Daniel Mao, Designer in San Jose, CA, United States
Daniel Mao

Designer in San Jose, CA, United States

Member since February 5, 2020
Daniel focuses on creating strategic storytelling and meaningful user-centric experience through visual design and animation. He’s spent the last seven years building enterprise-level digital products for clients like Amazon, Intel, and Verizon, among others. He balances both user experience and visual development mindsets by leveraging the deep experience from his early career in 3D motion design.
Daniel is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Motion Designer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Amazon
    • Worked with the creative director from proof-of-concept directions to polished UI design.
    • Defined motion language and patterns and applied them on visual items and transitions for both the on-device experience and the companion mobile app.
    • Built UX motion prototypes for both decision-making and research purposes.
    • Delivered detailed design and motion specifications for engineering implementation.
    • Delivered code-based SVG animations for engineering implementation.
    • Created branding animations and OOBE.
    Technologies: Maya, Sketch, Adobe Suite
  • Product Designer

    2014 - 2018
    Verizon
    • Designed the UX/UI for Fios IPTV platform and its companion mobile app, from ideation to final launch.
    • Defined motion language and patterns and built UX motion prototypes for both decision-making and research purposes.
    • Worked with third-party content providers to regulate their content graphics for Fios UI accommodation.
    • Delivered detailed design and motion specifications for engineering implementation.
    • Created branding animations.
    • Built visual and motion designs for Verizon’s Go90 video app, launched in October 2015, which was followed with 2 million downloads and average of 30+ mins daily streaming.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Maya, InVision, Sketch, Adobe Suite

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts degree in Animation and Visual Eects (VFX)
    2007 - 2010
    Academy of Art University - San Francsco
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Animation Technology
    2000 - 2004
    Communication University of China - Beijing

Experience

Location

San Jose, CA, United States

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