Jerry Hong

Jerry Hong

New York, NY, he/him

About

Designer and researcher fascinated by dynamic digital experiences, tools for thought, and the new modes of interaction AI offers. Detail obsessor, systems thinker, lover of theory.

Work Experience

2022 — Now

foundations teem

2022 — 2022

Advised by Ranjay Krishna. Evaluating compositionality in vision-language models.

2021 — 2021

Explored filesystems that tie data closely to vector embeddings to enable easy few-shot model creation.

2021 — 2021

Sole designer. Recreated core features + a design system from scratch and inspired along the way.

2021 — 2021

Automated bespoke data visualizations and a 20-second Figma plugin to help designers adapt to any college.

+2
2020 — 2020

Made tagging far more robust and shaped my intellectual aspirations along the way. Quite a team.

Projects

2021

Elevating the standard of design for the future of job search.

2020

Tagging features for facilitating a unified language within teams. Adopted by a quarter of Reduct projects to date.

Volunteering

2019 — 2020
Residential Assistant at Stanford University

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

2020 — 2020
Remote

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

Awards

2022
Henry Ford II Scholar Award from Stanford

to my profound shame I was not in person to pick up this award: youtu.be/bngCc1yLjN4?t=…

2022
Terman Engineering Scholastic Award

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

well, top 31. they almost forgot to include me because of my gap quarters lol

2022
J.E. Wallace Sterling Award

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

Side Projects

2021

hopefully will be a canvas of stupid web experiments

2019
West Flodiac at Stanford University

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

Education

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

Contact

LinkedIn
GitHub
Last.fm