• Jay Liu


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Senior Designer 2 Nov 2022 Present

  • SFL Scientific, a Deloitte Business
  • Applied AI
  • Boston, MA (Remote)
  • Lead user research, design, and prototyping the UIs for a next-generation autonomous mobile sensor platform. Established north-star vision, explored interactions, functionality, behaviors, and principles on all platforms, then defined a unifying design system to maintain consistency across AR, VR, Web, and mobile. Verify efficacy of solutions with users.
  • Communicate value and process of our product to prospective clients, through print documents, videos, motion graphics, and other content.

Senior UX Designer Sept 2021 July 2022

  • Seegrid
  • Industrial Automation
  • Pittsburgh, PA (Remote)
  • Played major role in researching and conceptualizing a product vision across multiple form factors, including VR and AR.
  • Crafted a governance process for designers and developers to leverage and grow a design system.
  • Led the design effort on a tablet-based kiosk application.

Senior HCI Engineer Jan 2015 Aug 2021

  • Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
  • Not-for-profit R&D
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Conceptualized and designed end-to-end over 5 novel software applications from the ground up and re-designed 2 software applications starting from generative user research phase through front-end software development. Application categories included hardware and sensor integration, planning, map-based data visualization. Platforms included Hololens AR, Android mobile, and web.
  • Filled a technical capability gap by proactively designing and building a Sketch plug-in that could create click-through prototypes and gather user feedback without relying on Internet connectivity, empowering other designers and benefitting dozens of projects.
  • Gave talks, led workshops, classes for ideation, design evaluation, and skill development (i.e., How to perform interaction design).
  • Designed and built an internal portfolio describing my group’s capabilities and services, informed by feedback from my group.

Product Designer Consultant Jan 15–Feb 16 & Jul 18–Mar 19 (part-time)

  • Bridge for Billions
  • Social impact startup
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Re-designed a platform to support collabor­­ative idea exploration.
  • Established design guidelines for future work.

UX Designer & Developer Jan 2014 Aug 2014

  • Saxton Horne Communications
  • Advertising agency
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Designed information architecture, wireframes, and interactive prototypes for several client websites.
  • Developed front-end website.

UX Developer Oct 2013–Aug 2014

  • Kinpoint, Inc.
  • Social network startup
  • Provo, UT
  • Designed and constructed narrative prototype which contributed to defining product vision, unifying stakeholders and team efforts, and communicating to prospective investors.

Sr. Software Engineer, 2007 (intern) & 2008–2013 (full-time)

  • Motorola Solutions, Inc.
  • Fortune 500
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Proactively conceptualized, designed, and built a tool for data simulation that management said “proved to be invaluable” for diagnosing performance, discovering bugs, and demonstrating features.


Human-Computer Interaction, M.S. Carnegie Mellon University 2015

Computer Science, B.S. Business Management, Minor Brigham Young University 2008


Student Design Competition 2015

  • ACM Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) Conference
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Designed a platform empowering refugees to help each other acclimate to their host country.
  • Awarded 2nd place out of 70 submissions by international panel of judges.
  • Work published and displayed at ACM CHI Conference.


Interaction Design

  • User Flows
  • Information Architecture
  • Wireframing
  • Low- to High-Fidelity Prototyping
  • Animation
  • Microinteractions

2D Design

  • Figma, Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite

AR/VR Design

  • Blender
  • Unity
  • ShapesXR, Bezi
  • Omniverse

Human-centered Research

  • Research Planning
  • Usability Testing
  • Contextual Inquiry
  • Design Probes
  • Survey Design


  • Miro, Mural, Confluence
  • Sketching & Drawing
  • Diagramming
  • Storyboarding
  • Design Specifications
  • Video Scripting, Production, Editing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Photography
  • Print Design
  • Communication Design
  • Geospatial Data Visualization

Design Operations

  • Design System Governance
  • Plugin Development (Sketch)

Software Development

  • Javascript (React, Vue)
  • C#
  • Markdown
  • Git
  • Jira


  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese