Milan Gary is a UX Design Researcher, who creates within the realms of interaction, service, and participatory design. She has a master's degree in Interaction Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design in New York.

 

Milan has worked as a UX design fellow for both non-profits and corporate companies. Prior to attending Parsons, she spent a year living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam teaching English and designing/developing an English curriculum for young learners.

 

She vibes with, sketching, eating french fries, and experiencing different cultures.

Milan has a creative, adventurous mind and soul who strives to design with and for communities.

UX

Design Researcher

Samsung NEXT

 

I conduct generative and evaluative user research studies to discover the target audience. Independently planned and conducted moderated studies, usability testing, and analyzed quantitative data to uncover user needs for improving the experience.

 

I create actionable insights and deliverables consisting of personas and annotated screenshots to help designers and project managers move forward with improving the experience.

 

sept 2019 - current

Designer

Center of New York City Affairs (NYC)

 

I was a Digital, Print, and Web Designer for the Center for New York City Affairs working on print design, promotional design, and website management. 

The Center of New York City Affairs is an applied policy research institute that drives innovation in social policy. The Center provides analysis and solutions. We focus on how public policy impacts low-income communities, and we strive for a more just and equitable city.

 

2017-2019

UX/UI

Design Researcher

New York University - ITP (NYC)

I worked with NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) to redesign and develop a community-based Machine Learning web Platform called, ml5js.

 

Jan 2019-June 2019

UX/UI Design & Research Fellow

 

June 2018-aug 2018

Verizon 5G (NYC)

In partnership with NYC Media Lab, Verizon, and Yahoo Sports, my partner and I built a new start-up in the sports arena. NYC Media Lab took us, entrepreneurs, through an 8-week LeanLaunchpad program to encourage and support customer discovery and market validation.

Design

Teaching Fellow

 

June 2018-aug 2018

Parsons School of Design (NYC)

Developed the curriculum of the intensive 3-week summer Bootcamp Design program centered around critical design practice, research methods, and prototype skills for incoming ParsonsMFA Design and Technology students.

UX/UI Design Research Fellow

 

June 2018-aug 2018

Ms. Foundation(NYC)

As a designer I catalyzed innovative solutions for SisterSong, a reproductive justice movement organization, to help aid them in their outreach.

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