I am a unique designer that can provide industrial design from a holistic and upbeat perspective. I see a product as an effect on users, the relationship it established with them and I ensure it is a positive effect. A positive effect is especially important for the growing aging population. Specialties: • Skilled in researching target market and product design • Able to do manual and computerized drafting • Reading and following construction drawings and other design related materials • Able to create presentation and scale models • Knowledge of basic colour study and colour contrasting • Proficient in Freehand sketching • Proficient in Solidworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, AutoCAD, MS Office

Work Samples

  • LC1 Chair

  • River Heights for DVI Lighting Inc.

  • Kaspoon POP Display

Work History

  • Designer

    • DASCO Storage Solutions
    • Jan 2014 - Present (6 months)

    • Constructing their new and improved manufacturing process
    • Make changes on construction drawings of sheet metal storage units with Autodesk Inventor 2014

  • Industrial Designer

    • DVI Lighting
    • Dec 2012 - Aug 2013 (8 months)

    • Participated in the design cycle of three lighting collections (Research, Concept & Finalized with SolidWorks)
    • Updated SolidWorks product models to reflect the current appearance of that product in a lighting collection
    Photographed and measured existing parts for building a database
    • Inspect new product samples, then put photos and notes of issues on product sample inspection reports
    • Created product instructions using SolidWorks and Adobe Illustrator
    • Used UNIX and SYSPRO to create UPC codes for new products on another software
    • Used SYSPRO to create credit note and invoice for customers

  • Junior Industrial Designer

    • DVI Lighting
    • Mar 2012 - Nov 2012 (8 months)

    • Create SolidWorks models of light fixtures
    • Created many line drawings of light fixtures from SolidWorks for company catalogue
    • Created product instructions using SolidWorks and Adobe Illustrator
    • Designed a light fixture collection for 2013

  • Junior Product Quality Inspector

    • DVI Lighting
    • Aug 2011 - Mar 2012 (7 months)

    • Inspected the quality of new products
    • Determined reasons for customers to return light fixtures
    • Created spreadsheet based report on customer returns
    • Photographed the details of customer returned light fixtures
    • Installed new light fixtures in company showroom

  • Contract Product Designer

    • DVI Lighting
    • May 2011 - Jul 2011 (2 months)

    • Sketched concept sketches and model lamps using Solidworks
    • Created a tooling catalogue using Photoshop

  • Industrial Design Graduate

    • Humber College
    • Sep 2006 - May 2010 (3 years 8 months)

    • Studied & participated in product design process, design research analysis & design management
    • Learned how to work with designers of a different field
    • Created manual prototypes (foam, sheet metal, polymers, wood & paper)
    • Designed for companies in their sponsored competitions
    • Learned about business, marketing, psychology, environmentalism, pop culture & Canadian families
    • Used CAD software (80% Solidworks, 50%Alias) to create 3D models
    • Used Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash to create website
    • Read articles, wrote essays & created proper MLA work cited page
    • Compiled a thesis report
    • Created a project plan & learn how to maintain my schedule according to it

  • Junior Industrial Designer

    • Gerald Dixon Design Ltd.
    • Jul 2009 - Sep 2009 (2 months)

    • Researched existing market & brainstormed concept variations
    • Created 3D Models & 2D drafting (Solidworks)

  • Junior Graphic Designer

    • Humber College
    • Dec 2008 - Jan 2009 (1 month)

    • Chose & edited photographs
    • Created compositions & colour combinations

  • Party Helper and Festival Performer

    • Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
    • Dec 2004 - Jan 2008 (3 years 1 month)

    • Helped with setting up event and birthday parties
    • Wished the elderly good health and gave present to them as Santa Claus

  • Family Council Co-Chair

    • Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
    • Dec 2004 - Oct 2006 (1 year 10 months)

    • Facilitated monthly meetings
    • Discussed ways to improve the lives of the residents and asked family members to act on their consensus

  • AutoCAD Draftsperson

    • Regier Design & Associates
    • Jul 2002 - Apr 2004 (1 year 9 months)

    • Created furniture blocks from often used furniture companies
    • Created space plans with AutoCAD 2002

Education

  • Philips Lightolier

    • certificate LED Lighting
    • 2013 - 2013

    • Studied LED - its advantages and challenges

  • Setmedic CPR & First Aid Training

    • Heartsaver (BLS-A)
    • 2013 - 2013

    • Can apply CPR to all individuals • Can use a Heart Defibrillator • Can deliver first aid to choking individuals

  • Humber College

    • Bachelor of Applied Technology Industrial Design (Specialized in Product Design)
    • 2006 - 2010

    • Skilled in researching target market and product design • Able to do manual and computerized drafting • Reading and following construction drawings and other design related materials • Able to create presentation boards and scale models • Proficient in Freehand sketching • Proficient in Solidworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, AutoCAD, MS Office

  • Sheridan College

    • Diploma Interior Design
    • 2000 - 2003

    Interior design studies

Specialties

Affiliations

Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario (ACIDO)

Awards

Bayer Material Science Industrial Design Competition 2010– Noapod (Group) 2nd Place ABC Group Industrial Design Competition 2009 - (Group) 3rd Place Bayer Material Science Industrial Design Competition 2007– (Group) 1st Place

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