Yuan Chen

Yuan Chen

London, United Kingdom
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Yuan Chen

Yuan Chen

Designer
London, United Kingdom
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, and award-winning digital advertising agencies.
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Employment
  • Freelance Senior UX and Service Design Consultant
    Adaptive Lab
    2016 - 2017
    • 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, FramerJS, Marvel
  • Design Lead (20% at Google)
    Billion Acts
    2014 - 2016
    • Defined the MVP for a new Android app and new version of the website.
    • Developed site architecture, wireframes, and high fidelity visual specs, and supervised implementation.
    • Designed brand guidelines to be implemented across web, app, and marketing materials.
    • Created a pattern library for cross-device implementation.
    • Managed the remote team of designers and UX researchers.
    Technologies: Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, Framer
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
    Ringling College of Art and Design - Florida, United States
    2010 - 2014
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
London, United Kingdom
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