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Casey Yee

caseyyee.com / caseyyee.ca@gmail.com / 778 883 8800

What I do

Product design, UX, and full-stack web development for cool new things like AR/VR, AI, IoT, Voice, and much more.

Organisations and brands I’ve worked with

Mozilla, Google, Samsung, Oculus, W3C, EFF, Vimeo, Unity, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, McDonald’s, Nordstrom, Olympics 2010, NFB Interactive, BC Hydro, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Film School, Cossette, Fjord, Blast Radius, Rennie, Concord Pacific, and Bosa Properties.

Skills

JavaScript & Node.js, WebGL & three.js, HTML, CSS, Sketch, Figma, Blender, Unity & C#, Adobe Creative Suite,
… and any new technology! I love to learn and build new things.

Experience

VR/AR Product Designer, Research & Development

Mozilla Corporation

September 2014 - 2019
Vancouver, BC (and remote)

I worked on Mozilla’s Mixed Reality team where I researched, design, developed VR and AR products, tools, and technologies for the Open Web. I served as an external and internal advocate of WebVR and worked with various partners to develop their ideas. I took key roles in the creation of these projects:

Read my case study on Firefox Reality.
Read my case study on VR creation tools.

Senior UX Design Engineer

Mozilla Corporation

April 2012 - September 2014
Vancouver, BC

Firefox OS was an open-source smartphone operating system built entirely using web technologies. I designed and prototyped many of the operating system’s key user-experience concepts, principles, patterns, and components.

Read my case study on Firefox OS.

Senior Front-End Engineer

Blast Radius

November 2011 - March 2012
Vancouver, BC

I was a lead programmer working closely with the design team on making ideas come to life with technologies. I created rich user experiences for many famous digital advertising and marketing campaigns.

My most proud accomplishment during my time at Blast Radius was creating the Nike Air Jordan 2012 website. The site received numerous awards, immense traffic, and pioneered new front-end web-design techniques in responsiveness, animation, and web performance never before seen at the time.

Read my case study on Air Jordan 2012.

Senior Instructor, Digital Design

Vancouver Film School

January 2010 - December 2011
Vancouver, BC

The Digital Design program at Vancouver Film School is renowned from cranking out some of the most talented interactive designers in today’s industry. Reporting to the Head of Department & Program Manager, I formulated the web-design curriculum as part of the school’s one-year intensive program.

Some of my key contributions to the program include:

Ready my case study on VFS.

Co-Founder

BigGreen Agency

2004 - 2009
Vancouver, BC

BigGreen (now Intergalatic was a multimedia agency that specialised in real-estate marketing, developing flashy interactive websites and interative kiosk visualizations. The company provided end-to-end services such as user-experience design for sales centres, interactive kiosk applications (to navigate views, floorplans, and renderings), 3D renderings/animations of interior/exterior spaces, and production of promotional videos.

My responsibilities at BigGreen included:

Some of BigGreens clients included Rennie Marketing, MAC Marketing, Westin, Concord Pacific, Bosa Properties, Polygon Homes, Townline, Westbank, Intrawest.

Development Manager

Speedcast Telecommunications

2000 - 2003
Hong Kong

Speedcast is a satellite Internet Service Provider (ISP) offering broadband connectivity to remote or mobile locations and multicast-IP-data services for file delivery and video one-way, IP broadcasting.

Reporting to the Director of Technology, I accomplished the following at Speedcast:

I worked with such clients as CNNfn, Bloomberg Financial, CNBC, Fashion TV, MTV Asia, TV JAPAN, and ArirangTV.

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Stockhouse & Stockgroup Media Inc.

1996 - 2001
Vancouver, BC

Stockhouse.com was a popular investment-research portal that served the latest quotes, news, discussion, and commentary on US and Canadian stocks. The site offered members-only tools such as real-time quotes, charts, portfolio managers, and news alerts.

Some of my responsibilities at Stockhouse included:

In addition to my management roles, I built the following:

Web Designer & Developer

Berwick Management Corp.

1995 - 1997
Vancouver, BC

I created public-facing web sites and internal corporate portals for various publicly traded companies.