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ABOUT

Brennan Chiu is a Canadian Industrial Design student, currently in his third year of study at Carleton University. He is actively seeking design internship positions for May 2018 onward, before returning to complete his fourth year in September 2019.

Brennan is a problem solving, detail driven, Industrial Design student looking for opportunities to learn and grow. Born and raised in downtown Toronto, Brennan approaches design with an urban mindset, pulling from a background in art, design, music, and high performance sports. He strives to solve problems, create solutions, and promote creativity through Product Design and Development.

WORK

2018 - 2019 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN INTERNSHIP - 7 MONTHS - GA SMART BUILDING, TOULOUSE, FRANCE

SUMMER 2018  DESIGN CONSULTANT - GLOW LIGHTING LTD, MARKHAM ONTARIO

SUMMER 2017  SEO AND MARKETING GRAPHICS INTERNSHIP - GLOW LIGHTING LTD, MARKHAM ONTARIO

SUMMERS 2013 - 2016  SENIOR SAILING INSTRUCTOR - COLLINGWOOD SAILING SCHOOL, COLLINGWOOD ONTARIO

WINTERS 2013 - 2017  SKI INSTRUCTOR - CRAIGLEITH SKI CLUB, COLLINGWOOD ONTARIO

2013 - 2015  SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR & LIFEGUARD - ZODIAC SWIM SCHOOL, TORONTO ONTARIO

 

THOUGHT AT WORK - STUDENT INDUSTRIAL DESIGN CONFERENCE - 3 DAYS @ RIT, 2017

 
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EXPERIENCE

2018   PRESIDENT - CARLETON INDUSTRIAL DESIGN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION - ELECTED POSITION

2018   CO FOUNDER - CONCEPT CARLETON - CIDSA + ACIDO @ WALLACK'S GALLERIES, OTTAWA

2017 - 2018   VP SPECIAL PROJECTS - CARLETON INDUSTRIAL DESIGN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION - ELECTED POSITION 

2017   HERMÈS + DESIGNBOOM - TERRE D'HERMÈS LIMITED EDITION COMPETITION - PARTICIPANT

2016   YP DESIGN - INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF PACKAGING DESIGN - PARTICIPANT

2014   DX CANADIAN DESIGN MUSEUM - HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION - HONOURABLE MENTION

 

CONCEPT CARLETON - STUDENT INDUSTRIAL DESIGN EVENT @ WALLCK'S GALLERIES, 2018

 
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CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

2018   MEET YOUR MAKER - ACIDO + SEGD @ UMBRA CONCEPT STORE, TORONTO - ATTENDEE

2017   HAPPINESS BY DESIGN - VICE MEDIA, MOTHERBOARD X TOYOTA COROLLA iM @ 202 QUEEN ST, TORONTO - ATTENDEE

2017   MEET YOUR MAKER - ACIDO + SEGD @ UMBRA CONCEPT STORE, TORONTO - ATTENDEE

2017   THOUGHT AT WORK - INDUSTRIAL DESIGN CONFERENCE, 3 DAYS @ ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - ATTENDEE

2017   EDIT: EXPO FOR DESIGN, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY - DX CANADIAN DESIGN MUSEUM - ATTENDEE

2016   LECTURE BY KARIM RASHID - DOORS OPEN TORONTO @ DX CANADIAN DESIGN MUSEUM - ATTENDEE

 

MEET YOUR MAKER - ACIDO + SEGD @ UMBRA CONCEPT STORE, 2017

 
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