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The V1 of an internal application for Edelman, a communications marketing firm in NYC, to calculate the time + money spent on corporate meetings.
Time of the meeting x Billing rates per position x Number of positions/people
Product: Mobile application
Purpose: Internal tool valuing functionality, with room for further data analysis, customization and filtering functionalities
My role: Solo project — general concept work, storyboarding + user flow, UX/UI design, initial coded HTML5/CSS3 prototype
Duration: 8 weeks, in conjunction to client work and other in house projects on the Experience/Experiential Design team
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.
Product: A system of 2 connected iOS applications — iPhone for customers, iPad for businesses — and web portal.
Purpose: For businesses, more understandable user data and business insights, streamlined operations;
For customers, more efficient + productive waiting and ordering.
Role: Product Designer — user experience, user research, wire framing, unifying visual language + branding, some web design and data visualization, etc.
Team: 2 on Design (including me), 3 on Development, 4 on Sales,
Duration: 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.
Product: an organization, and a multi-dimensional experience + student run/student designed creative showcase + fashion show
Role: in charge of creative + design from visual, motion, interaction + experience teams, to larger creative direction, theme conception and creation of the show experience.
Time Frame: Beginning in late August, until the annual show in February.
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.
Product: 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
Purpose: reimagining a story as pieces of rearranged information
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
1. To create an ID card that CMU students can better identify with
2. To introduce to the public the value of the design process
My role: group ideation + general concept work, data analysis for our research, UX/UI Web Team (with a focus on the home page + timeline), + ideating the generative ID design
Team: Kaleb Crawford, Alisa Le, Rae Headrick, Julia Wong, Jackie Kang + Hae Wan Park
Duration: 4 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.
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.
Product: a guide book, a rule book and a coloring book
Purpose: because food is wonderful + design is wonderful
Team: Alisa Le
Duration: 4 weeks
A user–centered research project and design proposal that explored the problem of finding people to work out with on a very short notice.
Analyzing and interpreting our research, we proposed developing an effective system for finding exercise partners and creating a connected network that can motivate exercise.
My role: User centered research, user experience, visualized the territory + stakeholder map, helped ideate the solution, and created the overall poster
Team: Jake Scherlis + Courtney Pozzi
Duration: 3 weeks