Chris Lee
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Chris Lee

Product designer in New York, NY

Hiring at Sprig for a Growth Product Designer and a Brand/Web Designer: sprig.com/careers#jobs

22 days ago

About

Designer with 9 years of experience spanning:

  • Consumer (Google Chrome) and B2B (Uber Eats for Merchants)
  • Design, people management, product strategy, and engineering/prototyping

I solve complex problems through a combination of curiosity, creativity, compassion, and analytical decision-making.

Contact

LinkedIn
Twitter

Work Experience

2022 — Now
2020 — 2022
Senior Design Manager at Uber Eats
New York, NY

Led a team of 7 in designing everything merchants use to run their businesses on Uber Eats: signup, order fulfillment, analytics, menu management, customer relationships, and more.

  • Stabilized team through organizational instability and rebuilt a kind, collaborative, and productive culture
  • Coached designers in topics including product shaping and influence, analytical thinking, presenting work, design craft, and people management
  • Catalyzed new initiatives in information architecture, user education, and design systems
  • Led cross-functional design sprint to develop an ambitious yet practical 3 year product vision
2020 — 2020
Senior Product Designer II at Uber Eats
New York, NY

Designer for menus across both merchant and consumer surfaces.

  • Redesigned the merchant menu management tool, simplifying a complex, database-like interface
  • Modularized how items are displayed in the consumer app, enabling Uber Eats's expansion into groceries, retail, and more
2013 — 2020
Staff Interaction Designer at Google Chrome
San Francisco, CA

Part of the team from ~5 designers to dozens. Drove innovation and risk-taking within a product of 2 billion+ users.

  • Conceived, pitched, and led design for several of Chrome's big bets: tab groups, mobile reachability, and other unreleased projects
  • Designer behind one of the highest velocity experimental teams within Chrome, focused on mobile productivity and e-commerce
  • Design lead for the Android browser, mentoring designers and stewarding quality and consistency
  • Worked with Chrome leadership in planning strategic focus areas

Projects

2022
Uber Eats Manager at Uber Eats

Merchant admin dashboard

2020
Menu Maker at Uber Eats

Merchant menu management tool

2019
Tab groups at Google Chrome

Web browsing organizational method

2016
Chrome Home at Google Chrome

Mobile web browser UI for reachability

Education

2009 — 2013
B.S. Computer Science & Human-Computer Interaction, Minor in Design at Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Interdisciplinary studies in design, user research, programming, and theoretical computer science.

Volunteering

2015 — 2017
San Francisco, CA

Consulted for Abide, a leading meditation app for Christians.

2016 — 2016
Nairobi, Kenya

While at Google, participated in a design sprint that generated the initial version of AfriScout, an Android app that helps pastoralists locate pasture.

2015 — 2015
Designer at Kathmandu Living Labs
Kathmandu, Nepal

While at Google, designed a data visualization of post-earthquake Nepal for the Nepalese government.