Angus McDougal

Beijing, China
I am an industrial designer and fabrication consultant who's been living in Beijing for the past 3+ years. My extensive network of fabricators, material sources, and installation crews, coupled with a deep understanding of local culture, enables me to provide the know how when presented with the myriad of difficulties inherent to creative production in China.

Work Experience


Senior Product Designer

March 2013 - Present Beijing, China


Installation Artist, Creative Director

--Consult on concept and fabrication of Installation Art for Art and Design Studios in China
--Provide expert information on material selection
--Provide expert information on controlling and creating spaces that enhance the lives of the people who use them. Both short term and long term projects apply.
August 2012 - Beijing, China

Ballistic Architecture Machine

Designer, In House Construction Expert

--Managed and organized all BAM in-house fabrication projects. Included supervision of up to 45 person fabrication teams.
--Oversaw material testing, and production of large-scale, public art installations currently in Beijing, Shenyang, and Chongqing.
--Managed BAM's materials and tools libraries.
December 2010 - August 2012 China


Art Journalist

--Published reviewer in LEAP Magazine—China’s premier bilingual, contemporary arts magazine.
--Featured reviewer on,, and other widely read online arts and design news sources.
November 2010 - China

Pete Smith Mason

Apprentice to Master Mason Peter Smith

--Designed and constructed structures and outdoor spaces for private homes in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.
--Restored stonework on historic buildings registered in the state of New York.
March 2010 - November 2010 New York, United States


St. Paul's School

Secondary School

Graduated with distinction in Fine Arts.
September 1995 - June 1999 New Hampshire, United States

Haverford College

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Concentration in Sculpture and East Asian Studies.
September 1999 - May 2005 Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States


Mandarin (Conversational),


Adobe Creative Suite, Founder Of Big Dirty, I Can Say Backwards Anything I Hear--both The Letters In The Individual Words And The Words Themselves. ,