Marvin's CV - UX Design

Hello, Thank you for reading! I'm Marvin, a UX designer from Parsons School of Design.




Education

Parsons School of Design - The New School (2018-2021)

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - BFA Art, Media, and Technology: Illustration, GPA: 3.84
  • Dean’s list: Spring 2018, Fall 2018

Workshop: Applications of Digital Analytics and Management Strategies in UX

  • One of a team of three, with two former Goldman Sachs staff members
  • UX design and feature prioritization
  • Responsible for enterprise workflow management application
  • First member on the team, November 2018-January 2019

General Assembly (Jul 2018)

  • Developed insight into designing an application for a client
  • Used lean UX methods: affinity mapping, wire-framing, as well as paper prototyping
  • Validated results through user research, eg. interviews and usability tests

University of Hong Kong (June 2016- Dec 2017)

  • Bachelor of Architecture Studies - BA(AS)
  • Negotiated structural, functional, and aesthetic demands

Work Experiences

User Experience Consultant - Miro AI (Jan 2019, Hong Kong)

  • Advised on the primary consumer product at Miro, with 2019 projected revenue at 2.1 million USD
  • Discovered usability concerns with lightweight analytics and qualitative research
  • Derived more than 20 actionable conclusions from digital analytics (with two approaches, inquiry-based and segmenting by jobs-to-be-done)
  • Determined smaller A/B tests to validate design recommendations
  • Wire-framed design recommendations as input for an external design agency
  • Drove results in two weeks and 20% under budget

Creative Intern - Constant Creative (Jun 2018, Hong Kong)

  • Worked with the only team of four designers
  • Contributed to multiple accounts ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies
  • Created advertising materials, eg. posters and brand collaterals under brand guidelines
  • Worked on Nikon instagram video campaign, art direction of Steelcase’s promotional video, window display of The Nate, among others

Certifications

  • MITx on edX - 6.00.1x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
  • Google - Google Analytics Individual Qualification
  • Google - Google Ads Fundamentals
  • Facebook - Brand Safety Across the Facebook Family of Apps and Services
  • Facebook - Deliver Ads and Evaluate Outcomes with Facebook Pixel

Additional Skills

  • UX: Rapid Prototyping, Information Architecture, Wireframing, Sketch, Web design, User interface design, usability testing, Adobe XD, Invision, Origami Studio
  • Creative: Adobe CC Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Lightroom
  • Coding: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Python
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Mandarin

In my previous life, I also did...

  • Psychology (2014) - Awarded top student (First in class) at Oxfords Summer School's Experimental Psychology Program.
  • Sports (2015) - Won division one Street Hockey championships. It is similar to hockey but better. You can use both sides of the stick and body-slam people. Did karate and parkour as well.
  • Music (2015) - Completed Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 7 clarinet and Grade 8 piano. Grade 8 is a pre-professional level. Getting 101/140 marks for my Grade 7 clarinet, with 100 marks as a passing mark, made me realize I would not do very well as a musician...
  • Mathematics (2016) - Explored and still following through on my interest in Mathematical Philosophy.
  • Fashion (2016) - Started a fashion couture house with Cheryl Chan, who managed the business. The prefall collection I designed was selected for the runway at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
  • Space Architecture (2016) - Read the latest discourse, and had direct access to NASA as well as MIT PhDs.
  • Art (2017) - Learned to render hyper-realistically after having classical training with my mentor, Gert Cota. His last painting was featured in the 2017 Beauty and the Beast movie.
  • Photography (2018) - Photographed New York Fashion Week 2018 Fall/Winter shows such as Anna Sui and Libertine as a teen :))

  • I like to think I lived an interesting life ;)

References

Available on Linkedin