732.533.9770     rahamghassemi@gmail.com

Work Experience

Interaction Designer at Google Bay Area, CA   July 2017 - Present

Designing the Google sign in, sign up and account recovery experiences and collaborating with different teams across Google to customize it for new platforms like TVs and Car UIs

UX Design Intern at Amazon Corporate Seattle, WA     Jun - Sept 2016

Designing experiences under the Engagement Design Group/Mobile Shopping team.

Web Developer and TA at Parsons School of Design New York, NY     Sept 2016 - May 2017

Layout design and implementation for all of Parsons’ Wordpress blogs, and teaching assistant for the undergraduate Creativity and Computation class.

Collaborations

Cornell Tech Product/Startup Studio Track     Sept - Dec 2016

Joining teams of engineering and business students to work through real-world problems and envision, prototype, develop, and present product and business ideas.

Committee Member/Teacher, Dorkshop at Parsons     Sept 2015 - May 2016

Teaching an Intro to iOS Part 1 & 2 workshop for people looking to start learning Xcode and the Swift programming language, with Andrew Genauldi.

Election Lab with fusion.net      Jan - May 2016

ShadowElections.com aims to capture the voices and opinions of individuals who are largely impacted by the upcoming US presidential elections, but ineligible to vote. Team Members: Yizzy WuLinnea Lapp, and Kim Bode.

Judge’s Choice Winner: Hot Button Topic, A&E     Nov 2015

A&E History Channel Design Jam winner for the project: Only Human. Team Members: Shikha Singh and Aditi Surana.

Panorama Project with Tongji University in Shanghai     Jan - May 2016

Motion graphics split-screen video about the similarities and differences of life as a design student in NY vs Shanghai. Team Members: Jiyeon KangJasmine Oh, Leo Chen, Jaya Sun, Minyang Cao.

Education

Parsons School of Design MFA Design & Technology, 2017

The College of New Jersey BS Physics, Minor Art History, 2014

Skills

Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML5 + CSS3, Javascript/jQuery, PHP, Prototyping (experience with Invision, Flinto, Principle, Marvel), Swift, Xcode

Language

English Fluent | Farsi/Persian Fluent | German Intermediate