EXPERIENCE

MHCI Capstone Project with PNC Financial Services

Project Lead  |  January 2015—Present
Formulate and guide product and research strategy. Collaborate with researchers, designers, and developer to meet project deadlines. Manage team dynamics and facilitate team meetings. Delegate tasks among team members.  

Curious.com

User Interface & Visual Design Intern  |  May 2013—August 2013
Designed the user interface and interactions for the Teacher Message Center. Conceptualized and developed high fidelity mockups for a Teacher Dashboard. Created graphics for the Curious Pinterest page and drove traffic by close to 200%.

Berkeley Institute of Design

Design Research Assistant  |  February 2013—May 2013
Researched best practices in Do-It-Yourself video tutorial making and video learning. Devised questions and conducted interviews with DIY video authors. Conducted a pilot study and user studies. Analyzed and synthesized qualitative and quantitative data from the user studies. Results were published in UIST 2013.

Computational Cognition Lab, UC Berkeley Psych Department

Research Assistant  |  August 2012—February 2013
Created videos and materials to teach people about growth mindset and improve learning. Devised experimental conditions and analyzed experimental methods. Wrote and edited grants. Contributed to the Cognition and Learning Wiki.

Berkeley Institute of Design

Design Research Assistant  |  July 2012—September 2012
Analyzed and coded video data on design teams working on idea generation using TAMS Analyzer. Synthesized data and observations into memos. Reviewed and copy-edited final dissertation manuscript.
 

ACTIVITIES + TEACHING

berkeleyByte.com 

Founder and Editor-in-chief  |  April 2012—August 2014
Pioneered the first technology and design publication at UC Berkeley. Managed a team comprised of writers, editors, photographers, event planners and a web developer. Edited articles for ease of understanding, relevance, interest, flow and objectivity. Taught a semester course on journalism.

Eat.Think.Design. course at UC Berkeley

Course Assistant  |  January 2014—May 2014
Designed the branding for the class, including the logo, templates for Word documents and presentations. Created materials for class activities. Designed and laser cut final presentation signage.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Human-Computer Interaction
Expected Graduation August 2015

University of California, Berkeley

BA, Cognitive Science; BA, English
Minor in Computer Science

Graduated May 2014

 

SKILLS

Design
Interviewing
Contextual Inquiry
Journey Mapping
Info Architecture
Interaction Design
Wireframing
Mockups
Content Strategy
Service Design
Flow Diagramming
Personas
Affinity Diagramming
Storyboarding
Survey Design
User Research
User Experience
User Testing

Languages
Mandarin
French

 

Prototyping
Sketch
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
After Effects
Axure
Balsamiq
InVision
Framer
POP 
Laser Cutting
123D Make
3D Printing
iMovie

 

Programming
Java
Python
Javascript
HTML5/CSS

AWARDS AND HONORS

MHCI Website Hackathon Winner 2014
CMYK Design-a-thon Finalist 2013
Course Thread in Human-Centered Design, UC Berkeley 2013
Leadership Award, Cal Alumni Association 2013, 2010
Positive Peer Influence Award, Project Cornerstone 2011

 

PUBLICATIONS

Pei-yu Chi, Joyce Liu, Jason Linder, Mira Dontcheva, Wilmot Li, and Björn Hartmann, “DemoCut: Generating Concise Instructional Videos for Physical Demonstrations,” ACM UIST 2013, St Andrews, United Kingdom, Oct 2013.