Yingzhuo Liu

Graduate Alumna

Web/Interactive Media Design | Storrs

Hometown: Nanyang, China

Email: yingzhuo.liu@uconn.edu 

Website: https://www.instagram.com/77ying_l/

MFA Thesis: SnackPal

Education: M.F.A. in Digital Media Design, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2023 

M.F.A. in Visual Communication Design, Central South University, Changsha, China, 2021 

B.F.A. in Product Design, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Changsha, China, 2017 

Language(s) Spoken: 中文 (Chinese)

Area of Research / Artistic Focus: UI/UX Design, Visual Design, Data Visualization

Yingzhuo Liu graduated from the University of Connecticut in the Digital Media and Design program in 2023. Her focus is on UI visual design, UX design, web and interactive media design. She was a Teaching Assistant for DMD 1101 Design Lab 1 and a Graduate Assistant in the Digital Media and Design department.

Before attending UConn, she studied visual communication design at Central South University where she received her Master of Fine Arts in 2021.  She studied product design (furniture design) at Central South University of Forestry and Technology where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2017. Her diversified experiences have made her more resolute about her goals: Creating design inspired by traditional culture, personal experience, and hot social issues. Her current interests are to learn and apply user research, combine UI design with consumer behavior and psychology, and explore data visualization in UI design. 

Also, she hopes to make some interesting and meaningful works. At present, she has an idea to make a snack rating & ranking APP. Although she may have new ideas next week, she still hopes that she can succeed!

Recent Achievements: International College Students Art Design Annual Award (2018), Singapore Art Design Contest (2020), Hong Kong Contemporary Design Award (2020).

Industry Experience: Freelance Visual Designer since 2015

Design History Instructor- Mike Art Education.Co., Ltd – China (2018)

Graphic Designer & Social Media Executive- Central Academy of Fine Arts – China (2020)

Visual Designer – Zhejiang Satellite TV Station, Ace VS Ace TV  Show – China (2020)

Fun Fact: I am crazy about animals except for possums!

LIU Ying
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