About

Hello, I am a graduate from Drexel Product Design Program. I create experience that resonates with other people through the lens of play. I believe design is a universal language that connects the world. It allows intuitive interaction between people and the objects around them.

 

Education

Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 2012 - June 2016

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Experience

Hasbro, Imbedded Innovation
Providence, Rhode Island
Intern, April - September, 2015

City Council of Councilman At-Large David Oh
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Intern, May - September, 2014

Free Music Festival
Hangzhou, China
Founder, 2012 - 2015

 

Press

20 Highlights from ICFF 2016

http://www.metropolismag.com/Point-of-View/May-2016/20-Highlights-from-ICFF-2016/

 

Best Picks from ICFF 2016: Most Unique Design

http://learn.fohlio.com/best-picks-icff-2016-unique/

 

Innovation Magazine: Drexel University IDSA

https://issuu.com/idsa.innovation/docs/innovation_winter14_/68?e=0/10845158

Game Changer: How One Senior Played Her Co-op Into a Thesis

http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/February/Danielle-Chen-Co-op/

 

Recognition

ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair)
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
May 14th - 17th, 2016

IDSA Philadelphia Student Merit Award
University of Arts, Philadelphia
April 12th, 2016

 

Skills

Design Skills

  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Alias, Keyshot, Rhino, Sketchup
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Digital and physical rototyping
  • Sketching
  • Sewing
  • Ceramics
  • Screenprinting
  • Woodturning
  • laser cutting
  • CNC routing
  • Video editing

Research Skills

  • Effective communication
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Quick problem solving
  • Learership
  • Human and market research
  • Visual presentation
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Time management