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Hi I'm Jiadi, I am an
& Musician


DePaul University, Chicago, IL                                                                           2021 - Current
Grad MFA, Animation
3.963 G.P.A.
Relevant Coursework: Animation Mechanics, Storyboarding I

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                                           2021
BA, Cinema Art and Science
Dean’s List for 2 semesters
Relevant Coursework: Lighting I, Directing II


PXP Studios, Chicago, IL                                                                                                   2023

Content Creator Intern

- Lead the creation of mockups for a rebranding deck for Kettle Chips while collaborating with strategy interns and copywriting interns

- Created motion graphics for clients, including Bank of America and Rite Aid


Animation Graduate Seminar | DePaul University, Chicago, IL                                     2022
Director / Animator / Editor
- Lead and advised a student team of 4.
Maintained team communication using Slack and FaceTime to meet goals.

- Semi-Finalist at 2022 Indie Short Fest.

Selected by 2022 Hollywood New Directors, and Upstate New York Film Festival 2023.

Mother Fortune, Chicago, IL                                                                                   2019 - 2022
Music Producer / Audio Engineer / Vocalist / Graphic Designer / Music Video Director
- Produced and engineered a single that has been listened to by 600k+ listeners.
- Produced and engineered an album that has been featured in Chicago Reader.
- Worked with a design team on the logo and graphics using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
- Directed a music video that was selected by Columbia College Chicago’s Manifest 2021.

Technical: Adobe Creative Suite, Harmony, Blender, Ableton, Logic Pro, Microsoft Office, Google Suite. Language: English, Mandarin.

Project Bluelight
DePaul Activities Board (DAB)




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