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  • Suzanne Chang

    Industrial Designer

    Brooklyn, NY

I truly believe that designers have the capability to change the way we live through our interactions with objects. Nothing would make me happier than to make a positive difference in peoples lives. With well thought-out, human centered, quality designs we can change our experiences for the better. We as designers have the power to make our visions come true. Specialties: Sketching, Concept Development, Prototyping, Rendering, Branding, Market Research, Trend Analysis, Solidworks, Wacom Rendering, Bunkspeed, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.

Work Samples

  • Tabletop

  • Softgoods

Work History

  • Senior Product Designer

    • FormNation
    • New York, NY
    • Mar 2014 - Present (3 years 8 months)
  • Junior Product Designer

    • Lifetime Brands
    • Aug 2010 - Present (7 years 3 months)

    Developed value engineered kitchen products with a keen understanding of brand identity, market and trend analysis. Managed individual and team projects from sketching to production phase. Highly skilled in concept development, CAD models and prototypes, presentations, photorealistic renderings, production packages, and quality control with manufacturers.

  • Intern

    • Brad Ascalon Studio NYC
    • May 2010 - Aug 2010 (3 months)

    Responsible for concept generation, computer modeling for presentations to furniture companies, i.e. Bernhardt and DWR.

  • Shop Monitor

    • Pratt Institute Woodshop
    • Sep 2008 - Apr 2010 (1 year 7 months)

    Acquired proficient knowledge of all machines and tools. Maintained a safe environment for students and faculty.

  • Intern

    • EcoSystems
    • Dec 2008 - Feb 2009 (2 months)

    Asistant to Executive Director. Responsible for compiling information for production pamphlets of furniture designed for ION salon (NYC's first "eco-salon") organizing press information (i.e. TreeHugger and Blogs), and promotional events (i.e. "Jelly," a coworking event).

  • Intern

    • Gordon Randall Perry Design
    • May 2008 - Aug 2008 (3 months)

    Responsible for concept generation, model making, rendering and photography. Developed prototypes for companies such as DataColor.


  • Pratt Institute

    • BID Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2010



[2006 - 2010] Awarded a four year Pratt Merit scholarship and membership on the President’s List. [2010] Umbra Competition Honorable Mention Nominated for the 2010 IDSA Merit Scholarship [2008] HESC Scholarship for Academic Excellence.