Helena Kang

Helena Kang

San Diego, CA, US

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Helena is a designer and fabricator with a background in architecture. She specializes in translating digital designs into buildable real world objects.



Formations Studio, Atlanta, GA, US, Senior Designer/Fabricator

• Fabricated custom components using digital fabrication machines and manual tools
• Designed fabrication strategies using computer models
• Oversaw project teams and fabrication shop
• Produced conceptual renderings and drawings
• Generated construction documents and diagrammatic drawing sets
• Computer: Rhino 3D, Vray, Maxwell, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, RhinoCam
• Fabrication: CNC Routing, SLA 3D Printing, Fiber Laser Cutting, Laser Cutting, MIG Welding, Concrete Formwork, Concrete Casting/Finishing, Rubber Casting, Metal Fabrication

Aug 2014 - Nov 2018

Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA, US, Adjunct Instructor

• Taught Arch 1421 - Design Communication 1
• Introduced architecture students to digital design, graphic communication, and small scale digital fabrication

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Steven M. Yang Architect LLC, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

• Produced schematic drawings and construction documents

Jan 2013 - Jul 2013


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Architecture

May 2007 - May 2012

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