Alvin Tan
Creative Direction, Industrial Design, Singapore
 
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Brief Summary
Design - a tool that gives businesses an edge in the competition, value adds to any asset/ investment.

Specializes in:
* Illumination for Architectural Projects (Commercial/ Retail/ Residential/ Industrial)
* Energy Efficient Lighting Design & Application
* Lighting Application Specification
Clients
Dux
Queensland Government
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Sony Ericsson
Hewlett Packard
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Architects Action International
Arthouse Design
ATL Decorations
Axis ID
Cynosure Design
Deluge Fire Protection
Design Link Architects
DLQ Design
Down to Earth Designs
DP Architects
DP Design
Gin+Design Workshop
Kenyon
Liu+Wo Architects
LOOK Architects
Meinhardt (Singapore)
MT-i Design
Odé To Art
Park International Interior
Project Lighting Design
RT+Q Architects
Tierra Design
Tinderbox Landscape Studio
Toh Yiu Kwong Architects
Tow Francis
*
Yio Chu Kang Chapel
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Blume-Link
Professional Experience
Experiences:

D’Light Associates Pte Ltd – Business Development Executive | Lighting Professional (Oct 2004 – present)
Functions as Middle Management personnel, responsible for establishing & bridging business relations with clientele, as well as broaden inter-continental material resource network for the company. Rendering Lighting Application & Eco-friendly Solutions to clients, undertaking Business Operations, Logistics and Project Management are among the core responsibilities.

Lawton & Yeo Design Associates Pte Ltd – Product Design (CMFA) | Trends Media (Jul 2003 – Sep 2004)
Research & presents Consumer Trends (tele-communications markets) in Greater Asia for Japanese-Swedish phone maker Sony Ericsson. Responsible for product cosmetics design, liaison & set QA/QC samples with intercontinental appointed vendors.

Singapore Armed Forces, 1SIR – R&D Administrator | Unit WITs Facilitator (Aug 1999 – Feb 2002)
Reports to Brigade Staff Officer, Unit Commanding Officer & Unit Manpower Officer - responsible for administration of all Regimental & Disciplinary matters, includes; investigations for General Court Martial proceedings. Facilitates work improvement initiatives towards productivity & cost savings; for the Unit. Organization & participation in field operations included.

Nobel Design Holding – Design Intern (Q2 1998)
Assistant to the furnishing & décor In-house Designers- understudied operational schematics of the multidisciplinary design corporation. Participated in the organizing of; marketing campaigns.


Education:

Queensland University of Technology, Australia (2002)
Bachelor of Built Environment & Engineering (Industrial Design)

Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore (1999)
Diploma in Product & Industrial Design


Courses Attended:

Productivity & Standards Board, Singapore (2001)
Work Improvement Team – Facilitator

Outward Bound School, Singapore (1993)


Seminars & Symposiums Attended:

* Aug 2010 Info-Communication Technology Business Forum & Regional Partnership Symposium By Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
* Nov 2009 Info-Communication Technology Business Forum & Regional Partnership Symposium By Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
* Oct 2009 Solid State Lighting ‘The Use of LEDs in General Lighing Applications’
By OSRAM Opto Semiconductors
* Jun 2008 Solid State Lighting ‘The Evolving Role of LED in Lighting II’ By Future Lighting Solutions/ Philips (Lumileds)
* Jun 2008 Master planning, Management & Economy of Urban Lighting By Guangzhou International Lighting Technology Symposium
* Nov 2007 “Eco-friendly light for the Earth” Seminar By Iwasaki Singapore
* Sep 2007 OEMs workshop; ActiLume, EasiDim and DALI products, "Sustainability- Our world of opportunities" continued By Philips Electronics Singapore
* Aug 2007 Environment & Sustainability, "Sustainability- Our world of opportunities" Seminar By Philips Electronics Singapore
Awards and Recognition
* Letter of Commendation- SAF, 2011
* CO's Medallion (S1)- SAF, 2011
* CO's Medallion (RSM)- SAF, 2011
* Good Service Medal - SAF, 2009
* Best Soldier Award - SAF, 2009
* Highly Commended - QLD Govt. & QUT, 2002
* Gold Award - 2SIB USMS & WITS Competition, 2001
* Honorable Mention - 1997 LG Electronics Design Competition
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