In 2008, Hou joined Shanghai Shining. In 2010, he became the head of model technology of the Chifeng headquarter, Shanghai Shining Group. In 2012, he became the manager of the Visual Performance Department of the International Department.

Established good cooperative relations with famous domestic and foreign design companies like Aedas, Benoy, Atkins, Sasaki, GMP, PCPA, etc., he gained rich management and creative experience.