(IN PROGRESS)—I think we can make the web a more beautiful space.
Currently, I am interested in thinking about the browser and tiny game engine
Chia is a creative technologist and writer in radical pursuit of worlding & systems.
Chia (they/them) is currently based in New Haven, born and raised in Manila, Philippines. They're in their senior year at Yale studying Computing & the Arts.
This website is a showcase of process (design, dev, & writing) and the half-baked.
Seeking full-time opportunities starting Summer 2022. Let's talk?
My design philosophy, beliefs, and a catalogue of studies.
Collection of channels and links around research topics of interest
On practice as a designer, artist, and creator
A detailed list of what Chia is currently working on (academics, personal, career) for Fall 2021.
A write-up on my current digital tools + processes.
Progress and development of my Yale Computing & the Arts thesis.
Rewriting case studies, as one does. These are designed for reflection on products and projects (and for others to learn from them, too), more than they are for scannability and recruiting. (Sorry!)
Email me so we can talk more if you like what you see, plus get the decks and all.
Designing a voter education campaign and platform for the Philippine masses, reaching millions.Campaign Web
Nurturing community for over 150,000 young creators & technologists in Southeast Asia since 2016.Community Brand Experience
Building out the Filipino creator economy through livestreaming.Mobile Product Games
Playing around with an old favorite music service that empowers streaming with data.Mobile
My five-year-old blog where I often share non-technical thoughts and be a pretend music journalist. Publishing every few weeks or so.Writing
Vignettes and fictive pieces.Experience Writing
Curated collection of graphic design work.Graphic Design
I write and publish a newsletter about Philippine innovation, startups, and tech.Writing Growth
The shape of the web bends, deepens, and constricts itself to destroy the most vulnerable.Writing
Exploring and fixing up quote tweets over a week-long program at the Twitter HQ in Summer 2019.Web
In high school, I wrote a novel over winter break. In 2021, I'm writing 25,000 words a week. If all things work out, I hope to have a million words out by the end of the year.
Partial everything, selected and recovered. Experiments and a larger collection of work across writing, games, visual play, newsletters, subcommunities, and other things I have created.