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Shiping Toohey

Victoria University of Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand
Shiping Toohey is a creative individual who loves fashion, industrial and product design. As a recent graduate from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Design (in Industrial design), she is self-motivated, focused and organized with specialities that range from crafting physical objects to digital projects. Her work embraces high aesthetic values while being inspired by everyday functional designs and has been featured on websites such as Yanko Design, Wired and The Creators Project.
Work Experience
Mountain View, CA, USA
Sep 2013Present
Visual Designer
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 2013Sep 2013
Experience Designer
Wellington, New Zealand
May 2012Jan 2013
Web & Graphic Designer
Designing web and print works for various aspects of the School's public face. These projects included the creation of a website for a new computer graphics program, a blog showcasing staff and student explorations, and the handling of all print design, for a school-wide exhibition.
Wellington, New Zealand
Mar 2012Nov 2012
Design Tutor
My role in this position was to direct and motivate students to complete given tasks, research and prepare for studio sessions, assess and grade students’ work, and report directly to Course Coordinator.

Tutored the following courses:
Interaction Design (DSDN 112)
Brand and Identity (INDN 312)
Wearable Technology (MDDN 351)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Feb 2008Nov 2008
I studied Western Art History, Eastern Art History, and American Studies.
Wellington, New Zealand
Feb 2009Nov 2011
Bachelor of Design Innovations
Majored in industrial design, and minored in media design.
English (Fluent), Mandarin (Native), Japanese (Beginner), Korean (Conversational)
3D Modeling, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, Drawing, HTML, Model-Making, Painting, Physical Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Solidworks