Graphic & Interaction Designer

Anum Awan


I am an Interaction Designer based in San Francisco, working at the intersection of emerging technology, education & UX design.


Education
California College of the Arts [MDes Interaction Design]
Massachusetts College of Art & Design [BFA Graphic Design]

Work Experience
Product Designer at Lightform [San Francisco]
LX Designer at Minds of Tomorrow [San Francisco]
UX Designer at NIO [San Francisco]
Creative Technologist at Tellart [Berkeley]
Graphic Designer at Fenway Health [Boston]


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Lightform

Product Designer & Community Manager

March 2020 to present

Overview
Working on the first design tool for projected augmented reality. Lightform makes it easy for anyone to create epic visuals for projected AR using content creation software powered by computer vision hardware.

UI Design
UX Design

Customer Success

Design Research

Minds of Tomorrow

Learning Experience Designer

September 2019 to March 2020

Overview
Designing STEAM curriculum for workshops and camps for middle and high school students with an emphasis on interactivity and emerging technologies.

Design Research
exploring experiential learning methodologies and current STEAM/STEM trends

Frameworks
designing curriculums that scale
Prototyping
iterating curriculums based on prototyping workshops and tests 
Emerging Technology
creating learning experiences related to topics such as paper circuits, and interactive games in Scratch and Roblox

NIO

UX Designer

April 2018 to June 2019

Overview
Crafted user experiences for L4 autonomous vehicles by concepting, sketching and prototyping innovative interactions using emerging technology both, in and around, the car.


UI Design
through wireframes and prototypes for connected screen based interfaces

Technological Innovation
exploration of uses cases for technologies like augmented reality, eye-tracking, networked devices, and data visualization
Design Artifacts
asset creation for presenting concepts to stakeholders such as interaction models, diagrams, storyboards, decks, and live demos

Tellart

Technologist Intern

January 2018 to April 2018

Overview
Early stage prototyping for Biomuseo, a biodiversity museum in Panama.


Projection Mapping
Schematics & Diagrams
Software & Hardware Testing
Technical Research

Fenway Health

Graphic Designer

October 2012 to June 2016

Part of the in-house design team at a
national LGBT health center.

Print Design
posters, brochures, reports, marketing materials
Digital Design
web, emails, presentations

Design Management
Event Branding