(Feb 2022 – Present)
Performed duties and responsibilities in designing, developing, and prototyping new products for leather goods (bags, belts, wallets, etc.). Also provided feedback to Project Managers about changes to the current product that were needed for quality assurance.
Conducted market research on existing products to identify gaps in the market that could be filled by new versions of existing products or entirely new product lines.
Developed a new product line for leather goods (bags) by researching trends in the fashion industry and creating prototypes from scratch. This included sketching concepts and ideas as well as using CAD software to create 3D models of them.
Under the direction of the Product Manager, developed products for the company’s retail/Point of Purchase stalls and kiosks that were targeted for ease of use in removing barriers to entry for new customers.
Worked with the marketing department and manufacturing partners to ensure that product specifications were met throughout production.
Industrial Design Intern
(Feb 2019 – Mar 2019)
Attained an understated outdoor aesthetic for outdoor furniture and other products, creating a sense of fluidity through the use of natural elements and textures.
Worked on modeling the textures of sustainable materials such as rattan, wood, bamboo, polyethylene fiber and a variety of recycled materials.
Worked with a team of designers, engineers and product developers to create new products for the furniture industry.
Designed a variety of furniture pieces that were used in high-end hotels and resorts throughout Europe and Asia.
Performed technical drawings of parts and assemblies using CAD. Used SOLIDWORKS to create 3D models and renderings of prototypes for evaluation by managers, engineers and users.
Industrial Design Intern
(Jan 2019 – Feb 2019)
Demonstrated an understanding of the business, including knowledge of current trends and consumer preferences. Possessed a strong creative eye for design, knowing how to use color and form as tools for creating moods and emotions.
Performed duties and responsibilities under the supervision of Industrial Designers and Engineers to assist in the design and development of new product concepts, including ergonomic, aesthetic, and material properties.
Assisted in the selection of suitable materials for various products, including wood, metal, plastic and other textiles.
Demonstrated ability to drive projects in a fast-paced deadline driven environment, ensuring the creative integrity of all deliverable materials.
Used CAD software (SOLIDWORKS, 3DS Max, & Keyshot) to draft and model new product concepts, creating 3D models that could be used in the design process.
School of Architecture, Industrial Design and the Built Environment, Mapúa Industrial Design Society.
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