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  • Yuan Gu

    Senior UX Designer at MicroStrategy

    Washington, DC

UX designer Industrial designer Design researcher

Work Samples

  • 2nd Generation Chinese American Diabetes Prevention

  • Hybrid humidifer

  • Business network system

Work History

  • Senior UX Designer

    • MicroStrategy
    • Oct 2013 - Present (4 years 1 month)
  • UX Designer

    • MicroStrategy
    • Sep 2011 - Sep 2013 (2 years)

    Focusing on Mobile (iOS) devices

  • Graduate Research Assistant

    • University of Cincinnati
    • Sep 2009 - Nov 2011 (2 years 2 months)

    Work at Live Well Collaborative as research and design assistant

  • Design Researcher

    • Live Well Collaborative
    • Feb 2008 - Apr 2011 (3 years 2 months)

    2011.1 - 2011.3
    P&G Oral Care Studio
    Product development project sponsored by Procter & Gamble, Live Well Collaborative
    From research to prototype, develop new products for baby boomers.The final concepts were submitted to P&G for further development.The team is a mix of design students, business students, undergraduate students and graduate students.

    2011.1 - 2011.3
    Baby Boomers and Travel
    Research project sponsored by Boeing, Live Well Collaborative
    Team-based research on seeking Opportunities in future commercial airline market.

    2010.4 - 2010.6
    2nd Generation Chinese American Diabetes Prevention
    Studio project sponsored by Nursing school, Live Well Collaborative Focused on the fact that 2nd generation Chinese American has a higher proportion of diabetes. The team for this project is a mix of design students, nursing students and business students.

    2010.1 - 2010.3
    Urban Transportation Studio
    Prophase analysis for Cincinnati street car proposal, Live Well
    Worked with other graduate students to participate and complete the preliminary investigation and analysis. Established a foundation for the entire research project.

    2010.1 - 2010.3
    Exploratory Glass package studio
    Package and product design project sponsored by OI.
    From research to prototype, explore new form of glass package. Design team is based on senior design student and graduate students. Our concept “VIEN” was submitted to OI for further development.

  • Intern ID engineer

    • Datang Telecom Technology Co. Ltd.
    • Jun 2010 - Aug 2010 (2 months)

    Work in 3G E-Reader development project
    Department of Terminal Unit

  • Intern Designer

    • Beijing Jingkelong Commercial Group Co., Ltd.
    • Feb 2008 - Mar 2008 (1 month)

    Private Brand products design and evaluation


  • University of Cincinnati

    • Master Design
    • 2009 - 2011

    College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

  • Beihang University

    • BE Industrial Design
    • 2005 - 2009

    Mechanical Engineering and Automation; Industrial Design