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Jennifer Wong

P O R T F O L I O


C . V. EDUCATION

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA School of Architecture Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies Minor: Communication Design Expected Graduation: may 2012

Amsterdam Academy of Architecture Semester Exchange: jan. 2011

University of California Extension, Los Angeles Certificate: Public Relations Expected: june 2012 Design Communication Arts Web Technologies Expected: TBD

ACTIVITIES

ABOUT

name: Jennifer Yin Wong

age: 22

birthday: October 22, 1989

from: San Francisco, CA

nationality: American

languages: native: Cantonese, English beginner: Spanish, Mandarin

learning: German, Dutch

Architecture for Humanity, USC Chapter Designing for Non-Profit Organizations domestically and internationally - Cambodian Orphanage / School - County of Los Angeles Public Libraries

Alpha Rho Chi, USC Chapter [Andronicus] Professional Architecture Fraternity - Secretary, Fundraising, House manager

FSHBWL School publication focusing on architecture, urbanism, and art interests.

EXHIBITIONS

USC Superhighway, Gateway Building “Matchstick, Bigstick� Art Video

Expected: Jan 2012


C . V. WORK EXPERIENCE

SKILLS

University of Southern California, S. o. Architecture IT / Fabrication Department, student worker august 2008 - present los angeles, ca . work and light maintenance with laser cutters and 3d printers (ABS + Zcorp)

physical hand modeling / prototyping laser cutting 3D printing [ABS + ZCorp] photograping

Studio Roosegaarde Design Department, design intern april 2011 - july 2011 waddinxveen, the netherlands . artist impressions / visualizations . team interaction designs . prototyping / model making

digital skills windows + mac html + css, ftp c and c++ basics [ in progress ]

180 LA Strategic Planning Department, planning intern july 2010 - december 2010 santa monica, ca . research on: competitive brands, industries, products, and trends . worked in house and client presentations . worked in team with account planners, account managers, and creative team . worked on pitches to new clients

Los Angeles Times Editorial Art Department, Art Intern march 2010 - may 2010 los angeles, ca . newsprint and online graphics: charts, maps, infographics

programs rhino 4.0 v-ray render 3d animation maya autocad adobe suite illustrator photoshop indesign dreamweaver lightroom premiere final cut pro x microsoft office

Trojan Vision, TV8 USC Television Channel, various positions june 2009 - december 2009 . assistant director . camera + audio operation

languages english :: primary cantonese :: conversational spanish :: beginner mandarines :: beginner german :: beginner

. on site and in studio filming


Food File Phone App This was created for a competition for the Food File. This was my first attempt at a phone app design and afterwards there are a few things that I would change. The task was to create an app that had a wheel for the main page to turn to select different food categories and the promotions page. Each of the food categories would showcase different local restaurants and their menus. The app would have a phone button so that you would be able to directly call the restaurant to place an order or for reservations.

M M


The Pocket

Food File

Search MAIN MENU

by...

price location nearby

japan china korea thai

a s i a n

p r o m o t i o n

rice

sushi

chinese food logo MENU:

korean food logo M E N U

Apatizers small egg

ro l l s $ s i x pot sticke r s $ f o u r steamed d u m p l i n g s $ f i v e fried dum p l i n g s $ f i v e . f i f t y

china

1 5 % o f f

p r o m o t i o n


Exploring Egypt Children's Game This project was an individual class assignment for a UI course. The project was to create a UI design for a picture of a 3D rendered image a classmate picked for us. We were to choose our target users and create an interface that would fit the needs of the game, as well as be fit for the users. For this assignment I received the image for a tomb in Egypt. The game that I decided to create out of this image was a children’s PC game that would allow them to learn and explore Egypt. Egyptian history is vast and rich and a constant mystery. The game is simple and intended for children around the ages of 8-12 (the later part of their primary education).The game gives them assignments in the present year, and as they go out on missions, they can jump back and forth in time with a special dial.This way, they can build up an entire history of the place throughout time. The user can engage with the characters in the story and will have to fulfill the role of the person they are during that time period. The interface is simple with a menu, timeline, map and gold pouch.


Wireframe First Iteration


UI Design


UI Design - Journal


Pan's labyrinth computer Game This project was an individual class assignment for a UI course. The project was to create a user interface for a movie of our choice. I chose Pan’s Labryinth because of the beautiful artistry and story line that the movie has. First we had to figure out what the game would entail and what a player would need in order to play the game. I created the game for teens because of the content and graphics. This also meant that the game could have a more intricate structure that ran along with the storyline. I researched the movie and pulled it into pieces that could be interesting to add to the game development. After pulling out pieces of the movie that were important I identified the necessary components that would appear in the interface design. The gamer will need to be able to access the:moon cycle, the items, the faun, the faeries, the map, a life and bonus bar and see the story line.


Sketches


Wire Frames MOON MAP

ITEM

ITEM

ITEM

FAIRY

FAIRY

FAIRY LIFE BONUS

FAUN

BOOK

OPT

HINT

/ STORY BAR

MOON MAP

ITEM

ITEM

ITEM

FAIRY

FAIRY

FAIRY LIFE BONUS

FAUN

BOOK

OPT

HINT

/ STORY BAR


Final Product


NYU Stern Club Website mockup This mock up was for a competition for the NYU Stern Private Equity Club. The final product was not picked from the competition but rather designed afterwards in order to modernize and providea higher quality site for all members. The idea was simple and straight forward with simple directions from the NYU Stern Club that were provided. I took their thoughts and adjusted and tweaked it for a different feel.


Directions from Site


Mock Up 1


Mock Up 2


Thank you for your time.

Best Regards, Jenn Wong

please feel free to find me online @ about.me/jennifer.yin.wong or contact me if you have any further questions Have a wonderful day!

Portfolio Sample (USC)  

Graphic Portfolio Sample

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