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A place where the good people of Ueno show you internal projects that they are playing around with. From the small to the big, the ridiculous to the semi-useful.

Latest projects

GsapTools
June 8th 2018
Managing and debugging Tween and Timeline in GSAP is a hassle, even with the official dev tools. So we created GsapTools, an extension that makes it all so much easier.
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Hovering Art Directors
May 11th 2018
Our A/V Club whipped up this video to show the day in the life of a designer before he joins Ueno. Or maybe it's a day in the life after they join Ueno?
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Big Projects 100 hours or more

The Interview
January 25th 2018
Our culture is unique. Or we think so at least. And so we created this game. Or sort of a game? Chatbot maybe? Anyway, it’s a things we made.
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Our starter kit
October 11th 2017
We really like React. We use it to build a lot of the things we develop. And just in case you want to use it too we have an open source starter kit on GitHub.
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Bueno
June 8th 2017
Bueno is where we help great people do great things. We give away our time, ideas as well as good old hard cash to all sorts of causes and people.
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Ueno.Store
April 8th 2017
Things. You never have enough and you take them with you when you die. And so, we created a store where we curate some of them for you to buy.
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Ueno.Design
February 9th 2017
There are a lot of very nice things out there that we didn't make. Surprising, we know. While you wait for more Ueno goodness you should check this out.
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Ueno Branding
November 10th 2016
Branding yourself is no laughing matter. For that matter It's more of a crying matter. But we did it and we survived and now we have this brand that matters.
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Medium Projects 40-100 hours

GsapTools
June 8th 2018
Managing and debugging Tween and Timeline in GSAP is a hassle, even with the official dev tools. So we created GsapTools, an extension that makes it all so much easier.
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Chocolates
April 10th 2018
One of our values is to Bring the Chocolate. It means that we want to go above and beyond. But we also take it quite literally so we made some real chocolates.
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Ueno.design App
April 2nd 2018
We love building apps so we created iOS and Android versions of Ueno.design. The apps were build by our fantastic devs using our starter kit.
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Collaboration Video
March 12th 2018
We asked our video team to show how our people collaborate to make the things we make. They created this enjoyable little video.
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Level Up
February 7th 2018
We teamed up with Designer Fund and Heather Phillips to create a tool to help design teams figure out how they compare to other teams and where they should improve.
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Ueno.design Chrome extension
December 7th 2017
Opening a new tab used to be so boring. But with the dot design chrome extension it's slightly less boring. Fanfare!
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Portraits
October 10th 2017
When a Nueno joins the team our People Experience teams work with our AV Club to take their official Ueno Portrait. We've collected a few of them on our Instagram.
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Ueno Sign
February 17th 2017
Using custom built LED lights, some Arduino magic and even some IOT gadgetry we built a sign for our office that can take on any light we can think of.
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Small Projects 1-40 hours

Hovering Art Directors
May 11th 2018
Our A/V Club whipped up this video to show the day in the life of a designer before he joins Ueno. Or maybe it's a day in the life after they join Ueno?
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Ueno Paint
May 10th 2018
Do you spend your days, nights, evenings, mornings, brunches and so on missing the good 'ol days of MS Paint? We do too. But have no fear, Ueno Paint is here.
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William Board
January 1st 2018
To ring in the new year we bought some billboard space by SFO and put up some fairly random messages. Truck Fump anyone?
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Nueno Pins
June 9th 2017
Our People Experience team want to make sure that each person that joins feels special. As a tiny and silly example of that we created these Hot Dog pins for our Nuenos.
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Spiral notebooks
April 26th 2017
We have some great artwork that we’ve made with our collaborators these last couple of years. And since we love to write we made some nice looking notebooks.
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Notebooks
April 25th 2017
We like to create custom swag to give to our people and clients and friends and family and people we meet and people we don't meet. This notebook is one of those.
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Wallpapers
October 13th 2016
Want to put a nice wallpaper on your phone or computer? No? Well, we weren't expecting that answer. But in case you change your mind we made some for you.
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