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San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
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Ambient Nutrients Senior Capstone
My passion is to help create design solutions that are meaningful and relevant to people. I truly feel that a human centered process is the key to coming up with meaningful and successful products or services. My strong skill set for uncovering people's needs and desires always leads to actionable opportunities for design. I know how to tell compelling stories that profoundly inspire design solutions that entail not only a human perspective but also incorporate broad cultural influences and ever changing market trends. New Concept Research and Development Specialist Product Innovation Team Samsung www.samsung.com San Jose, CA Oct 10- Present Design Researcher + Project Manager SonicRim www.sonicrim.com San Francisco, CA Oct 08- Oct 10 Insights and Strategy Smart Design www.smartdesignworldwide.com San Francisco Office Feb 08-Sept 08 Freelance Designer South Florida Product Design, Graphic Design http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/crs/633093500.html November 2007- February 08 Internship Experience: 1.5 years: Completed before Graduation [6 internships completed as a requirement for graduation] IDEO www.ideo.com Chicago, IL design research/industrial design intern January 2007-March2007 Adidas www.adidas.com Portland, OR footwear design intern June 2006- Sept 2006 FITCH www.fitch.com Columbus, OH industrial design intern Jan 2006- March 2006 K-Swiss www.k-swiss.com Los Angeles, CA footwear design intern June 2005- Sept 2005 General Electric www.ge.com Louisville, KY industrial design intern Jan 2005- March 2005 & June 2004- Sept 2004 AWARDS// 1. Selected to Present Project (INTOUCH) in Seoul South Korea for Samsung's Global Design Project. 2. Published in the Biodesign Innovation Sourcebook (Stanford Graduate School of Business & Program in Biodesign, 10/08). Sponsored Project: University of Cincinnati + Respironics Design Team. Sponsored Project Experience: 9 months [projects completed at UC with major corporations] Respironics Sept 2006-Dec 2006 Proctor and Gamble Sept 2005- Dec 2005 Samsung March 2005- June 2005
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