Umi is an interactive designer who likes to build things with code. She has strong UX background and has been working in digital media since 2009. Right now she's working as a Graphics/Multimedia Editor at The New York Times. See all of her latest work.
A project of Modern Love and The New York Times Gender Initiative.
A project to provide obituaries for notable women who were overlooked in The Times’s 167-year history.
Gold Medal: Feature Video: Service and Best Mobile Experience for Digital Platform for the 53rd Annual Design Competition by The Society of Publication Designers (SPD); Award of Excellence: Features: Single-subject Project for the Society for News Design’s 2017 Best of Digital Design Competition.
Silver Medal: Homepage/Single Screen Design and Best Web: Custom Feature Design (Longform) for the 53rd Annual Design Competition by The Society of Publication Designers (SPD); Award of Excellence: Features: Single-subject Project for the Society for News Design’s 2017 Best of Digital Design Competition.
Silver Medal: Breaking/Daily News: Single-subject Project in the Society for News Design’s 2017 Best of Digital Design Competition.
An installation that captures the relationship between people and their inner craving. It asks the audience one simple question, “If you could have ANY food in the world right now, what would you wish for?”
An installation that tries to instigate people's inner craving, through real food display interface (pizza, sushi, burger, bacon, steak).
An AR mobile app that highlights the diversity of NYC by combining multi-sensory aspects of visuals + recorded audio of real New Yorkers.
An installation that encourages interactions between strangers, by forcing them to hold hands to complete a human circuit that triggers sound.
A visualization showing all the cheap-eats options based on proximity Parsons School of Design, NY. Dataset from Yelp, made in Processing.
SELECT PAST WORK (2010-2014)
Some of my old portfolios from my past role as a User Experience (UX) Evangelist for Microsoft Indonesia. Clients for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 app design include: Trakindo CAT, Garuda and Citilink Indonesia, Bank Central Asia, Kaskus, BlueBird Taxi, Express Taxi, Bussan Auto Finance, MetroTV, OkeZone, etc. View all.