YUAN JIA UX DESIGNER

UX / UI / WEB / MOBILE / DESIGN / RESEARCH / GAME DESIGN / INFORMATION ARCHITECHTURE / FOODIE

 

EXPERIENCE

UX Lead

Create personas, user journey, and flow models to define the road map and prioritized tasks for the design and development group with project manager. Design lo-fi to hi-fi prototypes and engineering specifications using Sketch,

TOTVS | Labs

Sep 2016 – Present

Mountain View, CA


UX/UI Design Intern

Worked with one client in Fossil Group Portfolio, Kate Spade, to define the flow and interactions for a connected app to Kate Spade smart watch. UX/UI design for the app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kate-spade-new-york-connected/id1135330745?mt=8

Fossil Group

Mar 2016 – May 2016

Dallas, TX


Indiana University

Aug 2015 – Mar 2016

Indianapolis, IN

 

Research Assistant

Collaborated with the development team in Regenstrief InstituteCreated feature specs and wireframes and UI design for Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts in EMR (Electronic Medical Record) system; Conduct mixed-methods user research for evaluation, including online survey study with physicians; Designed and planned an in-lab experimental study, using eye-tracking technique (Tobii Pro); Directly managed team of three research assistants (Master students from Indiana University)


Walmart labs

May 2014 – April 2015

San Bruno, CA

User Experience Designer & Researcher

Information architecture, wire-framing, and rapid prototyping for https://savingscatcher.walmart.com/Gathered feedback from users via interviews and usability testing; UI improvementsCreated wire-framing and prototypes on dashboard design for internal data visualization framework; Collaboration with product managers, designers, engineers and marketers.


Institute for American Thought

Aug 2012 – Oct 2013

Indianapolis, IN

User Experience Designer & Researcher

Lead the design and implementation of all stages of user research (contextual Inquiries) and usability testing, in person and remote; Created affinity diagrams, work models, wire-framings, and interactive prototypes; Mentored and trained Master students to do informal research


BitAuto

May 2011 – Jul 2012

Beijing, China

User Experience Designer & Reseacher

Created interactive prototypes for mobile app: http://app.yiche.com/qichetujie/; Gathered feedback regularly from users via interviews, usability tests, and online surveys; Introduced and evangelized the value and proper use of user research throughout the design, product management, and engineering teams; Managed product satisfaction, user experience, competitive analysis, concept testing, and usability testing; Designed and analyzed online surveys to gain insight into users


SAAB Aerosystems

Sep 2010 – Dec 2010

Linkoping, Sweden

UX Research Intern

Contextual Inquiry on the dashboard design in aircraft, enhance situation awareness and aid decision making; Interviewed with pilots and engineers in SAAB


Aftonbladet

Oct 2009 – Jan 2010

Stockholm, Sweden

Usability Analyst Intern

Conducted laboratory-setting usability testing


EDUCATION

Indiana University, U.S.

Aug 2011 – Aug 2016

PhD of HCI

Uppsala University, Sweden

Aug 2009 – May 2011

Master of HCI

Nankai University, China

Aug 2005 – Jun 2009

BS Software Engineering


SKILLS

Design:

Low to high fidelity design

Wire-framing

Information Architecture

Persona

Story Mapping

Research:

Usability Testing

Contextual Inquiry

Survey/ Interviews

Diary Study

In-lab Research Design 

Tool Proficiency:

Sketch 3

Photoshop

Axure RP

Balsamiq

SPSS