Résumé

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Overview | Education | Skills | Experience | References

Overview

  • An Experience Designer with a passion for creating engaging and enjoyable experiences; experienced in leading projects and teams.
  • Design interests:
    – Tools for creatives, particularly in media production and management
    – Devices for the digital home
    – Convergent devices
    – Mobile apps

Education

M.S. in Human Computer Interaction Design
Indiana University (Bloomington)
Graduated: May 6, 2011

B.S. in Recording Arts
with High Distinction and Honors in Music

Indiana University (Bloomington)
Graduated: May 5, 2007

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Skills

Research: Ethnography, Contextual Inquiry, Focus Group, Affinity Diagramming
Design: Bodystorming, Personas, Rapid Prototyping, Usability Evaluation
Tools: Apple Keynote, Axure, Balsamiq, Photoshop, Fireworks, InDesign, Illustrator
Web: HTML, CSS, jQuery
Audio/Video: ProTools HD/LE, Final Cut Studio, After Effects, Premiere
Languages: Conversant in Mandarin, slightly conversant in Thai

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Work Experience

User Experience Designer | Bleacher Report
(August 2011–present)

  • Started and currently running the user research program. Heavily involved in initial concepting, building and testing prototypes at various fidelities.

Owner | Fusion Productions
(April 2008–present)

  • Provided live audio/video recording for over 100 recitals. Also specialized in concert, dance, and wedding photography

Multimedia Specialist | Indiana University African-American Arts Institute
(August 2009–June 2011)

  • Shot photos and videos of the Institute’s performing ensembles
  • Co-designed new website launched April 1, 2011: indiana.edu/~aaai

Chief Instigator | IU HCI/d Mad Skillz club
(January 2010–May 2011)

  • Started the club to provide a platform for fellow students to share industry skills in small groups of 5–20 people
  • Shot photos/videos of sessions for archive on madskillzclub.com

Assistant Engineer Intern – Aspen Music Festival and School
(June–August 2007)

  • Recorded and edited over a dozen orchestra, opera, chamber and solo/duo performances and master-classes for archival and broadcast
  • Set up and troubleshoot computer systems and Digital Audio Workstations in the two main recording studios prior to the start of the festival

Associate Instructor – Indiana University Recording Arts department
(January–May 2007)

  • Taught mastering, surround sound and DVD authoring techniques to a small class of seven Recording Arts majors

Production Assistant – Indiana University Recording Arts department
(September 2006–May 2007)

  • Facilitated basic maintenance and scheduling of the Musical Arts Center (MAC), overseeing recording quality control for over 20 orchestra, concert band, jazz ensemble, ballet and opera productions
  • Trained first-year Recording Arts majors in operating the MAC’s audio/video equipment

Campus Representative – Indiana University Visitor Information Center
(January 2005–June 2011)

  • Provided information about the University to over 1600 visitors each year,  either on-location or over the phone
  • Conducted campus tours and maintained visitor/tour statistics

Project Servant | Singapore Youth for Christ
(August 2002–December 2003)

  • Served in the Performing Arts ministry as a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and dancer. Toured the Asia-Pacific region, performing to crowds averaging 800–1000 people
  • Helped set up small sound reinforcement systems under exacting conditions

Company Quartermaster – Singapore Armed Forces
(January 2001–August 2002)

  • Performed logistics work for Charlie Company, 40th Battalion, Singapore Armored Regiment
  • Won “Best Combat Unit” award for Work Year 2001-2002

References

Available upon request.

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