Refill, a start up by Carnegie Mellon graduates, is creating a platform for the bar and quick service restaurant industry that allows customers to order from their phones without waiting in a line or leaving their seats.
A system of 2 connected iOS applications — iPhone for customers, iPad for businesses — and web portal.
For businesses, more understandable user data and business insights, streamlined operations;
For customers, more efficient + productive waiting and ordering.
Product Designer — user experience, user research, wire framing, unifying visual language + branding, some web design and data visualization, etc.
2 on Design (including me), 3 on Development, 4 on Sales,
August 2016 – Present, in conjunction to school work and extra curricular activities
Lunar Gala, a student-run organization at Carnegie Mellon University invested in cultivating interdisciplinary creative talent within the community.
An organization, and a multi-dimensional experience + student run/student designed creative showcase + fashion show
In charge of creative + design from visual, motion, interaction + experience teams, to larger creative direction, theme conception and creation of the show experience.
Beginning in late August, until the annual show in February.
A project aimed explore the positives and negatives of crowdsourcing while sourcing a new Carnegie Mellon ID card.
1. A "crowdsourced" generative ID card based on data
2. A new platform for crowdsourcing
To redesign a process + system.
Group ideation + general concept work; data analysis for our research, ideating the generative ID design
UX/UI Web Team with 2 others (my focus was the home page + timeline)
Kaleb Crawford, Alisa Le, Rae Headrick, Julia Wong, Jackie Kang + Hae Wan Park
TIME: 4 weeks
Disclaimer: I signed an NDA for this project, so I can only show limited work. If you're curious about this, I would love to talk! :)
Time of the meeting x Billing rates per position x Number of positions/people
The V1 of an internal application for Edelman, a communications marketing firm in NYC, to calculate the time + money spent on corporate meetings.
Internal tool valuing functionality, with room for further data analysis, customization and filtering functionalities
Solo project — general concept work, storyboarding + user flow, UX/UI design, initial coded HTML5/CSS3 prototype
8 weeks, in conjunction to client work and other in house projects on the Experience/Experiential Design team
Design Excellence Award in the 2016 PGH365: AIGA Pittsburgh's Annual Design Competition.
Loosely based on Episode 11 of the podcast, Serial, by the creators of The American Life, this is a study of visual, information, and system design within storytelling.
A 52 page book reimagining the following:
1. How opinions can be formed through the curation of text
2. How an idea can be shaped by its medium
3. How to capture different personas through typographic voices
Reimagining a story as pieces of rearranged information
A generative visual food guide describing the atmosphere Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, through its restaurants, and a companion coloring book where restuarant goers can follow rules + parameters to visualize abstract attributes of each restaurant during for Restaurant Week.
A guide book, a rule book, and a coloring book
Because food is wonderful + design is wonderful
TEAM: Alisa Le
TIME: 4 weeks
Aimed to critically engage with design practices outside our usual areas of expertise, focusing on wicked design problems relating to the society.
Product: Proposed design solution + presentation
1. Develop tools to help find compelling stories within conflicting information, especially for unresolved societal wicked problems.
2. Craft stories for a specific audience that informs, teaches, and/or entertains them, and leads to concrete action.
My role: Initial 3 person group research; individual research analysis + synthesis, concept + brainstorming, design proposal + presentation
Duration: 5 weeks
A relationship violence awareness campaign designed for the client, Carnegie Mellon University Office of Title IX Initiatives.
Product: A 20" x 30" poster and a secondary card set
Purpose: Spreading awareness to the general public, with a focus on international students and students of international backgrounds.
Poster and card displayed in the CMU Office of International Education.