Amber L.

  • UX Designer
  • Newport Beach, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Android Development at Self Emplyoed
  • UI/UX Designer at Design Studio

Education

University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Bachelor’s degree, Fine and Studio Arts Management

Public Profile

Portfolio

Background

Summary

I am a User Experience Designer from a visual design background with programming knowledge and experience in creating responsive websites and mobile app development. I’m passionate about human-oriented experience and how technology impacts people’s behavior, influences their habits.

Experience

  • UX/ Graphic Designer

    Western Digital

    May 2018 – Present(1 year 5 months)Irvine

    • Expertly designed user-centered layout and solved user-flow challenges for WD Black NVMe SSD software. • Designed user interface of layouts, digital interactions and graphic for the website, Eblast, online branding, and Amazon Pages • Worked in an agile design environment to meet sprint deadlines from conception to early implementation with pixel-perfect prototypes

  • Android Development

    Self Emplyoed

    February 2018 – May 2019(1 year 3 months)

  • UI/UX Designer

    Design Studio

    2016 – March 2017

    • Conduct user research for pre-design stages to support the designer’s point of view and provide a close estimate for execution cost to share with departments. • Performed trusting relationships with exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills with key clients and vendors; coordinated to meet project requirements and staying within budget. • Creating affinity diagrams to managing requirements and prioritizing multiple tasks to strengthen the hypothesis from the design team to benefits to achieve client objectives

  • Interaction Designer

    Jave for Beauty

    2013 – 2015Orange County, California Area

    • Cultivated multi-talent with extensive experience in user-centered design, web development, and marketing strategy • Lead the user-interface design of projects including analytical user research and digital visual design • Look into data of quantitative and qualitative research from other departments to gain insights into users and markets needs. • Translated subject matter into concrete user interface design with a clear and aesthetic approach on WordPress.

  • Publicity and Design committee of Senior Exhibition

    University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts

    September 2008 – May 2010(1 year 8 months)Irvine, CA

    Senior Exhibition, University Art Gallery, Irvine, California, 2010

Education

  • University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts

    Bachelor’s degree, Fine and Studio Arts Management

  • Udacity

    Intermediate Android Development Nanodegree, Android Development

    2018 – 2018

    Recipient of “Grow with Google Scholarship.” The Intermediate Android Developer Nanodegree. The program is built with the partnership of Google for intermediate programming skills for professional Android developers.

  • Udacity

    Advanced Android Nanodegree, Android Developement

    2018 – 2018

    Recipient of “Grow with Google Scholarship.” The Advanced Android Developer Nanodegree.

  • The Interaction Design Foundation

    Certificat, Mobile User Experience (UX) Design

    2019 – 2019

    During this course I learned: Design mobile interfaces based on mobile usability best practices Task modeling to plan a mobile user experience Understanding UI choices between operating platforms (e.g. iOS vs Android) Evaluate a mobile design and avoid bad mobile user experiences Implement a mobile UX design strategy

  • Udacity

    Certificate , Product Design, Google’s Design Sprint

    2018 – 2019

    In this course, I learned -To materialize the game-changing idea and transform it into a product that we can build a business around. – Blends theory and practice of Product Design for product validation, UI/UX practices, Google’s Design Sprint and the process for setting and tracking actionable metrics. – Carefully to through Google’s leading Design Sprint that created by Google Ventures for validate ideas and build design, prototype, and test their ideas with customers.

Skills & Expertise

  • Product Design
  • Git
  • Leadership
  • Graphic Design
  • Agile Project Management
  • JavaScript
  • Mobile Web Design
  • Prototype
  • XML
  • Communication
  • JIRA
  • Digital Marketing Experience
  • Mobile Application Design
  • Sketch App
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Wireframes
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • E-commerce
  • Storyboarding
  • UX Research
  • Web Development
  • Design Strategy
  • Android Development
  • User Experience Testing
  • Research
  • User-centered Design
  • Interaction Design
  • User Stories
  • User Experience Design (UED)
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability
  • inVision
  • User Personas
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Front-end Development
  • Visual Design
  • sketch
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • Experience Design
  • Web Interface Design
  • Visual Communication
  • HTML
  • Responsive Web Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • User Interface Prototyping
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Java
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Figma (Software)

Certifications

  • Grow with Google Challenge Scholarship

    Udacity, License

    January 2018 – April 2018

  • Product Design

    Udacity, License

    March 2018

  • User Experience Design for Wearables

    LinkedIn, License

    August 2019

Honors & Awards

  • Grow with Google Scholarship ‘18 Intermediate Android Development

    Grow with Google

    April 2018

    The development course is about making android apps more responsive and creates a total user experience with home screen widgets, third-party libraries, and more. Also, learn to deeply integrate rich media, test user interfaces, and publish to Google Play.