Chris Lee

Chris Lee

Designer in New York, NY

About

Design generalist with a decade of experience in design, management, product strategy, and engineering.

I solve complex problems with curiosity, creativity, compassion, and analytical skills.

Contact

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Work Experience

2024 — Now
Senior Staff Product Designer at Patreon
New York, NY
2022 — 2024
New York, NY

Led the product, design, and brand team behind Sprig, a user insights tool loved by companies like Notion, Dropbox, Figma, and Ramp.

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

Led the design team of 7 behind the Uber Eats merchant tool suite.

2013 — 2020
Staff Interaction Designer at Google Chrome
San Francisco, CA

Designer number ~5. Contributed broadly across Chrome towards its growth from 40% to 70% market share.

Projects

2023

Led product strategy and design for Sprig's AI feature set. Evolved existing functionality, doubling engagement. Introduced multiple new applications of AI.

2023

Designed and launched Sprig's second successful product, including a first-of-its-kind survey-with-replay functionality.

2023

Creative directed brand and website overhaul.

2022
Uber Eats Merchant Dashboard at Uber Eats

Led the team in launching improvements across signup, menu management, order management, marketing, payments, and more.

2020

One of many collaborators. Put the final touches on it, in particular the "underline" visual.

2019

Designed and launched a way to group tabs and quick-switch between them, enabling more complex workflows on mobile.

2016
Chrome Home at Google Chrome

While at Chrome, I specialized in conceptualizing and prototyping experimental features, many of which remain unlaunched. This was one of the more interesting ones.

Side Projects

2023

Designed and built (SwiftUI) an iPhone app for tracking personal relationships. Featured on TechCrunch and The Verge.

2023

Designed and built (Next.js, GPT-4) a web app for reading the Bible with a dynamic, AI-powered commentary.

Education

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

Interdisciplinary studies in design, psychology, programming, and theoretical computer science.