A downloadable version of my CV is available or alternatively, if you’re looking for a digestible version of my professional experience, you can download my resumé.


Jo is a User Researcher and Community Builder. Experienced in front-end development, design and business, she is currently completing her graduate studies in Human-Computer Interaction. Research interests include domestic spaces, Internet of Things and smart cities.

 

Education


2016–Current

Master of Arts, School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver


2012

International Business Postgraduate Certificate, University of Twickenham, London/Mountbatten Internship Programme, New York City


2007

Bachelor of Digital Media with Distinction, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney


Professional Experience


2016–Present

Research Assistant
School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Simon Fraser University


2017–Present

User Researcher
WineDirect


2017

Product Management
Vin65


2017

Teaching Assistant, IAT 100 Digital Image Design (Summer 2017)
School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Simon Fraser University


2017

Teaching Assistant, IAT 244 Digital Photography (Spring 2017)
School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Simon Fraser University


2015–2016

Digital Strategies Manager
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival


2015

Communications Consultant
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival


2015

Digital Strategy Consultant
Vancouver Draw Down


2012–2014

Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Out On Screen


2014

Communications Associate
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival


2013

Audience Services Representative
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival


2012

Communications Consultant
Reykjavik Fashion Festival


2011–2012

Operations and Communications Lead
UBS


2006–2011

Freelance Designer


2008–2010

Front-end Web Developer
Funke Web Solutions


2004–2006

Web Coordinator
University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts Students’ Association


2005

Intern
Sydney Film Festival


Community Engagement


2016–Present

Mau Dan Garden Cooperative Housing, Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) Officer


2016–Present

Mau Dan Garden Cooperative Housing, Maintenance Committee


2014–Present

Megaphone Magazine, Board of Directors


2014–Present

Hope in Shadows, Board of Directors


2016

Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Programming Committee


2015–2016

The Post at 750, Design Committee


2015

Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Artist Translator (Korean)


2014–2015

Theatre Engagement Project, Strategic Development Committee


2011–2012

Pop-up Museum of Queer History, Communications Committee


2008

Access Gallery, Exhibition Photographer


2005–2006

University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts Film Society, President


Publications

Turner, Hannah, Aceves Sepúlveda, Gabriela, editors, and Machuca, F., Shin, J. and Wu, X., artists (2017) “Witnessing” digital project and essay. In Immediacy, the journal of the Media Studies Graduate Program at The New School in New York City.
Digital Project

Witnessing. (2017). Aceves Sepúlveda, G., Turner, H., Shin, J., Machuca, F., and Wu, X. Vancouver, cMAS Publications. (Art Zine)

“You.Got.A. Pic?” (2017). Shin, J., In Witnessing Turner, H. and Aceves Sepulveda G. eds., Vancouver, cMAS Publications. 20 Pages. ISBN # 978-0-9958899-0-3 (Artist Statement)


Exhibitions


2017

“you.got.a.pic?” (2017), Shin, J., in Witnessing, Shin, J.; Wu, X.; Machuca, F.;  Turner, H. and Aceves Sepúlveda, G. Installation in Under Super Vision, AHVA Gallery, Vancouver
Co-curated by Laurie White, Sherena Razek, Whitney Brennan, and Paula Booker


2009

Endangered series, Extra Cheeese, 09 Sydney Design Week


2006

Double Take Horror series, COFA Annual


Written Work & Media


2011

“Tribeca Review”, Trespass Magazine

2007

“Double Take Horror series”, Womyns’ Issue, Tharunka


Presentations, Panels, Juries and Conferences

Presentations


2017

Status Update: Deceased. Anticipating the digital native’s social media needs in ‘digital death’. Paper presented Crossing Over: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Death and Morbidity, York University, Toronto, Canada.


2017

“you.got.a.pic”.  In Witnessing. Aceves Sepúlveda, G., Turner, H., Shin, J., Machuca, F., and Wu, X. Presented at the New Media Gallery, January 28 2017. New Westminster, Canada.


2014

Social Media for Non-Profits, Making a Scene Conference, Vancouver

Juries


2017

Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Gerry Brunet Memorial Award for Best BC Short Film

Panels Organized


2011–2012

Mountbatten Speaker Series, New York City

Attended


2015

International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA), Vancouver


2015

Design & Content Conference, Vancouver


2014

From Now: A Conference About Humanity with Technology


2013

Cyborg Camp YVR


2013

GROW Conference, Vancouver


2011

SHARE New York, New York City


Professional Training Workshops


2016

Responsive Web Design by Vitaly Friedman, Vancouver


2014

Programming Fundamentals, CodeCore Fundamentals, Vancouver


2013

Writing Content and Mapping User Flows, Interlink Conference, Vancouver


2012

Rails Girls PDX, Portand