IRIS QU
IRIS QU

ABOUT

Iris is a NYC-based multimedia designer and developer

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IRIS QU

Iris is a NYC-based multimedia designer and developer, currently working at Google New York as an UX Engineer. Her past works include virtual / augmented reality, creative coding, mobile platforms, wearable technologies and interactive websites. 

 

 

STUFF I'VE DONE

 

gOOGLE INC

2017.08 - NOW

Working on creating next gen user experiences at Google New York. 

A+E History channel + NYC Media Lab  

2017.01 - 2017.05

I'm selected to be part of a fellowship with A+E history channel, to create a web VR experience that aims to educate the audience about the most recent episode of mass extinction. 

Verizon Innovation + NYC Media Lab 

2017.01 - 2017.05

My team was selected to participate in the 2017 NYC Media Lab x Verizon challenge. We are creating a cross platform Mixed Reality prototyping tool for advertisers, in collaboration with the Verizon labs Envrmt team.  

 

 

 

Panasonic  

2016.08 - 2017.03

I worked with a team of Parsons students to create a smart home solution for personalized sleep environment. The project was selected to show at SXSW 2017, and received international press attention.

Google. Inc

2016.05-2016.08

I spent a summer at Google Mountain View as a UX Engineer intern, working with Google analytics team to create prototyping tools for UX designers. 

Fusion.net

2016.01 - 2016.05

I collaborated with a team of NYU studio 20 journalists and creative technologists, and created an interactive web experience to educate people on ways to maximize their political influence for Fusion.net.

 

HACKATHONS I'VE WON

 

A+E History Channel  

2015.11

First prize winner of A+E networks history hackathon, with app "history in emoji". History in emoji lets users read, create and share short historical stories in emoji.

Amazon Audible  

2016.05

Runner up of Future of Listening Hackathon by Amazon Audible.  Our team created an app that lets kids listen to stories with audible, sketch the stories onto a template and view their sketches in VR with google cardboard.