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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 choose 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’m studying for my Master’s degree in HCI at Georgia Tech, enjoying my last days in school and enriching my design/problem-solving toolbox. Expecting to graduate in May 2018 and start working on something cooler.


6. Any hobby?

I’m a keen photographer. These days I am obsessed with film photography. I like sketching/making illustrations of people. I also like playing my ukulele, snowboarding and making coffee.


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