Senior Industrial Designer
01/2016 - 10/2019
(Parent Company of La Lumiere, LLC)
• Lead designer on several projects and participated in all-design product phases, from initial ideation to manufacture-ready product with ownership of design thinking, design intent and outputs.
• Executed design direction and conceptualisation of FDA-approved medical consumer products acquired by Johnson & Johnson and pending negotiations with other Fortune 500 companies.
• Designed and presented product presentations to C-level executives at stakeholder meetings.
• Collaborated with cross-functional teams across client’s firm including their internal R&D team, global marketing team, global design team and regulatory team; ability to effectively communicate design intent and collaborate well across multiple stakeholders yielded successful delivery of product design.
• Conducted research for all product phases (including user interviews, surveys, usability testing, prototypes) and analyzed feedback to refine design and improve user experience.
• Prototyped aesthetic models and functional models for prove of concept and stakeholder meetings.
• Supported patent registration with detailed designs and technical specifications.
La Lumiere, LLC
(Acq. by Johnson & Johnson)
• Designed and further developed illuMask FDA approved medical products acquired by Johnson and Johnson.
• Conducted user research: User interview, usability testing, prototyping necessary supplies for testing.
• Researched new technology and design opportunities in new product development
• Collaborated with engineers, doctors, designers on identifying opportunities, solving problems with design thinking and retaining user driven design and design intent through to manufacture.
Industrial Design Intern
08/2014 - 11/2014
• Designed and conceptualized irrigation systems for a start-up incubated in Plug and Play.
• Collaborated with engineers, designers and farmers on understanding the design needs and new design solutions
• Generated proof of concept prototyping and did product testing.
• Created visuals for stake-holder presentation, app and website.