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Hello! I’m Tracy, and a Graphic Design graduate from OCAD University in Toronto. I'm currently a UX Designer at LinkedIn based in San Francisco, excited about designing solutions for everyday interactions with digital products and creating seamless experiences.

I started off practicing fine arts growing up, and my interests grew to graphics. I have used my painting skills to apply into my design work, such as eye for colour and composition. My interest in graphic design sprouted when I entered Design Exchange’s Graphic Design Competition in high school, which was open to students Canada-wide. I received 3rd place, and that gave me the motivation to pursue my path in design. 

Of course, design doesn't revolve around my whole life. Check out my succulent page

Please don't hesitate to contact me about questions, co-operation or hiring interest. I'd love to connect! hello@tracycai.me


EDUCATION

Ontario College of Art and Design University
Bachelor of Design  |  Toronto  |  2012 - 2017


EXPERIENCE

LinkedIn, UX Designer
San Francisco, CA  |  August 2017 - present
Designing cool things for LinkedIn's advertising platform, Campaign Manager

Wealthfront, Product Design Intern
Redwood City, CA  |  Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
Collaborated with product managers, engineers and designers to create mobile and web experiences that make personal finance intuitive and engaging. Lead visual and flow designs for projects, created designs for A/B testing and conducted user testing to learn more on client perspectives.

OCAD University, Multimedia and Graphic Designer 
Toronto  |  Sept 2014 - April 2016
Developed the school’s provincially recognized online financial literacy series program for the student population through animated videos. Lead in creating video content and establishing a style guide for designs and illustrations.


Bell Media, Motion and Graphic Design Intern
Toronto  |  July 2015 - August 2015
Collaborated with designers and directors to design motion graphics on various platforms for national specialty channels TSN, CTV and Discovery Channel. This included digital posters, snipe ads for TV shows, and promotional graphics.


RCA, Freelance Video Producer and Editor
Toronto  |  Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Created a series of informational video tutorials for android tablet products launched on Youtube, Walmart and RCA’s app. Also produced promotional content for new products for social media and video content.


Joyce Gallery Ltd, Graphic Design Intern
Hong Kong  |  May 2013 - Aug 2013
Designed poster material for their website and magazines such as Orientations. Attended auctions as a representative, photographed products and consulted with clients.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Bell Media Career Launcher
Toronto  |  2015

Design Exchange's Graphic Design Competition
Canada  |  2010


I paint in my spare time! Oil paint is my favourite painting medium.



I also redesigned my room, first rendering a model of my decisions before renovating it!