Lou Huang

Urban designer. Web developer. Civic technologist.

Experience

Socrata Washington, D.C.
Front-End Developer (2014) — Data portal sites and visualizations for government, non-profit and NGO clients around the world.

Engagement Game Lab Boston, MA
Front-End Developer (2014) — Development, design, user testing, and project management for Civic Seed, a civic engagement teaching game.

Code for America San Francisco, CA
Fellow (2013) — Designed, developed, and user-tested web-based projects for the City of Las Vegas. Product lead on Streetmix.

General Assembly San Francisco, CA
Expert-in-Residence (2013) — Teaching assistant for front-end web development courses.

Ümloud! San Francisco, CA
Art Director (2012) — Managed artwork, timeline, and budget for visual asset production and a team of volunteer artists for this charity event.

Van Meter Williams Pollack San Francisco, CA
Urban Designer (2011-2012) — Researched, illustrated and produced urban planning documents for mixed-income housing developments and cities throughout California.

Brown & Keener Urban Design Philadelphia, PA
Intern/Designer (2009-2010) — Researched, illustrated and produced urban planning documents for cities throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Panorama University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Design Editor (2008-2010) — Managed design and content for the university's city planning journal, and a small team of designers and writers.

Crome Architecture San Rafael, CA
Designer, Project Manager (2004-2008) — Managed projects and produced drawings for a national coffee shop chain and other retail and single-family residential clients.

Education

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

Awards

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

Skills

Web Development
HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
jQuery
Node.js
Angular
PHP
MySQL

Software
Photoshop
InDesign
Illustrator
Lightroom
SketchUp
ArchiCAD
ArcGIS
OpenStreetMap
MapBox / Google Maps API

Professional Affiliations

LEED AP Neighborhood Development
Next City Vanguard 2013 Class
Placemaking Leadership Council Member
Code for America Peer Network Advisor