Hi, I'm Crystal. 

I am pursuing an MFA in Interaction Design at SVA. In May, I joined IDEO in their New York office as an Interaction Design intern. This past summer, I interned for the Microsoft Mixed Reality Incubation team as a UX Designer, working on designing experiences in AR.

My journey began at Columbia University, where I studied Applied Mathematics. Since then, I worked at Medallia in the SF Bay Area before finally discovering my passion for interaction design. I now merge my analytical and creative sides to make meaningful products and experiences.

 
 
 
 
 

I’m currently …  

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an interaction design intern at IDEO New York.

I’m also finishing up my masters thesis project, using Augmented Reality to teach abstract physics concepts to high school students.

Outside of school, I am working as a NYC Media Lab Design Fellow with a graduate team and AP journalists to explore how to leverage Augmented Reality to engage readers on health and science news.

I also volunteer my design skills for the organization VoteRunLead, which helps to empower and train women to run for political office.  

 
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For fun …  

I am a big fan of Disney, Broadway shows, karaoke, and puzzles, and am always down for getting good desserts or going on an adventure!

Feel free to play around with the crossword I put together below!

 

Click around the interactive crossword I put together below!