Zih-Hong Lin (Zach)

Better design, better experiences.

email pirastr@gmail.com call +886 939 323 900 location_on Hsinchu, Taiwan
About Portfolio Resume

Education

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, TW / Sep 2014 - Jan 2017
MDes in Interaction Design


Experience

Industrial Technology Research Institute
Hsinchu, TW / Feb 2017 - Present
UI / UX Designer (R&D Alternatver Service)

I'm now fulfilling my mandatory military service. 💪

NVIDIA Corporation
Taipei, TW / Jun 2016 - Jan 2017
UI / UX Designer

Worked as the main designer who was responsible for designing various innovative products.
- Led the plan and execution of user experience research through methods of user-centered design.
- Refined research findings, pinpointed design requirements and established development strategies for software products.
- Designed the functional map, UI flow, wireframe, prototype and GUI of product.
- Collaborated closely with project managers and engineers to iterate products through efficient development.

Trend Micro Inc.
Taipei, TW / Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
UI Design Intern

Created whole-new mobile experience for the featured products.
- Penetrated into users’ needs and problems through competitive product analysis and in-depth interviews to create whole-new mobile experience.
- Led the design, research and development teams in brainstorming product strategies.
- Carried out user flow planning and interface designing of product prototype based on ideas proposed in meetings.
- Developed interactive product prototype for design validation and usability testing.

BonTree Creative Ltd.
Taipei, TW / Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
iOS Developer

Took on the position as the lead developer in the startup.
- Piloted the startup in conducting survey and research on users.
- Introduced business model analysis and established product development strategies.
- Developed creative products with effective teamwork skills.


Skills

Research
Affinity Diagram
Competitor Analysis
Contextual Inquiry
Interviews
Survey

Design
Information Architecture
Persona
Rapid Prototyping
Story Mapping
Storyboarding
Wireframing

Test
A/B Testing
Statistics Testing
Usability Testing

Tools
Adobe CC (PS, IL, ID, FL, DW)
Axure RP
Framer Studio
HTML / CSS / JavaScript
Sketch
Quartz Composer (Origami)


Publications

Conference Papers (UX & HCI related)

  1. Ko, M.-C., & Lin, Z.-H. (2018). CardBot: A Chatbot for Business Card Management. In Proceedings of IUI'18: 23rd Interactional Conference on Intelligent User Interfces Companion. March 7, 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

  2. Lin, Z.-H., & Chen, C.-H. (2016). A Study on the Sound Design of Mobile Application. In 2016 Technology and Teaching International Conference. November 25, 2016, New Taipei City.

  3. Lin, Z.-H., & Chen, C.-H. (2016). User Experience Study on the Sound Design of Mobile User Interface. In International Conference on Social Design and Resilient Sustainable Planning. March 3, 2016, Taoyuan County.

  4. Hsu, Y.-Y., Lin, Z.-H., Liang, R.-H., & Chen, C.-H. (2015). Air Lamp – A Poetic Expression of Energy Consumption. In 2015 International Conference on Kansei Engineering: Sensability and Rationality. December 3, 2015 Taoyuan County

  5. Lin, Z.-H., & Chen, C.-H. (2015). The Study of User Experience on the Sound Design of Mobile Interface. In 2015 Technology and Teaching International Conference. November 27, 2015, New Taipei City.

  6. Chen, C.-H., Chen, S.-C., Tsai, C.-E., Hsiao, J.-H., & Lin, Z.-H. (2015). A Study on the 3D Visual Guidance of Wayfinding Behavior in Virtual Environment. In The 20th Annual Conference of Chinese Institute of Design. May 16, 2016, Yunlin County.

  7. Lin, Z.-H., & Chen, C.-H. (2015). An Observation on the Use Habits of Sports Earphone for Joggers. In Design Future International Academic Conference. March 13, 2015, Taoyuan County.