你好, nice to meet you.
I am a User Experience Designer who grew up with an enthusiasm for being creative while staying rigorous.
After obtained a master degree in Human-Computer Interaction, I was eager to discover the balance between artistic creation and engineering rigor. Four years working as a User Experience Designer at Morgan Stanley, Siemens, Insperity, and a startup allows me to treat user experience as a channel to empower people to dream .
I have a wide range of interests. Cooking, films, car racing, skiing, floral design, swimming, wood work, and hiking. Moreover, I'm always open to discussing interesting topics, so feel free to drop me a line, or find me on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Dribbble.
My Design Process
Always Understand Your Users First
I always start a project with user research to understand users and their pain points. If necessary, I develop personas or journey map to organize my research results and share them with my team.
Make Sure Everyone's Onboard
Before moving forward, I make sure everyone understands the project scope, the problem, the metrics, and the project deliverables.
Let the Ideas Rain
By bouncing around ideas with the team, I come up with a set of semi-solid concepts. My tools include Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and Balsamiq.
Test the Concept with Low/High-fidelity Prototypes
Before implementing the solution, I always translate the concept into a prototype and test it with my users. My tools include Axure, Invision, Adobe XD, Framer, Figma, Principle, HTML & CSS.
Iteration If Needed
I incorporate user feedback into the concept and return to users one more time for validation.
Implement the Concept and Monitor Its Performance
I work closely with the development team to execute the concept. After the implementation, I monitor the performance of the concept to understand what we have done right and what we can improve upon.
My Design Philosophy
Fail fast, fail forward.
Complex user-centric design requires relentless trial-and-error before arriving at a successful deliverable. Learning from failures is the only way to get there.
User experience needs persistent persuasion and nurturing.
Working with a cross-discipline team requires constant persuasion and communication on UX value. The process can be challenging but the end result will be much more rewarding.
All user experience design projects are case studies, not science.
Before applying a design that was used successfully by other teams, we should always ask ourselves if this design fits into the context. Never copy a design without a thorough strategy.