Hello, my name is Ming Hsu, I am capable of programming, data analysing, machine learning, apps and multimedia creating, websites developing, and user experience improving. In 2005, I won the scholarship offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Art field, earning a certificate in Field: Audio-Visual Media from the Offenbach University of Art and Design in 2006. I have been awarded Artist-in-Residency at the 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles, held by Ministry of Culture, Taiwan in 2007. Currently, I am completing my master degree in Data Science at QUT at the end of 2019 and I am currently extending my professional areas to Data Science and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
Feb. 2016 – Jul. 2017 Farsail Technology / Data Analyst & User Experience
Developed User Experience and User Interface for various products at Farsail Company, such as Websites, Digital Media, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality’s products. Gave diverse digital solutions and helped marketing orientation. In charge of the interface of 3D interactive AR online game “Goldilocks and Bears” and presented new IT solutions and commercial packages and introduced it into the game industry and market.
Feb. 2013 – Jan. 2014 The Way Clinic, Taiwan / Data Analyst
Assisted doctors and managers with the operation of their medical projects by introducing the new IT solutions. Worked on the clinic’s medical platform and digital database, built websites and database systems for the usage of clinic office and helped guide doctors and medical assistants by proposing new IT techniques and giving the clinic’s homepage a cohesive, practical function and friendly user interface.
Jan. 2009 – May. 2012 Crystal Dental International Co. Ltd, Taiwan / Business Data Analyst
Responsible for introducing several international dental products into Taiwan’s local market. Developed and organized web data, web design and hardware management for E-commerce on the Internet, such as online shopping, business-to-business trading, and digital marketing. Created web content and ideas for promoting the website. Job included: project management, web advertising design, market orientation, sales strategy planning.
Jul. 2007 – Dec. 2008 18th Street Arts Center AIR Program, Los Angeles, USA / International Visiting Artist
International Artists in Residence Exchange program at the 18th Arts Center, Los Angeles, held by (CCA) Council for Cultural Affairs, Taiwan. Final program deliverable was a personal exhibition held at the 18th Arts Center, Los Angeles and Bamboo Curtain Studio (BCS) in Danshui, Taipei City. The exhibition, called “Does the songs have something to do with our love? – Ming Hsu Solo Exhibition”, ran for three months both in Santa Monica, Los Angeles and Danshui, Taipei.
Jun. 2006 – Jun. 2007 National Culture and Arts Foundation Taiwan / Animation Project Leader
Worked on an artistic animation project which was sponsored by National Culture and Arts Foundation Taiwan (NCAF). Started from pre-production: screenplay writing, visual storyboard drawing, and characters design setting towards post-production: lighting, sound editing, and video editing. The final Program deliverable was a five-minute animation, named “Republic of China, without People!”, which is a black comedy stop-motion animation about modern Chinese history and manipulative politicians.
Sep. 2005 – Mar. 2006 J. Walter Thompson (JWT) Advertising, Frankfurt, Germany / Advertising Internship
Creative Department Internship in J. Walter Thompson (JWT) Advertising, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Participated in brainstorm sessions to create many ideas in order to introduce American Cleaner Brand “CILLIT BANG” into the European market. This project was also a collaboration between JWT advertising agency and Offenbach University of Art and Design (HfG Offenbach) in Germany.
2017 – 2019 Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
Master of Information Technology: Major in Data Science
Final Master Projects: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data Analysis. The first project is a literature review on electronic health record (EHR) data analysis. The second one is a development project of the application of classification techniques in hospital readmission prediction. The attached files below are two proposals of them.
2015 Summer New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, USA
Summer Program: ITP Camp 2015 & ITP Make Education Camp (Interactive Telecommunications Program)
2005 – 2006 Offenbach University of Art and Design (HfG Offenbach), Germany
Postgraduate Certificate: Major in Audio-Visual Media / Winner of scholarship offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
1998 – 2002 National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan
B.F.A. Degree: Major in Visual Communication Design with GPA: 3.74/4.0
Mandarin (Chinese), English, German
Graphic & Web Design Software: WordPress, Squarespace, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
Film Editing Software: Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects
3D Software: Sketch up, 3D Unity, Maya, 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality