JAY CHE-WEI LIU

+1.608.338.9322
jayliudesign@gmail.com


OBJECTIVE

An industrial design position, with an emphasis on user interface design or consumer electronics design.


EDUCATION 

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design, May 2013
Concentration in Chinese
GPA 3.2/4.0, Dean’s List 2011-2013


DESIGN SKILLS

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

 

SHOP SKILLS

Branding
Concept design & development
Design Strategy
Human Factors
Graphic Design
Problem Solving
Sketching
Trend and color research
Understanding Users and Trend

Proficient in Mac and Windows
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
Autodesk Fusion 360
Color rendering

Bunkspeed                                                                                                                                                                            Keyshot
Rhinoceros 3D
SolidWorks
Wacom Tablet

Band and table saw
Drill Pressing
Foam modeling
Lathe
Sanding machine
Spray painting finishing
Vacuum forming


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 2014-PRESENT
Lifetime Brands, Garden City, NY                                                                                                                                             Bringing kitchen products from research to concept and production for Lifetime Brand's proprietary lines and partners, including KitchenAid, Farberware, and Williams-Sonoma. Key responsibilities include idea generation, sketching, and 3D building and rendering in Solidworks and Keyshot.

July 2013- May 2014
KEM Studio, Kansas City, MO
Participated in an interdisciplinary team of architects and product designers on several different projects including development and refinement. Helped and provided feedback to the architects team with Rhinoceros modeling and rendering. Responsible for brainstorming, sketching, Rhinoceros modeling, Keyshot/Photoshop rendering, and  creating prototypes with various materials.

June 2012-August 2012
Fiskars Brands Inc., Madison, WI
Worked with senior designers to redesign a variety of products that included ergonomics and function. Duties include brainstorming, sketch ideation, Illustrator line work refinement, and Photoshop renders.

December 2012- May 2013
NTID Learning Consortium, Rochester, NY
Worked and helped people in instructional and access technologies.

 


PROJECTS

 

Metaproject 03 AREAWARE, 2012-2013
Rochester Institute of Technology
Second place
Selected in top three toy design products by client and jury for production consideration

Sun Products, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology
Participated and collaborated with graphic designers, and packaging science in the competition to design a new laundry concepts. Responsible for brainstorming, sketching, SolidWorks modeling, and creating 3D prototype.

Design Museum Boston, 2012-2013
Participated and collaborated with an industrial design team
in the competition to design a bench for "Street Smart
Challenge." Responsible for distributing teamwork, giving
feedback to new concepts for a bench, SolidWorks modeling, 
and creating 3D prototypes.

RIT Success Stories, 2013
Featured as a student "Success Stories" on the
Rochester Institute of Technology website

RIT IDSA Student Chapter, 2012-2013
Member