Mixing a design consultancy with the federal government, a research university with the liberal arts, and digital prototyping with qualitative research. Read more on Linkedin..

EDUCATION

North Carolina State University

Bachelor of Graphic Design

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Interaction Design semester abroad

UNC Chapel Hill

Studied Journalism and Mass Communication

SKILLS

Design research –

Concept Mapping
A/B Testing
Card Sorts
Personas
Interviewing and Analysis
User Journey Mapping
Task Flows
Service Blueprints

Prototyping –

Adobe After Effects
Axure
Framer js
Invision
Lookback
Keynote
Origami
Principal
Webflow

Programs –

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Creative Suite
Sketch
Wordpress
HTML/CSS

Craft –

Laser-cutting
Letterpress
Screen-printing
Basic wood-working and metal tools

EXPERIENCE

Interaction designer

IDEO

JUNE – present 2017 ……. Raleigh, NC

Interaction design intern

IDEO

JUNE – DEC 2016 ……. San Francisco, CA

Working within the Design for Learning studio, an IDEO studio dedicated to improving the education space through design. Working on interdisciplinary project teams to develop digital tools that enable more engaging learning experiences, and create systems-level innovation strategies for schools, programs, and other learning-focused organizations.

Design research intern

Smithsonian Office of Policy & Analysis

MAY – AUG 2015 ……. Washington, DC

Conducted qualitative interviews with over 50 museum visitors, analyzed results, and evaluated exhibits across the Smithsonian Institution

Led and completed a qualitative evaluation of the Sackler’s most popular exhibit to date

Conducted and was trained in user testing methods like card sorting, A/B testing, and in-person usability testing

Communication designer

Institute for Emerging Issues

AUG 2014 – AUG 2015 ……. Raleigh, NC

Generated web and print materials for Institute programs, state-wide initiatives, and conferences

Developed digital animations and graphics for the Annual Emerging Issues Forum, which convened over 1,000 leaders from across the state

Exhibit design intern

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

MAY – AUG 2014 ……. Washington, DC

Assisted with the production and installation of two major exhibits

Directed and completed project to add meta data to over 500 pieces in the permanent collection