I'm a designer synthesizing data, technology, and art to illustrate narratives through interactive multimedia and creative research. I believe in the application of design thinking and methodology to develop collaborative, innovative solutions.

Specializing in UI/UX, interaction design, data visualization, AR/VR application, web development, and design research methods with a background in graphic design. 
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The Woodlands College Park High School
The Woodlands, Texas
2010 - 2014

University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Design Media Arts Major, Digital Humanities Minor
Bachelors of Arts, 2014 - Present
GPA: 3.773, Major GPA: 3.854


Hypothesis Group Junior Designer, 2018 - Present
Create visual designs for presentation decks. Introduced new technologies and skillsets such as AR, VR, and interactive data visualization tools to broaden the company's capabilities within market research.

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Data Visualization Internship, 2017
Developed two data visualization tools, integrating UX design research and HCI methodologies. Visualized Mars rover telemetry data for system engineers and real-time anomaly detection for cybersecurity analysts.

Hypothesis Group Graphic Design Internship, 2017
Designed narrative-driven infographics and data visualizations for Starbucks and ABC Television Network. Produced experiential design projects for Lexus. Created social media content.

DMOT Design Studio in Seoul, South Korea Graphic Design Internship, 2016
Redesigned UI mockups for responsive web interfaces for various clients.

Design | Media Art Department Front Desk Consultant, 2015 - 2018
Taught Adobe software workshops to students. Provided technical support to the department.

ACM SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer, 2015
Assisted international attendees in operational support to the conference. 


ACM CHI 2018, "Towards Design Principles for Visual Analytics for Operations Contexts" 
Publisher ACM. Presented at Montreal, Canada. Download here: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3173712


Creative Coding
HTML, CSS, Javascript, Processing, p5.js, Python, C++
Sketch, Invision
Data Visualization
Tableau, Google Fusion Tables
Illustration & Image
Illustrator, Photoshop, Photography
Premiere Pro, Cinematography, Production
Motion & 3D
After Effects, Cinema 4D, Maya
Virtual Reality
Unity, C#


Diversity in Code + Art
Independent Research Project, Mentor: Lauren McCarthy
Presented at Undergraduate Research Week 2017 

Dispersion of Darwin
Capstone Research Project, Mentor: Miriam Posner


Undergraduate Research Center Travel Grant 2018
Anderson Ranch Fellowship Scholarship 2018
UCLA Design Media Art Department Travel Grant 2018
UCEAP IEO Global Blogger Scholarship 2017
Dean's Honors List 2017
Korea University International Summer Exchange Fellow Scholarship 2016
Pavilion Partners Tom Battle Memorial Scholarship 2014-2016
Seoul National University Alumni Association Fine Arts Scholarship 2014


DMA161 Network Media (Studio)
DMA173 Visual Communication: Visual Design Methodology and Practice (Studio)
DH150 Algorithms and Protocols in Cyberspace
DMA154 Word+Image
DMA28 Interactivity

DMA160-1 Virtual Reality: Escapism (Studio)
DMA160-2 Nano- Bio- Technology (Studio)
AA100 Machine Learning for Artists: (Studio)
DMA160-1 Virtual Reality: Getting Weird (Studio)
DH150 Critical and Applied Computation
PIC10A Intro to Programming