Victor Gan

Victor Gan

Designing better products for a better world.

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About Me

As an aspiring innovator, I like to use my skills to design new solutions to improve people's life. I am a recent graduate at Indiana University with a degree in Informatics and minors Business and Marketing. I plan to use my degree to seek jobs that allows me to make technology more accessible and user friendly to the world. Having a background in both user experience research and designs means that I know how create designs that are both aesthetic and user friendly.

Resume

Skills

Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
  • Invision
  • Unity
  • Autodesk
  • Blender
  • Tableau Public
  • iMovie

CODING

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • SQL

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Malay

Soft Skills

  • Team Management

  • Customer Service
  • Emergency Response and Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking
  • Scrum/Agile

Experience

Photo editor and Designer at INDIANA UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDIA (January 2016 - April 2018)

  • Managed all photographers and photo assignments for the Arbutus Yearbook.
  • Collaborated with other staffs to ensure all photos are up to standards and are cohesive with the content.
  • Designed pages of the Arbutus Yearbook.
  • Photographed various events for the Indiana Daily Student and Arbutus Yearbook.
 

Leadership member at indiana university product management club (december 2017 - APRIL 2018)

  • Educate students regarding the role of a product manager.
  • Lead workshop and training sessions in many areas such as Scrum/Agile.
  • Plan both individual and club wide product road map.
 

USER EXPERIENCE RESEARCH INTERN AT ANGIE'S LIST  (MAY 2017- AUGust 2017)

  • Applied my data analytics background when analyzing survey responses from all types of users regarding their experience with the company's product to produce quantitative results.
  • Designed surveys to be sent to users to collect feedback on a product's performance.
  • Incorporated my design background when creating presentations about the user's feedback on a product to be shared with other departments and the company's leadership. 
  • Practiced my public speaking and business presentation skills when presenting findings from our user experience research to other departments of the company.
  • Closely collaborated with user experience designers in various tasks to complete a project.
  • Part of the TechPointX Xtern Program.

 

VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AT NET IMPACT INDIANA UNIVERSITY UNDERGRAD CHAPTER (MAY 2017- APRIL 2018)

  • Manage all marketing operations for the club.
  • Lead all marketing directors in the their roles to help promote the organization.
  • Work closely with other leaders and other clubs in various projects.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT CREATOR AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY SICE (APRIL 2017- APRIL 2018)

  • Manage and produce contents for the Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering's official social media accounts to keep students updated about current events. 

  • Collaborate with team members with different specialities to ensure all content posted are cohesive and relevant. 

 

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY ALTERNATIVE BREAK PROGRAM (MAY 2016-MARCH 2017)

  • Designed all marketing materials for the organization.
  • Collaborated with other leaders from the marketing team in managing all marketing operation.
  • Coordinated with trip leaders to collect materials for future marketing purposes.

 

ORIENTATION LEADER AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICES (JULY 2015 - AUGUST 2015)

  • Guided new international students throughout international orientation at Indiana University Bloomington.
  • Assisted new international students in their transition into college.
  • Coordinated various activities and ice breakers for new international students during international orientation.
  • Assisted in various social events during international orientation

 

FRAUD PREVENTION ANALYST INTERN AT GRAB (MAY 2015-JULY 2015)

  • Guided and assisted drivers in the city of Kuala Lumpur and alerting them of any potential danger to ensure the safety of the drivers and their passengers. 
  • Used my analytical skills in analyzing drivers and customer's accounts in the database to isolate users that violated the application's terms and condition.
  • Exercised my communication and team skills to train other staffs in these roles during peak hours to assist me in my duties and continue my role after I left the company.
  • Practiced my problem solving and customer service skills to address critical customer service issues by communicating with customers to rectify their issues and provide maximum satisfaction in the customer's experience.
  • Monitored the application's booking traffic to find and remove fraudulent and spam bookings.

 

AMBASSADOR AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICES (SEPtember 2014- APRIL 2018)

  • Selected from a pool of highly qualified students from all ages and trained by the Office of International Services to be an international student ambassador representing the international students community in IU Bloomington.
  • Provide tips and advice to current and prospective students of IU Bloomington through various social media accounts. 
  • Practice my customer service skills when communicating with prospective IU students through Skype as an IU representative to answer any questions they have regarding studying in IU Bloomington.
  • Part of the group of student bloggers in weareiu.com.

EDUCATION

INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON

Bachelor of Science Informatics
Graduation Date: May 2018
Major: Informatics
Minor: Business, Marketing
Major GPA: 3.74 (Dean's List)
Cumulative GPA: 3.49

 

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCES

2016 Summer School
Courses/Grades : Strategic Management (A-) , Innovation Management (A)