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About Jiekun Qian : Sherry Jiekun Qian is an award winning industrial designer. Holding a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Fine Arts degree from China and U.S., traveling to Denmark for the Scandinavian culture and furniture design program, made her a designer with both multidisciplinary knowledge and multicultural perspectives. After locating in U.S., Qian has added to her reputation in her field through her work at a world famous kitchen & bath design brand with many new products and design patents. In her leisure time, she cultivates her passion for design process and methods by writing and publishing 3 industrial design textbooks for undergraduate and graduate design major. Qian also got several media reports of herself and her designs and is attending Milan Design Week to exhibit more of her design works.
STATEMENT OF ART:
For Sherry Jiekun Qian, design is a multidisciplinary field. She always keeps an updated view on the ever-changing social and cultural conditions as well as new materials and emerging technologies. In her opinion, designer's sympathetic understanding of the subtlest needs of users is really important. Being a resourceful, creative and user-centered problem-solver, designer and story-teller, she is committed to use her expertise and experience in design to make life more efficient and enjoyable.

ORGANIZATION:
American Standard Brands

EDUCATION:
2013-2017, Master of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY USA
2009-2013, Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Design, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing China

EXPERIENCE:
2016-now, Junior Industrial Designer, American Standard Brands, New York,NY/USA
2014-2015, Teaching Assistant & Machine Shop Advisor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester,NY/USA
2012-2013, Industrial Designer, State Key Lab of Rail Traffic Control Safety, Beijing/China
2012, Product Design Intern, Fortal Design, Beijing/China
2012, Product Design Intern, Tonten Design, Beijing/China

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2018, "Din-Design In", LAMBRATE DESIGN DISTRICT(Milan Design Week), Milan/Italy

AWARDS:
2016, Bronze, The 5th China Contest of Creative Forestry Products, Beijing/China
2012, Silver, China Universities Industrial Design Competition, Beijing/China

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2018, "Twistool, TRI, TransBlock", Design For Catalog, Milan/Italy
2015, “TransBlock” Toy Design – featured on Core77 Design Website

BOOKS:
2018, "CAD For Product Design, Rhino + T Spline“,China Forestry Publishing, Beijing/China
2018, "Innovative Product Design & Development Methods", China Light Industry Press, Beijing/China
2018, "Innovative Product Design Case Analysis", China Forestry Publishing, Beijing/China

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Chinese(Native)
English(Full professional proficiency)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Rhino, SolidWorks, Fusion360, Keyshot, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2017, “Ethnographic Research”, Grohe Live Center, New York, NY/ Italy

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2017, Industrial Designers Society of America/USA

HOBBIES:
Drawing, Traveling, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Playing Piano, Foodie

WEB SITE:
http://www.sherryqiandesign.com/

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://www.sherryqiandesign.com/

RSS URL:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherry-jiekun-qian-562
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REGISTRATION DATE:
2017-09-17 01:15:36

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Jiekun Qian


Twistool Veneer Stool

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2017
Sherry Jiekun Qian for Sherry Qian Design

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