Hi, I am Rain. I design with empathy for harnessing technology to reduce inequality and empower positive social change.
2017 - 2019
Royal College of Art
Master of Fine Art - Design Product
2013 - 2017
College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University
Bachelor of Fine Art - Product Design (Top 1% for Four-year grade)
University of Toronto
Academia Success, Personal Health and International Leadership Development Summer Program
Research Associate at Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design
Designed a wall screen dashboard and an IoT system for internal clients in Singapore Airline Digital Reimagination Project, incorporating user research.
07.2018 - 10.2018
Internship at Philips (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
03.2016 - 03.2017
Internship at Zhejiang Made in Nature Co., Ltd.
Sponsored by Mylove Co., Ltd.
Designed a platform and product to intervene in the current post-assault experience to protect and empower survivors by facilitating full recovery in China and beyond.
Sponsored by Charing Cross Hospital
Designed a workforce management platform with wearable devices for the support team that improve their efficiency and empower them.
04.2016 - 06.2016
Sponsored by Shaoxing Royal Tea Village Co., Ltd.
Developed service and app for matcha factory tourist experience
11.2015 - 01.2016
Sponsored by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Designed software for corporate team communication
Experienced in human-centered design, interaction design, sketching, prototyping and storytelling.
Skilled in conducting ethnographic studies, designing usability experiments, synthesising and analysing data from user research.
Rhino, Keyshot, CATIA, AutoCAD,
Apple Final Cut, Adobe Suite,
Sketch, Axure, Processing, Apple iWork
Mandarin (native), English
2013 - 2016 TEDxZJU - Chief Curator
Organised 7 TEDx Talks catering to the entire Zhejiang University student body.
Managed a team of 45 student volunteers and coordinated with TED speakers throughout.
2015 - 2016 Kenyan Women’s Education Project — Volunteer
Provided counseling, guidance, and childcare for women and their families living in slums
Empower the women through income-generating projects, education and skill-training.
2013 - 2016 Marie Stopes International China – Volunteer
Created visual designs to promote awareness regarding sexual health issues
2014 - 2015 ZJU Marketing Association – Co-Founder
Co-founded and led the organisation of 80 members
Organised site visit and made creative marketing plans for West Lake Cultural Co. Ltd.