A passionate designer. I am a detailed oriented Industrial Designer who loves being outdoor, enjoy inspiring and being inspired by others, craves tinkering and building, and thrives on creative solutions to complex problems.
SKILLS 1. Knowledgeable in Adobe Photoshop; Corel Draw; and basic AutoCAD and Illustrator and Blender 3D Animation. 2. Trained in using Wacom Cintiq and bamboo in designing. 3. Proficient in freehand and mechanical drafting, rendering in mixed media. 4. Skilled in 3D model-making, prototyping, fabrication, and pottery-making. 5. Familiar with materials used in shoe making and basic pattern grading. 6. Brainstorming and creative problem solving.
EMPLOYMENT Product Designer, KHUMBU ENTERPRISES, INC. July 2009 – August 16 2012 • Conceptualizes up to 15 new footwear (outsole to uppers), apparel and bag design every 3 months where 3 of each category will proceed to prototyping. This includes details like materials and color variants per design. • Understanding the market is a vital part of my job. As designers we have to test The products ourselves. Footwear designed by mountaineers for mountaineers. • Work side by side with the technical team for the actual materials and specifications of each design. • Preparation of the Technical Package and mock-ups to be submitted to the Global Sourcing in China. • Prepare budget for every project from Ideation stage up to confirmation sample stage, to be submitted quarterly. • Visit China for more than 4 times a year to coordinate with suppliers, to check on factories and to attend Canton Fair (Biggest Trade fair in China)
Creative and Sales Assistant, DESIGN AND CREATIVE LOGIC, INC. May 2008 – June 2009 • Handles all customer inquiries and arranges 4 appointments per day for a presentation to different companies. • Organizing database and updating clients regarding their requirements. • Attending different Trade Fairs monthly for prospective clients. • Helps in conceptualizing Exhibit Booths, Kiosks and other event design requirements. • May sometimes include being present in the Ingress for set up supervision. • Preparing quotations (Materials and Prices of the construction) to be submitted to the clients.
EXPERIENCE Vice President, SANDUGO TRAMPING CLUB • Organizes monthly outdoor activities for all the employees of the company and at the same time, doing a regular job. • Preparing Collaterals for monthly events of the club. • Monitoring membership and equipment committee of the club. • Climbed 20 different mountains in the Philippines organized by our group.
Freelance Designer, GETZON ENT. / BRIGHT IDEAS • Conceptualizes new product design for women’s bag using natural materials like dried Buri leaves and Cowhide. • Sketches cute characters to be put on kid toys and Christmas Decors. Intern, CITEM – CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE, EXPOSITIONS AND MISSIONS. • Event: Manila F.A.M.E International – Manila’s Best Design Destination. I was able to work with some of the Movement 8 Designers and helped in designing one of the biggest window displays at the event. Packaging Design Consultant, TARGET PACKAGING CLINIC • A two-day event where they asked us to give the best packaging solution to different problems of manufacturers who exports their products to Target branches abroad. Assistant Art Teacher, KIDS AT ART SUMMER WORKSHOP • Assisting in the preparation of every day’s Art lessons and activities for the kids. “Imagination Factory” Workshop, NISSAN DESIGN FORUM • It is where our class was able to present our own car design.
OTHERS 1. World’s Longest Paint-by-Number Mural for Guinness World Record 2. Guild of the Philippine Jewelers Jewelry Design Competition 3. Worlds Longest Painting on Continuous Canvas for Guinness World Records 4. Meycauayan Jewelers Annual Design Competition 5. SANGANDAAN UP College of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibit 6. Pottery Exhibit in Greenbelt Park, Makati
EDUCATION Bachelor in Fine Arts major in INDUSTRIAL DESIGN University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 2004 – 2008
Training Course – 16TH MONITORING AND EVALUATING PROGRAM AND PROJECTS COURSE University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries February 2012 • Helped to easily distinguish the problem of different projects and how it can be solved.
Training Course – BASIC SHOE PATTERN MAKING Philippine Footwear Federation, Inc. Philippines, May 2010 • Learned the basic foot ergonomics, pattern making and pattern grading.
ABOUT A passionate designer. I am a detailed oriented Industrial Designer who loves being outdoor, enjoy inspiring and being inspired by others, craves tinkering and building, and thrives on creative solutions to complex problems.
HOBBIES Mountain Climbing, Trail Biking, Trail Running, watching movies, going to different places, and surfing the net.