industrial design



Education —

San Jose State University
B.S. Industrial Design
Aug 2010- May 2014

De Anza College
A.A. Liberal Arts: Arts & Letter Emphasis
Aug 2006- Dec 2009




Design research and task analysis

2D sketching and rendering

 3D model making

Solidworks Certified CSWA

Adobe CC (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

Microsoft savvy (Word, Excel, Power Point)


Accomplishments —

Silver A' Design Award 2014 for Project Kiba

IDEA 2014 Finalist with Project Sophie

Maintain a 3.528 GPA in design major

Lead of the Month (Oct. 2007 Google)


B+N Industry- Industrial Designer - 01/15 - Present

  • Develop high-end retail fixtures for the company’s top client.
  • Interact with clients during briefing and prototype reviews.
  • Assess information provided by the client, sales and project manager and translates it into engineered design solutions
  • Collaborate closely with engineers to create detailed prototypes and final design.
  • Translate client/vendor requirement into 3D surface files and technical shop drawing for manufacturing.
  • Design and develop projects into a complete drawing package with bill of materials, exploded views and installation instructions.
  • Work with suppliers and engineers to develop, refine and document high-quality, cost effective manufacturing methods. (DFMs)
  • Oversee fabrication of visual mockups for review by client.
  • Create renderings to assist sales and marketing material
  • Contribute design modifications to facilitate R&D and manufacturing.

Pfeiffer Lab - Industrial Design Intern - 01/13 - 4/13

  • Assisted design director in concept development
  • Ideate concepts through sketching and 3D model making
  • Refinement through CAD (Solidworks)
  • Created package drawings for manufacturing
  • Built full-size foam core mock-ups for scale testing
  • Produced files for 3D printing - Sales Manager- 2/10 - 12/14

  • Create value and maintain client relationships
  • Respond to client inquiries and provide high levels of support
  • Resolve client concerns with great empathy
  • Manage and train a small team
  • Involved in weekly meetings to discuss sales/marketing goals
  • Utilize basic HTML code to market content on forums
  • Design marketing graphics for sales and events
  • Develop weekly Wordpress post
  • Photograph and edited event coverage
  • Participate in creating new wheel designs for manufacturing

Intuitive Surgical - Assembly Technician I - 10/08 - 10/09

  • Worked in lean manufacturing environment
  • Assembled surgical instrumentation for robotic surgery
  • Performed mechanical wiring & cabling assembly

Yahoo! Inc. - Search Quality Analyst - 7/08 - 10/08

  • Refined search engine
  • Excercise deductive reasoning to break down arduous inquiries
  • Communicate with leads and engineers to improve algorithms
  • Analyze training manuals to make suggestions for improvements

Google Inc. - Quality Control Lead for Book Search Project - 08/06 - 07/08

  • Supervised and lead 100+ contractors
  • Team leader and motivator
  • Manage and maintain a well-organized work environment
  • Monitor operators productivity and quality
  • Document policy violations and take disciplinary actions
  • Generate accuracy and productivity reports in Excel
  • Created new training materials
  • Train new operators and performed routine audits