Simon Lee

Simon Lee

Vice President of Business Development at Devise Idea, LLC

Location
Wilmington, Delaware (Greater Philadelphia Area)
Industry
Design

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Simon Lee's Overview

Current
  • Vice President of Business Development at Devise Idea, LLC
Past
  • Assistance Operation Manager / Industrial Designer at Spectragem, Inc
  • Graphic & Innovation Designer at Digital Dimensions and Associates
Education
Connections

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Simon Lee's Summary

Highly creative and multi-talented individual with vast experience in product design, innovative research,
quality control and project management. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Extensive knowledge in project planning, forecasting, and tracking of results. Strengths in the ability of identifying and solving problems. Proven ability in improving overall product quality and productivity. Experienced in strategy development, total project life-cycle management, and client relations. Accustomed to performing in a deadline-driven environment.

Simon Lee's Experience

Vice President of Business Development

Devise Idea, LLC

2013Present (1 year) Wilmington, DE

• Planned and directed all functions of the company – Enforced strong leadership skills to ensure efficient/effective utilization of corporate resources
• Established and integrated the functional strategies of the company utilizing business expertise to reach financial/operational goals and objectives.
• Deployed resources to achieve financial forecast and business objectives
• Record of success in guiding and directing through substantial change management, balancing engagement with strong and effective strategic leadership.
• Developed sales and marketing plans and programs for company sales personnel.
• Analyzed market trends and statistics to determine potential of growth – monitored sales performance regularly

Industrial Designer

M-Edge Accessories

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Consumer Electronics industry

January 20122013 (1 year) Odenton, MD

• Working in Electronic Accessories industries
• Developed new theoretical solutions by utilizing technology and materials from other industries.
• Designed a wide variety of innovative products include cases, power accessories and stylus’
• Managed and coordinated projects through design, development, prototyping, engineering, and manufacturing.
• Implemented processes to improve speed to market while achieving product delivery on schedule
• Supported product management activities including competitive research, product sourcing, quality control, and logistics

Production Manager

Resource International

20112011 (less than a year) Wilmington, DE

• Working in Automotive Accessories industry.
• Directed a team of designers to produce results by appropriating tasks, managing timelines and aligning design direction with company objectives.
• Implemented various methodologies including project management and lean six sigma resulting in
improved coordination, resource management, and employee productivity.
• Defined overall project scope, initiated meetings, and assigned project managers to manage cost,
schedules, and performance of individual tasks, while tracking progress to assure ultimate success of the program.
• Established international team in China. Provide critical support to imrove quality control, factory
communication, project scheduling and cost management.

Product Designer

Whitmor

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Consumer Goods industry

20082010 (2 years) Southaven, MS

• Working in Home Organization Accessories industry
• Product specialist for global market company with comprehensive knowledge of materials and methods used in manufacturing.
• Solely responsible for new innovative design, products improvement, digital visualization and managed all projects from concept to delivery within design/manufacturing cycle.
• Developed new control methods to improve operation productivity and decrease overall defect rate by more than 6%.

Assistance Operation Manager / Industrial Designer

Spectragem, Inc

20062008 (2 years) Atlanta, GA

• Working in Jewelry industry
• Responsible for analyzing components, control costs and maintaining high level of quality control.
• Coordinated all logistics shipments and manage warehouse inventory maintenance.

Graphic & Innovation Designer

Digital Dimensions and Associates

20052006 (1 year) Atlanta, GA

• Working in Marketing/Music industry
• Work closely with clients to create new and innovative designs.
• Lead and coordinated design team to deliver projects from conception to completion.
• Completed multiple print and web design projects under extremely tight deadlines.

Simon Lee's Certifications

  • Autodesk Inventor Essentials

    • Autodesk Authorized Training Center
    • 2008
  • SolidWorks Advance Surface Modeling

    • Autodesk Authorized Training Center
    • 2012
  • SolidWorks Advance Part Modeling

    • Autodesk Authorized Training Center
    • 2012
  • Successful Communication & Project Management

    • Midatlantic Employers Association
    • 2011
  • Stanford Advance Project Management

    • Stanford Center for Professional Development
    • 2013

Simon Lee's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Chinese

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Cantonese

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Japanese

    (Limited working proficiency)

Simon Lee's Skills & Expertise

  1. Industrial Design
  2. Adobe Creative Suite
  3. Hypershot
  4. Photoshop
  5. Product Design
  6. Rapid Prototyping
  7. Product Development
  8. Design Thinking
  9. Concept Generation
  10. Project Management
  11. Strategic Planning
  12. Production Planning
  13. Production Managment
  14. Design Research
  15. Supplier Sourcing
  16. International Logistics
  17. Quality Management
  18. Design for Manufacturing
  19. Microsoft Office
  20. Alias Studio Tools
  21. Illustrator
  22. 3D Modeling
  23. 3D rendering
  24. 3D Studio Max
  25. AutoCAD
  26. Inventor
  27. Solidworks
  28. Maya
  29. Rhino
  30. Lightwave
  31. Showcase
  32. Keyshot

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Simon Lee's Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

BSID, Industrial Design

20002005

Activities and Societies: Psi Upsilon

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