Experience

Data Selfie _ Creator, Designer, Developer
New York, NY, USA, 2016 – present
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. 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, React, ThreeJS, MongoDB, AngularJS, WordPress, php

Code: Python, Processing, GLSL, OpenFrameworks, Arduino

Languages

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

Other Interests

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