Industrial designer from Mexico City, currently living and working in San Francisco. Graduated Cum Laude with a BA degree in Industrial Design and an MFA degree in Interdisciplinary Design. Her experience ranges from furniture and interior design to consumer electronics, appliances and packaging Design. Her work has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, ZONA Maco and various other online publications like Fast Company, CNET and more. She has work experience with clients like Intel, Gatorade, Cisco and Kaiser Permanente. She has a strong focus on experience design, concept development and graphic facilitation. Her love for languages and travel has made her fluent in both English and Spanish and also proficient in French and Italian. www.alejandracastelao.com

Work Samples

  • Product Design

  • Architecture

  • Illustration

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • frog
    • Jan 2013 - Present (1 year 7 months)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • frog
    • Jun 2012 - Dec 2012 (6 months)
  • MFA student at the College for Creative Studies

    • College for Creative Studies
    • Sep 2010 - May 2012 (1 year 8 months)

    MFA Interdisciplinary Design

  • Product Design Intern

    • Twisthink, LLC
    • May 2011 - Aug 2011 (3 months)
  • Senior Industrial Design Consultant

    • Diablo Design
    • Jan 2010 - Jun 2010 (5 months)
  • Senior Creative Designer

    • ESRAWE Studio
    • May 2008 - Dec 2009 (1 year 7 months)
  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • Industrias Farwel
    • Jan 2008 - May 2008 (4 months)

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • MFA Interdisciplinary Design
    • 2010 - 2012
  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

    • Bachelor's degree Industrial and Product Design
    • 2003 - 2007

Specialties

Awards

• Cum Laude in both BA and MFA studies • Perfect score on the TOEFL exam • CAE (Certificate of Advanced English Exam) • CO Alliance Fran?aise Exam • Level 9/10 Dilit Italian Language School Certificate • Helvex Award in 2006 • Ferbel Award in 2006�

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