Hang Do Thi Duc’s resume

I want to inspire change and consciousness through design and technology.

Experience

Wikimedia Foundation _ Multimedia Designer
Berlin, Germany and San Francisco CA, USA, 2019 – present
I use design and creative coding to support the mission of the Wikimedia Foundation (the nonprofit that hosts Wikipedia) of free knowledge for every single human being in the world. The projects range from designing a research report about movement organizers, to producing and editing a video about structured data on Wikimedia Commons to make a collection of over 60 million freely usable media files accessible to all people, no matter what language they speak, to showcasing, through data, the important role of Wikipedia as a reliable source of information amidst a global pandemic.

Data Selfie _ Creator, Designer, Developer
New York, NY, USA, 2016 – 2018
Browser extension to demonstrate what can be inferred about your personality from your online activities + consumption. Public release during New Museum’s program NEW INC. Funding from NYC Media Lab The Combine, Shuttleworth Foundation Flash Grant, Mozilla Foundation and Open Society Foundations.

TheGreenEyl _ Freelance Designer, Technologist
New York, NY, USA, 2016
Prototyping interactive installations (e.g. Connective Field) and web experiences.

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 HQ office’s 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. The design work was so robust that the interface looks unchanged in 2020. Exploration of mobile app design + interaction. Responsive Web Design. Worked remotely from Germany as the sole Designer in Product Team of 5-7 Developers.

Education

Parsons School of Design
MFA Design + Technology, The Dean‘s Merit Scholarship
New York, NY, USA, 2014-2016
Activities: Bootcamp Teaching Fellow 2015 Web Track (HTML, CSS, JS), Head of Thesis Website, 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

Scholarships / Grants / Fellowships

Mozilla Media Grant and Mozilla Media Fellowship
2017-2018

Eyeo Festival Artist Fellowship
2017

DAAD Full Scholarship
2015-2016

Fulbright Full Scholarship
2014-2015

Technical Skills

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

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

Code: Python, Processing, GLSL, OpenFrameworks, Arduino

Languages

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

Other Interests

Traveling (for culture and food), Settlers of Catan, Bouldering, Pottery