I started my Education at San Jose State University where I discovered Industrial Design, I then transferred to Academy of Art in San Fransisco to pursue ID. During my Industrial Design Internships I was involved in many aspects of the design process including the production of concept sketches, logo and graphic design, rendering and prototype building and testing.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Industrial Design, Human Factors

    • Gokhale Method
    • Palo Alto, CA
    • Feb 2014 - Present (10 months)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Shook Design
    • Palo Alto, CA
    • Jul 2013 - Mar 2014 (8 months)

    Involved in all aspects of the design process including clay modeling, concept sketches
    and product ideation.

  • Consultation Agent/Advanced Repair Agent

    • Geek Squad
    • San Jose, CA
    • Jan 2006 - Mar 2014 (8 years 2 months)

    Training Best Buy employees on Geek Squad sales and services. Key responsibilities: Provide initial contact with clients and check-in products for service. Perform diagnostic testing to determine product issues and provide service solutions. Facilitate in-store sales, upgrades, installations and services.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Bionex Solutions Inc.
    • Santa Clara, CA
    • May 2009 - Sep 2010 (1 year 4 months)

    Ideation and creation of company logo, literature, signage and business cards. Tasks included: Product ideation, sketching and negotiation with vendors.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • BC Tech Inc.
    • Mar 2006 - Jul 2006 (4 months)

    Involved in all aspects of the design process including the production of concept sketches, rendering and building of prototypes. Key projects: Created a test fixture used to identify key ergonomic features. Test fixture was deployed at Stanford Medical Center for user feedback and testing. Created and submitted full scale foam models of a handheld emergency medical device for military use. Professional Skills Photoshop CS6 Solidworks Alias Design 2013 Illustrator CS6 Rhino 4 SketchBook Pro 2013 Corel Painter IX AutoCAD 2013 Bunkspeed Shot Sketching Basic Machining Model Making

  • Customer Solutions Specialist

    • Best Buy Inc.
    • San Jose, CA
    • Jan 2006 - Jan 2005 (11 months)

    Maintained up to date product knowledge. Applied critical thinking skills to meet and exceed customer needs and sales.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • BFA Industrial Design, Product Design
    • 2009 - 2013
  • San Jose State University

    • Industrial Design Studies
    • 2009

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