JP Park
Industrial Design, Yorba Linda California United States
 
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Contact details
Tel: 714 4859853
Clients
Studio OneZeroOne
Mentela Corp.
Sonic Logisys
FB Placentia Corp
Sharp Electronics Corporations
Click2Asia.com
Innodesign

Professional Experience
JP Park [Jeong W. Park]

EDUCATION

 1997 Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY. Degree: B.I.D (5 year degree in Industrial Design)
Minor in General Management
1995 Art Center College of Design - Pasadena, CA : Intermediate industrial design course completed
2004 Institute of Culinary Education - New York, NY : Various cooking classes completed
2012 Allen Berg Racing School : Introduction to Formula Car Driving completed
2012 - 2013 Art Center College of Design : Completed 2 Furniture design workshops

PRESS & AWARDS

Work featured on New York Times ( Feb. 6 2003)
Voted 'Best Software of the Month' by MyZaurus.com / Linux Magazine (Jan. 3 2003)
Work featured on WIRED Magazine ( Oct. 2002)

WORK

• Studio OneZeroOne - Los Angeles, CA (2015- Current)
Founded and operating a small scale furniture store (self designed and branded)

• Mentela Corporation - Yorba Linda, CA (2011 - Current www.Mentela.com)
Founded and operating an investment company specializing in restaurants

• JungHa Inc. - Seoul, Korea (2008 - 2010)
Co-founded Commercial interior construction and design firm

• Cupcake - San Diego, CA (2004 - 2008)
Founded a manufacturer and distributor of organic baby clothing company.

• Sharp Electronics Corp. - Mahwah, NJ (03/2001 - 05/2004)
Interface designer
Design Development
Create user scenarios and new product application ideas based upon emerging technology, industry, and user trends.
Developed creative advertorial and informational contents.
Developed and conducted usability testing strategies to improve upon existing product or to validate a new hardware / software UI design.
Create hardware / software interaction prototypes for product development, concept usability test, and presentation needs.

User and Market Research
Review, track, and analyze UI design, user demographics, and market related trends in the areas of wireless data communications, home networking, and internet for development of new business and product opportunities.
Analyze and track consumer needs for adaptation into new business opportunities, technical requirements and new product specifications.

Department / Project Management
Organize and prioritize design development workload.
Assist in creating short and long term business development objectives and goals.
Lead, direct, or assist design collaboration, manage and communicate with engineers, outside firms, and vendors in activities related to department.

• Click2Asia, Ltd. - Los Angeles, CA (1999 - 03/2001)
Design Manager
Planned, managed and organized multiple projects for Development Team.
Conducted research, conceptualization, and production of web graphics, web pages, user interface, vector animations and online media kits.
Developed and managed numerous online projects with proven successful results.
Conducted in-depth research and wrote a comprehensive corporate web design guide.

• Independent contract designer (1998)
Web / Graphic designer
Worked directly with clients and users to meet their specific needs of branding and corporate identity. Clients include Sunnygraphics in San Jose, NTT in Sunnyvale, CA and AsianaTelecom in Los Angeles.

• Innodesign - Palo Alto, CA (1997-1998)
Product Designer
Responsible for entire design process including research, conceptualization, model making and engineering process.
Successfully manufactured projects includes Neopoint - Sprint PCS smartphone (first commercial smart phone in US market) and Daewoo PC.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Skilled in wood-working and steel welding (MIG and TIG)
Eight plus years in virtually all aspects of design (interaction design, mobile phone user interface, PDA and web content, product design, engineering process, graphic design, GUI, web design and constraints involved in designing for online media and wireless / handheld devices.) with managerial and user centric problem solving skills.

Interaction design
Established in depth knowledge in design for wireless and handheld devices.
Expert in user interface, problem solving, user research, wireless/web graphics, and constraints involved in wireless applications development, and animated content design for wireless and handheld devices.
Proficient in SharpMotionART(Vector animation technology for PDAs and mobile phones), HTML, HomeSite, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Flash, Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, Freehand, Power Point and experienced with Director.
Established knowledge in Javascripts, cgi, CSS, ASP, XML, CMX and Qualcomm BREW platform.
Multimedia design and production capability with Macromedia Flash and Adobe Premier.

Product Design
Excellent sketch, conceptualization, and rendering skills.
Experience in Ashlar Vellum, Strong 3D CAD CAM skill using Unigraphics,(similar to ProE) familiar with Alias Maya and Studio.
Experience in precise and effective model making skill with variety of materials such as wood, metal, foam, clay, fiberglass, plastics, fabrics and leather.

JP Park / jpark9000@gmail.com / +1 714 485-9853 
Awards and Recognition
Work featured on New York Times ( Feb. 6 2003)
Voted 'Best Software of the Month' by MyZaurus.com / Linux Magazine (Jan. 3 2003)
Work featured on WIRED Magazine ( Oct. 2002) 
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