Tae Kyung Kong

I'm an aspiring product designer from New York City, studying Information Science at Cornell.

Nov 2017 to Present
Pixelcode is a web-based tool that transforms designs into industry standard Swift code instantly. As a co-founder and the CEO, I designed the user experience and interface for the web application, and managed business operations. I worked closely with our iOS developer to create an intuitive language system to transform designs into code.
Instagram Communities Concept
Fall 2016
For Intro to Digital Product Design (INFO 1998), I completed a concept case study on increasing meaningful interactions on Instagram by enabling users to discover content that they enjoy and providing the users with a community to interact within.
Summer 2017
I redesigned the onboarding flow that increased sign-ups by 3x. I also created a comprehensive style guide with the front-end developer to maintain consistency in components. Lastly, I researched and designed features for a scalable mobile banking application.
Italia Innovation Program
Summer 2017
I was selcted to be one of 75 participants among 1,000 applicants to solve challenges for Italian companies. In a team of 5, we designed a strategy to change De'Longhi Groupʼs brand perception from comfort appliance to wellness product. We presented our solutions to DeʼLonghi Groupʼs Director of Innovation and Head of Product Marketing.
Case study coming soon.
Within App
Jun 2017
Within is a networking app for organizations. As a freelance project, I redesigned Within's minimum viable product. I created 64 screens and introduced essential features such as Notifications.
Case study coming soon. You may view the application on the App Store.
Ride Ithaca
Sep 2016 to Feb 2017
A better TCAT mobile bus application for the Ithaca community. Worked with two developers to create an easy to use platform for users to view bus times with interactive map.