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MY RESUME

Zachary J. Leong - Industrial & Graphic Designer

EXPERIENCE

Uncommon Goods, LLC

SEASONAL ARTWORK CUSTOMIZER ASSISTANT | REMOTE | NOV - DEC 2023

  • Customized digital art templates according to customer specifications and made revisions based on customer feedback

  • Streamlined customization process for existing Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator templates

  • Submitted digital files to the customer service team to be printed and shipped to customers

  • Exported files with correct specifications for print, mobile, and web formats

Corki Designs Inc.

FOUNDER, DESIGNER | NEW YORK, NY | MAR 2021 - OCT 2023

  • Marketed cork planters using Etsy, Facebook marketing tools, WordPress, and Shopify

  • Created crowdfunding promotional materials using Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop

  • Raised $15,876 on Kickstarter for the Corki Planter during a one-month campaign with an original funding goal of $8,000

  • Utilized basic wood shop machinery and joinery techniques to prototype and design various iterations based on customer feedback

Queer Athena

DESIGNER | NEW YORK, NY | JUN 2022 - SEPT 2023

  • Organized unique experiences for the LGBTQ+ community including art markets, drag shows, picnics, date nights, networking opportunities, and a 2023 Pride March appearance

  • Coordinated events with diverse audiences for up to 300 guests

  • Handled Queer Athena’s TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Eventbrite page, and Wix website

  • Managed event budgets up to $3,000 with consideration toward venue acquisition, vendor/performer fees, and catering costs

  • Designed promotional content and merchandise with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

TerraCycle Inc.

FREELANCE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER | REMOTE | JUN 2022 - SEPT 2022

  • Handcrafted and decorated upcycled frames with vintage roadmaps supplemented with custom gift wrapping

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN INTERN | TRENTON, NJ | AUG - OCT 2020

  • Rendered mockups for marketing displays utilizing Fusion 360

  • Designed furniture and exhibition displays for Loop Global launch events via SolidWorks and prototyping

  • Updated engineering functions and completed budget analysis of existing coffee capsule Zero Waste Boxes in SolidWorks

EDUCATION & SKILLS

ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD - Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects

DIGITAL MODELING - SolidWorks, Fusion 360, KeyShot, Rhino, Maya, SketchUp, Sculptris

PROTOTYPING - Sketching, Woodworking, Metalworking, Sculpting, Paper Modeling, Ceramics

MARKETING - Eventbrite, Wix, Shopify, WordPress, Facebook Marketing

PROGRAMMING - Java, JavaScript, C++, C#, HTML/CSS, Arduino, Shopify Liquid

Pratt Institute

BACHELOR'S

OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES MINOR

FURNITURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE

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