Hi, I'm Cigàr

I’m a UX designer + Front-end developer with a solid background in design and a focus on digital products.

I’m a multidisciplinary Product Designer based in Shanghai, China. I specialize in product design, design systems, and Web development. I’m always striving to grow and learn something new, and I don’t take myself too seriously.

Self-evaluation

I’m a person who has a stable personality, and a high sense of responsibility is desirable. And I can deal with personnel at all levels effectively. I’m willing to work under pressure with leadership qualities.

Skills
  • Interface Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Branding Design
  • Usability testing
  • Front-End Develop
  • Base on Open-source to Develop
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It includes four years of Front-end development and eight years of UX design experience.

Experience

Product designer / Cisco, Shanghai

Jan 2022 – Present

Responsibilities: Revamp the NPS system design for the Cisco Developer platform. Designing a brand new VScode extension to level up our API quilty.

Achievements: Recognized with the “Innovate Everywhere” award by peers for teamwork in designing a new VScode Extension.

UED Group Leader / Ping An Smart City, Shanghai

Jun 2018 – Dec 2021

My role is to work cross-functionally with technical and 4 creative team members to research, design, develop, build, and push the limits of digital and passenger onboard experiences for our In-house products like SaaS, BIMV, and IoT.

UED Leader / IWJW.com, Shanghai

Aug 2015 – Jun 2018

I was responsible for the UX design of the Property Search App+Web, and completed the visual and interactive experience optimization of version 2.1, saving about 10 seconds.
I was promoted to UED Manager after 1 year and led 6 team members to be responsible for the iteration of the product line across the platform, and was responsible for intra-team sharing and training of new staff, and participated in the customized work plan to plan the iteration of the core product features after 2017.

Senior UX Designer / CITIC Group – MaDai Financial Management, Shanghai

Dec 2014 – Jul 2015

I worked with the product technology team to build a new Web 1.0 front/back office system for our investment products in 3 months, and we also released a WebApp for our WeChat Platform, which has generated over RMB3.9 billion for over 3 million investors.

UX Designer / Pactera.com, Shanghai, BG2 – Global UED Team

Jul 2013 – Dec 2014

My team consists of Chinese and foreign professionals and serves large overseas clients. I have worked with my team to deliver projects in various industries, including banking, retail, pharmaceuticals, and insurance.

UI Designer + Front-end / Dyna-Art Technology (Shanghai) Investment Co.,Shanghai

Jul 2012 – Jun 2013

We created a community for the art hobby, which a startup launched with an optimal mix of staff, and I was responsible for the design + front-end development work, which took five months for the community to go live.

Interaction Designer / fengyuzhu.com,shanghai

Jan 2011 – Jul 2012

I worked for a leading company in China’s exhibition and display industry, delivering over 20 designs solutions for 7+ provincial capital city planning pavilions. The company was successfully listed on the SSE (603466) in October 2017.

Web Designer / www.computersolutions.cn,shanghai

Jul 2008 – Nov 2010

  • We help start-ups design and build websites; I have used the PHP open source(WordPress/Modx/Magento) to release the Twente Football Club and Silicon Image website.
  • I also designed a fridge sticker for foreigners to help them learn Shanghai and Mandarin, which was a hit and was featured in 《That’s Shanghai》magzine.

Education

Bachelor of Design at Hubei University

2015-2019

College at Hunan Mass Media Vocational and Technical College

2005-2008

Interests

Designing

In 2012, I was invited to be a founding member of HotelBrother.com as a “Technology Partner,” and my multi-tasking venture has raised a total of over RMB 150 million in funding, covering over 300 cities and serving nearly 1.5 million SMEs.

Reading

Like Art, design, economics, psychology, science fiction, outdoors, documentary, history, and more.

Running

I’m an Elite Runner for 5-years record holder from 2014 in Shanghai Marathon.

Cycling

Solo Cycling From Chengdu to Lhasa in Jul 2015 which lasted 21 days.

Clients and employers

I have provided complete solution design for pharmaceuticals, banking, blockchain, real estate, etc.

Let's get in touch

WeChat

icigar

Available Time

Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 20:00 (China Standard Time)

Email

hello@cigar.design

The mission of design is to make business beautiful and simple.

Contact

Email: hello@cigar.design
WeChat: icigar

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