INTRO

Highly motivated product designer with a strong passion for social impact and humanitarian causes. Experience managing the full product development lifecycle and wearing multiple hats within fast-paced environments.


Contact

shaoxiaowen2012@gmail.com

xiaowenproject@gmail.com

9123446116

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Art

Savannah College of Art and Design,GA, USA

2014-2018

Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Industrial Design /English

Dalian University of Technology,Liaoning, China

2008-2012


SKILLS

Field Research

Insight Translate

Ideation

Sketching

Quick Prototyping

Mold Casting

3D Printing

SOFTWARE

Autodesk SketchBook

Rhinoceros

Solidworks

Keyshot

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Indesign

Sketch

Principle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Junior Product Designer

Quoizel, Goose Greek, SC / June 2017 - June 2018

  • Focus on expanding online experience for Millennial users, created a new product system. Responsible for user research, competitive analysis, branding strategy, rapid prototype, high-fidelity renderings, testing and promotional websites.

  • Conducted color, material and manufacture strategies for lighting fixtures.

  • 40+ design samples created in collaboration with Chinese factories.


Teaching Assistant

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA / January 2017 - March 2017

  • Provide academic guidance and materials on manufacturing and industry materials.

  • Present information to students of varying levels in an easy-to-understand manner on metal manufacture knowledge.

  • Monitors students’ performance and submits progress reports to lead teachers.


Researcher

Institute of Museum and Library Services, GA / January 2016 - May 2016

  • Conducted field research through methods such as qualitative interviews, quantitative questionnaires, culture probes, and observations and so on

  • Took user-centered design approach and built a design toolkit for librarians improve library user experience.


UX and UI designer

Vendobox Team, Savannah, GA / January 2015 - May 2015

  • Worked closely with engineers, service designers, interaction designers and industrial designers to redesign vending experience for SCAD students.

  • Created brand strategy, color system, wireframe, sketch and high fidelity interface.

  • Designed structural packaging for vending items and marketing collaterals.