Mechatronics Designer - Exyn Technologies
Jul 2017 - Mar 2018
- Planned and managed product requirements for the first autonomous drone for warehouses, construction sites and underground mines.
- Promoted the product vision internally to align technical, marketing, and business teams.
- Designed and prepared cosmetic prototypes, enclosure parts, and electronic assemblies.
Design Lead - Presta Pasta Maker
Jul 2015 - May 2017
- Presented new product ideas based on user interviews, market research, and financial analysis.
- Translated user focused design research into the product definition for a new consumer kitchen product.
, Philadelphia, PA Hardware and Engineering Lead
Jan 2016 - Nov 2016
- Conceptualized and developed the kinetic sculpture to raise awareness about Hunger Action Month in Philadelphia with support from Penn Design's PennPraxis.
- Partnered with four local non-profits working on hunger and food access issues to raise social media awareness.
, Portland, OR Product Design
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
- For a new bicycle traffic counter, analyzed the market, technology and competitive landscape to synthesize into overall product strategy and road map.
- Defined the road map for development of the physical product and negotiated manufacturing quotes with domestic and overseas vendors.
UTENSILE Product Development
, Portland, ORMechanical Engineer
Apr 2013 - Jun 2014
- Led a cross-functional team of engineering, marketing and design from concept to functional prototypes.
- Directed the four-person design engineering team also in Mandarin to set up the assembly line in China and build first units for a wearable device.
Alloy Product Development
, San Francisco, CA Mechanical Engineer
Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
- Designed, 3D modeled and built consumer electronics for Fortune 500 companies.
- Managed a four person assembly team to build functional digital camera prototypes for in-field testing.
Competitive landscape & market analysis
Customer interviews & usability testing
Data analytics & visualization
User Focused Design
Feature selection and prioritization
Mandarin - used in professional settings
Powerpoint / Keynote, Excel, Asana
Illustrator, Photoshop, Solidworks, Fusion360
Python, MongoDB, Microcontrollers, C, C++