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Ruoxue (Astra) Zhang

UX Designer & Interaction Designer

Currently, I am a second year Master Human-Computer-Interaction student at Georgia Institute of Technology. I completed my B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and B.A. in Studio Art at University of Rochester in May, 2018.

Design philosophy:

  • Purpose driven. 

  • Rooting in user needs.

  • Requiring aesthetics. 

I am looking for full time UX designer position starting from 2020 May! Please contact me if you would like to discuss this further.

Resume

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S. Human Computer Interaction

Atlanta, GA | May 2020(Expected)

 

University of Rochester

B.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering

B.A. Studio Art

Rochester, NY | May 2018

Dean's List and Dean’s Scholarship

Robert L. Wells Prize 2018

Skills

Design

InVision

Sketch

Flinto

Principle

Adobe CC

After Effects

Final Cut Pro

Programming

Python

C/C++

Matlab

Swift

 

Interpersonal

Collaboration

Diligent

Detail Oriented

Research

Persona

Storyboard

Journey Map

Wire Framing

Affinity diagram

Card Sorting

Interview

Survey

Contextual Inquiry

Usability Testing

 

Prototyping

Wood Shop

Metal Shop

Sketching

Sculpturing

Electronics

​Lasercutting

Experience

Lead UX Designer Intern

Worthix Co.

May 2019 - August 2019

 

  • Analyzed and identified V1.5 product design defects by conducting usability tests, interviews and other research activities.

  • Designed prototypes of various fidelity levels for a complicated web app closely related to data visualization and data storytelling. My design was used in the V2.0 product first release.

  • Supported developers and marketing team by crafting design deliverables.

GVU Prototyping Lab Assistant

Georgia Institute of Technology

Sep 2018 - PRESENT

 

  • Contribute in multiple projects to improve student experiences in the lab.

  • Lead weekly orientation sessions for new students, which focus on introduction of tools, project exploration and safety information.

  • Conduct individual training sessions of physical-prototyping tools.

  • Keep the lab effectively up and running, including maintaining and utilizing laser cutter, 3D printer, table saw, etc.

 

Intern in Operation Dept. of Dell Services

Dell Co. (China Branch)

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

 

  • Researched on cloud computing and conducted a competitive analysis. Developed a private Cloud Computing framework proposal for the target client.

  • Conducted research on informatization of energy industry and presented the result in slides for Energy Summit Forum.

  • Assisted colleague organizing and analyzing big data in health and welfare field.