hilary lai

hilary lai

designing creative tools in new york city, she/her



remove any object from any video with just a few simple brush strokes.


worked across product & editorial to make wired magazine's homepage a daily destination for more people.

Side Projects

35mm paintings (2024)

taking things apart to put them back together again (constructed in apple keynote)

Work Experience

2021 — Now
2020 — 2021
new york city

designed features for wired dot com experience in partnership with product and editorial teams. work included product embeds supporting commerce initiatives, and a redesigned homepage experience for improved editorial content packaging and on-site engagement.

2019 — 2021
new york city

designined features for conde nast's digital platform supporting 18+ global brands, including wired, the new yorker, & vanity fair.

2018 — 2018

designed and prototyped concepts for interfaces across the iwork app suite. led explorations of interfaces and interactions for future-facing features, targeting apple's education initiatives.


2015 — 2019

interdisciplinary degree in product design and psychology

2017 — 2017
london, united kingdom

student at london college of communication during fall 2017