social designer/ project manager/ design researcher email: email@example.com website: www.lillylam.com phone: 917 882 5675
EDUCATION This CV themes:
Art History Teaching Design Project Management
Gerrit Rietveld Academie New York University
2009-2012 Bachelors of Design
designLAB department Public Space/Social Design 2002-2006 Bachelors of Fine Arts
Art History Major Studio Art Minor
EXPERIENCE 2012 July- 2013 March
Play the City
(PROJECT MANAGER) Majority Report: created a working database of Interactive city-making apps. Developed a workshop for students of architecture and urban planning, and proposed projects for Amsterdam Smart City. ISTANBUL (DESIGNER) If I were the Mayor,,,: designed, set up and ran a poll during the Istanbul Design Biennale for citizens of Istanbul to vote on pressing matters of the city using RFID-based technology. AMSTERDAM (INTERN) Project management for Re-Play Noord! as part of Building the Shared City Conference. This was a serious game which brought stakeholders and citizens together to devise a new plan for Amsterdam North.
Partizan Publik Makkink & Bey Studio Studio Drift
(INTERN) Designed, set up. and managed a pop-up store that served as the campaign headquarters for Movember Netherlands in the Magna Plaza.
(FREELANCE DESIGNER) Contributed to the production of display windows for the Hermes Maison Tokyo building. This included sewing images of traditional Japanese drawings onto felt.
2010 August-2012 August
(FREELANCE DESIGNER) Creation of dandelion LED lights for Studio Drift's Fragile Futures light installations.
Shogakkukan Productions JET Programme NYU Stern Development Department
2007 September-2008 August
(TEACHER) Using arts and crafts, song, and games to teach English to children between the ages of 1 and 6.
2007 August-2008 August
(TEACHER) Teaching English in elementary schools, a junior high school and community center.
2003 October-2006 May
(OFFICE ASSISTANT) Office organization, data entry and management of donor database.
Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Powerpoint Social Media Platforms Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom Rhino 3D Sketch Up Form Z iMovie LANGUAGES
INTERESTS Art as Social Practice
Native English Conversational Mandarin Chinese Elementary Japanese
RELEVANT COURSE WORK 2012 July
As a critique on the empty promises involved in the politics of city planning, the Vision Document of the Zuidas area of Amsterdam was used to highlight the dangers of over-ambitious plans.
Jump the City Ancien Abattoirs Curatorship Symposium
Take on Me (take me on)
For a competition organized by Paradiso, a cultural organization of Amsterdam, a proposal was created for a trampoline landscape to break up the horizontal movement of the city and introduce an element of fun in the over-controlled setting,
On-site research and contact with the local community was the core of the project where the assignment was to build a playground for neighborhood children in the cultural center of Casablanca.
The designLAB department, in collaboration with artist Martijn Engelbrecht, was asked to design the space for artists and guests of the Curatorship Symposium in the Basis Buro.
During the Dutch Design Week, the students of the designLAB department were producing 'design criticism' as a living exhibition in the Van Abbe Museum.