Peter Ng

San Francisco, CA

I am a product designer and a creative communicator. I develop new ideas by balancing aesthetic sensibility with logical reasoning. Through my experiences in advertising, film, and technology, my work aims to improve the way we design and communicate.


Designer & Advisor

Working with startups.


Uber — Staff Product Designer

Design lead across Rider and Driver experiences.

Jun '14

Google — Senior UX Designer

Design lead on multiple design efforts for Android's apps and Google's system interfaces.

  • Material Design
  • Google Now
  • Google Hangouts
  • Google Keep
  • Android Core Apps (notifications, lock screen, messages, calendar, clock)
  • Android 4.0 to 5.1 app Framework and System interface design

Graphics Artist — Telepictures Productions

Lead designer for shows under Warner Bros. Television division.
  • Designed show brand packages with opens, lower 3rds, bumpers, and transitions
  • Developed digital advertisements and daily promo packages
  • Implement a robust workflow for artists to collaborate and hit strict deadlines
  • Aided TMZ's success in becoming the #1 magazine show for adults ages 18-34
Mar '11

Creative Director, Founder — Legitimate Hero

I founded a design collective specializing in web and mobile identity. Together, we try to make the world a smarter and more beautiful place, one pixel at a time.
  • Brainstorm ideas and produce designs to solve client needs
  • Manage accounts and lead creative pitches to clients

Designer, Animator, 3d Generalist - Big Machine

I was a lead designer at the award-winning visual production studio. As a generalist, I was involved in every facet of the process from pre-production to post-production, working with major broadcast and cable networks.
  • Visualized ideas for MTV, TV Guide, and Disney through illustrated storyboards
  • Ushered in the creation of a 3d animation department based on MAYA
  • Led broadcast projects for Disney and the Discovery Channel

Intern - DreamWorks Animation

I served as a versatile intern for the Academy Award-Winning animation studio where I spent time in the show development, special-projects, and digital-training departments.
  • Earned high marks for possessing excellent management and coordinating skills
  • Produced a studio outreach website to keep artists connected and informed
  • Selected to take part in the animation training program taught by professional artists
UCLA Design Media Arts