Resume

Sarah Lashinsky

sklashinsky@gmail.com
770-298-9567

WORK EXPERIENCE

MAILCHIMP | Atlanta, GA | June 2017 - Present

Product Designer

  • Create interaction models, workflows, screen designs, and visual details that resonate with the MailChimp user.

  • Collaborate with design peers and cross functional teams to build concept consensus.

  • Clearly articulate and present concepts to senior product leadership.

  • Partner with product management and user research to inform deliverables, shape future roadmap discussions and cultivate transparency.

  • Maintain, guide, and push the boundaries of design systems and patterns.

MORRISON AGENCY | Atlanta, GA | Sept 2016 - Feb 2017

UX Designer

  • Design marketing collateral for clients Mitsubishi Electric, Samsung, and RaceTrac.

  • Create responsive layout for web and email, working closely with development team.

  • Attend 4A’s Institute of Advanced Advertising Studies, a 10-week intensive where young agency pros are given an actual client and form their own mini-agency around a client ask.

COMMUNITY GUILDS’ STE(A)M TRUCK | Atlanta, GA | Sept 2014 - May 2016

Maker Mentor

  • Spark interest in STEM & Arts skills among elementary and middle school students.

  • Design and execute hands-on learning experience for 3rd-8th grade students.

  • Received TAG’s #OneInAMillenial Award for Young Professionals (Sept 2015) for making my mark in the tech field, and the Center for Civic Innovation’s Civic Impact Award (Dec 2015).

  • Demonstrate digital fabrication, product design, woodworking techniques, 3D printing, and CNC routing to youth in order to promote creative STEM learning and the Maker Movement.

  • Design print and digital communication tools for marketing and outreach purposes.

MOISHE HOUSE | Encinitas, CA | Feb 2015 - Oct 2017

Resident & Organizer

  • Acts as a leader of pluralistic Jewish life among young adult community.

  • Plans and executes 6 events monthly for Jewish young adult population in metro Atlanta.

  • Reports monthly to Moishe House’s Southeastern Regional Director about community engagement, analytics of attendance, and local partnerships.

SARAH LASHINSKY MAKES | Atlanta, GA | May 2016 - present

Small Business Owner

  • Illustrate and design custom orders for digital shop

  • Manage social media and customer information to complete and ship original pieces in a timely manner.

DAYDREAM PRODUCTS, LTD. | Atlanta, GA | Aug 2014 - present

Product Designer (Part time)

  • Design alongside engineers to patent and sell products to brands like The Sharper Image.

  • Integrate brand language into products and create sell sheets for Daydream’s clients.

  • Develop portfolio and website content for Daydream through photography, sketches, and CAD.

SAFI CHOO TOILET | Atlanta, GA | Aug 2014 - Jan 2015

Industrial Designer & Researcher

  • Develop low-cost, sustainable sanitation solution for use in the developing world.

  • Manufacture prototypes for proof-of-concept and user testing in Nairobi and Kenya.

  • Conduct customer discovery and qualitative ethnography through dozens of interviews.


EDUCATION

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY | Atlanta, GA | Aug 2010 - May 2014

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, With Honors

  • Student Merit Award Winner | Industrial Design Society of America (2014)

  • Exchange student at Lund University in Lund, Sweden (2013)

  • TechBurst Award Winner | Center for 21st Century Education (2012)

  • Rower | Georgia Tech Crew Team (2010-2012)


SKILLS

HARD SKILLS

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • Python

  • Curriculum writing

  • Lesson planning

  • 3D printing

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Sketching

  • Design thinking

  • Needfinding

 

SOFTWARE

  • InVision

  • Sketch

  • Framer

  • Principle

  • Adobe PhotoShop

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Google Docs

  • Google Sheets

  • SolidWorks

  • MailChimp

 

BUSINESS & LANGUAGES

  • Customer discovery

  • Qualitative analysis

  • Stakeholder insights

  • Storytelling

  • English

  • German (Conversational)

  • Swedish (Introductory)