My greatest core belief as a designer is that having persistence is the key to creating something that will inspire change.
I have my BFA in Web Design and New Media from the Academy of Art University. My hobbies include photography and digital imaging, which enables me to bring a unique perspective into my work.
Finalist / Academy of Art
Spring Show ‘19
-> UI/UX design
GroupNow is a social networking platform that aims to assist art/design students to share, learn and network. The application allows students to connect face-to-face with other peers who need constructive feedback.
Eriq Huang: Ideation, Conceptualization, Interface Design, User Testing, and Rapid Prototyping.
Jake Herbig: UX Research, Writing, and Visual Design.
Students are frustrated in receiving inadequate feedback. There is a need to find a diverse and collaborative community to ask, share, critique, and present art/design projects.
Providing an online space where art/design students can share their work and get rapid feedback to help foster a community of collaboration.
Having the ability to host a weekly study group and include a socializing function will be the most important aspect to focus on development.
Providing a platform that can connect available mentors or instructors to students will help in the development and cultivation of new talent.
What are the main goals/motivations that make students want to connect with others?
Learning different skill sets and getting feedback from other fields.
Seeking out networking and job opportunities.
Finding a collaborator and seeking help on improvement for current projects.
What factors are concerning to students when joining a group critique?
Professionalism. They want to be respected and heard when presenting.
Agreeable timetable. A schedule that can work with their own.
Finding people who value attentiveness, trustworthiness, and honesty.
Create a platform for design students who want to got to critique sessions and get feedback like they would face-to-face, while also efficiently network with peers.