Bio

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Hello, I am a skilled and innovative product designer who focuses on taking products, noting product ideas, and make them user-friendly and attractive to buyers designing products or models old or new to make them presentable or more useful and altering products according to the demands of the consumers.

Work

Present

Present

2016 - 2018 

2010 - 2014

Education 

Skills

Awards & Honors

Oak Street Health / UX Designer / Chicago, IL, USA

  • Currently integrating new design processes into an existing software development process, designing fully-functional interactive prototypes and wireframes with Axure and Invision, conducting UX studies (first click tests, focus groups, user interviews) to help guide design decisions, and utilizing analytics to improve user experience

  • I am tasked with creating internal tools for our EMR Canopy platform that empower our clinics and providers to do their best work and improve patient outcomes

Lewis University / Assistant Professor of Design / Chicago, IL, USA

  • Courses that teach interactive design 
    (Design thinking, Synthesis and presentation, Sketching and wireframing, UI design, User research, Ideation and design, Prototyping and presenting, Web design)

  • Research interests: VR immersive experience and interaction, VR medical system

Petronics Inc / Product Design Lead (Startup/Contract) / Urbana, IL, USA

  • Lead designers and development team to design pet robots, creating professional industrial design and IOS and Android control applications for start-up companies

  • The robot I designed won the Red Dot International Award and helped the start-up company successfully obtain financing

  • I created this robot from sketch to model design, production, communication with manufacturers, adjustment, and improvement of product requirements

  • I also take care of product UI, manipulation heuristic analysis, wireframe, user flow, conceptual draft, and visual design

Nike Inc / UI, UX, and Industrial Designer / Beaverton, OR, USA

  • Develop new designs for various sports products

  • From industrial design to product design, I work closely with Nike’s research and development departments

  • I make UI designs for Nike Run Club Mobile Applications, including branding and illustrations. I also conduct UX Quality Assurance Testing for Nike’s website

  • Cooperation with engineers works together to optimize the user experience process of the Nike product

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master of Fine Arts in Product Design/IL, USA

Auburn University

Bachelor of Industrial Design/AL, USA

  • Product Design: Illustration & UI graphics • Strategy  & vision presentations • User flows •  Concept sketches • Wireframes & mockups with Sketch & Illustrator • Motion design  with Principle & After Effects • Production redlines • Style guides & pattern library

  • Prototyping: Rapid prototyping using  Keynote & Invision • Interactive flow with  HTML/ CSS/ JS • Frameworks (Polymer,  Backbone, Socket, Angular) & APIs

  • Research: Data analysis (AppAnnie,  Analytics) • Task analysis & persona  hypothesis • A/B Testing & Experiment •  Cafe & diary study • Cognitive walkthrough

  • Collaboration: Organizing workshops •  Facilitating design critique • Self Starter •  Detail-oriented • Flexible • Communicative

 

  • Industrial Design:

    • Participated in several industrial design projects such as Share Pot and Air Pet, won a number of international design awards, combined industrial design, and interactive engineering to become a diversified talent and technology

    • Driven and determined, good at dealing with customers, obtaining various information about design

    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, research design and buyer's visual needs, cooperate with different departments

    • Good negotiating and interpersonal skills, participate in exhibitions, and communicate with potential users and manufacturers

    • A creative approach to new campaigns, to establish the correlation between product appearance and functional characteristics

    • A high standard of computer literacy, modify and update products that meet the needs of users and the company

Member, IDSA, Industrial Designers Society of America

Mentor & Member, AIGA, American Institute of Graphic Arts

2020

University of Canterbury HIT Lab Engineer Award / New Zealand

2018

Red-dot Design Award / Mousr - Smart Pet Robot / USA

2018

James Avery Full Scholarship & Fellowship / USA

2014

iF Product Design Award / Share-Pot / German

2012

US Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Illustration Scholarship / USA

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