Gene Lu's Portfolio

A self-initiated project with Duncan Hoge that showcases Pokémon-inspired Nike shoes created with the Nike iD Builder.

Pokémon and Nike iD

A self-initiated project with Duncan Hoge that showcases Pokémon-inspired Nike shoes created with the Nike iD Builder.

Aug, 10
A collection of run routes that I've mapped out and completed over the past couple of years.

Running Routes

A collection of run routes that I’ve mapped out and completed over the past couple of years.

Dec, 21
It's like Rock Band, but for running. 2 years ago, this was a concept. Today, it is a reality.

Nike+ Running and Spotify

It’s like Rock Band, but for running. 2 years ago, this was a concept. Today, it is a reality.

Aug, 23
I used to have doubts about starting a Tumblr until earlier this year. Here's a quick writeup about one of those Tumblrs.

Nike+ Running Tumblr

I used to have doubts about starting a Tumblr until earlier this year. Here’s a quick writeup about one of those Tumblrs.

Jan, 30
In early 2014, R/GA and Nike collaborated on Nike+ Running's first app on a wearable device, the Samsung Gear S.

Nike+ Running and Samsung Gear S

In early 2014, R/GA and Nike collaborated on Nike+ Running’s first app on a wearable device, the Samsung Gear S.

Jan, 24
A brief post on the evolution of UX for the Nike+ photo sharing feature.

Nike+ Photo Sharing

A brief post on the evolution of UX for the Nike+ photo sharing feature.

Feb, 19
Run of Thrones combines my interest in running and my love for HBO's Game of Thrones. Here's more from my interview with Huffington Post.

Run of Thrones

Run of Thrones combines my interest in running and my love for HBO’s Game of Thrones. Here’s more from my interview with Huffington Post.

Jul, 20
Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to work with Tender Creative as the lead experience designer in redesigning the Public Art Fund's website.

Public Art Fund Redesign

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to work with Tender Creative as the lead experience designer in redesigning the Public Art Fund’s website.

Oct, 05

NikeFuel Stickers: Contextualizing a New Metric

The Nike FuelBand was released earlier this year and with it, came a new metric, NikeFuel (NF). A lot of […]

Sep, 27

Nike 1thology, It’s Alive!

A few days ago, Nike and R/GA launched (soft) the Nike 1thology Facebook app that I worked on a while […]

Jul, 24

Nike 1thology

Overview In 2007, R/GA created an interactive Flash site that cataloged hundreds of unique Nike Air Force 1s around the […]

Jul, 23

Copilot’s Deal Performance Analytics Tool

Copilot is a service that provides restaurants with instant reports on the performance of their past deal campaigns. Earlier this […]

Mar, 24

Kobe VII System

Late last year, Nike released the latest Kobe shoe, the Kobe VII System and needed a product detail page to […]

Mar, 12

Nike Gear Up

Nike Gear Up is an e-commerce solution that recommends a set of products to consumers based on their answers to […]

Mar, 11

Post Up Demo

After successfully prototyping Post Up, we took what we learned and applied it to our next prototype, which was a […]

Dec, 25

Calling Karaoke

Disclaimer I’m aware that most New Yorkers, especially the ones in Manhattan, can surf the web on their smartphones and […]

Nov, 19

A Layer of Imagination

In our Public Interfaces class taught by Jake Barton and Ian Curry of Local Projects, we were introduced to a […]

Oct, 15

Text Your Drink to the Bar

One of my ultimate pet peeves is when trying to order a beer at a bar. There are 3 things […]

Sep, 27

The Bright Points Project

In Jill Nussbaum’s Design for Public Spaces class, we were to create a networked, mobile, or interactive installation that enhances […]

Apr, 08

Project PlatInform

As a final project for Jason Santa Maria’s Communicating Design class, we were to: “Identify a problem with navigating the […]

Dec, 23

Hand Wash Tracker

Due to the recent Swine Flu outbreak, our team created a handwash tracker that keeps track of the handwashing habit […]

Dec, 09

Lead UX Designer on Nike+ Running at R/GA.