Lou Huang

user interface engineering · civic technology · urban design


Mapzen New York City, NY (2015-current)
UI Engineer, Project Lead (Tangram Play)

TransitScreen Washington, D.C. (2015)
UI Designer, Front-End Developer (contractor)

Socrata Washington, D.C. (2014)
Senior Front-End Developer

Engagement Game Lab Boston, MA (2014-2015)
Full-stack Engineer, Designer, Project Manager (Civic Seed) (contractor)

Code for America San Francisco, CA (2013)
Fellow (City of Las Vegas), Product Lead (Streetmix)

Van Meter Williams Pollack San Francisco, CA (2011-2012)
Urban Designer

Brown & Keener Urban Design Philadelphia, PA (2009-2010)
Intern Urban Designer

Crome Architecture San Rafael, CA (2004-2008)
Designer, Project Manager (Peet’s Coffee & Tea)


University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Master of City Planning, Class of 2010
Concentration in Urban Design

University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Class of 2004
Minor in Social and Cultural Factors in Environmental Design


General Assembly San Francisco, CA (2013)

Ümloud! San Francisco, CA (2012)
Art Director

Panorama University of Pennsylvania (2008-2010)
Design Editor

Blue & Gold Yearbook University of California, Berkeley (2000-2004)
Managing Editor

Professional Affiliations

Next City Vanguard 2013
Placemaking Leadership Council Member


Sacramento Catalyst Competition Sacramento, CA – 2011 Second Place Winner

ULI / Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition San Diego, CA – 2010 Finalist, Team Leader

Department of City and Regional Planning Special Award for Excellence in Student Publications – 2010