Jiaru Lin is currently a Global Packaging Designer at Tom Ford Beauty, which is one of the fastest growing prestige beauty brands in the world. Before Tom Ford, Ms. Lin had worked with 25 brands and 15 of them were high-end clients, such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Coach, ZARA, Anna Sui, Oscar de la Renta etc. Since 2014, more than 133 of her projects have been released into the market and 1,500 more articles have mentioned Ms. Lin work. Her design could be seen on mainstream medias like Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle, New York Times, and Forbes. Jiaru is originally from Taiwan, and obtained an M.S. degree in Packaging Design at Pratt Institute, New York. She has since been working on packaging design, graphic design, and digital design project.
From 2010 to 2019, Ms. Lin won a total of 12 awards, seven of which were internationally recognized. In 2018, she won one of the highest design honors, the IF International Design Award, also known as the 'Design Oscar' based in Germany. Only the top 2% of designers were awarded and the project had a total of 6,402 entries from competitors in 70 countries. China Press highlighted her eco-friendly D’One Donut packaging project, which were among recipients from Apple, Microsoft, Google, Samsung, and Amazon companies. La Vie and WeChat also did an exclusive interview with Jiaru’s project. In addition, she is one of the 4% of designers to have won a gold prize from Indigo Design Awards based in Netherlands. Not to mention, Ms. Lin also won a silver award from an Italian based competition called A’Design. She stood out among the highly competitive 35,559 participant project and was the part of the top 3% to receive the honor. World Design Rankings (WDR) ranked her as the 118th best designer in the world for the 2018-2019 ranking, and the 78th best designer in the USA during 2017.
Tom Ford Beauty, 3D Global Packaging Designer, February 2017 - Present, New York, USA
Inter Parfums, Art Director/Senior Packaging Designer, Oct 2016 - Dec 2016, New York, USA
Baron&Baron, Packaging Designer, Jul 2014 - Mar and 2015 Marh 2016 - Sep 2016, New York, USA
Wook + Flavio Gallery, Director/Curator, Mar 2015 - Mar 2016, New York, USA
Oogie Haus, Senior Designer/Instructor, March 2015 - March 2016, New York, USA
Pratt Institute, Teacher Assistant in Packaging for Graphic, Spring Semester 2014, New York, USA