CV

Please email Sarah to request a full, up-to-date copy of her Resume:
sarahkongdesign@gmail.com 

EDUCATION
Victoria University of Wellington (School of Design)
Master of Design Innovation in Industrial Design with Merit             2015

Victoria University of Wellington (School of Design)
Bachelor of Design Innovation specialising in Industrial Design.       2012

Hillcrest High School
NCEA Level Two with Merit                                                                2008
NCEA Level One with Merit                                                                2007

SOFTWARE
+ Solidworks
+ Photoworks
+ Photoshop
+ Illustrator
+ Indesign
+ Microsoft Office Suite
+ Rhino & Grasshopper

PROTOTYPING
+ Digital Modelling
+
 3D Printing
+ Laser Cutting
+ Sewing (Hand and Domestic Machine)
+ Analogue Physical Modelling (Paper / Card / Wire + more)

LANGUAGES
+ English (Fluent, Native)
+ Cantonese (Conversational)
+ Mandarin (Basic)

EXPERIENCE

Contestant, The Block NZ: Villa Wars (Auckland)
Project management to demolish and renovate a 1900’s villa in a timeframe of 10 weeks. Painting (of both interior & exterior) and light construction work, managing large teams of various trades to complete required work to an extremely tight timeframe.
August 2015 – December 2015

Production Manager (NZ/AU), Ponoko (Wellington)
In this role, I was responsible for managing of all Australasian based Production for Ponoko. Creating products for clients and maintaining quality control, Negotiating and maintaining supplier contracts, carrying out proactive projects for company growth & efficiency and assisting customers to be successful with their product designs.
November 2014 – August 2015

Tutor, Victoria University of Wellington (Wellington)
Tutoring Industrial Design at Victoria University required an excellent knowledge of Solidworks, design principles, prototyping & manufacturing techniques and a strong natural instinct and skill for problem solving through design.
INDN101 Design Visualization (March – July 2014)
DSDN104 Digital Creation (July – November 2013)
INDN311 Digital Form (March – July 2013)
DSDN104 Digital Creation (July – November 2012 )

Philip Beesley Exhibition (Wellington)
Philip Beesley Hylozoic Series: Vesica Exhibition Assistant
In this role, I assisted in putting together this exhibition at the Wellington City Gallery. Working within a team and working with delicate elements with a time constraint.
April 2012

Sarah has also worked in various other roles (from 2007) including childcare (Lollipops Playland & Cafe), hospitality (Burger Fuel), retail (Hallensteins) and as a receptionist (Focal Point Optometrists) which has given her skills including communication, customer service, organisation, working as a team and team leading.