Joey Lee explores geographies mediated through data and computation.
Designer & Researcher.
Based in Brooklyn, NY
Working as an interaction designer, creative technologist, and educator.
New York University | Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)
School of Visual Arts | Design for Social Innovation
Generative design & geography, machine learning, data collection systems, climate change, urban climates, open source & access, visualization, algorithmic ethics, critical mapping, & education.
Hello, my name is Joey Lee and I’m an interaction designer and technologist. I work with people and organizations to build thoughtful digital products, services, and experiences. My work often addresses social and environmental themes grounded in geography, data, and the web.
I've been involved in projects from academic research to commercial work for institutions such as MIT and The University of British Columbia to Daimler-Mercedes Benz and the World Bank.
I’m currently based in
San Francisco LA Boston Singapore Vancouver Stuttgart Brooklyn, New York, where
along with conducting applied research by commission, I am a visiting faculty member at New York University's Interactive
Telecommunication Program and the School of Visual Arts Design for Social Innovation program.
2018-09 to present
Adjunct Faculty, School of Visual Arts | Design for Social Innovation, New York, NY, USA
2018-01 to present
Adjunct Faculty, New York University | Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), New York, NY, USA
2016-10 to 2017-12
Research Associate | Experience Design and Creative Technology, moovel lab, Stuttgart, Germany
2015-10 to 2016-08
Fellowship, Mozilla Foundation | Mozilla Science Lab, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2015-01 to 2016-04
Co-coordinator, Maptime, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014-04 to 2015-03
Map Designer, University of British Columbia | Centre for Advanced Landscape Planning, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2012-06 to 2013-06
Research Engineer | Geospatial Visualization, MIT | Senseable City Lab, Cambridge, MA / Singapore, Singapore
2011-08 to 2012-07
Lab Technician, UCLA | Dr. D.F. Cusack's Biogeography and Terrestrial Ecosystem Biogeochemistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2011-01 to 2011-06
Fair Trade Team Leader | Action Research Team, UCLA | Education for Sustainable leader Program, Institute of the Environment, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2011-01 to 2011-07
Copy Editor (internship), Transworld Media, Oceanside, CA, USA
2013-09 to 2016-04
M.Sc | Geography / Geographical Biogeosciences, specializations: Urban Climatology, Data Visualization, Science Communication, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2008-09 to 2012-06
B.A. | Geography / Environmental Studies, specializations: Geospatial Information Systems and Technology | Environmental Systems and Society, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
2011-10 to 2011-12
Exchange, specializations: Amazonian Agroforestry Systems, School for International Training, Amazonia, Para, Brazil
2010-06 to 2010-08
Exchange, specializations: French Language and Culture, UCLA Education Abroad Program, Paris, France