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Alice [Cian] Fang

Interaction designs. Graphic designs. Codes sometimes. Also calligraphy-s in her free time. Loves calendars, museums, internet archives, sudoku, and collecting books but not always reading them.

This site is a work in progress.

Open to collaboration and freelance [1]
Resume [2]


2022.06–

A graphics/multimedia editor with Special Projects at The New York Times [3].


2021.06–2022.05

Previously the digital news design fellow [4], she designs, art directs, and develops interactives, features and more to tell visual stories:


2017.08–2021.05

Graduated from Carnegie Mellon Univ. with a degree in communication design and a minor in professional writing:


Other —

Has a design practice [26] with Jaclyn Saik [27]. Reach out [28] to hear her plans for it, or to just chat about bugs, clouds [29], the internet, and/or Hades, the only video game that she plays.


Pre-2022 Website [30]
Linkedin [31]
gif of three calligraphy pieces
gif that rotates through screenshots of different nyt articles
gif that rotates through...
scrolling through the first seven places on the list: Chioggia, Italy; Chimanimani National Park, Mozambique; Queens, N.Y.; Northumberland, England; Zihuantanejo, Mexico; Ibéra Park, Argentina; Alentejo Wine Region, Portugal
with Matt Ruby and Michael Beswetherick
gif cycyling through screenshots of the project: photos taken in various Olmsted-designed parks, placed in a three-column grid to evoke a winding visual effect
with Clinton Cargill, Sarah Eckinger and Rebecca Lieberman
tweet by @nytimes showing a animated visualization of the women's 400-meter hurdles final. The tweet says: Here's how Sydney McLaughlin of the U.S. won the 400-meter hurdles at #Tokyo2020, breaking her own world record. Dalilah Muhammad, her teammate and the 2016 Olumpic champion, won silver. Femke Bol of the Netherlands won bronze.
with Rich Harris, Eden Weingart, Jon Huang, Nick Diamont, Ashley Wu and Wilson Andrews
on a computer scrolling through: an aerial view of trees in the Congo; a video of a man rowing a boat, a group of men sitting on a vehicle; a boat heading deeper into the trees; a tree stump; and a man leaning on a tree. Text says: Behind these trees... along this river... down this road... lies one of the planet's greatest resources... as long as it remains disturbed. What do the protectors of Congo's peatlands get in return?
with Jason Chiu
on a phone scrolling through: an aerial view of Glenfeshie valley in the Cairngorms, Scotland; a tree among a forest, partly snow-covered; a closeup of moss and peat; and a video taken by drone zooming out into the valleys and mountainous landscape. Text says: One businessman owns 200,000 acres in Scotland. But he's not mining or chasing development. He's restoring precious peatlands.  What will profit from saving Scotland's Bogs? Repairing the country's extensive peatlands could help the world mitigate climage change. It could also make a fast-fashion billionaire even richer.
with Jason Chiu
Six people show their name signs, with white line animations visualizing the gestures. Text says: What Matters in a Name Sign? We look at the origin of name signs in deaf culture, including one recently assigned to Vice President Harris.
with Gabriel Gianordoli
Headline that says: How it Feels to Be Asian in Today's America, which fades out into a gradient, scroll to text responses submitted by readers, including a quote with audio that says: I signed my daughter up for a charter school...
with Deanna Donegan, Ruru Kuo, Antonio de Luca and Adriana Ramic
Six story headlines are placed around a center image, that fade and change as you scroll to a different story.
with Jaspal Riyait.
pages from the book, including a spread that says Representation in large type, and a spread with pink and purple post-its
with Rachel Lee and Jaclyn Saik
interacting with the site. the home page shows the six sections in large type: representation, quality, education, community, power, and change. the text changes color and rotates as the mouse hovers. upon entering the site, there is a quote on the right that has highlights, bold keywords, and hover states, as well as a list of related quotes on the left
with Rachel Lee and Jaclyn Saik
various screens from the PocketMacros app
with Estelle Jiang
interacting with the informational side panel on Macroinvertebrates.org
three gifs: two empty frames showcasing the small shelf unit and interior lights; rotating with a rock diaroma; opening and closing the toolkit packaging
with Emily Zhou
eight models walking on stage in looks that light up in pink, purple and blue
with Swan Carpenter and Connie Ye
spreads of the booklet, visualized in red and blue to mock how the red and blue risoprint would appear
with Elena Deng and Jaclyn Saik