selena chau


editing and communication

• Illustrator
• Photoshop
• InDesign
• design research methods & analysis
• client review and revision meetings
• public speaking
• written communication


• sketching
• low fidelity working prototypes
• high fidelity appearance models
• wood & metal shop experience
• soft modeling and sewing
• mold making
• CMF and manufacturing experience
• product packaging

3D modelling and rendering

• Solidworks
• Vectorworks
• Keyshot

professional experience

Shape Products

Industrial Design Intern Mar 2020 - Aug 2020
I learned how to work in a well-established consultancy with clientele ranging from small electronics, home medical equipment, and packaging. Two weeks into my position, Covid-19 reached Toronto and had to adapt to fast-paced working conditions, participated in client meetings and revisions, and took independent initiative while working from home.

TC Helicon

Junior Designer May 2017 - Aug 2018
I worked as a junior designer in a 2-person team doing concept generation through sketching, 3D modelling, and rendering. I was also responsible for mechanical reviews, revisions, and assembly guides.

Carleton University Architecture

Graphic Services Technician Dec 2016 - Apr 2017
I worked as a graphics technician for the school of architecture running and maintaining large scale printing and laser cutting.


VP Academics Sep 2017 - Apr 2017
During my 3rd year I was part of the Carleton Industrial Design Student Association (CIDSA) running event planning for educational workshops, events, and speakers.


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Carleton University

Bachelor of Industrial Design with High Distinction
Sept 2014 - Apr 2019
• 10.70 (out of 12) GPA
• Dean's List
• Earned $8,000 Entrance Scholarship for an Admission average above 85%

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