“A user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good”

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Tianyu Wang

8 Years UX/UI Design Experience

Who am I?

I thought my domain name already answered this… Welcome to the portfolio website of Tianyu Wang, a UX/UI designer / (self-taught) iOS developer living in Chicago.

I initially went into college wanting to become a concept artist or 3D artist for video games, but my career has continually led me down new paths and exploring a wide variety of styles, especially the iOS world. I practice user centered design principles basing design decisions on user needs and business goals. I also love the logic of programming and always enjoy to work on a project as designer and developer. I taught myself C, Objective-C and Swift to have a better understanding for both design and coding. I’m working towards becoming a MEGA-Evolved designer.

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Mobile & Tablet App Design

3 things I bring with me all the time: keys, wallet, and phone. Using iOS, Android or Windows Phone, I’ll take complex problems and turn them into simple and beautiful interface designs.

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Web Design

Guiding the eye with position, color and clarity. A great web design must have good user experience and support all the functionality. I’ll consider both details and usability along the way.

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Rapid Prototyping

A prototype is worth a thousand meetings. I create prototypes to solve conflicting ideas, evaluate designs, start conversations, and manage the building process.

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3D Art

Adding another dimension of depth. Using 3ds Max, Zbrush and Vray to create 3D characters and environments. Imperative for interior and 3D printer projects.

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Concept Art

Did I tell you that I can draw dragon? Presenting a visual representation of a design, idea and mood for video games or movies.

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Front-End Development

Programming is like a puzzle, and every puzzle has solution. I can develop from my visual concept to a fully functional website or iOS app.