Professional

Creative Technologist
Tesla
01/2021 - current, Tesla Design Studio
Designing and prototyping vehicle software interactions.
AR VR Experience Designer
Institute for Creative Integration
06/2020 - 09/2020, San Francisco Bay Area
Developed, prototyped and rendered both VR and Audio AR enhanced in-vehicle interactions together with Toyota Innovation Hub. Conceptual ideation of future mobility in preperation of Tokyo Motor Show. Researched and provided technological consultation regarding XR trend and prototyping tools for Toyota UX design team.
Product Designer
Cheese Financial Inc.
05/2020 - 09/2020, Greater Los Angeles
Prototyped and designed product MVP UX and UI in preperation of product soft launch. Led and conducted UX research, interviews, and testings. Designed notification strategy blueprint that increases user retention and engagement.
Product Designer
Bluenote Therapeutics
05/2020 - 09/2020, Greater Los Angeles
Researching, proposing and designing a digital solution that provides mental health support to cancer patients.
Experience Designer
Xiaoxiaoniu Creative Technologies
01/2019 - 06/2019, Beijing
Using Artificial Intelligence empowered technology, designed and developed interactive mobile experiences that embed user-generated characters into a digital storytelling environment.
Creative Intern (Art)
AKQA Shanghai
05/2018 - 09/2018, Shanghai
Collaborated directly with the ECD, designed and prototyped storyboards, vsual storytelling techniques, and high-fidelity digital experience for clients including Nike, Jordan and GoreTex. Brainstormed and participated in brand identity design.
Product Design Researcher
NYU Music Experience Design Lab
09/2017 - 05/2018, New York
Facilitated usability tests and focus groups on existing products; performed interviews with industry professionals and consumers;conducted field research. Analyzed quantitative data for product development. Designed UI and system guidelines for lab’s website.

Education

ArtCenter College of Design
08/2019 - 04/2021, Greater Los Angeles
MFA. Media Design Practices
Area of focus: Interaction Design, Critical/Speculative Design, Design Research, Mixed Reality
New York University
09/2015 - 05/2019, Shanghai/New York
BS. Interactive Media Arts
BS. Marketing
Area of focus: Emerging Media Technologies, Audio/visual Storytelling, Marketing and Advertising

Honors and Awards

MFA Scholarship
2019 - 2021, ArtCenter College of Design
Graduate Grant
2019 - 2021, ArtCenter College of Design
Selected Mentee
2020 - 2021, ACCD Mentorship Program
Selected Designer
2019,  Google Accessible Design Workshop
Founder’s Day Award (Graduation Honor)
2019, New York University
Dean’s Honor List
2017 - 2019, New York University
Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund Grant
2018, New York University
Audience Selected Most Popular Work
2018, WonderPaint interactive Animation Hackathon
Dean's Service Scholar
2017,  New York University + Sunrise Cambodia
Exchange Scholar
2018,  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Global Scholar
2016,  New York University + Tel Aviv University

Exhibitions

Dutch Design Week
10/2020
Online Participation due to Covid-19
Group project Agora with Krish and Mei Xia was exhibited in Student Design Category
Media Architecture Biennale
2020-2021
Collaborated with Ben Hooker and other fellow designers
Amsterdam, Netherland
LIVE-ISH Pairings
2020, 0000-DDDD
Collaborated with Jenny Rodenhouse and other fellow designers
Web and Stream Online Exhibition
Interactive Media Arts Capstone Exhibition
2019, New York University  
Shanghai, China
WIP Show
2019 - 2020, Wind Tunnel Graduate Center for Critical Practice
Pasadena, CA
Audio Visual Art Exhibition
2018, NYC Media Art Center
New York, NY
From 999 To 1 - Individual Experimental Film
Eating The City
2017, Rockbund Art Museum
Worked with Artist SongDong
Shanghai, China
NYU Shanghai Animation Festival
2016, New York University
Shanghai, China