I'm Koken, a multidisciplinary designer and developer based in New York.

I studied Game Design and Math at NYU 🎓

Now an AR/VR Product Designer at ByteDance

Born in Osaka, raised in Shanghai, drunk on tea 🍵

Take a look at my projects, or play some games!
 

Hello!

Mobile Product Design · Development · AR

A food sustainability app that allows the users to automatically log their carbon footprint with Computer Vision.

UX design for interactions with AR and AI features.

A 72-hour Hackathon project.

Research + Product Design + Prototype

During my internship at ByteDance, our team designs and develops enterprise products providing office efficiency and collaboration solutions. My intern projects focused on video conference solutions, the office resource management system and the administration system.

Research · Product Design · Prototype

I conducted a small group research and found that ordering together on delivery apps are popular among college students. Here is a proposed group ordering experience designed for Uber Eats. 

Web games, ready for play.

Games!

Production, Design, Branding

GALA72:

Art Weekend

GALA72 is a three-day New York student art weekend event on 4/12-4/14, 2019. It featured gallery, live music, street dance performance, drama and musical happening across three venues in downtown Manhattan. 

VR · Product · Unity Development

Hand Tracking

VR Keyboard

As a personal project, I designed and developed a new hand tracking keyboard for Oculus Quest. I aim to improve the hand tracking experience.

The new design shows a very good potential in improving the input efficiency. With a user test showing more than 50% increase in typing speed.

AR/VR · Unity Prototype

ByteDance

Designing and prototyping AR/VR experience for work and collaboration

Game Design · Unity Development

A multi-player arcade action game where players are cyber parasite trying to destroy each other through hijacking other powerful robots.  

AR Game · Prototype · VFX

Prototype for an AR pirate game. I mainly worked on the player interaction, explosion, water effects and animation

Mobile App · Desktop · Design System

Reimagined private banking experience through the new mobile app and desktop experience for Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management.