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Yuan Chen

Yuan Chen

Designer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Member since May 13, 2016
Yuan is a Google alum and a product designer focused on interactive experiences, meaningful products, and distinguished brands. He enjoys finding thoughtful solutions to complex challenges between humans and the technology that surrounds them. He has worked with cross-disciplinary teams at global corporations, such as Google, Barclays, Vodafone, Farfetch and award-winning digital advertising agencies.
Yuan is now available for hire
Employment
  • Lead Product & Service Designer (Contract)
    2017 - 2018
    Farfetch
    • Led the work to identify organizational bottlenecks and the redesign of B2B solutions for Farfetch, a global technology company with $721.5 million in funding. The company is focused on connecting the supply and demand of luxury fashion goods and providing a tech platform for fashion enterprises.
    Technologies: Figma, Sketch, Framer, InVision
  • Freelance Senior UX and Service Designer
    2016 - 2017
    Adaptive Lab
    • Created new services for Barclays from the ground up, serving more than 150,000 employees.
    • Redesigned internal tools and the structure of the organization.
    • Worked with an Agile team on biweekly sprints in which we researched, designed, and validated prototypes that fed into the MVP service and platform.
    • Defined a value proposition for a new IoT venture by Vodafone.
    • Designed flows with interconnected devices.
    • Conducted market and user research.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Framer, Marvel
Other Experience
  • Yuan is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Yuan shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic and Interactive Communication
    2010 - 2014
    Ringling College of Art and Design - Florida, United States
Experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite10 years
  • CSS7 years
  • HTML7 years
  • User Interface (UI)5 years
  • Sketch4 years
  • Prototyping4 years
  • User Experience (UX)3 years
Tools
  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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