With a background in psychology, graphic design, and UX studies, I am passionate about discovering how people tick and creating products that bring them delight. Creativity is important, but it becomes exciting when it’s guided by real world data. I have over five years of experience in project management, design, and marketing. I also enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of working in fast-paced and collaborative teams. I’m looking for an opportunity to wear many hats (figuratively, but open to literally) with a company that values holistic thinking and innovative design.
As a graduate of the User Interface and Communication program and a background in animation, I am passionate about all things visual in the digital space. I create and deliver a range of cross-platform work ranging from responsive landing pages to mobile apps, illustrative design and motion videos. I have a keen interest in VR/MR/AR, video games, print publication and where the edifice of interaction design will morph into as we progress in it’s continual evolution of the relationship between humans and technology.
From Customer service, to Automotive service now Design service. I've always had a knack for figuring out how things work, and making them better. When it comes to Ux/Ui practises, my goal is to design creative and meaningful solutions through in-depth research and iteration by mainly focus on detailed understandings of end users. By encompassing the use of teamwork and encouragement I aim to bring a fresh level of fun, cooperation, and creativity to wherever I'm placed.
Hi! I’m Rachel Heo, a UI designer based in Vancouver and Seoul. I have a passion for creating beautiful, intuitive, and highly crafted designs combining a considered approach with emerging technologies. My strengths lie in my attention to detail, the ability to refine complex requirements and information into simple and elegant solutions. I want to make sure that everything I produce is something that I would be excited about if I were the client. I love what I do and I do what I love, and it makes me want to always outdo myself and seek out new challenges.
Hello hi, I’m Vivian! I’m an inquisitive Digital Product & Service designer with a background in Industrial & Graphic design, as well as an empathetic explorer of all things design. I create and craft systems and strategies to tell stories that are impactful and memorable.Through my many internships, I have grown as a multidisciplinary designer/unicorn capable of producing both 3D and 2D works within a collaborative high-stress environment, and have since developed a passion for community-based social innovation work, web design and publication design.
I have recently made the transition into the tech industry but I believe that I have been practicing UX/UI principles throughout my journey. From sports, events, hospitality to the financial world, I have spent the last 8 years working towards delivering the best experiences to the end users. Providing creative design solutions based on research is what drives me and my curiosity towards people has led me to an education in Psychology and recently UX & UI Design at RED Academy.
Hi! My name is Lily. I am an accountant turned UI/UX designer. Bringing my analytical background into the creative field, I design to solve problems. Over the past 5 years, whether it is a spreadsheet file or mobile app, I have always enjoyed creating beautiful user experience by making my products easy to understand. My passion for crafting pixel perfect user interface is inspired by nature, where life begins. When I'm not designing, I love travelling to get to know different cultures and hiking.
I knew whatever I ended up doing in life would have to be fuelled by passion. To experience something new and challenging everyday is incredibly fulfilling to me as a designer. That is where I thrive and strive.
I’m a digital marketer and content creator who is passionate about music, arts, yoga and festival culture. I love bringing my energy and personality to all elements of my work. My professional charisma is best exemplified as the co-founder of the music festival blog Betty and Kora. My skills have been utilized by events and companies such as; Rip Curl Canada, Hitcase, Billboard, Fest300, Motion Notion Music Festival, and Mocean Yoga Retreats. I truly enjoy creating digital marketing strategies, nerding out on SEO and SEM, blogging, photography, campaign creation, social advertising, and diving into analytics so I can make data-based decisions.
Hello, I’m InHye, a front-end developer with the design background. What I love about being a front-end developer is the freedom for me to be both creative and analytical in solving problem. It’s fascinating to work with something that has limitless possibilities. I feel truly lucky to be the person having a job that I really enjoy doing and learning. Besides on being a developer, I love to travel and I have a deep appreciation in minimalist design, photography, and videography.
Hi! I’m Laura, a UX Designer with a background in graphic design. I’m an avid problem solver with a passion for understanding users through research, planning and testing; empathizing with their needs to create functional and aesthetically-pleasing design solutions that a human-centered approach.
Living and working in Vancouver, I am a RED Academy and University of British Columbia graduate who is passionate about all things design. Almost a year into my career change to become a full-stack designer, and I am eager to keep expanding my horizons. I currently hope to work at a digital design agency so I can continue learning from great designers and help businesses build strong brands. I value authenticity, teamwork, and humour and hope to work with likeminded designers and mentors.
Hi, I’m Rianne, a self-professed nerd and passionate digital marketer. With an insatiable appetite for learning and trying new things, I decided to take RED’s Digital Marketing Diploma to gain the hard skills that would compliment my Bachelor of Commerce. When I’m not obsessing over all-things SEO and social media, I love to cook and travel.
After spending multiple years working in tech companies helping customers with adopting a new software, I've decided to explore what is behind tech and become a front end web developer. I've completed an intense 12 week Web Development bootcamp at Red Academy and I'm excited to create beautiful experiences on the web. What I love about being a developer is being able to bring the ideas and designs to life by creating browser-compatible, mobile-friendly and accessible solutions and an amazing community that is constantly evolving.
I am a Junior Software Developer who sharpened his practical skills at RED Academy while taking the Full Stack Developer program. Before I found my passion for software development I was strongly drawn to the field of psychology, which lead me to complete my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of British Columbia. My passion for learning is what drives me. I love to read about and experiment with new technologies, and find myself bookmarking one too many things on Hacker News on a daily basis. The dynamic and fluid nature of a career in software development excites me, and combined with my passion for creative problem solving and continuous learning, is what makes it the perfect career for me.
Starts from Communications in SFU, Sophie adds lots of design fuel in RED Academy on the journey to become a great designer. Her love for detective novels and games makes her realize how much she likes to solve puzzles and mysteries, just like how much she likes to explore and test the solutions for every problem. Combining her passion for visual design, she becomes a UX/UI designer. On the weekends, Sophie usually spends time giving nonreciprocal love to her two cats.
I am passionate about digital marketing--helping clients create marketing strategies, coordinate detail-oriented tasks, and implement successful campaigns. With 5+ years of experience in digital and traditional marketing, I offer my diversified experience of working in various industries, and I am equipped to serve clientele with different backgrounds. The motto, "never forget your beginner's spirit,” often used by Yoshitomo Nara (my favourite Japanese artist), encourages me to take on challenges with passion. This is my motivation in every project I worked on, and I am sharing the same motivation to pursue my career as a digital marketing specialist.
Hi! My name is Jonathan Funk. After working for four years in the printing industry, I decided to make a career change and take RED Academy’s six month Full-Stack Developer Program in September, and I’ve been writing code ever since! One of my favourite things about software development is that there’s always something new to learn. I like to keep myself busy, challenge myself and come up with interesting project ideas. When I’m not coding, I like playing ping pong, baking, taking Zumba classes and travelling.