Dana T Yang

Dana T. Yang

I am the Lead Designer at ETS Corporation, focusing on goal-driven design, empathy in human-computer interaction and an emphasis on using color, typography, and composition to create user interfaces. My multi-disciplined skill sets allow me to jump into any role or task, whether it’s research, wireframing, icon designs, branding, mockups, design for print media, or even drawing unique and charming illustrations. I enjoy leading small teams while working closely with developers, SMEs, and stakeholders alike. My passion is identifying and solving real consumer and business problems while asking the right questions to create elegant user-centric web and mobile applications.

 

Portfolio still under construction as of 9/24/18 (adding UX artifacts)

SoundCloud Audio


SoundCloud Audio

SoundCloud


Media Project 2

Media Project 2

Media


Vimeo Video 1


Vimeo Video 1

Vimeo Videos


Media Project 1

Media Project 1

Media


Mockup Design 1

Mockup Design 1

Mockups


YouTube Video 1


YouTube Video 1

YouTube Videos

Resume

8 Years experience in UI/UX design and over 14 years of visual design experience

Education

2006

Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA in Interactive Design and Game Development

Graduated with honors, magna cum laude, with accumulative GPA of 3.85; Received the undergraduate Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, May 2006

Experience

2013 – Current

ETS Corporation – Ashburn, VA

Lead Graphic Designer

Product design and development of ETS’s core products, sites, and brand that is used by over 16k merchants throughout the US.

Work in an agile environment with product owners, developers, project managers, and testers throughout of the project life cycle.

Led and conducted extensive user research, competition analysis, and sprints for adding or improving features.
Establishment of media kit, design patterns, libraries, and other assets used by the Tech team.

Conceptualized, wireframed, designed, and prototyped responsive user-centered web and mobile applications (iOS and Android) for payment solutions and ecommerce, marketing, and landing pages.

Created low fidelity layouts and high fidelity design comps throughout the EMoney product suite.

Built and updated mockups and prototypes using the latest web standards.

Introduced new design collaboration tools (Sketch, Adobe Xd, InVision and Avocode) in the team workflow.

Shipped 1 terminal interface, 4 mobile apps, and 1 1 full web products.

2010 – 2013

Fairfax County Public Schools

Media and Training Specialist

Created and developed the Graphics for the Web & Photoshop for Web Design classes at FCPS for adult learners. Content includes standard web graphics principles, wireframe, layouts, grids, and coding in HTML5 and CSS3. Taught FCPS staffers how to use the Adobe Creative Suite.

Was awarded the Excellent Performance Recognition in IT
Training Services within DIT Media & Training Services, Feb 2012.

2004 – Current

Firetako LLC

Freelance Designer

Designed logos, book layouts, graphics for web pages, print media, mobile devices, and more. Create digital illustration, art assets for mobile games, and hand drawn graphics with traditional medium.

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Skills

Interface Design

90%

Experience Design

95%

Research

85%

Wireframing

95%

Rapid Prototyping

70%

Information Architecture

70%

Responsive Design

85%

Graphic Design (Branding, Logo, Icon, etc)

90%

3D Modeling

65%

Software

Adobe Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Xd)

95%

Sketch

95%

InVision

85%

Avocode

80%

Figma

50%

JIRA

90%

MS Office

85%

About me

What I Do

UI Design

UI Design

I excel at translating high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts and transform them into beautiful yet functional user-centered interfaces. And I deliver all visual design stages from concept to the final hand-off to developers.

UX Design

UX Design

I focus on simplicity and user friendliness in my design process. I believe as a UX designer, I must be empathetic, innovative, think critically and be an advocate for targeted users and their needs.

Interaction Design

Interaction Design

I am highly critical in evaluating the usability of web and mobile applications at my work. I am observant of the human/machine interaction and I document the expected UX verses the actual outcome. This help us form, refine, and test our design strategies to make our apps work and function in the hands of our customers.

Visual Design

Visual Design

I’ve been responsible for creating graphics with high visual impact using the core principles of art, design, and typography. I love to learn new software and tech to help speed up my design process, and I am excellent in spotting and adapting the latest trends.

User Research

User Research

I have traveled, interviewed and recorded our customers to gather the knowledge necessary to improve our products. This helps me to improve on my designs for usability and keeps the applications concise and relevant to our customers.

Agile Design & Prototyping

Agile Design & Prototyping

I often receive few instructions and guidelines therefore I use Lean UX and Agile sprints to quickly discover, plan, and build many prototypes. This method had help us to refine the user experience to launch the best version of our products.

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Contact

Get in Touch

571-969-3262


Fairfax, Virginia


dana.t.yang@gmail.com


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