"The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun."

–– a quote from one of my favorite movies, "Into the Wild"

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Education

  • Carnegie Mellon
  • Master of Design in Interaction Design
  • Aug.2012 to May 2014
  • Sun Yat-sen University
  • Bachelor of Arts in
    Public Relations
  • Aug.2008 to June 2012

Design Skills

  • Contextual Inquiry
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Experience Mapping
  • Information Design
  • Scenario
  • Sketching
  • Persona
  • Prototyping
  • Video Sketching
  • Wireframing

Techniques

  • Sketch App
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript

Recognitions

  • Best Innovation Award
  • Microsoft 2010 Green
  • Idea Competition
  • Second Prize Scholarship
  • Sun Yat-sen University
  • in 2009 and 2010
  • 2011 Starbucks College
  • Student Forerunner of
  • Environment Protection
  • Sun Yat-sen University

Experiences

Sweetcode Technology  |  Product Designer

Beijing, China  |  October 2015 till now

  • Work as lead designer in the agile team to develop a AI-based poker game.
  • Plan and conduct user research to gather feedback for iteration.
  • Craft the information architecture and create UX flow of each feature.
  • Design the interfaces and help implement the visual design.

Groupon, Inc.  |  Product Designer

Palo Alto, CA  |  July 2014 to June 2015

  • Took charge of the UX and UI design for the booking page and deal setup process in Groupon Merchant Center (for US merchants); Teamed with product managers, engineers and the operation staff to deliver products.
  • Participated in the iteration of the booking feature in Merchant mobile app (for both US and European merchants), including user research, wireframing, prototyping and visual design.
  • Involved in the design of merchant mobile app on tablet, with a main focus on the login flow.

Hothouse Labs |  Design Intern

San Francisco, CA  |  May 2013 to July 2013

  • Performed user research, and created prototypes for the onboarding process.
  • Designed wireframes and interfaces for the company website.
  • Created posters for the statements of company culture.

Projects

Beginner's Mind.fm  |  Co-host

Fall 2015 till now

Edit and publish a weekly podcast on diverse topics, from wearables, furniture rental, to senior care; dissecting each topic from the perspectives of business, design and regional differences. For show notes and more details, check out http://beginnersmind.fm/

Loco App  |  Product Designer

Summer 2016

Defined the main features and created complete UX flow of the local concierge app; Designed the visual style and UI of the MVP version; Planned user research for further feedback and iteration.

EvaHealth System  |  UX Designer

Fall 2015

Defined the information architecture of the medical data management system with the team; Designed the visual interfaces of the web-based system; The system is currently under beta testing.

Roboterra  |  Web Designer

Summer 2015

Designed the web-based course management system for students and teachers; Worked with front-end engineers to implement the design; The site has not been released because of company priorities.

China Machine Press  |  Translator

Summer 2012 to Fall 2013

Translated the book “Visual Complexity” (Manuel Lima, 2011) into Chinese with another designer. The book was published in August 2013 by China Machine Press.