experience

 

UX INSTRUCTOR

  • Skillshare, Course:  Intro To Wireframing for Websites, Apps and Games
  • Published April 2018
  • Created a course for people who wanted to learn about wireframing, coving topics such as the UX Design process, wireframe fidelity levels, and audience considerations.

UX/UI APPRENTICE

  • Chaos Frolic, January 2015 - July 2016
  • Created wireframes, mockups, logo and icon designs to help win over difficult stakeholders during the first round of funding
  • Conducted usability testing to inform design and engineering decisions
  • Created user personas to help engineers empathize with users and focus on user goals
  • UI and level design for 2D and 3D game-play

 projects

 

HUDDLE

  • Game demo, built with Unity, C#
  • Utilized singleton code patterns, DOTween
  • Design goal was to create a sense of "emotional togetherness" in this multi-player game.

MONDO IS PHAT

  • Available on the Android store
  • Created and launched under the challenge of learning a new framework in one week with Phaser, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, IntelXDK and Cordova
  • Rapid user-research before and after alpha-launch
  • Created wireframes, user-personas, thumbnails, sprite-sheets, splash pages and icons

DAILY UI

  • Personal Project, 2017
  • A compare-and-contrast project with Unity/C# and then React/Redux
  • Unity portion of the project utilizes WebGL for demo-site

APP:  POMA

  • Produce-scanning app
  • UX design for an app that can take a picture of produce (fruit, vegetables) from a phone and analyze how fresh it is.

 education

UX/UI/AGILE TRAINING

  • Interaction Design Foundation - Usability, Mobile Design, Emotional Design (January 2017-present)
  • Online Courses - Joe Natoli's UX and Web Design Master Course (August 2017)
  • Thinkful - Full-stack (MERN) web development (Grad: January 2017)
  • Scrum Alliance - Certified ScrumMaster (December 2014-present)

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO

  • Management, B.S.
  • Grad: 2015

 toolkit

LANGUAGES & FRAMEWORKS

  • Ruby
  • JavaScript
  • C#
  • HTML / CSS
  • Focusing on: React / Redux, Familiar with: Node.js, Express, MongoDB, Ruby on Rails
  • Unity / Unity 3D

TOOLS

  • Sketch
  • Git
  • Sublime Text
  • Pens, Pencils + Paper (dot-grid matrix!)
  • Index cards + Post-Its (and sometimes napkins)

PROCESS

  • Mind-map
  • User Research
  • Wireframes
  • User Personas
  • Mockups
  • Paper prototyping
  • Digitial prototyping
  • Code it up!

 ...and in my spare time

  • Practice speaking Mandarin & writing Chinese characters
  • Essentrics workouts
  • Arduino projects