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Hi, I’m Kai from the Bay Area. I lead product design for enterprise UX with a passion for innovation and teamwork.


Top Case Studies

User Research

How we embedded
customer input into
the UX design process

Consumerize Enterprise UX

How we made
creating automations
intuitive

Core Function UI redesign

How we adapted
to what prospects
preferred


20-year Summary

  • I first started as an illustrator and graphic designer.
  • When I discovered interactivity and motion design, a fire ignited in me.
  • I have designed for print, branding, marketing, media, interactive, UI, UX, and complex products.
  • I have shipped products for gaming, social mobile, and web applications for enterprise domains.
  • I have worked in small, medium and large companies, primarily funded startups with 2 acquisitions.
  • I have held roles as Consultant, 1st, Sr., Principal Designer, Manager, Director, and Head of Design.
  • I have led design on cross-functional teams through all stages of software development.
  • I have a curiosity to discover new frontiers in AI.

Design Philosophy

From Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design to applying methods of Lean Product Design… Before these approaches, there needs to be an aspiration. In this era of speed and change, I say “Design with wisdom”.


Design Insights

For personal improvement, I keep a retrospective of collaborations with product management, engineering, marketing, and sales to distill them into lessons of success and failure.