Currently, she is the Head of Design & Marketing at a Y-Combinator backed startup, Paragon One, an online career coaching platform.
Previously, she led a variety of projects for startups and corporations in art, beauty, education, apparel, beverage, consulting and entertainment industries, mainly to enhance their branding and digital presence (i.e. websites, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and WeChat). She has also led art direction at a creative studio, and taught design and photography in design workshops in San Francisco, and Shenzhen, China.
She co-founded MasFocus in 2015 and have been leading the web design.
Dio has received her M.F.A with a focus on Multimedia and Interaction Design at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and B.A in Advertising Design. When she is not spending her time using her design to excite her users and clients, she is mostly lost in nature with her dog, Bowie, writing science fiction stories, or exploring new countries (30+ and counting...) to get inspiration and further fuel her creativity.
Exhibition & Award Highlights
Manchester International Film Festival
Venice Film Week
Galactic Colors Exhibition, NYC
Sydney World Film Festival (SWFF)
Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Fest. Merit Awards
Los Angeles CineFest
Edge Effect Art Exhibition, San Francisco
Digitalmation Awards Festival, NYC
Apture Showcase, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco
"Be-Long" exhibition, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco
Nantongluoxiang International Performance Art Festival, Beijing
“People of Distinction” Interview, host: Al Cole, The iTunes Radio Network 2016
Biennial Edition of CinéWomen, German 2016
Crackpot Feature Interview, China 2016
San Francisco Film Society, KQED Public Media 2014