zinhlen

About

I am an Industrial Designer that stands inclusively in both the development at commercial and communal scales of Africa. I am a versatile individual that likes tackling projects that require analytical, strategic and creative thinking that solves problems. I strive to use my growing skills as a designer as a ladder to reach my interpersonal and competent skills.
Graduated at the University of Johannesburg as a BA Industrial Design in 2021
Have international exposure in design

3D Models

Experience

  • Chairperson Student Representive - University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg University of Johannesburg · Part-time Jan 2022 – Jan 2022 0 mos Johannesburg, GP, South Africa Leadership and Academic Excellence
    • Carried day-to-day duties accurately and efficiently.
    • Prepared variety of different written communications, reports, year plan and financial documentation.
    • Facilitating communication between residence students in residence management.
    • Encouraging a vibrant student life.
    • Participated in continuous improvement by engaging in problem solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Jewellery Designer Akapo Jewels · Internship Jan 2018 – Jan 2019 1 yrs Johannesburg, GP, South Africa I got exposure in attending and selling products in national expos and markets namely at Gallagher Convention Centre, Design Quarters, Jewellex and Decorax.
    • Brainstormed with product designers to implement and refine new manufacturing process.
    • Learned to meet design specifications for functional prototypes.

Education

  • University of Johannesburg BA Industrial Design, Industrial Design, null 2019 – 2021 Activities and Societies: Played Soccer in 2019 as an extra mural activity Volunteer as the Secretary of Community Engagement Committee of the UJ Residence in 2019 Mentor of The Residence of the University In 2020 Chairperson of a Residence in 2021 Participated in Competition given by lectures like Hackathon, Nando’s HYD, Fakugesi Challenge.
  • Tari design school Jewellery Design & Manufacture, Jewellery Design & Manufacture 2015 – 2018 I was awarded a scholarship by the Mining Qualification Authority Company to study in a well known school of Goldsmith in Italy.
    • I achieved a distinction in the module Business in Design.
    • I was awarded a certification of the Best Jewellery piece top 3 for Torre Fornello design competition.
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Joined: August 26, 2022

Last seen: August 26, 2022