I strive to create experiences that build connections between design, cultural insights and human behaviour 💗. After graduation, I will be joining Microsoft as a user experience designer ✨

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Experience

Microsoft

User Experience Designer

Redmond, WA • August 2019

Incoming designer for Mixed Reality at work

Microsoft

UX Design Intern

Redmond, WA • May - August 2018

  • Designed and prototyped virtual reality opportunities to prevent social and emotional exclusion in the aging community, using a inclusive design process.
  • Conducted a workshop on inclusive design thinking for all design interns at Microsoft.
  • Participated in the annual hackathon as part of the Inclusive hiring team. Created a virtual reality app to help neurodiverse individuals prepare for job interviews, from UX flow through to visuals for the pitch video.

School of Design, RIT

Lead Design Assistant

Rochester, NY • October 2017 - present

Recruited by the Assistant Professor for UI/UX to design, prototype and develop an online platform to help non-design faculty and students learn the principles of visual design and typography.

Interactive Avenues

Creative Intern

Rochester, NY • October 2017 - present

  • Interfaced with the Creative Director to research, analyze and develop ideas that were used as the baseline for digital marketing projects for clients such as Micromax (an Indian consumer electronics company), Gionee (a Chinese smartphone manufacturer) and Bausch + Lomb.
  • Contributed to a variety of projects as part of a rotational program across the creative, coding, copywriting and client servicing teams which - projects included banner designs, social media marketing and newsletter designs for brands such as Canon, Maruti and Sony Sports.

RIT Undergraduate Admissions

International Student Ambassador

Rochester, NY • February 2016 - August 2017

Reaching out to prospective and accepted international students through phone/video calls or social media to answer questions & to help them adjust to the American culture & campus life; writing relevant blogs and managing social media channels.

Education

Rochester Institute Technology (BFA)

Major in New Media Design

Expected Graduation 2019

RIT Honours Program
Minor - Psychology
Current GPA - 3.94; Dean's List 2015 - 18

Skills & Tools

Skills


Experience & Interaction Design
2D & VR Prototyping
Visual Design
Motion Graphics
Basic Front-End Dev.
Illustration
Sketching & Wireframing

Programs


Photoshop
Illustrator
Maquette
Adobe XD
After Affects
Invision, Marvel, Principle, Figma
Premiere Pro
HTML/CSS

Leadership &
Community

President & Mentor

New Media Club • May 2018 - present

Vice President & Mentor

New Media Club • May 2017 - May 2018

Social Media Lead

Honours Program • Mar 2017 - Oct 2017

Student Government Member

Academics & Co-op Committee • Feb 2016 - Jan 2018

Accolades

Excellence in Student Life Award

RIT Division of Academic Affairs • 2019

2019 Legacy Leader

RIT Center for Women & Gender • 2019

Outstanding International Student Service

Rochester Institute of Technology • 2019

Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar

Rochester Institute of Technology • 2019

Microsoft Annual Hack, 3rd Place

Inclusive Design Challenge • 2018

Featured Social Ad Design

RIT Signatures Magazines • Spring 2017

Recognized

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