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Education

2022

Parsons School of Design @ New York City

MA Design Studies

  • Focus on interaction design, design ethics, and psychology
  • Thesis was “Design for Earth and Design for Space: Groundwork, Alarm, and Intervention for Design Practitioners and Theorists”
  • 3.920 GPA (only waiting for the ceremony)

2013

Carnegie Mellon University @ Pittsburgh

BFA Communication Design + Minor in Ethics

  • Focus on interaction design and psychology
  • Earned special permission for graduate-level Basic Interaction course
  • Graduated with University Honors
  • 3.780 GPA

2011

Academy of Art University @ San Francisco

BFA Web Design & New Media

  • Focus on interaction design
  • Transferred to CMU after sophomore year
  • 3.814 GPA

Work

2015

NASA @ Mountain View

Interaction Designer (Co-op)

Joined a team of computer scientists, a usability researcher, and a product manager to research, design, and analog test Playbook, a human-centered mission planning and procedure viewing tool for astronauts and Mission Control Center during long-distance missions. Approved for tests on the International Space Station.

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2014

Fuzzy Math @ Chicago

UX Design Intern

Collaborated to help revamp DiscoverDesign, an online space for teenagers to inspire and develop interest in architecture and design, for the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Researched, designed, prototyped, and presented to client. Significantly increased usage.

2013

Cooper @ San Francisco

Interaction Design Intern

Worked as a “generator designer” on a team with two other interaction designers to research and design Cardio Editor, a proprietary tool for cardiologists to view and plan for upcoming surgeries in coordination with nurses and administrators, for GE Healthcare. Recognized by coworkers for outstanding design contributions and teamwork.

Skills

Tools
  • Figma
  • Sketch
  • OmniGraffle
  • Adobe XD
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Google Forms
  • HTML + CSS
Methods
  • Personas
  • Affinity diagrams
  • Kano analysis
  • Surveys
  • Interviews
  • Journey maps
  • Six thinking hats
  • Paper prototypes
  • Wireframes

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