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Here are some frequently-asked questions to help you know something about me as a human.
FAQs about Yiran
1. Why do you want to be a designer?
There are mainly two things in life that can make me really excited about-creating beautiful things and solving problems. Being a designer allows me to do both every day.
2. What is your favorite part in a design process?
Understanding users and building empathy.
3. What are you good at?
Adapting to a new environment with little effort. Learning new tools fast. Working hard. Sleeping tight.
4. Where are you from?
I was born and raised in Beijing, a city that boasts thousands of years of history yet still evolving rapidly. It has taught me to always embrace changes, and to dream big.
5. What is your current status?
I finished my Master’s degree in HCI at Georgia Tech and moved to San Francisco. Currently I'm working on some interesting challenges as a product designerat Wish, an e-commerce startup.
6. Any hobby?
These days I am obsessed with film photography. I spend a lot of time playing my ukulele, making coffee and working out. I wish I could spend more time cooking and snowboarding.
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