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EVERNOTE, dream job

EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS

KAREN X. CHENG

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EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS
EVERNOTE, dream job KAREN X. CHENG karenx.com 520 OR 90, co-founder & designer SWIFT DEER DESIGNS

520 OR 90, co-founder & designer

SWIFT DEER DESIGNS QUICKLY UNDER DEADLINES (2011-NOW)

- lead designer of disruptive Seattle traffic app for iOS and Android

- 4,000 users in first month, featured in Huffington Post, Techflash Startup of the Week, design received Geekwire Editor’s pick for iOS

- created prototype in 54 hours at Startup Weekend Seattle

- hijacked friends’ parties to do guerilla usability testing

MICROSOFT EXCEL, program manager

BUZZING BEE CROSS-POLLINATES ACROSS TEAMS (2009-NOW)

- led team of 10 to bring big bet features from ideas to reality in Excel 15

- inspired team of 200+ to think innovatively by creating vision video

- created designs, drove consensus between designers and developers

- created wireframes, ran usability tests, iterated on designs, wrote specs

- inventor or co-inventor of 7 patents pending

MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER, marketing

SLY FOX WAS CUNNING TO MARKET IE (SUMMER 2009)

- designed microsoft.com/ie8 site, 20 million hits/month at launch

- initiated an unusually visible project for a summer intern

- created wireframes, improved download UI, wrote site copy

- collaborated with designers, developers, marketing, legal, international

UNIV. OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, teaching assistant

PATIENT TORTOISE TAUGHT 90 COLLEGE STUDENTS (2008-2009)

- explained programming concepts to students

- wrote the spec and test plan of the final team project

- co-wrote exams and homework assignments

- updated curriculum and gave guest lectures on user-friendly design

MORE EXPERIENCES

HARDWORKING MULE WORKED JOBS WHILE IN SCHOOL

- Texas Instruments, Business Analyst Intern (2007)

- Pickaprof.com, Public Relations Intern (2007)

- Cunningham Market Research, Recruiter and Interviewer (2006)

- Texas Juggling Society, President (2006-2007)

EDUCATION

HUNGRY PIG HAS A BIG APPETITE TO LEARN University of Texas at Austin, BBA 2009 | GPA: 4.0 | Rank: 1 of 745 Majors: Management Information Systems, Business Honors

Continuing Education: Graphic Design Class Levels 1&2. Dale Carnegie Leadership Training. Acting Classes. Cello, piano, voice lessons.

SKILLS

HONEY BADGER DON’T CARE. DO WHATEVER IT TAKES.

- Computer: Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Omnigraffle, Camtasia, Evernote, of course. Java, HTML, CSS.

- Language: English, (spoken) Mandarin, (stumbling) French

- For Fun: Singing in Electric Villain (band), learning musical instruments, public speaking, writing, creating stuff, self-improvement book junkie