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Hi! My name is Qiqi (pronounced as kiki). I am a product designer and lettering artist. A third year student at Minerva Schools majoring in Data Science and minoring in History, I bring together analytical approach and humanistic insights to my design process.  I'm also enthusiast of Digital humanities, Education Technology, and Urbanism. 

Previously I've done design work at:
- a Series-B funded startup in San Francisco, @Scoop
- a refugee education NGO in Berlin, @Kiron;
- a UX agency in Argentina, @Aerolab;
- a new business incubator in Tokyo, @Hitomedia.  
Most recently, I am based in Hyderabad, India with the Minerva Schools. Check out my resume.

Outside of class and work, I am usually found exploring the city or on my way to explore the city. I enjoy analyzing the signage and wayfinding designs of transit systems in different city, or wandering in unfamiliar neighborhoods people watching. And the third scenario is probably me doing lettering dreaming that I would be Jessica Hische some day.

You can find my recent travel snippets and lettering work on my Instagram @iiimkicky.

This summer, I am back in the Bay Area working at Nextdoor as a KPCB design fellow. I'm always up for meeting new people and nerding out on design, education, urbanism, smart city, or online communities. Say Hi -> qiqi@minerva.kgi.edu
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