Professional Experience

July 2020 - Present

Design Intern at XBoost

Responsible for designing the aesthetics of an arm exoskeleton

for stroke patients while collaborating with engineers to accommodate mechanical features.

June 2019 - September 2019

Product Design Intern at Uber

Designed the user experience and user interface of the rental vehicles library in the Uber driver app, as part of the Vehicle team in their mission to bringing earning opportunities to those who have limited vehicle access.

March 2018 - August 2018

Microsoft Researcher at Insight Global

Responsible for collecting data and performing quality assurance for multiple Microsoft projects including Seeing AI and Microsoft Pix in English, Chinese, and Japanese.

Skills

Design Basics

Storyboarding
Wireframing
Usability Testing
Competitive Analysis
UX Research

Product Design Tools

Adobe XD
Figma
Principle
Sketch
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
HTML, CSS, & Javascript (Basic)

Industrial Design

Industrial Design Sketching (Analog & Digital)
3D CAD Modeling: Rhino & Keyshot
Prototyping & Model Making

Languages

Mandarin (Basic)

Cantonese (Basic)

Japanese (Basic)

Taishanese (Fluent)

Relevant Experience

January 2018 - Present

Designer for the Husky Badminton Club

Design graphics and apparel for club members and the club’s annual Husky Open tournament, which has grown to be one of the largest badminton tournaments in the PNW. Designed, produced, and shipped stickers for the club’s BLM fundraiser in summer 2020, raising over $1600 in donations for 70+ organizations.

November 2017 - May 2018

Stage Designer at TEDxUofW

Responsible for creating an interactive experience both on stage and in the lobby areas for speakers, sponsors, and the audience. Cooperated with the web design and visual design teams to develop a cohesive TED design brand.

Education

University of Washington

BDes in Industrial Design
Dean's List
Class of 2020

Relevant Coursework

Design Basics

  • Design Methods

  • Typography

  • Color & Composition

Industrial Design

  • Design Drawing

  • Digital Drawing & 3D Modeling

  • Materials & Manufacturing

  • Industrial Design Studio: Soft Goods, Home Goods, Medical Monitoring Devices

Technical Skills & UX

  • Foundations in Informatics

  • Foundations in Human Centered Design & Engineering

  • Web Programming

Scholarships & Achievements

May 2019

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.

March 2017

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 - Present

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.

References

Brad Monahan

Uber (Seattle)
(206) 949-4677
bmonahan@gmail.com

Vince de Asis

Product Designer & Mentor

Uber (Seattle)
(206) 883-6050
vdeasis@uber

Design Manager

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