resume - Wendy Wu

Qinge Wu
mobile: 517-802-7090
email: [email protected]
Work Experience
Jan. – July IBM, Austin, TX
2014 Software Product Designer
• Worked on design projects for IBM Watson, IBM Notes, and IBM Cloud
Virtualization Solutions.
• Worked as the visual designer in a multidisciplinary team, created
storyboards, wireframes, low fidelity prototypes, designed and
implemented pixel-prefect user interface.
• Created cohesive style guides and ensured that the IBM design language is
applied across the product.
Sept. – Dec. RetailNext, San Jose, CA
2013 Graphic Designer
• Rebranded RetailNext.
• Conducted user research, produced wireframes and proposed solutions
that improved the overall experience of
• Prepared marketing materials for multiple teams.
Aug. 2013 – Estrin Technologies Inc., New York, NY
Jan. 2014 Web Designer - Freelance
• Designed marketing websites for various small businesses.
Jan. – Dec. TempoRun LCC, East Lansing, MI
2013 UI Designer - Contract
• Worked with three developers, designed and launched an award-winning
iPhone fitness app within five months.
• Produced wireframes, prototypes, and detailed design specifications
• Designed marketing and sales promotion materials.
May 2012 – TechSmith Corporation, Okemos, MI
May 2013 Graphic Design Intern • Designed print and digital marketing materials across departments.
• Created new sets of visual asset for Snagit and Camtasia Studio.
• Updated the company website using OpenText.
Sept. 2014 – Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
Present MFA, Web Design and New Media
• Studying the art of visual design, typography and interactive web design.
• Intensive training on front-end programming.
Sept. 2009 –
May 2013
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
BA, Advertising, specialization in design
• Extensively developed my knowledge in the principles of design,
communication theories and campaign strategies.
• Graduated with honors as a member of the Honors College
• Overall GPA 3.82/4.0
• Dean’s List (8/8 semesters)
Grand Prize Winner
MSU Media Sandbox Challenge
Outstanding Senior Award
Michigan State University
2013 SXSW Collegiate Digital
Media Startup Tournament
2013 Gold ADDY Award
Red Haven Restaurant Branding
2013 Silver ADDY Award
MSUCUSA Logo Redesign
Red Haven Restaurant Logo Design
2013 Merit ADDY Award
Novel Stationery Branding
Academic Poster Design
2012 Merit ADDY Awards
Metropolis Magazine Cover and
Spread Design
Broad China Business Forum Poster
Adobe Creative Suite
Expert Level
Design Thinking Methodology
Good working knowledge
JavaScript, Python
Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese
Full professional proficiency
Children’s literature
Swimming, Sketching, Musicals