ABOUT NICK

Hello !

Nick is a hybrid User Experience & Interaction Designer based in San Francisco, California, with passion and expertise in pushing visual and usability to perfect, also experienced in developing working prototypes.

+ Over 10 years experience working on UI/UX in the mobile and web industry with 52+ projects.

+ Dual master degrees from Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University with a focus on User Experience Design and Institute of Applied Arts at National Chiao Tung University with a focus on Visual Communication Design.

+ Extremely passionate about mobile UI design and User-Centered Design process.

+ Pixel perfecter! :D

Employments

Citrix Systems, Inc.
Oct. 2012 – Present
Senior Interaction Designer
Mobile Apps

Human-Computer Interaction Institute,
Carnegie Mellon University

Jan. 2012 – Aug. 2012
Design Lead of MHCI Capstone Project

UserXing Design Consulting
Jan. 2011 – Jul. 2011
User Experience Researcher

HTC Corporation
Sep. 2007 – Feb. 2010
UI Designer / Usability Engineer

Cyworld Taiwan, LTD.
Jul. 2006 – Aug. 2007
Senior UI Designer / UX Researcher

[4h] D E S I G N
Jul. 2003 – Present
Freelance Designer

Education

Carnegie Mellon University
2011-2012
Master of Human-Computer Interaction
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
GPA 3.92

National Chiao Tung University
2003-2005
Master of Arts
Visual Communication Design
Institute of Applied Arts
GPA 3.81

National Taiwan Normal University
1999-2003
Bachelor of Engineering
Technology Application
Industrial Technology Education
GPA 3.5

Expertises

User Experience / Research (UX)
User Interface Design (UID)
User Centered Design (UCD)
Mobile Interface Design
Web Design (HTML5 / CSS3)
Multi-Media Design (Flash /Flex)
Motion Graphic / Concept Video
Rapid Prototyping
Wireframe / Work Flow
Cognitive Psychology

Participatory Design 
Brainstorming 
Storyboarding 
Contextual Inquiry 
Usability Testing 
Task Analysis 
Heuristic Evaluation
In-depth Interview
Group Focus Interview