
-China Academy of Art B.A.in Game Art Design
Awards
-SILVER MEDAL, JIA illustration award, 2022
-BRONZE MEDAL, the 8th china illustration biennial, China, 2022
-Selected, Illustrators 64 Annual Competition, Society of Illustrators,2022
-Selected, International Motion Art Awards 10, 2022
-Selected, Illustrators 63 Annual Competition, Society of Illustrators,2021
-Shortlist, Communication Arts Illustration Competition, 2021
ILLUSTRATION ANNUALS SELECTED
[Society of Illustrators] 63, 64
[Port City Review] 2021, 2022
Exhibition
-JIA 日本插画大奖获奖作品展中国首展, 桥艺术空间, China, 2022.08
-the 8th china illustration biennial, Dongguan Library, China, 2022.07
-the 8th china illustration biennial, Shenzhen Nan Tou City, China, 2022.06
-E-TOPIA the 8th china illustration biennial, Di Yuan Art Gallery, China, 2022.05
-International Motion Art Awards 10, Online
-Illustrators 64 annual exhibitions, museum of illustration at the society of illustrators, NY, 2022
-Illustrators 63 annual exhibitions, museum of illustration at the society of illustrators, online
WORK experience
Hunan Education Press Group CO.Ltd, Hunan Province, China, 2020.11 - present 
- Freelancer
-《小学生导刊》is a Chinese Magazine for kids aged 6 to 8. It has won the Gold Award of China's Excellent Children's Newspaper, the Top Ten Social Science Journals in Hunan Province, and the First Prize of Hunan Excellent Publications. The publication is loved by many readers, and its circulation has ranked first among similar publications in the country for many years.
-Created four pages of short comics and a  maze page per month.
-Actively communicates with editors and responds well to their needs. 

Readeo LLC, Chicago, IL, 2021.05 -  2021.08
Illustrator & Animator intern
-Readeo is an online library focusing on the children's book market. 
-Did six animations for their system check. Four illustrations for Instagram advertisement. One motion advertisement.
Collaborative Projects
SCAD CoMotion team, 2022.11 ~ 2022.03
-2D Animator
-Made title cards and title sequence. 
-SCAD CoMotion is a student-led motion graphics conference that brings together top industry professionals. 

SCADpro-SnapOn team, 2021.09~2021.11
-Illustrator
-Did sketches for team ideas and designed slides for meetings. 
-SCADpro is a collaborative design studio that connects current and future art and design professionals with business leaders to find creative and inventive solutions to real-world challenges. 

Graduate Illustration club(GIC), 2020.07 - 2021.07
-Social media chair & poster designer. 
-Gic is a student community that works for students in SCAD by featuring their work on social media, announcing upcoming events in the industry, and inviting guests to give speeches.

Battlefield Cell, 2019.08~2020.05
-Game art designer & animator
-Battlefield Cell is an indie game that aims to teach biological immunology to high school students.
-https://store.steampowered.com/app/1362480/Battlefield_Cell/
SKILLS
Software
Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Procreate, Adobe Audition, FL studio
Technical
Illustration, 2D Animation, Graphic Design, Game Design, Music Remix
Language
Chinese, English
interview
Interview, 2022.06.08
-Life & Work with Jun Zhou, VoyageATL
-http://voyageatl.com/interview/life-work-with-jun-zhou-of-savannah/

Podcast, 2022.01.30
-My Creative Life for Artists and Creators, by Nancy S Miller, episodes 102

Newspaper,2022.01.27
-《瑞安女孩获全国插画双年展铜奖》, posted in Ruian News.
-Reporter Junjun Huang,  editor Lianghe Chen, and Shuqin Guan, 
Lectures & Workshop
Lecture, 2022.02.25
-My Thesis development, Illustration Grad Salon
Lecture, 2022.02.11
-How I develop the maze book, a lecture speech in grad salon in SCAD
Workshop, 2020.12.05
-Discover the fun of after effects with Jun Zhou, a workshop hosted by GIC.
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