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JASON CHUA

jason@jchua.com (847) 970-8885 P.O. Box 13776, Stanford, CA 94309

WHO I AM: I am an engineer and designer with a passion for creating impactful products and experiences. EDUCATION: Stanford University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering – Stanford, CA BS Candidate in Engineering - Product Design

Class of 2011 GPA: 3.6/4.0

Coursework includes: -Engineering Math and Physics including Mechanical Systems Design, and Strength of Materials -Human-Centered Design and Psychology, Entrepreneurial Communication and Managerial Accounting -Interactive Art, Art History, Design Principles, and Architectural Model Making WORK EXPERIENCE: Research Assistant, Stanford Graduate School of Business – Stanford, CA 9/10-Present Working with Professor Jennifer Aaker to create a “Designing Happiness Toolkit” which distills research papers into a more accessible format. Assisting with d.school branding and psychology classes. Program Assistant, “The Art of Product Branding” Arts Intensive 5/10-9/10 Helped develop and manage 2-week intensive in graphic design in collaboration with 1185 Design in Palo Alto. Guided class through process of naming, logo creation, campaign development, and website design. Research Assistant, Stanford Microscale Engineering Laboratory – Stanford, CA 4/10-Present Developing patent-pending antibody staining device going through the commercialization process. Responsible for design and manufacture of mechanical components including CAD modeling and CNC machining of parts. In charge of overall branding of product and website. Product Development Intern, FindWhere Inc. – Sterling, VA 6/08-8/08 Developed communications protocol for new GPS tracking devices with CEO and Business Development manager. Performed market analysis for Marketing Director and drafted stock options grants with CFO. Editorial Intern, Stanford Social Innovation Review – Stanford, CA 6/09-8/09 Managed and edited submissions from nonprofit leaders for magazine’s website. Expanded magazine’s social media presence and contributed content for Fall 2009 issue. DESIGN PROJECTS: Stanford Arts Grant Winter+Summer 2010 Constructed two large interactive installations of for student art exhibition on campus. Work will be installed in design school building on the Stanford campus. Design for Exploration Fall 2009 One of seven undergraduates selected to design an interactive exhibit for the SF Exploratorium. Stop Making Crap! Blog Spring 2010 Reviewed and critiqued consumer products for blog promoting user-centered design principles. OTHER SKILLS AND INTERESTS: Computer: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Adobe CS5, Final Cut Pro, Java, Arduino, Max/MSP. Languages: Conversational Spanish, Basic proficiency in oral and written Mandarin Chinese. Hobbies: Cooking and eating food, going places, and appreciating life.

Jason Chua Resume  

Jason Chua Resume

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