M. Adlan Ramly
UX/UI Designer, AR/VR Developer, HCI Researcher

Work Experience

Smithsonian 3D Digitization Office

Incoming Creative Technologist Intern
Spring 2019
  • Will be working with the Smithsonian 3D Digitization Team to create an open-sourced database of undocumented 3D scanned artifacts and design new methods of presenting artifacts in a gamified augmented reality platform (ExplorAR).

Toge Productions

UX/UI Engineer Intern
Summer 2018
  • Designed feasible user interfaces using Photoshop, created engaging user interactions with effective user flows, & developed core feature prototypes with Unity for an upcoming game: Coffee Talk. Featured in 3 major game journals & invited to attend 4 international game conferences. Won Best Storytelling Award in Level Up KL 2018.
  • Consulted UX & UI improvements for 5 upcoming indie games published under Toge Productions. Won an award at Game Prime Asia 2018 for Best Publisher.
  • Performed user testing & research.
  • Improved the workflow between developers & artists.
  • Optimized ergonomic user controls for different platforms (PC, PS4, & Switch).


Research Assistant
Spring-Fall 2018
  • Involved in research projects about spatial cognition, locomotion, and usability in virtual and augmented reality environments.
  • Developed prototypes with Unity, wrote shader & rendering scripts, wrote specifications analysis, and created use case analysis for a virtual reality flood simulator.

Rain Reality

UX/UI Designer & Unity Developer
Spring-Summer 2017

Augmented reality educational modules, Client: Shaver's Creek

  • Designed & developed user interactions for a marker-based AR educational app in Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center using Vuforia API with Unity.
  • Designed UI and 2D assets using Photoshop.
  • Developed scene management & animation scripts in C# with Unity.
  • Performed user research and testing.

Pennsylvania State University:
College of Information Sciences & Technology

UX/UI Designer & Research Assistant
Spring-Fall 2017
  • Designed user interface & interactions using Photoshop for a study about the retention issue on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) supervised by Dr. John M. Carroll & Dr. Ben Hanrahan.
  • Created prototypes using HTML, CSS, & Javascript.

Consulted Products


Presentations & Workshops

  • "A Very Basic Intro to Unity" @ HackPSU Fall 2018 – PSU AR/VR Labs (2018)
  • "Intro to ARCore with Unity" @ Google Codelabs Jakarta - Google Developers Group Indonesia (2018)
  • "What's New in ARCore?" @ Google I/O 2018 Extended Jakarta - Google Developers Group Indonesia (2018)
  • "What's New in ARCore?" @ Google I/O 2018 Extended Bogor - Google Developers Group Indonesia (2018)
  • "Intro to Immersive Media (AR/VR/XR)" @ HackPSU Spring 2018 - PSU AR/VR Labs (2018)
  • "Intro to Immersive Media (AR/VR/XR)" @ GWC Meeting - PSU AR/VR Labs (2018)
  • "Intro to Unity: Scripting with C#" @ PSU AR/VR Labs Meeting - PSU AR/VR Labs (2017)
  • "Student Startups Panel" @ IST 237 - Rain Reality (2017)