Jenny Su

Jenny Su

New York, NY, US

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Jenny B. Su
With a BID (Bachelor of Industrial Design) degree from Pratt Institute, Jenny has done a lot of designing and prototype making. She has experiences in a wide range of craftsmanship including woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, plastic forming, glass pulling, casting, sewing, and pattern making. For CAD drawing, Jenny uses solidworks for building, rendering and drafting. She has work experiences in furniture, jewelry, and display design.

Jenny was born in San Jose, California, and grew up in Hsin-Chu, Taiwan. She speaks, reads, and writes both English and Mandarin Chinese fluently. From being the class secretary in both middle school and high school, Jenny is good at keeping track of up coming events and organizing data. She is also curious and ambitious about learning new things.



Impact Displays Group, East Rutherford, NJ, US, Mechanical Engineer

Design functional mechanic according to clients’ need, problem Solving, build working prototype to show clients, quality control of production pieces
• Increased knowledge on mass production methods.
• Gained a better understanding on materials and hardware.
• Communicated with production using 3D drawing and drafting.
• Operated 3D printer, laser cutter, and CNC machine for rapid prototyping.

Jan 2016 - Aug 2016

From the Source, New York, NY, US, Product Development Designer

Product design and revision, market research, graphic design, showroom configuration, website management, inventory check, quality control
• Collaborated with teammates and with other departments.
• Understood the significance and functionality of every department in the company.
• Improved products based on customer feedback provided by sales team.
• Communicated with production using 3D drawing and drafting.
• Introduced tilted angle to all chair seats to fit users ergonomically.

May 2013 - Jan 2016

Quest Collection, New York, NY, US, Designer Assistant

Research, model making and fixing, design sketching, enamel painting, invent new colors
• Practiced jewelry making and enamel painting.
• Studied further in color mixing and matching.
• Gained knowledge on Judaica accessories.
• Revitalized accessories with newly created colors.

Mar 2013 - Sep 2013

Pratt Institute Industrial Design Woodshop, Brooklyn, NY, US, Shop Monitor

Supervise students with questions on machines, provide suggestions on constructions, check in and out hand tools, clean machines and shop area
• Mastered machines and hand tools.
• Strengthened model making and woodworking skills.
Wood Working Machines used: Table Saw, Band Saw, Planer, Jointer, Milling Machine, Lathe, Router, Drill Press, Chop Saw, Panel Saw, Sanders, Biscuit Jointer, Hand Held Router
Other Machines used: Vacuum Former, Laser Cutter, Strip Bender, Heat Gun, Metal Lathe, Tube Bender, Roll Bender, Sheet Metal Bender, Nail Gun, Spray Booth

Jan 2010 - May 2012

GIXIA, Taichung, Taiwan, Industrial Design Intern

Performed market research, formatted presentation boards, designing products with sketching and prototyping
• Experienced working with diverse projects at a design firm.
• Practiced design process from brainstorming to presenting to clients.
• Improved visual and verbal presentation skills.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Industrial Design

Sep 2008 - May 2012

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, Denmark, Scandinavian Furniture Design

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011