An innovative cross-disciplinary product designer, visual communicator and problem solver.

2016 - 2020

2007 - 2016

Education

Nanyang Technological University 

School of Art, Design and Media (ADM)

Bachelor in Fine Arts, major in Product Design and minor in Art History. Cumulative GPA: 4.67.

United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA)

International Baccalaureate (IB), scored 40 out of 45 points, placing in the top 7% globally. Higher Level subjects: English Language & Literature, Design Technology, and Theatre.

Achievements

NTU, School of Art, Design & Media

Dean’s List (2016 – 2019)

Academic Building South (NTU)

Bus Stop Design Merit Award & Finalist

Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award 

Contender for 2020, results yet to be released

Design Society, United World College of South East Asia

Co-founder and co-chair, 2015 & 2016

2019 - Present

2019

2018

2014

2013 &

2012

Experience

Mango SSL, Hong Kong

Freelance designer: creating vector animations for Mango’s accounting solutions, using Adobe After Effects to produce successful content.

NextOfKin Creatives, Singapore

Assisted the team in the concepualization, CAD-ing, refinement and rendering of several products during an internship. Worked predominantly on projects for KOHLER, creating innovative and futuristic concepts for manufacture.

J. Walter Thompson, Singapore

Interned in the creative department: involved in the ideation, conceptualisation and editorial stages of design for Unilever’s LUX brand. Experimented in creating visuals for social media streams using, InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects.

Holmes & Marchant, Singapore

Interned in this design consultancy firm: assisted in conceptualising and designing the packaging of ‘Chips Ahoy’ for their China market; two of my designs were shortlisted by Kraft.

Tangible, Singapore

Interned on two occasions for this branding firm: assisted the team working on projects for the Sengkang General Hospital, Barclyne School and local tea manufacturer, Super. Created and presented conceptual ideas to match client expectations through the Adobe suite.

Projects

Academic Building South NTU, Bus Stop Competition, 2019
Designed a conceptual bus stop, taking into account Singapore’s LTA statutory technical requirements. The panel of judges included Pritzker prize winning architect, Toyo Ito.

Faith and Art Panel Discussion - Singapore Arts Museum, 2018
Scripted, recorded, directed and edited an independant film about the ancient monotheistic faith ‘Zoroastrianism’.

Lawyers Without Borders - London School of Economics Division, 2018 

Submitted a logo design to LSE’s Lawyers Without Borders during re-branding; the logo was shortlisted and selected.

Undergraduate Research Scholarship Programme, NTU, 2018
As an NTU President Research Scholar, I analysed and designed the effects of overlays on Reinhuber’s film, ‘Venomenon’, which was exhibited at the ‘Photographic Society of Singapore’, in conjunction with the Singapore Night Festival.

Emergent Visions: Adjacency and Urban Screens, Symposium (Projection Mapping), 2018
Created and mapped video projections onto the facade of the Chinese Heritage Centre. Footage depicted the continuity of Chinese traditions among the diaspora. Sponsored by Panasonic & presided over by world-renowned artist, Krzysztof Wodiczko.

‘American Lawn’ Installation at Newcastle University, 2017
Assisted Prof Jesse Thompson in fabricating two sq. m of metallic grass, using hand hammered aluminum for each blade. The installation required special engineering to ensure the grass was secure on the mount.

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