hello! i'm ariel.
designer, learner & adventurer.
I bring a multidisciplinary, human-centered, growth mindset into my design process and craft. Throughout my career, I've traversed between cultures and environments to pursue my passion – moving from Hong Kong to Seattle and London — transitioning from startups, agencies, and in-house to a consultancy firm. In whatever context, I'm curious to pick up a new skill and learn about industries to flex my thinking and build meaningful solutions with purpose and impact.
Currently, I'm driving brand & digital innovation at Lippincott, a creative consultancy renowned for making the world's leading brands. Previously, I promoted inclusive design at Airbnb with digital accessibility and globalization systems. I also created visual storytelling brands at Branding Records and Rationaleand freelanced for other B2C clients, like relaz, where I designed Hong Kong's first CBD soda brand!
Outside of design, my evolving interests include all kinds of systems (interior, architecture, gaming, ethnography, etc.), psychoanalytical documentaries, educational podcasts, music genres with indie alternative influence, global cultures, homemade recipes, and prints & crafting for my Etsy!
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Say hello at chan.ariellh@gmail.com.
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my career 
An overview of my experiences, skills & toolkit
EDUCATION
University of Washington  •  Seattle
BDes, Visual Communication Design (2020)
Dean’s List 2016–2020
Cornell University  •  New York 
(Jun - Jul 2015)
Summer College, Design Environmental Analysis 
IDEO U  •  London
(Dec 2021)

Design for Change 5-week course
experiences
Lippincott  •  London
Designer (Jan 2021 - present)

Client list: Nokia, John Lewis Finance, Vueling, SABIC, Al Ghurair, 
Ariel Chan Design  •  Remote
Freelance Designer (March 2020 - present)
Client list: Grab Specialty Foods, Joho Tek, Rationale, R&S, relaz, Sol Technologies
Branding Records  •  Hong Kong
Brand/UI Designer (Sept 2020 - Jan 2021)
Client list: mCloud, Pearly Lustre, blüüm, fonus, ADIB
Airbnb  •  San Francisco
Experience Design Intern (Jun - Sept 2019)
Tink Labs  •  Hong Kong
UX/UI Intern (Jul - Sept 2018)
TOOLKIT
Figma
Adobe Creative Suite
Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Premiere Pro, InDesign
Principle
Microsoft, iWork, G-Suite
SKILLS
UX/UI Design
Interface, Wireframing, Prototyping
Design Systems
Component libraries, Digital accessibility
UX Research
Auditing, Surveying, Workshops, Design Methods
Branding
Logo, Visual System, Illustration, Iconography, Packaging
Storytelling
Presentation, Education, Client relations
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