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Vincent B. Chen
I am a grad student at Umea Institute of Design with 3 years of experience prior to grad school. I am open to full time and freelance opportunities. I am willing to relocate depending on the nature of the job, salary, and location.
Samsung Cooling Inida
HP Out of the Box
EDUCATION 2011-present Umea Institute of Design Master of Science, Advanced Product Design 2007 Art Center College of Design - Pasadena, CA. Bachelor of Science, Product Design 2003-06 California Institute of Technology - Pasadena, CA Cal Tech/Art Center Exchange Program, Enrolled in Variety of Science and Engineering Courses COMPUTER SKILLS 3D: Solidworks, Autodesk Alias Automotive, Luxion Keyshot, Autodesk Showcase 2D: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Autodesk Sketch Book Pro Others: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Model Making Traditional: foam, clay, wood, CNC Rapid prototyping: FDM, SLA, Z-Corp, Polyjet Languages: Fluent in Chinese and English: reading, writing, and speaking Additional: Sketching, marker rendering, and Photoshop rendering; Solid knowledge of manufacturing processes; Have experience working with Chinese OEMs; Team player; Solid research and problem solving skills EXPERIENCE Feb 2010-May 2011 The Display Connection Inc Moonachie, NJ Point of Purchase Designer from POP Design: Research, concept generation, ideation sketch, Photoshop rendering, 3D modeling and rendering, color and material selection, sample production, product photography, instruction sheet creation, database management Print Design: Collateral design, brochure design, promotional package design, power point presentation design Nov 2009 to Jan 2010 Red Associates New York, NY: Samsung Split AC for the Indian Market Contract In-House Designer 1. Organizing and analyzing research findings 2. Attending and assisting research presentation to the Samsung management 3. User experience design, ideation sketch, mechanical analysis, story board visualization, graphic design, product design, 3D modeling, 3D and Photoshop rendering, 3D animation 2008-09 Freelance designer for clients: Charge ID New York, NY: Pesticide Bottle Design 3D modeling, design fine tuning, mechanical detailing Agile Brand Chatsworth, CA: Laptop Bag Design Research, sketching, Photoshop rendering, color and material selection Krohn Design Los Angeles, CA: Catalog Design Photoshop rendering, image retouching, color selection, layout design MDI Manufacturing and Design Inc Burbank, CA: Office Furniture and Medical Equipment Design Sketching, Photoshop rendering Dream Engine Production Torrance, CA Product Development (cannot disclose further information due to the client’s request) Reference Available upon request
Umea Institute of Design Art Center College of Design