Xiangzhen Lü

Male, born on 28 Mar 1988, Hong Kong Citizenship
Firenze.lu@gmail.com / +86 150 1065 1360
Seeking a 2017 full-time position at Guangzhou, China in interface / interaction / product design.
 

Education

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Apr 2014 - Apr 2016
Master's in Media Art & Design, specialized in Interface Design


• Master's Thesis: 1.0 ("excellent"), with distinction
• Courses taken: Responsive Webdesign, Inside Mobile, Human-Computer Interaction, Society of Networked Things
• Works selected and presented in faculty exhibition and Jena Fulldome Festival 2015

City University of Hong Kong
Sep 2006 - Jul 2010
Bachelor's in Engish for Professional Communication, minor in China Business


• GPA: 3.30 (B+), with one semester in Dean's List
• Courses taken: Desktop Publishing, Visual Communication, Intercultural Communication
• Received Mainland Students Entrance Scholarship

California State University, Long Beach
Aug 2008 - Jan 2009
Exchange Study


• Received Student Exchange Scholarship
• Courses taken: Psychology, Feature Writing
• Volunteered in community polling station in Long Beach for 2008 Presidential Election


Work

Ming Pao Weekly
May 2012 - Aug 2013
Digital Editor


• Developed concept of iPad version
• Designed UI and interactions of Web & Adobe Flash versions
• Designed mini-site of GEO HONG KONG Project

C Y Leung Campaign Office
Nov 2011 - Mar 2012
New Media Executive


• Maintained Chief Executive candidate's website
• Designed social media strategy including various SNS sites
• Provided IT & photographic support

China Energy Fund Committee
Jul 2010 - Oct 2011
Communication & Research Officer


• Maintained Corporate website
• Designed corporate image (print & digital)
• Liaison for business trip to Iran


Projects

Live Magnet, Master's Thesis
Apr 2016
A device bridging tangible and digital life


• A pervasive display project that takes the form factor of a fridge magnet
• Worked with e-paper display, BLE module and Arduino
• Developed six web apps and a Processing app
• Developed enclosure and 3D-printed it

Project Bench
Apr 2015
A smart bench that tweets


• An IoT project with bench as smart object
• Worked with Arduino
• Responsible for persona, interaction and tangible designs


Bedtime Story
May 2015
A fulldome 3D animation film with original music


• Combined green-screen footages with 3D modeling and computer graphics
• Composed original soundtracks
• Worked with spatial sound
• Nominated in the Finalists of Audience's Choice in Fulldome Festival 2015, Zeiss-Planetarium Jena


Skills

Design tools

Photoshop
After Effects, Premiere Pro
Illustrator
InDesign
Fusion 360
3ds Max

Web technology

HTML5
CSS3
JavaScript, jQuery
PHP


Designer's Portfolio and more at:
http://firenzelu.me