Get to know Mavis


I’m Mavis — a design strategy enthusiastic and a happy workaholic. I have a cat... and a stiff neck.

Currently I’m an MFA Candidate at Media Design Practices, ArtCenter College of Design. Before that, I studied at Dalian University of Technology where I spent four years in the university's TV Station as a creative writer. I am always passionate about using creative design to bring strategy to life and creating emotional impact.

I love diving into the vernacular. I love the concepts of people, ideas, myths, taboos, connections, contexts... I apply the following lenses to my design practices: video, sound, game, photography, copywriting, programming, graphic design, interaction, communications, psychology, and sociology. I consider myself a forever student - not always a good student, though.

I have an interest and worked across mental wellness, non-profit, retail, and automotive. I am actively seeking intern opportunities in Creative Direction / Service Design / UX Design / Design Strategy for 2021 Summer.


ArtCenter College of Design
Master of Fine Arts in Media Design Practices
Anticipated April 2022 | Pasadena, California

Dalian University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Radio and TV Broadcasting
July 2019 | Dalian, China

Shih Hsin University
Exchange Student in Public Relations and Advertising
February - July 2017 | Taipei, Taiwan

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Some of the books I’ve really enjoyed reading recently

How to Be Creative and Resilient in a Tidy-Minded World
Tim Harford

Exploring the issue of leisure consumption from a philosophical perspectiveHaiying Pan


People who inspired me recently
Jessica Kairé
Paul Cupido
Dan Nessler
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