CHRIS LAH
TRANSPORTATION DESIGNER
Resume



Education

Art Center College of Design/ Pasadena, CA
September 07, 2016 - April 24, 2021 / Transportation Design / With Honors



Experience


Honda R&D Americas/ Automotive Designer
June 2021 - Current. Contributed exterior design proposals for upcoming segments
such as SUV, truck, minivan, and off road vehicles. Involved in both Acura and Honda
Production vehicle development. Branding for advanced Honda vehicle.

 
Volvo Car USA/ Exterior Design Intern
August 2020 - April 2021. Proposed exterior designs for upcoming SUV/ Sedan.
Contributed to wheel design proposals. Assigned with personal project and
developed to 3D model.


HHCP (Hollywood Hills Creative Platform)/ Exterior Design Intern
May - August 2020. Participated in production SUV project throughout my time and
proposed themes and sketches. Researched and developed a new premium car brand.


DiDi Design Storm / Business and Strategy
July 16 - 18, 2019. A quick creative process to generate ideas and perspectives on DiDi's
new business strategy, technology or challenge. Pitched a future mobility business model
in a collaborative-team setting at ArtCenter in a span of three days. Business model
favored from DiDi as the most efficient and realistic.


Honda / Exterior Design Intern
January - May 2019. Experienced both of Honda R&D locations in Los Angeles. Worked on
Conceptual Future Mobility Ecosystem, showed in CES 2020. Designed theme, picked and
finished to scaled model in Torrance.


Oakley / Design Intern
September 2018 - January 2019. Supported a team proposal for future eyewear piece and
personal vehical project. Experienced the process of sketching to fully designing a fuctioning
product. Communicated with modelers to visualize 3D designs.


Art Center College of Design / Viscom 2 Teaching assistant
January 2018 - April 2018. Assist students for 14 weeks to understand how to visually
communicate form and design which guides them through other projects.



Recognition

Art Center Williamson Gallery
2018 - Trans 4 / Toyota Tacoma 2030
2017 - 3D Fundamentals 2 / Narrow Track Vehicle


Art Center Provost List
2017 - Above 3.8 gpa


Art Center Scholarship
2018 - Present - Toyota Strother Macminn Scholarship
2016 - Merit - based entrance



Skills

Design
Concept development / Graphic design / Analog + Digital Sketching / Visual Communication / Clay Modeling  


Software
Adobe Creative Suite (Ps, Ai, Id, Pr, Ae, Lr) / Autodesk Alias / Autodesk VRED / Blender 3.0 / Key Shot



Personal

Strengths
Hardworking / Curious / Learner / Ambitious / Efficient


Hobbies
Astro Photography / Modifying and Repairing Car / Basketball / Spontaneous Exploring / Museums / Hiking


Languages
English (Native) / Korean (Conversational) / Japanese (Beginner)

chrislahdesign@gmail.com
Los Angeles, CA