Work Experience

UX/UI Designer

Individual Projects - San Francisco, CA | Feb. 2015 - Present

  • Keaton Row: Conducted 5+ user interviews in 3 weeks and created wireframes for fashion start-up when designing a native mobile app to facilitate stylist-client communication.
  • KidAR: Designed mobile app for kid-tracking utilizing augmented reality as part of UCI design class.
  • Catalia Health: Gathered user interviews for healthcare start-up when improving conversational design in their wellness companion.

UX Designer

Kelley Blue Book - Irvine, CA | Sept. 2016 - Aug. 2017

  • Create standard and custom ad solutions for automotive partners including Fiat, Hyundai, and Toyota with 1 to 2-week turn-around time from concept to hi-fidelity mockup.
  • Communicate mock-ups with product managers, engineers, and clients.
  • Engage in brainstorming and user testing sessions following agile methods. 

UX Designer

SmartZip - Pleasanton, CA | Apr. 2015 - Jun. 2016

  • Redesigned SmartTargeting platform with modern, intuitive look and feel. This product helps real estate agents establish relationships with potential home sellers through targeted marketing.
  • Delivered responsive user interfaces with 200+ screens.
  • Facilitated guerrilla user testing with sales during the design process.

Medical Assistant

Pain and Rehabilitative Consultants Medical Group - Emeryville, CA | Jul. 2013 - Nov. 2014

  • Oversaw provider clinic flow with 75+ patients daily escorting patients, taking vital signs, and assisting clinical procedures.
  • Triaged 10+ patient issues a day ranging from medication reaction, suicidal ideation, and same-day refills for narcotics.
  • Dispensed medications to patients from pharmacy by reviewing doctor’s orders, printing labels, and giving medication.

Senior Computer Consultant

UC Berkeley Workstation and Microcomputing Facilities - Berkeley, CA | Aug. 2011 - Dec. 2012

  • Designed and co-lectured 1.5 hours mid-level workshops in Adobe Illustrator for 15+ students each session. 
  • Acted as shift leader in 70+ consultants team working to serve 25,000+ students and faculty in technical troubleshooting, program installation, and equipment maintenance.
  • Created positive client-consultant relationships as individually greeted each client and thoughtfully handled distressed clients by listening and immediately responding.  Voted “Best Customer Service” three consecutive semesters by fellow consultants.
  • Interviewed potential candidates for Senior Computer Consultant promotion through evaluation of their technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Research Assistant - Child Interviewer

UC Berkeley Culture and Family Laboratory - Berkeley, CA | Aug. 2010 - May 2011

  • Interviewed first and second generation immigrant children about family dynamics, culture and language.
  • Performed 3-hour behavioral assessments with puzzle tasks and videos assessing empathy.
  • Coded children’s behavior into database for analysis.

Education

Masters in Human Computer Interaction and Design

University of California, Irvine

User Experience Design Immersive

General Assembly, San Francisco

B.A. Integrative Biology

University of California, Berkeley

Skills

Research

A/B Testing, Competitive Analysis, Contextual Inquiries, Ethnographic Research, Heuristic Evaluation, Personas & Scenarios Sketching, Surveys, Usability Testing, User Interviews

Design

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, Axure, Invision, Paper & Pen, Sketch, Wireframing

Prototype

HTML/CSS

Language

Mandarin