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Nan Yao is a highly motivated and dedicated student with strong user interface analysis and design skills. She received her Advanced Diploma of Interactive Design and Development at George Brown College in 2018. She is currently enrolled in the Digital Futures program at Ontario College of Art and Design University. She will complete the program and earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts or a Bachelor of Design degree in 2020.

She has developed the skills to design the front-end interface and user experience for a broad range of digital marketing deliverables with extensive knowledge of software programs such as Unity, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and JavaScript.

She is adept at listening to user’s needs, also willing to perform field research to discover and implement important design details that people may not realize they need in order to create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to be approved to help ensure customer satisfaction. Her career goal is to become a professional UI/UX designer.
Recently, Nan Yao with five other classmates has created a 360° video project called “Urbanature”. This project has provided a great opportunity for Nan to learn how to record and edit ambisonic audios with the Adobe Audition and Unity. She has found Visual Reality very impressive. Therefore, she is keen to acquire more skills and knowledge regarding Visual Reality.
In her spare time, she loves to edit home-made videos,make Handicrafts and design infographic posters. Also, she is interested in psychology and study of human behaviors. She is now living in Toronto, and you can reach Nan Yao at mojojoey0424@gmail.com or the (647)989-7989.


 

CAREER OBJECTIVE


To practice interactive design and be a part of a team that adds value to my life.

 

SKILLS


Be able to convincingly communicate the criticality of compelling user needs

User interface analysis and design skills including demonstrated experience with persona, mock-ups, wireframes, storyboards, prototypes

Design protocols for design testing using human-centered design tools

Demonstrated understanding of human cognitive and sensory strengths and weaknesses and how to effectively design to support those strengths and weaknesses

Excellent Teamwork and collaboration skills

Ability to multi-task

Be able to communicate in English and Mandarin

 

TOOL & DEVELOPMENT


Comfortable with industry standard design toolsets, including :

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, 3D Maya, Google docs, InVision, HTML, Unity

 

INTERESTS


Interaction and graphic design

Improve skills of design softwares such as: Photoshop, Illustrator,After Effects, 3D Maya

Design Websites, Game Apps, UI and commercial videos

Study psychology and human behaviours

 

WORK EXPERIENCE


Wendy’s Fast Food, 4228 Midland Ave, Scarborough, ON
Front Cashier                                          Aug 2009 – Oct 2013

Maple Leaf College, North York, ON
Receptionist                                            Jan 2006 – Dec 2009

Young Ichiban Japanese Cuisine, North York, ON
Waitress                                                May 2008 – July 2009


CONTACT

(647) 989 – 7989
nanyao@nanixd.com

EDUCATION

George Brown College,
Toronto, ON
September 2015 – May 2018
Advanced Diploma –
Interactive Design and
Development