Education

ArtCenter College of Design; Pasadena, CA

Bachelor of Science - Product Design, April 2019

ArtCenter Testlab Berlin; Berlin, Germany

Body in Balance Study Away, May - July 2018

Kyoto Seika University; Kyoto, Japan

Culture/ Craft Study Away, Aug. 2017

Pasadena City College; Pasadena, CA

General Education, 2011 - 2013

Professional Experience

Design Intern at Artecnica | Beverly Hills, CA | Oct. 2018 - Dec. 2018

• Expand on the original brand with new design possibilities from material and pattern experimenting, mockup testing, to production drawing.

• Researched and contacted the manufacturers for quotes of material and component orders.

• Assisted the on architectural drawings and conceptual rendering.

UX Research Assistant Freelance at Denso Ten Corp. | Fountain Valley, CA | Oct. 2018

• Observed and assisted throughout the user experimenting process.

• Recorded user reactions and the conversations between test participants and

the inquirer, which determined a future cockpit design direction for Toyota.

Product Design Intern at Munchkin Inc. | Van Nuys, CA | May 2017 - Aug. 2017

• Developed travel and home products for toddlers from researching, sketching, prototyping, refining, to presenting.

• Collaborate with compliance, marketing, and overseas engineering team.

Additional Experience

Eden Social Welfare | Volunteering | Hsin-chu, Taiwan | 2010

Sold toothbrushes at Hsin-chu train station to raise money for the disabled.

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation | Volunteering | Hsin-chu, Taiwan | 2010

Helped recycle trashes at the Tzu Chi recycling center.

Skills

Core Competencies

Ethnographic research

Journey mapping

Usability testing

Research documentation

Design strategy

Concept development 

Interaction flow

Visual design

Analog

Sketching

Rendering

Model building

Sewing

Language

English (Fluent)

Chinese (Native)

Soft Skills

Empathy

Collaboration

Communication

Creativity

Problem-solving

Analyzing

Adaptability 

 

 

Software

Illustrator

InDesign

Photoshop

SolidWorks

Rhino

KeyShot

iMovie

All design work is © 2020 Mindy Wang

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