Xiong - User Interface Designer - Ashburn, VA, USA

Nikita Xiong

Ashburn, VA, USA


User Interface Designer


I’m currently studying human-computer interaction at Georgia Tech. My goal is to design products that are fun and intuitive to use. I’ve worked on projects in information visualization, augmented reality and universal design which could be viewed in my portfolio (xxiong.biz).

Work History

Graduate Research Assistant

Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access

August 2012 - August 2012

Designing and developing gestural text-input solution for people with vision, dexterity and cognition impairments utilizing current mobile platforms. Designing and developing an universal ballot system on Windows 8 surface tablet.

Graduate Research Assitant

Institute for People and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology

July 2012 - July 2012

Producing serial video interviews, produce podcast interview, design motion graphics.

UI/UX Designer

Gamer Media Partners

May 2012 - August 2012

created wire-frames for location based social application; designed complete set of icons for mobile application;
designed and developed website.

Graduate Research Assistant

Psychometric Research & Development Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology

August 2011 - December 2011

Produced measured 3D human models as stimuli for Attraction Study

Associate Producer/Project Manager

Beijing Crystal Film TV & Media Technologies Co., LTD

January 2010 - June 2010

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Univ. of Tennessee

August 2010 - July 2011

Giving workshops on video editing, lightning and green screen techniques. Assist professors and offer creative suggestions and feedback to students' projects.

Project Manager, Associate Producer

Beijing Crystal Film TV& Media Technologies Co., LTD

January 2010 - July 2010

Project Manager, UX Designer, Multi-touch Interactive Project "Tangible Butterfly"
Supervised the whole work flow, wrote project proposal, designed interactive structure and gesture

Associate Producer, “2012 Asian Games Sports Presentation”

Outsourced UX Designer, Visual Artist, Project Coordinator

Microsoft Asia Research

June 2009 - July 2009

Outsourced as UX designer, visual artist and project coordinator on the concept prototype project “Future Mobile/Friendly Mobile”.
Designed the interface and interaction of the next gen mobile phone, produced concept animation, coordinated work flow

Video Editor, Field Director

Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee

April 2008 - September 2008

Produced videos for Olympic baseball game, live broadcasted on digital multi-effects switcher

Motion Graphics Artist Intern

Shaanxi Satellite TV Station (Beijing Production Division)

October 2007 - November 2007

Made the broadcasting design for the Aboriginal Singer Competition Project; works include lighting, texture, particle system and compositing.

Video Editor Intern

Sichuan Satellite TV Station

October 2006 - October 2006

Editing documentary videos and organize footages.

International Relations Coordinator

China (Beijing) International Student Animation Festival

January 2005 - January 2009

Organized and coordinated the annual festival, worked on relations with international artists and negotiate with embassies for co-sponsorship; worked as a simultaneous interpreter for lectures and workshops

Georgia Tech

Qualifications & Certifications


Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Tech

MFA Candidate

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Communication University of China

Chengdu No. 7 High School


Communication University of China


Communication University of China

Georgia Institute of Technology

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