Media Arts / Tangible Interaction

Design Prototypes / Explorations

Drawings / Art

About

Interaction Designer

I am Jean Ho Chu. I am a tangible interaction designer. I am Jean Ho Chu. I am a tangible interaction designer. I am Jean Ho Chu. I am a tangible interaction designer. I am Jean Ho Chu. I am a tangible interaction designer. I am Jean Ho Chu. I am a tangible interaction designer. I am Jean Ho Chu. I am a tangible interaction designer.

Research

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Design

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Development

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Resume

Tangible Interface Design & Research


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jchu35@gatech.edu
+1) 718-964-3287


Digital Media
School of Literature, Media, Communication
Georgia Institute of Technology
85 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0205, USA






Education

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Ph.D. Student in Digital Media, 2012-Present

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
MFA in Digital Arts, Interactive Media, 2008-2011

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
BFA in Fine Arts Painting, Dual Major BA Information and Multimedia Culture, 2004-2008



WORK EXPERIENCE

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, Fall 2012-Current

LCC 2720 Principles of Visual Design (Undergraduate Course for Computational Media)
Instructed on designing typography, logo, poster, and using graphic applications
(Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015)

Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Worked as a graduate research assistant in Synlab. Design, research, and user testing of the system developed for a museum exhibit

Adjunct Professor, The College of New Jersey, Spring 2012
Web Design 2 (Undergraduate Elective) Instructed on using javascript and database for dynamic web design

Digital Design Intern, Fever Creative, New York, NY, 2012
Designed and developed web services

Interactive Intern, Ceft and Company, New York, NY, 2011
Designed assets for web advertisements

Graphic Design Intern, Sesame Workshop, New York, NY, 2009- 2010
Reproduced Sesame Content to Flash Games for international production



Projects

Embodied interactions for cultural museums, Georgia Tech and Ryerson University, 2015 Spring

Brainstorming and research for embodied interactions with cultural artifacts in museum exhibits

Mapping Place: Cultural Learning through a Tangible Tabletop, Georgia Tech, 2013 Spring – Fall 2014
Visual design, interaction design, research, and user testing for tangible tabletop for storytelling in a museum exhibition

Collaborative Learning Tabletop, Georgia Tech, 2013 Fall
Brainstorming and prototyping for a tabletop assisting primary school students and parents doing homework collaboratively

UTO: Haptic Interaction for Televised Interactive Narratives, Georgia Tech, 2013 Fall
Brainstorming, research, and interaction design for haptic experience with television like interactive narratives



PUBLICATIONS

Mapping Place: Supporting Cultural Learning through a Lukasa-inspired Tangible Tabletop Museum Exhibit

Jean Ho Chu, Paul Clifton, Daniel Harley, Jordanne Pavao, Ali Mazalek, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. ACM, 2015.

Universal Threshold Object: Designing Haptic Interaction for Televised Interactive Narratives
Jean Ho Chu, Paul Clifton, Hank Blumenthal, Abhishek Nandakumar, Balasubramanium Ganapathi, Janet Murray, Ali Mazalek, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. ACM, 2015.

Designing Tangible Interface to Support Expression and Sensemaking of Interactive Narrative
Jean Ho Chu, TEI Graduate Student Consortium 2015



HONORS AND AWARDS

Departmental Scholarship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2008



PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

TEI Reviewer, 2014
Student Volunteer, SIGGRAPH, New Orleans, 2009



TOOLS

Design: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere, After Effects), Maya
Development: HTML, CSS, Javascript, MySQL, PHP, Flash Action Script, Arduino