Experience

Data Selfie _ Creator, Designer, Developer
New Museum’s program NEW INC
New York, NY, USA, 2016 – present
What can be inferred about your personality from your online activities + consumption. Funding from NYC Media Lab The Combine ($25K).

TheGreenEyl _ Freelance Designer, Technologist
New York, NY, USA, 2016 – present
Prototyping with and without technology. Most recent project: Connective Field

R/GA _ Technology Apprentice
New York, NY, USA, 2016
Front-End Development for clients (Verizon and Johnson & Johnson) and internal R/GA projects. Mainly I developed and co-designed a data visualization and animation featuring Google Trends for the Headquarters’ screens in New York.

Talenthouse _ Freelance Product Designer
Los Angeles, CA, USA, & Germany 2013-2014
Web / UI design of this creative community‘s complete relaunch in April 2014. Exploration of mobile app design + interaction. Responsive Web Design. Worked remotely from Germany as the sole Designer in Product Team of 5-7 Developers.

Talenthouse _ Visual Design Intern
Palo Alto, CA, USA, 2012
Product design; mock-ups, UI (+ maintain consistency), UX (user profiles). Print material + illustrations for social media.

Education

Parsons School of Design
MFA Design + Technology
New York, NY, USA, 2014-2016
Activities: Bootcamp Teaching Fellow 2015 Web Track (HTML, CSS, JS), Head of Thesis Website mfadt.parsons.edu/2016, Tutor for MS Data Visualization at Parsons

University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal
BA Journalism + Media Management
Magdeburg, Germany 2010-2013
Concentration: Media Studies
Thesis: Content Marketing in the Social Web

Otto-von-Guericke University
BA Media Literacy: Visual Culture + Communication
Magdeburg, Germany, 2009-2010

Scholarships / Grants / Fellowships

Eyeo Festival Artist Fellowship
2017

Shuttleworth Foundation Flash Grant
2017

NYC Media Lab The Combine Grant
2016

DAAD Full Scholarship
2015-2016

Fulbright Full Scholarship
2014-2015

The Dean‘s Merit Scholarship
2014-2016

Languages

German (native tongue)
Vietnamese (native tongue)
English (fluent)
French (basic)
Spanish (basic)

Technical Skills

Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Lightroom

Web: HTML5, CSS3/SCSS, JavaScript, jQuery, NodeJS, D3, React, ThreeJS, AngularJS, Wordpress, php, MongoDB

Code: GLSL, OpenFrameworks, Arduino, Processing, Python