Hi there! This is Michelle wavin' at you from the Pacific Northwest🌊
An Interaction Designer & Digital Art Enthusiast made in a rainy mid-summer's Beijing; Exported to England and New York City; Currently settled in Vancouver, BC as her natural habitat🍃
Hey there! 👋This is Michelle!
Growing up in a tech-savvy family with my engineer parents, I was always the "slow kid" who can't fix the printer or can only sit aside watching my mom assemble a PC. This motivates me to bring complex technologies to more people in an approachable way, as a product and user experience designer :)
Previously, I interned at LinkedIn China and Microsoft Vancouver, where I grasped the essence of teamwork, cross-team collaboration, and take the full ownership of my designs. Right now I'm working as an Interactive designer at NGX Interactive, where we build installations and prototype through large touch screens and VR for cultural centres and museums! Oh, check out my 100-day Design Challenge and other side projects (Branding / Illustrations) on Behance!
Along my design journey, I have so many things that I wish I could have someone told me before. So I'm building a student - alumni mentorship community for my school, Emily Carr Univ. of Art + Design, to help more students with their early design careers.
It's been a great pleasure to meet you :) !
Fun Facts about me:
Fun facts about Designer Michelle🖌️
👁️ I'm a total visual animal and can differentiate typeface by eyes. My fav fonts are Circular Std (sans serif), Noe Display and Quarto (serif)! My fav black & white are #333333 and #FCFCFC !
💻 I got into Design major by accident, as I was majoring in Science in highschool, all my family members are from engineering background (well, sometimes needs a breakthrough eh?)
🎞️ Apart from design, I studied Film Critic in England for half a year for exchange, where we mimic the critic tone from The Guardian and watch Casablanca for 20 times for an assignment!
🎒I'm a world traveler who's been to 15+ countries and lived in 4 of them! You'll probably spot me wandering in your city one day with my 35mm film camera on a bike or staring at the sunset at the beach!
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