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REMINDer

Humanized External Regulation for People with ADD/ADHD to Better Manage Their Life

Role
  • Researcher

  • Interaction Designer
  • Project Manager
  • CHI Student Design Competition 2017
  • 09/2016 - 01/2017
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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Ingredient Hunt

A Food Ingredients Scanner App for International Newcomers

Role
  • UX Researcher

  • Interaction Designer
  • Visual Designer
  • Individual Project
  • 09/2016 - 12/2016
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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Makerspaces in Libraries

Underlying Challenges of Having a Makerspace in a Library

Role
  • Researcher
  • Strategist
  • Project Manager
  • Public Library
  • 09/2016 - 12/2016
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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Coming Soon ChanceFun
Make Twitch's Live Streams into Engaging Challenges
  • Product Director
  • Start-up (Co-founder)
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River
Manage Project Lifecycle Based on Job Duties
  • Interaction Designer, Bussiness Analysist
  • Pyramius (Enterprise Solutions)
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Poker Walker
Friendly Accessible Restaurant for People with Hearing Loss
  • Service Designer
  • 5% Design Action (Workshop)
  • The Best Innovative Design Award
SKILLS

RESEARCH

  • Contextual Inquiry
  • Affinity Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Storyboarding
  • Personas
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Usability Testing
  • Survey Analysis

DESIGN

  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • QOC Notation
  • Mocks, Flows
  • Information Architecture
  • Information Visualization

DEVELOPMENT

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • Python
  • Agile Methodologies
 
Sketch.app, Photoshop, Illustrator, Invision, Axure, Omnigraffle
Github, Sublime Text, Bootstrap, Wordpress, JIRA
RECOMMENDATION
“Gale is a thinker who always strives for avenues to stretch beyond her own limits.

— Boon-Yen Loon, Director of Development at Xuenn Pte Ltd

“A lovely girl with UI , UX and art design skills. She can always provide deliverable timely and precisely. Very impressive.”

— Polo Chen, Business Analyst at Xuenn Pte Ltd

“Gale is a self starter who anticipates and resolves group needs on a before they are a problem. I like her analytical thinking.”
“Excellent management of the work.Nice thoughts on the client's problem in our project.”

— Feedback from members of project “Makerspaces in Libraries”

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Gale Yang

User Researcher & UX Designer

Gale (Chih-Yun) Yang is a User Researcher and UX Designer with 4+ years of professional experience. As a passionate lifelong learner, she is now studying Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Michigan.

Read Between the Lines

She loves talking to people, able to empathize with users and turn that empathy into what she does everyday. In a books exhibition, she was able to uncover latent customer needs through interviewing and finally sold 100 packages in 5 days.

Solve Problems with Rapid Iteration

As a former co-founder of a start-up, she participated in product decision from tactical details to a strategic level in an agile environment. She recruited and interviewed independently with over 14 interviewees within 45 days.

Tell Stories for Stakeholder Buy-In

In Xuenn, she led a group of senior technical people to design a mobile app. She successfully shared findings through a visually pleasing, yet convincing presentation – a core part of the idea was accepted by CEO to be started immediately.

Enjoy Working with Hybrid Talents

She always collaborates with cross-functional members, such as designers, project manager, engineers and stakeholders from multiple countries. She learns their unique perspectives and communicates in their languages to build the team up.

While she is not in the field and crafting design solutions, traveling ✈️️ around with her endless curiosity 😍, exploring hidden gem restaurants 🍜, discovering corners to have perfectly-roasted coffee ☕ are always her obsessions in life. Shoot her a message at galecyyang@gmail.com