Lead Product Designer
Mind Reader - The Betesh Group
May 2014 - Present (7 years 5 months)
Mind Reader is a home and office beverage accessories specialist. We provide creative and practical solutions for your home kitchen and office breakroom needs. As lead product designer I am responsible for concepting new ideas, producing technical drawings ready for sample making, as well as prototype testing and approving production samples. As a team with our division leader and sales manager we manage our product line and maintain the creative vision for Mind Reader.
Sep 2012 - Apr 2014 (1 year 7 months)
Product design and development for table top and lighting department of Baccarat.
Jul 2012 - Sep 2012 (2 months)
Worked hand in hand with the creative director in designing and fabricating new pieces to add to current collection.
Worked in the small team commissioned by Etsy to build and design their DUMBO office lobby.
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
2009 - Jun 2012 (2 years 8 months)
Installing the show
Constructing pedestals and other supporting infrastructure for each show in limited amount of time.
Furniture Design Intern
Hellman - Chang
Sep 2010 - Dec 2010 (3 months)
Assistant Designer: concept development for new pieces as part of new collection. Renderings and technical drawings for furniture pieces. Photographed finished pieces and created Index sheets.
Product Design Trainee
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010 (2 months)
An intense internship with the Fisher-Price brand of Mattel in Hong Kong.
Developed concepts for potential clients from initial ideation to preliminary prototyping.
Assisted other designers with illustrator and photoshop work.
Communicated with vendors and other departments to complete tasks.