Hi, I'm Marvin, a HongKonger based in New York City :)

Education


Parsons School of Design - The New School (2018-2021)

- Bachelor of Fine Arts - BFA Art, Media, and Technology: Illustration, GPA: 3.84
- Awards: Dean’s List: Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019; Dean’s BFA Scholarship; Tau Sigma National Honor Society

University of Hong Kong (June 2016- Dec 2017)
- Transferred to the Parsons School of Design after 3 semesters of BA Architecture Studies.

Experiences


Advisor (UX and Design) - Startup in Stealth Mode (Jul 2019, New York)
- EdTech startup founded by an Assistant VP at a Fortune 500 Investment Bank
- Digitalized the CLE (Continuing Legal Education) tracking process to help lawyers fulfill their annual Bar requirement
- Halved the development time of the Alpha by clarifying user flow

User Experience Consultant - Miro AI (Jan 2019, Hong Kong)
- Advised on the primary consumer product at Miro Ai, the winner of 2019 SXSW Pitch Sports Technology Category, with 2019 projected revenue at 2.1 million USD 
- Reported to former Global Directors at McDonald’s
- Derived more than 20 actionable conclusions from Google Analytics and FullStory.com, addressing user experience, usability, and information architecture concerns
- Determined smaller A/B tests to validate design recommendations 
- Wire-framed design recommendations as input for an external branding and UI design agency 
- Drove results in two weeks and 20% under budget using the Agile methodology

Workshop: Applications of Digital Analytics and Management Strategies in UX - Startup (Nov 2018 - Jan 2019, New York)
- Led UX within the core team of 3, with former Director of Product Management at Capital One Labs (founder), and former Analyst Developer at Goldman Sachs (tech lead) using the Stage-gate model
- Analyzed As-Is workflows and validated To-Be workflows with attitudinal user research
- Mocked up a comprehensive CRM platform that helps estate and financial planners generate leads, schedule meetings and streamline document sharing with cloud

6 Weeks UX Design Circuit - General Assembly (Jul 2018, New York)
- Mentored by Jason Early, a UX Designer with clients such as Google, and Apple.
- Designed a clickable prototype for a client
- Considered the holistic user experience from on-boarding to visual design
- Used Lean UX methods: interviewing, affinity mapping, storyboarding, as well as paper prototyping

Creative Intern - Constant Creative (Jun 2018, Hong Kong)
- Collaborated with the only team of four designers
- Created advertising materials, eg. posters and brand collaterals under brand guidelines
- Worked on Nikon’s regional Instagram video campaign, art direction of Steelcase’s global promotional video, window display of The Nate, among others


Certifications


- MITx on edX: 6.00.1x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
- PWC on Coursera: Data Driven Decision Making
- Google: Google Analytics Individual Qualification, Google Ads Fundamentals
- Facebook: Brand Safety Across the Facebook Family of Apps and Services, Deliver Ads and Evaluate Outcomes with Facebook Pixel
- Lean Six Sigma Institute: Yellow Belt
- Corporate Finance Institute (registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)): Introduction to Corporate Finance, Accounting Fundamentals, Fixed Income Fundamentals

Technical Skills


UX: Rapid Prototyping, Information Architecture, Wireframing, Sketch, Web design, User interface design, usability testing, Adobe XD, Invision, Origami Studio
Creative: Adobe CC Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Lightroom
Coding: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Python
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Chinese)

Volunteering


Soup Kitchen at New York Common Pantry, Mock Interviews for the Mentally Challenged at AHRCNYC, Meal Service for the Visually Impaired at VISIONS

References

Available on Linkedin

marvinkcheung@gmail.com
New York / Hong Kong