Hello! I am Nianqi Zhang.
I am a creative technologist with special interest in 3D storytelling.

I am currently working as the creative technologist at BBDO. I also do art work on 3D and game engine. For those ideas I can’t design right now, I write them into science fictions.

Selected
Works
3D Design & Programming ——

Unity, VR

Tofu, A VR Interactive Experience

Tofu is a VR interactive installation that presents the consumption experience of convenience stores and street food in the city in a surreal way. It reflects consumers’ different relationships with food and the disappearing local marketplace culture behind this confrontation.

Performance, Animation

Travel Backwards

Travel Backward(逆时之旅)is an ethnic concert collborating with musician Meng Zhang in Shanghai Concert Hall.

Modeling, 3D Printing, Art Toy Design

Four Seasons

Four Seasonsis an original art toy design inspired by my own dream. Four mushrooms named by four seasons separated themselves and had their own lives.

Unity, Game Design, Socket.io

Forward, IAC Big Screen Show

Forward is a collective music rhythm game shown on New York IAC’s big screens. Over 100 players follow the instructions to make music together, creating an immersive way of storytelling and performance.

UI / UX ——

UI / UX

NYU Worklink

Worklink is an enterprise work management system with over 50,000 users across three platforms. I worked on redesigning the web app for clients to submit and track work requests, and designing new features on administrators web app and field personnel iPad app about work requests tracking and management.

Web Design

The Reporter

The project takes a news happened in 2007 as an example and use a game to demonstrate how bias were shaped and changed. Players can explore news from different perspectives and unlock different tools to go deeper into the news.

UI / UX

Open Menu

Open Menuis a web-based application that enable users to scan table QR code to order food in New York City.

How do I design the works?
Usually starting with research on social issues or branding demands, I design the works with various media.
Design
Branding
UX / UI
Animation
Programming
Javascript
Processing
Unity
Arduino
Fabrication
CNC
3D Printing