Ran Liu, Designer in San Rafael, CA, United States
Ran Liu

Designer in San Rafael, CA, United States

Member since May 1, 2019
Ran brings an artist's eye and an engineer's mind to approach design in a systematic yet creative way. She holds a Master of Science degree in computer science, human-computer interaction, and data visualization. In the past five years, Ran has specialized in solving complex enterprise SaaS problems by creating elegant and simple UX solutions. Ran follows an iterative, user-centered, and data-informed design process.
Ran is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Senior UX Designer

    2016 - 2019
    Amplitude Analytics
    • Created a design taxonomy product add-on that generated over 200+ sales opportunities and millions of dollars in revenue.
    • Led design and research for an automated release analysis feature, a crucial building block for the amplitude growth engine.
    • Spearheaded Amplitude's design system, Cerulean.
    • Designed and created various growth experiments on the company's website to generate more qualified leads and opportunities.
    • Led the design team for various design endeavors such as creating personas, running and hosting a usability improvement day, and defining the company's design and experience principles.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Illustrator, Framer
  • Instructor

    2018 - 2018
    UC Berkeley Extension
    • Taught a 10-week diagramming and prototyping for UX course for a class of 14 students. Topics including user-centered design, user experience mapping, low-fi and high-fi wireframing, and different levels of prototyping.
    Technologies: Sketch

Education

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2009 - 2012
    University of Maryland - College Park

Certifications

  • Applied UX Intensive
    MAY 2017 - PRESENT
    Cooper Professional Education

Experience

Location

San Rafael, CA, United States

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