EDUCATION

Pratt Institute  I  Brooklyn, NY  I Bachelor of Industrial Design                                                                                                                                                    


EXPERIENCE

Verge Creative Group  New York, NY
Designer     March 2015 - Present

M. Z. Berger & Co.  I   Long Island City, NY
Product Designer     Oct 2012 - March 2015
• Design mass-produced home decor & gifting items for major retailers
• Work extensively on Photoshop & Illustrator to support visual communication
• Conduct market research for seasonal trends, themes, colors, materials, etc.
• Create product & packaging comps/mock-ups for presentations
• Assist in product development and daily communication with vendors overseas

Perch Ceramics  I  Brooklyn, NY
Design Assistant     Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
• Assisted with production slip cast table top, garden, and lighting ceramics
• Prototyped new concepts and assisted at the NY International Gift Fair

Hellman-Chang  
I   Brooklyn, NY
 Design Intern     Summer 2011
• Designed marketing collateral materials
• Assisted with furniture photography and editing for press, brochures, etc.
• Designed new product concepts including cocktail tables, lighting & flatware 

TMI Food Group    Brooklyn, NY 
 Design Intern     Summer 2009 & 2010
• Designed marketing materials to promote new and improved products
• Co-managed preparations for food shows, events and factory tours



TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Sketchbook Pro
• Microsoft Office      


OTHER SKILLS

• Drawing
• Sketching
• Model Making
• Graphic Design
• Ceramics
• Cantonese Chinese Speaking Fluency


AWARDS

• 2014 MUJI AWARD 04 - Winner Works
• 2011 Charles Pratt Memorial Scholarship 
• 2008-2012 Pratt Institute Presidential Merit Scholarship