PHILIP LAU

Industrial Designer

www.philiplaudesign.com

EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design ‧ RISD

BFA Industrial Design ‧ 2014 - 2018

Honor Roll Student ‧  GPA 3.9

Brown University

Spanish Studies ‧ 2017 - 2018

Edinburgh College of Arts ‧ ECA

Product Design ‧ 2017

JOB EXPERIENCE

Chronicle Books

Industrial Design Fellow ‧  2018 - Present

Work across different publishing groups to develop new products and packaging. Considered point of purchase, cost, and shipping. Manage international vendor relationships to ensure production quality.

PBteen

DecAcc Design Intern ‧ Summer 2017

Expanded space saving dorm line with other interns. Responsibility also includes assisting designers to iterate products and produce design specs.

RISD Admissions office

Tour Guide Manager ‧ 2015 - 2018

Expanded space saving dorm line with other interns. Responsibility also includes assisting designers to iterate products and produce design specs.

RISD Industrial Design

Metal Shop Monitor ‧ 2016 - 2018

Maintained and ensured safe use of equipments in the metal shop. Assist professors and students in class during demonstrations of tools.

SKILLS

Software

Rhino ‧ SolidWorks ‧ KeyShot ‧ Fusion 360

Brazil ‧ Grasshopper ‧ Photoshop ‧ InDesign

Illustrator ‧ Sketch ‧ HTML ‧ CSS ‧ Microsoft Office Suit

Prototyping & Ideation

Metal machining ‧ Wood forming

Sketching ‧ Marker Rendering ‧ Hacking

CNC Milling ‧ Glass Blowing ‧ Drafting

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP

Fred M. Roddy Memorial Scholarship

MIT Hacking Medicine Sponsor Award

The Clive Lambourn Memorial Prize

Roivant Science Sponship Award

Thomas Alva Edison Industrial Design Award

PERSONAL INTEREST

Repurposing ‧ Jumping photos ‧ Bright socks

Dancing ‧ LGBT films ‧ Bike share ‧ Isometric art

LANGUAGES

English ‧ Native proficiency

Cantonese ‧ Native proficiency

Mandarin ‧ Working proficiency

Spanish ‧ Beginner proficiency

EXHIBITION

2018 Industrial Design Senior Show

2017 ECA Product Design Exhibition

2015 Foundation Studies Triennial

CONTACT

philip.hy.lau@gmail.com
605.951.0228