Cheng Xiangsheng

Graphic Designer

China

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AWARDS

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Cheng Xiangsheng, since 2017, the total number of downloads of all his works on the WeChat emoji platform is about: 10,785,07 times, and the total number of reposts is about: 13,100,161 times. This is a huge achievement. When new media such as mobile phones emerged, emoji became a new design category, and Cheng Xiangsheng's design was the forerunner and one of the best.

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EDUCATION

1,2004-2008,Xi'an Academy of fine Art ,Picture photography,Bachelor degree.
2,2011-2014,Dalain Polytechnic University.

WORKING EXPERIENCES

1,In March 2017, I created emoji on the WeChat emoji platform, which created a huge amount of downloads and sending, and formed a unique personal artistic style. As of now, WeChat has more than 1 billion users. Such a huge user base has brought an unimaginable influence on the spread of my emoji, and soon accumulated a large number of user groups and fans, which also brought me personally. I have gained influence and brought me a large number of commercial orders and offline design orders. Through years of industry accumulation, I have gained influence and appeal in emoji design.
2,2017-present,Dalian,China,Self-employed,
3,2017-2020,xiangshengeng Technology (Dalian)co,Ltd,Graphic designer(part-time)。
4,2014-07-2014-10,Yantai Nanshan College,Teacher,

AWARDS AND PRIZES

1,On June 23, 2006, my photography work- "Sandstorm" was selected as "2006 China Tongli University Video Exhibition" which is co-sponsored by Beijing Film Academy and the Chinese Photographers Association.
On June 23, 2006, my photography work "Sandstorm" was selected as the "2006 China Tongli University Video Exhibition" co-sponsored by Beijing Film Academy and Chinese Photographers Association.
"Sandstorm" is a photographic work I took in northern Shaanxi, China. The content of the work reflects the survival of farmers in the northwest of China facing the brutal natural environment. Their situation lets me sympathize and admire them. I sympathize with their poor and humble living environment, but I also admire them for their strength and tenacious struggle.
2. In September 2004, I studied at Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, my teacher is the famous photographer, Chen Baosheng. I was recognized and encourage by Mr. Chen, and received his inscription: “镜中瞬间,贵在神质”(means: The moment in the mirror is precious in divinity).
My teach Chen Baosheng is a National first-class photographer.
He is currently the consultant of the Shaanxi Provincial Federation of Literature and Art, the chairman of the Shaanxi Photographers Association, a professor of photography art major at the Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, and a graduate students tutor. He received lots of Chinese and international awards.
3,In October 2011, I participated in the design workshop of Finnish design master, Kari Piippoand began to learn the Nordic design concepts. Through the teacher's explanation of Western art history and the teaching of specific design methods, I obtained the Western design method System training, and this design method is particularly beneficial for my subsequent design. I am very grateful to the teacher,Kari Piippofor his teaching. My hand-painted work "Childhood Fantasy" was affirmed by him and won the first-placeaward.
4,In June 2012, I participated in the "2012 Uniqlo Dream Challenge" organized by Fast Retailing Group of Japan. During the competition, I introduced my trip to Tibet in 2007 and provided with plentiful text and picture materials to the organizing committee. Those materials were recognized and supported by the organizing committee and won the finalist award. Recommended by the organizing committee, I obtained the UNIQLO store manager reserve talent (MRT) acceptance notice. In the summer of the same year,I receivedthe internship job in Roosevelt Store of Uniqlo located at Xi'an Road, Dalian City. My position is management trainee. During the internship,I made recommendations to change the interior design and display of the store. Therefore, I created the daily sales champion many times and completed the internship work with excellent results.
5,On August 20, 2012, I participated in the " Second Global Mobile Theme Design Competition of MIUI" which was organized by Beijing Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd. After intense competition, my work, "Magical world" won the Back Cover Creativity Award; I signed a contract with Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd. on August 10 , 2012 to launch its theme market.
The work is for the topic of Magical World. Reflectedthe unfettered, free-spirited speculation which only having in the magical world. This is also the starting point for me to design this theme: using the warm little monsters to replace the cold, mechanical industrial icons. I wished that everyone who used our icon will have a smile when saw it.
6,I won a national scholarship on November 30, 2012. There are only 12 people in the whole school, and the bonus is RMB20,000.
The National Scholarship is a scholarship established by the central government to reward particularly outstanding students. National scholarships are also the highest-ranking national scholarships which is currently available to college students, with the most standardized assessment and strictest standards. Every year, about 27 million students from more than 2,000 colleges and universities in China, competethe national scholarship. Only 50,000 students can receive the award. The rate is only 0.2%.
7,In 2013, I brought myholographic installation works, "22nd Century" and "Voice of Fruits and Vegetables" (Picture Book P20/21) to participate in the first International Art and Technology Festival of Dalian Polytechnic University. The art festival aims to spread the cross-border integration of art and technology andpalytribute to LeonardoDa Vinci.
My art work, "22nd Century" was designed using holographic images., The images are displayed in a holographic mode by using of projection and computer image design, and thereby created many stunning visual effects. My another art work, "Voice of Fruits and Vegetables" created very interesting musical effects using the different conductive characteristics of current and fruit.
8,On August 13, 2013, Iwas invited by Dalian International Youth Hostel to participated the YHA-CHINA Cultural Corridor exchange activities. My photography work, "Landscape Portrait" won the first prize in the photography group.
9,On August 13, 2013, I was invited by Dalian International Youth Hostel to participated the YHA-CHINA Cultural Corridor exchange activities. My illustration work, "Princess’s Love " won the second prize in the illustration group.
10,From October 23rd to November 21st, 2020, participated in the Belgian beer brand Duvel "Looking for D Artist" Tulip Wine Cup Body Design Competition and won the Excellence Award.
10,On December 25, 2020, he was invited to participate in the A'Design Award and Competition in Canada. The work "Dabai Emoje" won the bronze award in the graphic and visual communication design category in 2020; the work "Mia Emoji" won the graphic and visual communication in 2020 Design awards in the design category;

SELECTED PROJECTS

Mia

FUNCTION:

Emoji

LOCATION:

Dalian

YEAR:

2021

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ABOUT

Emoji is a new design branch, based on the popularization of mobile phone applications, people have a new demand for communication. Just like designing a chair, designing a set of Emoji also needs to take into account practicality and beauty. "Mia" conveys a beautiful and pleasant feeling through a lovely image. Such emotions cannot be conveyed through words. Society and history evolve. Similarly, art and design are also evolving. Emoji designers adapt to this trend and once again push the boundaries of design forward.

Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest

PHOTO CREDITS:

Xiangsheng Cheng

COPYRIGHTS:

Cheng Xiangsheng

Dabai

FUNCTION:

Emoje

LOCATION:

YEAR:

2021

Aerial View of Forest

ABOUT

Dabai emoji is an extended design based on the traditional emoje design. It’s added more popular internet symbols and internet terms in the design to make it more lively and interesting, and added more application scenarios, so It’s got a wide range of downloads and transmissions. Compared with the traditional yellow emoji, Dabai emoji has a more character, and with the spicy Internet language, it has gained a breakthrough in the Internet trend and has become popular.

Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest

Xiangsheng Cheng

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Cheng Xiangsheng

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Aerial View of Forest

ABOUT

Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest
Aerial View of Forest

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COPYRIGHTS:

Cheng Xiangsheng