EDUCATION

School of Visual Arts
MFA Interaction Design
Graduating May 2015

University of California, Los Angeles
BA Architectural Studies
Environmental Engineering Minor
 

EVENTS

Partnership for a Healthier America
Hackathon

Mar 2014 | Washington, DC


SKILLS

Sketching
Storyboarding
Systems Design
User Research & Testing
Rapid Prototyping
Design strategy
Data visualization

Software

Adobe Creative Suite
Sketch
Rhino 3D
Maxwell Rendering
Keynote (prototyping & presentations)

Programming
Processing
HTML/CSS
Fundamental Objective C
Basic Javascript

EXPERIENCE

Wildcard
Freelance UX Designer
New York, NY | Nov 2014 - Present

Google
UX Design Intern
San Bruno, CA | May 2014 - Aug 2015

Worked as part of an emerging YouTube Verticals Team to design a new, unreleased feature, collaborating with visual designers, UX researchers and prototypers. Defined high-level system, strategy and user flows; created storyboards, wireframes, mocks, prototypes and design assets for user testing.

BeachMint
Freelance Graphic Designer
Santa Monica, CA | May 2013 - Aug 2013

Designed creative marketing emails, newsletters, banners & other web marketing assets.

UCLA Trademarks and Licensing
Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA | Sep 2012 - May 2013

Launched web presence, UCLA Lifestyle, & redesigned UCLA's international fashion logo, style guides & lookbooks.

Dreamworks Animation SKG
Consumer Products Design Intern
Glendale, CA | Jan 2012 - Sep 2012

Helped design two company expo booths for international licensing shows & designed style guides, signage & sell sheets.

Chinese Cultural Dance Club at UCLA
Artistic Director, Dance Instructor, Dancer
Los Angeles, CA | Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Managed dance repertoire, stage lighting, costume designs & creative deliverables for a $30,000 50-member cast dance production at Royce Hall. Also served as a dance instructor & choreographer for all 4 years at UCLA.  

Puchlik Design Associates
Design Intern
Pasadena, CA | Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Created presentation boards of drawings, construction materials & finishes for Design Director. Negotiated with vendors about sample orders & materials.