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Renee (Renying) Chen

Renee (Renying) Chen  | student

Class of: 
Dec 2022 (Cohort 16)

Profession: 
Artist / Designer

Renee Chen is a user interface designer and user experience designer. She is currently focusing on UIUX design for virtual reality.

Before the MDM program, Renee attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and graduated from the Visual Communications Design Department, an educational experience that solidified her visual design foundation and design philosophy. During her time at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Renee's work at the media center allowed her to expand and deepen her knowledge of the tools needed to create digital media and the quality of communication with clients.

While in the MDM program, Renee has excelled in academic performance. Currently Renee is focused on virtual reality user experience design, where, in collaboration with the team, Renee designed the user experience for the Justice Institute of British Columbia's virtual reality simulator for training recruits to deal with active shooters, with a particular focus on the uniqueness of the police user, and provided a solution that could be adapted to the needs of the the client's needs. As the UIUX designer in the team, Renee Provided research reports for clients with the ideal scenario and Visual Styles, and accordingly designed for the User Interface in Virtual Reality simulator. She has a great experience with Communicated and cooperated with the Unity programmer to implement User Interface and decision-making User Experience into the product. Led the user testing and prepared the questionnaire and interview. Collect the User testing result as the report and push for the next level.

The team's results were recognized by the users and led to the client's decision to continue working with our team to create more results.The clients will be adopting our final product for use in training at the police academy.

Renee has worked with Dr. Rachel Ralph as an Instructional Assistant for the Agile Leadership and Management course. Good Management of the time and preparing and cooperating with the course and conducting fun activity within the team.

Skill Sets: 
UI Designer
UX Designer
Visual Designer

Projects: IRD VR with the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC), VR Simulation for Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC)