Senior Industrial Designer

01/2016 - 10/2019

Zuko Inc

(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.


Industrial Designer

01/2015- 01/2016

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

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• 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.