EDUCATION

Stanford University

B.S. Product Design (Graduated June 2019)

RESUME

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About me.

The meaning of my name translates to "infinite sunshine," and that's what I seek to spread through design.

I ran my own freelance design consulting firm (Chameleon) for three years, leading five product designers on a dozen consulting projects - including inventing magnetically levitating toy angels, designing 3D-printed furniture from the ashes of deceased pets, and developing visual identities for three online media brands.

I then launched the world’s first music stand that sticks to walls (Stikato) on Kickstarter, shipped it to 6 different countries, and had my journey featured by The Violin Channel & The Strad Magazine.

I'm always building & exploring new avenues of design. I’ve released over 20 original creations, from environmentally-conscious bamboo lamps to modular 3D-printed electric violins to interactive loveseats that form an eclipse when users’ heartbeats are in sync.

I spent a summer designing motion-tracking wearables for Lumo Bodytech, published a book to help others unlock their creative potential (Creative Current), and served as the lead staff member in Stanford’s product design themed dorm (Lantana).

In school, I've built robots that jump several meters, coded VR art installations in Unity, conducted needfinding studies on parkour athletes and children in military families, explored the design & business viability of a phone flashlight holder that turns an umbrella into a "light orb", partnered with Stanford hospital to redesign their psychiatry ward & emergency room experience, & written a paper on the cultural psychology of food in Eastern + Western nations.

I lead my own music education

non-profit (NYO-U) in partnership with Carnegie Hall, and have traveled over 50,000 miles on tour performing as a violinist in the National Youth Orchestra of the USA. My debut classical album ‘Daydreams’ was hand-picked by Spotify as one of their Top 50 new releases.

My peers describe me as authentic, emotionally intelligent, vibrant, and reflective.

 

I’m interested in career opportunities that involve the entire design process, are overflowing with empathy & curiosity, provide space for growth & risk-taking, and synergize my skills in engineering + human-centered design + entrepreneurial leadership.

In my free time, I love brewing cotton candy, writing short-story mysteries, building interactive costumes, ear-sampling bossa nova jazz, and going for sunset runs.

 

My skills.

Here's a growing list of my technical skills.

Software Experience

3D MODELING

autocad

autodesk fusion 360

autodesk inventor

autodesk revit

google sketchup

cura

solidworks

VISUAL/GRAPHIC

adobe illustrator

adobe photoshop

adobe indesign

gimp

google drawings

ANIMATION/VIDEO

autodesk maya

blender

adobe premiere pro

adobe after effects

final cut pro

audacity

garageband

logic pro x

unity

OFFICE/ADMINISTRATION

microsoft office

google suite

CODING/DEV

android studio

java

c++

html / css

invision

arduino

processing

c#

swift

MULTIMEDIA

portrait photography

poster / ad design

drawing / sketching

recording / audio setup

lighting & audio design

video capture / livestream

audio mixing & mastering

ADMINISTRATION

optimization / profitability

cost models

business plans / forecasting

event organization

initiative design

grant/proposal writing

personality psych

social + cultural psych

team design + leadership

counseling + crisis support

USEFUL HIDDEN TALENTS

statistics / probability

spanish fluency

calligraphy / font design

supply chain management

communication / public relations

social media marketing + analytics

government client development

Hard Skills

MANUFACTURING

milling

lathe

woodworking

metalworking

injection molding

3D-printing

casting

welding

sewing

EMED 255 Design for Health
ARTSTUDIO160 Digital/Physical Design
ARTSTUDIO162 Embodied Interfaces
ARTSTUDIO164 Design in Public Spaces
ARTSTUDIO169 Virtual Reality
ENGR14 Solid Mechanics
ENGR110 Designing Assistive Technology
ENGR145 Technology Entrepreneurship
CME100 Vector Calculus for Engineers

Relevant Coursework

ME80 Mechanics of Materials
ME101 Visual Thinking
ME103D Engineering Drawing
ME110 Design Sketching
ME125 Visual Frontiers (current)
ME112 Mechanical Systems Design
ME115A Human Centered Design
ME115B Human Factors In Product Design
ME203 Design & Manufacturing
ME208 Patent Law & Strategy for Entrepreneurs
ME215C Analytical Product Design
ME216A Advanced Product Design: Needfinding
ME216B Advanced Product Design: Implementation I
ME216C Advanced Product Design: Implementation II
ME225 Magic of Manufacturing

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