Growing up in the heat of Hawaii and Guam, I came to Seattle for college and fell in love with the gloomy city. I'm a proud Taiwanese-American, cat mom of two, and aspiring tattoo hoarder.
I've known since a young age that I wanted to be in a creative industry, but after exploring different paths, it wasn't until it was too late to change my major that I discovered design as the right path. I didn't let that stop me – I learned design skills on my own, building upon the previous artistic skills I acquired.
I'm now designing visual and UI elements for Microsoft Azure to improve their portal experience!
Microsoft • Visual Designer (Contract)
Jan 2020 to present
Likewise • Visual Designer (Contract)
Nov 2019 to Jan 2020
Northwest Polite Society • Designer
Jan 2019 to Nov 2019
I think it's super important to have guiding principles for your life! These are the current values that I live by both in and outside of my work.
The possibilities of growing into a better version of myself is what keeps me going every day. I'm always looking for opportunities to learn new things and challenge my comfort zone.
When interacting with others, I strive to converse with my walls down, bringing casualness to the conversation. I believe doing so allows us to better empathize and care for one another, regardless of context.
Being open-minded means many things to me, including: decentering my own opinions when listening to others, reflecting on critiques even when I may not agree, and being open to change and new perspectives.