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 for impact.


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