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July 2020 - Present
Design Intern at XBoost
Lead aesthetic design decisions for robotic exoskeletons, designed for gamified VR stroke therapy and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
Innovate and iterate designs with weekly feedback from mechanical engineers, game developers, and physical therapists.
Negotiate design solutions with mechanical engineers to accommodate mechanical and safety features while producing a visually appealing product.
Qualified for a $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Innovative Corps, after previously earning a $2000 mini grant.
June 2019 - September 2019
Product Design Intern at Uber
Outlined design specifications for cross-functional teams through user research, user flows, wireframes, high fidelity mock ups, and prototypes.
Identified Uber driver pain points by assisting UX research teams during driver interviews.
Participated and presented work in weekly design critiques.
Increased scalability and accessibility by designing new components for the Uber driver app’s rental vehicles library.
Eliminated vehicle error tickets by 26% while maintaining guardrail metrics, revealing potential to scale project post-internship.
March 2018 - August 2018
Microsoft Researcher at Insight Global
Collected hundreds of data sets to train Microsoft’s machine learning based projects in English, Chinese, & Japanese.
Inspected hundreds of data sets for quality assurance for projects including Seeing AI and Microsoft Pix.
January 2018 - September 2020
Graphic Designer for
the Husky Badminton Club
Led design decisions of graphics and apparel for club members and the club’s annual Husky Open tournament.
Grew the Husky Open tournament to be one of the largest badminton tournaments in the PNW, with over 230 competitors and $5000+ worth of prizes in 2020, featuring national champions and Olympic athletes.
Managed the club’s BLM fundraiser by designing, producing, and shipping stickers, raising over $1600 in donations for 70+ racial justice organizations.
November 2017 - May 2018
Stage Designer at TEDxUofW
Conceptualized and built four interactive lobby experiences to increase audience engagement.
Collaborated with the web design and visual design teams to develop a cohesive TED design brand.
Fusion 360 (Familiar with)
University of Washington
BDes in Industrial Design
Class of 2020
Color & Composition
Technical Skills & UX
Foundations in Informatics
Foundations in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Digital Drawing & 3D Modeling
Materials & Manufacturing
Industrial Design Studio: Soft Goods, Home Goods, Medical Monitoring Devices
Scholarships & Achievements
2019-20 Steve and Gail Kaneko Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Design Recipient
A scholarship awarded to a junior studying Industrial Design at the University of Washington. Selected based on my work, academic record, and scholastic achievements in the School and at the University of Washington.
2017 Husky Food Services Scholarship Recipient
As an employee of the University of Washington's dining services, I was recognized for my dedication towards providing a positive dining experience for college students while maintaining my academic records.
September 2015 - August 2020
UW Academy Student at the Robinson Center for Young Scholars
I was accepted to the University of Washington two years in advance through the Robinson Center's Academy program, a competitive early-entrance program for high school sophomores seeking a greater educational challenge.
Vince de Asis
Product Designer & Mentor