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ABOUT

Hi! I am Jessica, a hybrid designer with strong visual aesthetics and deep appreciation towards the technology behind.

I create user interface and design user experience with the user’s best interest in mind, while balancing the product goals expected by the stakeholders.

I was once told by a very wise friend of mine that “art is the flesh, technology is the skeleton, and the design is the soul.”

After being in the game/tech industry for over five years now, I appreciate and only grow eager to understand even more of the interlinking nature of all the three aspects. A product is indeed a life which has the ability to create great influence.

I believe that sustainable designs are from the understanding and appreciation towards the inter-dependency and dialogues between a product, its creators and sponsors, and its users.

Please feel free to contact me for questions or potential job inquiries:

jessicatclee@gmail.com

Linkedin

ArtStation

If you are interested in buying prints or framed pieces of my art, please visit: Store

For work in Clients page, please email me for password.

 
 

Resume

~  PDF version can be downloaded HERE ~

EXPERIENCE

Senior Visual Designer/UX Designer | Munkyfun Inc. 
June 2017 - current

‧Conducted research for and designed user experience and user interfaces with game design and engineering teams for new projects. Created and maintained specs for design resources, directions, notes and best practices.

‧Closely worked with multidisciplinary team, directors and stakeholders to maintain smooth pipeline and open conversations. Trained junior team member regarding the pipeline.

‧Implemented visual solutions and polished game experiences in Unity in basic C#. Revised and implemented new visuals and animations for company website by using HTML, CSS and jQuery.

‧Created data-driven marketing and branding materials for various projects.

Shipped Projects:

  • Munkyfun.com

  • Alpha Squad 5

  • The Truth Comes Out

Product Designer | Independent Developer 
Jan 2019 - current

‧Conducted research for and designed user experience and user interfaces with engineer for VR projects.

‧Maintained design specs and worked closely with the engineer to brainstorm and bring about design solutions.

‧Created clickable prototype using Adobe XD and Unity for user testing

Concept Designer | Munkyfun Inc. 
May. 2014 - Mar. 2017

‧Main concept artist worked closely with the Creative Director and the Art Director to create and ensure a high-level visual quality and to achieve the most suitable and effective design solutions.

‧Responsible for wide range of concept subjects from characters to environments and props designs, and in charge of creating pitch art for project proposals and marketing materials for increasing products exposure.

Shipped Projects:

  • League of War: VR Arena

  • League of War: Mercenaries

  • League of War

  • My Horse

Concept Designer/ Illustrator
Feb. 2014 - Jan. 2018
Clients include: HEX Entertainment, Galaxy Press and more

‧Created appealing illustrations for books, magazines, and card/board games

‧Created concepts of backgrounds, characters, industrial design, vehicles, environments, props, buildings for an indie game project, and key frames for an indie film

Product Designer
Sep. 2009 - May. 2010
The Cultural and Creative Industry in Taiwan

‧Conducted interviews with targeted audience about their current behaviors and thoughts on the topic.

‧Brainstormed with the design team to determine enhancements and product features.

‧Developed a set of meaningful package design based on research and meeting client’s objectives.

Web and Visual Designer
Apr. 2009 - Jun. 2009
Want Want China Times Media Group

‧Created a web advertisement for the media group by closely working with a team and using Flash, basic coding, Adobe Illustrator to bring the result to life


SKILLS


Adobe Creative Suite
InVision
Sketchup
Maya
ZBrush
Unity
HTML/CSS
jQuery
Basic C#

 

Modo
Marvelous Designer
Keyshot
Traditional Fine Art Training & Sensibility
Problem Solving & Design Thinking
Unity Art Implementation

Heuristics, Persona, Empathy Map, User Testing, MVP, User Stories, UX Research, User Flow, Sitemap, Card Sort


PUBLICATIONS

‧ 3D Artist Issue 122 Mech Design in SketchUp Tutorial – 2016
‧  Infected By Art Vol. 4 & 5– 2015, 2016
‧  Creative Quarterly Art Magazine Issue 43 & 44 – 2015, 2016
‧  2D Artist Issue 115 Aircraft Design & Painting Tutorial – 2015
‧  ImagineFX Issue 126 Monthly Artist Feature - 2015
‧  Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue 9 Cover & Feature Artist - 2015

CREDITS & AWARDS

‧  Talent Plus Group Show, Laguna Gallery - 2015
‧  New Vision Group Show, Society of Illustrators - 2015
‧  Creative Quarterly Magazine, Winner Fine Art Category - 2015
‧  Falkirk Cultural Center, Best in Show - 2015
‧  Academy of Art Spring Show, 1st Place in Fine Art, 2nd & 3rd Place in Concept Designs and Illustration- 2013, 2014
‧  Academy of Art Spring Show, Runner-Up - 2011-2014


EDUCATION

Academy of Art University
Illustration - Concept Art  |  Master of Fine Arts (MFA)  |  2011 - 2014

National Taiwan University of Arts
Visual Communication Design  |  Bachelor of Fine Arts (MFA)  |  2006 - 2010

Springboard UX Certified Program
2018