Hello, My name is Samuel Wong.
I’m a UI/UX designer with over 5 years of experience. I'm pursuing a career in the field because I'm deeply passionate about technology and how it profoundly changes our way of living.
Interned At Apple
Majoring in Arts in college, I took a gap year working in iTunes & App Store, Apple. This valuable experience cultivated my interest and knowledge in digital products.
Starting my agency
With growing freelance web & design projects, I have started an agency, Playa, in 2015 to help small businesses, entrepreneurs and non-profits launching their projects.
switching to product
Currently, I work as a UX/UI consultant in finance sector. Before that, I worked as a Principal Designer at Hyperair, a travel start-up based in Hong Kong.
Design has been an integral part of my life. It’s been my passion to learn how to deliver functional and elegant design.
- Response Web Design
- User Interface Design
- Component Design
- Design System
- Frontend Development
Attempting to be an user advocate, I value user experience as well as aligning with business goals.
- User Research
- User Testing
- Design Validation
Design cross-platform experience and interfaces in the finance sector
2021 - Now
Lead design direction, initiate and execute design workflow as the first designer onboard.
2019 - 2021
Co-founder & Director
Manage and design app and website development projects for start-ups and businesses.
2015 - 2019
Cross Content Intern
Curate editorial content for iTunes & App Store in a year-long internship
2013 - 2014
The University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Arts
2011 - 2015
Triple Gold Award in Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, 2016 & 2018
Best .HK LegCo Members Website Award (Gold)
Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation, 2017 & 2019
Cyberport Creative Micro Fund 2015
Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Abstract, Marvel, Adobe Creative Suite
Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Hotja, Jira
Native in Cantonese
Professional Proficiency in English
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