Hello There

My name is Iris Gao. I’m an SF Bay Area-based digital product designer from China. As a designer, I believe in empathy, clarity, and delightfulness. I have a passion for solving meaningful problems and transferring my passion and love to the user through crafts.

Jul 2021 - Ongoing
Product Designer
Jan 2019 - Jul 2021
Sr. UX Designer
Jun 2017 - Dec 2018
Product Designer
Dec 2015 - Dec 2016
Plug and Play Tech Center
Visual Designer
Dec 2016 - Feb 2017
Aug 2016 - Oct 2016
Mobile App Design
Sep 2014 - Jun 2017
Stanford University
MA, East Asian Studies
Aug 2012 - Feb 2013
Seoul National University
Exchange Student
Sep 2010 - Jul 2014
Peking University
BA, Korean Studies; BA, Economics

Things I Love


Baking (I make beautiful croissants)
Making latte art
Photography (digital and film)
Interior design
Reading books
Painting (now exploring oil pastel)
Finding cute cafes