Christina Chan, Designer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Christina Chan

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
January 25, 2017

Christina is a design and techno-enthusiast passionate about designing intuitive, engaging, and meaningful relationships between people and products. She believes whole-heartedly in learning by doing. The clients that she's worked with are Microsoft, Sony, Union Bank, Activision, Fandango, Weight Watchers, Johnson & Johnson, VCA Hospital, ABC, E! Online, MyStyle, Ticketmaster, Live Nation, and various startups.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Director of Design

2015 - 2017
FlashFunders
  • Led the overall design strategy that helped startups raise over a $100M total on FlashFunders.
  • Established an iterative product approach with continuous user testing and interview feedback.
  • Worked closely with operations, business development, and the marketing team to create features that help facilitate the internal fundraising process.
  • Grew and managed the design team with two direct reports.
  • Handled product design tasks included brainstorming, user research, IA, interaction design, visual design, and user testing.
Technologies: InVision, Principle, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Product Design Lead

2013 - 2015
Vhoto
  • Led the product strategy, creative, and UX design direction which was featured as the Best New App by Apple with over a million downloads.
  • Developed a Vhoto VIP program that served as our core testing group.
  • Worked directly with the marketing team to create social media strategies.
Technologies: InVision, Principle, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Senior UX Designer | Mobile Lead

2011 - 2013
Activision
  • Defined the overall mobile strategy with 6.8 million mobile installs.
  • Handled design tasks including research, requirements gathering, UX design, user testing, development support, and mobile QA input.
Technologies: InVision, Principle, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
2010 - 2010

Certificate in Interaction Design Practicum

Cooper U - San Francisco, CA, USA

2003 - 2007

Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology

University of California, Davis - Davis, CA, USA

Tools

Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Principle, InVision, Sketch 3, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC

Industry Expertise

Insurance

Platforms

Mobile, Web, Android, iOS, Windows

Other

UX Strategy, User Experience (UX), Fintech, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Fintech Design, UX Testing, Android Design Guidelines, Cross-platform, Sitemaps, User Interface (UI), Game Design, Apps, Wireframing, Platform Design, User Flows, UX Design

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