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 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, as well as award-winning digital advertising agencies.
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Employment
  • 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
  • Interaction Designer
    Google
    2014 - 2016
    • Worked with the Sales, Marketing, and Support teams to design Google's customer relationship management web app from the ground up.
    • Defined product requirements and roadmap with the cross-functional team and senior stakeholders.
    • Conducted user interviews, created user journey maps, and built low and high fidelity wireframes for the web application.
    • Designed brand guidelines, including layout, typography, and color usage.
    Technologies: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, FramerJS
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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