Zhengyan Yu

Graduate student majoring in Information Design and Visualization

Boston, MA, USA

Work Experience

Northeastern University

ATS S.I.T.E Program Graduate Assistant

September 2016 - Present Massachusetts, United States

Wujie Media

Data Visualization Intern

Assisted journalists to turn their data and information into reader-friendly graphics.

Wrote 14 posts cooperatively with others and independently wrote 5 ( four of them are technical articles introducing useful data visualization and data analysis tools).
September 2015 - December 2015 Beijing, China


Social Media Platform Operating Intern

Operated a Weibo account; wrote and designed over 20 interactive interesting Weibos related to Moms and Babies' products, replied to Weibo followers' comments.

Organized a big online campaign; created an interactive psychology test using HTML5 on Mother's Day.
March 2015 - June 2015 Beijing, China

Ogilvy & Mather

Data Analysis Intern

Analyzed data from social platforms (WeChat,Weibo); caught the latest trends happening in China and used data to explain them, ex:analyzed the effect of WeChat releasing advertisements on its Moments.
January 2015 - March 2015 Beijing, China

Taiwan Institute Of Economic Research

Research Assistant

Participated in five government projects, one of them was related to southeast Asian countries which I was in charge of data analysis in Malaysia and Laos.

Conducted statistical analysis and numerical modeling in industrial fields using SPSS and Excel VBA.
May 2013 - December 2013 Taipei, Taiwan


Northeastern University

Master of Fine Arts

September 2016 - Present Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Renmin University Of China

Master of Arts

September 2014 - September 2016 Beijing, China

National Taipei University

Bachelor of Arts

September 2008 - January 2013 Taipei, Taiwan


Mandarin (Native),
English (Conversational),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, SAS, SPSS, Stata, Statistics,