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About

Hi, there!

Thanks for swinging by. My name is June (Yoon Jung) Hong.

For more than 10 years, I have been working on tons of consumer facing web and mobile projects as a project manager, marketing consultant, and UX/UI designer leading cross‐functional teams of designers and engineers and as a part of international project teams. ( see the list of projects ) Exposure to many projects in diverse environments made me more versatile and flexible, and different role and responsibilities like a marketing and business consultant, taught me a lot about how to manage relationship with people from different backgrounds. More importantly, running my own business and studying at a business school I learned how to drive business result with great products. 

My current focus is setting strategy for new products, implementing user research and market analysis, and prototyping and usability testing for social eCommerce apps and deal related sites. As a solo UX designer at a fast-moving startup, I am working on several different projects at once - coupon, fashion, and flash sale. Every day is full of excitements and learning because social shopping is one of the hottest areas, where new startups with interesting ideas and creative solutions come out everyday. Yes, it is challenging, but I love working in competitive, fast-pacing industry and feel more rewarding when with my contribution the company is getting great business results. 

The psychology of shopping, habit-forming product development (including gamification), social media strategy, and lean startup and lean ux practices are my main concentrations and try to look for good resources and books to enhance my knowledge and skills everyday. Please check out my blog on Ghost: http://www.junehong.me 

As a lifetime student and explorer, I determined to stay humble but not afraid of taking bold steps and seek for learning from everybody at every moment everywhere.

If you want to know more about me please check out my LinkedIn profile or connect with me at Twitter @juneyjhong. Feel free to drop a line at hi@junehong.me

 

Thanks!

February 15, 2014 
From June in Santa Monica

 

 

Expertise

User Experience Design, Product Development, User Interface Design, Global User Research, Online Marketing, Web Analytics, Digital Branding, and Strategy Consulting 

 

User Experience Design:

  • Employing user centered design practices and techniques including user research, usability testing,  interivew and survey writing and evaluation to drive customer engagement and satisfaction, as well as superior business results
  • Applying product strategy into design concepts, guidelines, and outcomes that meet branding standards, user goals and business objectives
  • Developing concept model, information architecture, wireframes, user flows, low and high fidelity mockups, and all front-end design requirement documents 

Strategic Planning/Analysis :

  • Conducting market research and competitive analysis to identify challenges and opportunities for product improvement or new business initiative
  • Developing and applying various quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze and interpret information from multiple data sources and to build product strategy and requirements
  • Applying customer development methodology, problem solving and design thinking tactics to drive innovations in organization

Creative Leadership:

  • Leading, managing and developing teams to deliver creative excellence from initial concept through design and development phases within tight budget and time frame 
  • Guiding brainstorms, leading working sessions, and giving senior presentations
  • Educating, sourcing, and recruiting designers and creating an environment that fosters innovation sustained creativity

 

Contact

June Hong

hi@junehong.me

Blog junehong.me

Twitter @juneyjhong

LinkedIn junehong