Hello, this is Olivia Yin!

Game Designer @ Blizzard Entertainment
|Creative Technologist | XR Developer

ITP Blog | Resume

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Graduate Thesis

Smell like Home

Multisensory VR Experience

2022 - 2023 | Individual

“Smell like Home" is a multisensory virtual reality experience exploring concepts of home and belonging through the evocative power of scents embedded in memories, immersing viewers in recreated virtual environments that resonate with emotions and memories related to home. Using an innovative scent-releasing device designed specifically for this project, viewers will navigate through emotional responses to home, capturing 3 pivotal moments in the creator’s life marked by 3 distinctive scents.

Alternative Control Games


Platformer Game

2022 | Individual

2D platformer game that needs a flashlight on your phone to light up the road in front of you

VR Experiences

Detour Bus

Casual VR Game

2020 - 2021 | Group

A casual VR game where players build winding highways around themselves to take the Flowers family on a road trip across America.

Friendship Repair Machine

Co-cp VR Game

Fall 2021  | Group

A two-player collaboration game to rebuild the friendship cross over different time, virtual and physical space.

Last Four Seasons In my Life

VR Experience

Spring 2022 | Individual

Enter the comics created by the protagonist who only has 1 year remaining in this world. In the end, based on your interaction and the pics taken, the new comic book “Last 4 Seasons in My Life” will be drawn as a summary of your experience and summary of her observation and imagination towards this world.

Olivia Yin ︎ ︎  ︎  ︎ ︎ oliviayinjx@gmail.com ︎︎