Jerry Hong

Jerry Hong

Designer in New York, he/him


Designer and researcher fascinated by dynamic digital experiences, tools for thought, and the new modes of interaction AI offers. I think systematically, pore over details, and cherish the people I build with.

Work Experience

2022 — Now

ai! sync! search! and other foundations...

2022 — 2023

Published distinguished research on compositionality in vision-language models.

2020 — 2021
Designer Who Codes at Various Startups

Cut my teeth on design systems, human-centered AI, automated data viz, and plain old React. Pallet, Polytopal, The Marriage Pact.

2020 — 2020

Made tagging far more robust and laid the foundations of my design career along the way. Quite a team.



Co-first author. Accepted to CVPR 2023. ✨ Highlight paper (top 2.5% of submissions!)

All my love to Ranjay Krishna and my brilliant co-authors.

"can big model that read and see glue concept together good?"


Henry Ford II Scholar Award from Stanford

to my profound shame I was not in person to pick up this award:…

Terman Engineering Scholastic Award

one of the top 30 academic performers amongst graduating seniors in Stanford's School of Engineering

J.E. Wallace Sterling Award

one of the top 25 academic performers amongst graduating seniors in Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences


2019 — 2020
Residential Assistant at Stanford University

Shaping community and designing assets n' merch for West Flo, the hidden gem of Stanford. Yeah I said it.

2020 — 2020

Zoom-taught 20 eager Palestinian students the human-centered design process.

Side Projects


hopefully will be a canvas of stupid web experiments

West Flodiac at Stanford University

Developing a visual identity and language for the West Florence Moore community.


2021 — 2022
M.S. Computer Science at Stanford

artificial intelligence whee yipee

2017 — 2022
B.S. Design in Computer Science + B.S. Mathematics at Stanford

hmu if you're curious about designing your own major

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