Jerry Ding

A designer with 4 years experience on both digital and physical products. Currently working as a designer in technology & robotic industry.

Intrinsic passion for seamless hardware/software experience.

Experienced with product innovation process from conceptual ideas to production. Fully equipped with various design capabilities including concept ideation and rapid prototyping. Knowledgeable in conducting user study
& design research methodologies. Understand manufacturing, branding & marketing.

Enjoy working in a cross-functioning team with start-up mindset.

Senior Designer
[email protected]

Work Experience

Piaggio Fast Forward, Designer, Jun 2017 ~ Present

User experience and interaction design
Defined the user experience crossing company’s digital and physical products, including company website (mygita.com), mobile app, touch interface and lighting communication on gita robot, company’s first following cargo robot. Collaborated with marketing team and engineering team to deliver low/high-fidelity and working prototype.

Product innovation
Worked with people specializing in researching, marketing, engineering and branding to create PFF’s future product pipeline as the first product has entered the production phase. I was responsible for designing and visualizing the future product ideas based on the user feedback, technology feasibility and market opportunities, as well as making sure these ideas are aligned with our brand mission.

Package design
Led the package design of company’s first consumer product from iterating and presenting the concept, to bringing package suppliers and engineers outside of the company to and executing the idea. Worked with people from graphic design, branding, and shipping to integrate the package design into a holistic unboxing solutions, as well as managed the timeline and day-to-day communications across sites and functions to keep the development pace.

Design Catalyst LLC, Contract Designer, Jan 2017 ~ Feb 2017

Cooperated with designers and students from different disciplines during the concept creation workshop to brainstorm and generate new product ideas for a local carbon fiber manufacturer.

Pilotfish Design Consultancy, Industrial Design Intern, Jun 2016 ~ Aug 2016

Worked with senior designers to hold early-stage workshop with clients to specify value proposition and client’s needs. Conducted design research and ethnographic interviews to investigate user behavior. Created user personas based on research and client’s needs. Proposed concepts with sketches during internal meetings, then developed concepts with CAD software and 2D renderings.

Taiwan National Immigration Agency, Designer, Sep 2013 ~ Jul 2014

Created graphic assets and designed PR collateral including logo, business card, flyers and backdrop, digital greeting card, for occasions and holidays during my time in Military Alternative Service.

Lecturer of Design Method, Lecturer of Design Method, Jul 2013 ~ Jul 2013

Taught senior high school students basic design methodologies including user journey and persona by holding a half-day workshop at National Cheng Kung University.

AimCulture Co. Ltd, Exhibit Design Intern, Jul 2011 ~ Aug 2011

Worked with other interns and proposed to clients in form of drawings. Explored use of honeycomb paperboard and designed related products.


Rhode Island School of Design, Master’s Degree, Industrial Design, 2015 ~ 2017

National Cheng Kung University, Bachelor of Science (BS), Industrial Design, 2009 ~ 2013

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