My Story thus far:
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(2011) Kaiser Permanente Summer Youth Intern.
(2013) UCSC Stem Cell Research Lab Assistant.
(2014) UCSC Molecular Biology major who switched to
Computer Science with a focus in Game Development.
(2016) Dining Hall Food Service Worker.
(2016) Mobile Game (iOS) Bootcamp Student.
(2017) Game Developers' Conference staff.
(2018) Associate Mobile Game Designer.
(2019) Mid-Level Mobile Game Designer.
(2022) Caught in mass layoffs & felt lost in life.
(2023) Swim Instructor now pivoting into HealthTech as an Interaction Designer while making a lifelong impact on people aged 3 months to adult in my swim lessons.
What a journey, huh?
I am a kind-hearted & conscientious person compelled to use my strong sense of empathy & people-first design thinking to effectively tend to front-end points of friction.
Like with my design process, I note what constraints or accommodations I have to work with and adapt the experience to preserve the dignity of those I help with my day to day efforts.
Without further ado, here are my top 3 projects representing what I can learn & do as an Interaction Designer: