About my design journey... 

 

Thanks for taking the time to visit my portfolio! I am a Product Designer with a curiosity to explore future possibilities. Here's my design journey. ​

 

Before UX, I graduated with a BA (Hons) Advertising @Hong Kong, training my digital, graphic, branding, animation, social media, and advertising skills.  After my BA graduation, I became a Yahoo Designer for 3 years, providing integrated creative design solutions. Throughout working on different clients projects, I critically think about what is design.

My transition into UX stemmed from my belief that design can help people solve problems, not just communicate better. I want to put people first and design something that can make them live better. Therefore, I moved to London to study MA User Experience Design at the University of the Arts London. Learning and working on UX equipped me with a human-centred and experimental mindset. Our world is transforming because of technological innovation and globalization. User expectations and experiences are changing all the time. I consider myself a UX Designer who understands and accepts human behaviour the way it is and not the way we want it to be. I am enthusiastic about creating genuine and conscientious products for people.

 

— Winnie Wong

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Clients

 

UAL, Yahoo, Verizon Media, Publicis, IBM, HSBC, Allianz and The Usborne Foundation

 
 

Education

 

Awards

 

Yahoo Hackday Champion 2018
Red Dot Design Award — App Design 2017
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2017
Yahoo University Program — First Runner Up
Two Dean’s Lists
Four Talent Development Scholarships

MA User Experience Design University of the Arts London

Distinction A+

BA (Hons) in Advertising THEi

CGPA 3.43/4

 

Recently

 

Living and working in London, UK

UX Designer — University of the Arts London 


Reading

Atomic Habits — James Clear

Invisible Women — Caroline Criado-Perez

Enjoyed

User Friendly — Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant

Thinking, Fast and Slow Book — Daniel Kahneman

Shoe Dog — Phil Knight

The Design of Everyday Things — Don Norman
Sprint — Jake Knapp
Steal Like an Artist — Austin Kleon
Show Your Work — Austin Kleon

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products — Nir Eyal

Emotional Design — Don Norman
Steve Jobs — Walter Isaacson

Elon Musk — Ashlee Vance

 
 

Listening

Design Better Podcast 

Design Matters Podcast 

Learning

UX Accessibility Online Course

Product Management Online Course

Learned

Lean UX and Agile Nielsen Norman Group 

Create a Design System in Figma  — awwwards. academy 

 

Outside of work... 

 
 

Apart from being a Designer, I’m a cat lover. Having a cat makes me a better UX Designer. Two questions always pop up in my mind are "What makes my cat love me more?" and "How to communicate better with my cat?"... These are some thinkings around user experience, so "What makes your users love your product?" :D

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I like daily drawing. Sometimes it helps me find puzzle pieces of memories, some weird ideas, some hidden self and more. I feel relaxed and concentrate more when I draw! so how well do you know yourself?

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Contact Me...

 
+44 (0) 7874 740757 +852 6352 9615 
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