daniel toh


 2006 B.Sc. Honours Economics and Management
 2003 University of London/ London School of Economics
 1999 Master in Design
o Specialize in Design Direction
 1998 Domus Academy
 1995 Diploma in Product Design
 1992 Temasek Polytechnic
 1992 Cambridge General Examination ‘O’ Levels with 7 credits
o English History Literature Physics/Chemistry
o Design/Technology Additional Mathematics Mathematics
 1988 Bedok Town Secondary
 1982 Temasek Primary

 1988 – 95, was active in extra curriculum activities in fields of design, music and language. Learnt to work as a team, as a leader and also be independent as need be.
 1998, won a special mention and a diploma from the Valencia Furniture Design Competition, Spain.
 2002, won a merit from the Young Professional Designers Award.

Further Training
 2010 Project Management Course
 2010 Risk Management Course, Hong Tech Consultant
 2009 Construction Safety Course for Project Managers, Hong Tech Consultant
 2009 Communication and Relationship Management – Operations, WSQ
 2004 Psycho-Geometrics, Accent Training Consultants
 2002 Design Republic Seminar Singapore
 2001 ‘Leap Frog’ Next Generation Consulting, KrautHammer International
 1999 Lego Design Workshop Japan
 1998 Shopvision seminar Milan
 1998 Seminar in New Media Milan
 1994 Europe Study Trip to France, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Britain
 1993 Seminar in International Design Forum Singapore
 1993 French Design Philosophy seminar Singapore
 1992 Japanese Language Class

Work History
 2009 to present Project Manager, Pico Art
. Design and Build Pico Art new Lobby and Cafeteria
. Design and Build Retail Outlet in Waterfront. Sentosa
. Wall sculpture for Nickelodeon Singapore
. Navy Museum Phase 2 Gallery Upgrade
. Navy Museum Phase 1 Defect rectification
. EDB 50th Year Exhibition at National Museum
 2007 Design Development Manager, Pico Art
. Global sourcing for new materials and production methods
. Relationship management with suppliers and contractors
. Create materials training for designers and project teams
. Quality Supervision and material value add for Exhibition build up
. Created an online Pico Material Resource portal
 2006 to present Research Administrator, CIDA Asia
. Research in-charge in Creative Industries Job standards in corporation with WDA
. Laid ground work for more than 600 Creative jobs core and specialisation skills competency
. Engaged industry and Education leaders to work out the specific skill needs
. Managed and executed project
 2005 to present Lecturer, Nanyang Polytechnic
. Encourage and motivate new entrants to the design industry
. Lecturing in design methodology
. Inspiring students in creative application with materials, technology and design theory
. Engaged students in studio projects that cater to current industry and consumer needs
. Preparing students for industrial attachment and future career
 2004 Senior Industrial Designer, Monogram Design
. Involved in running of the design business from sourcing for client to project management
. Developed new design for implementation according to client needs
 1999 Industrial Designer, GE/Fitch Singapore
. Pioneer multimedia presentations
. Worked as a team in multiple projects from conceptualisation to final product
. Managed product design projects with engineer
. Negotiated and cooperated with clients to meet design brief
 1999 Event Designer, SC Graphics
. Engaged in graphics, stage and street design
. Designed and managed Orchard road’s Christmas decorations
 1997 Administrator, Industrial and Commercial Bank
 1995 Regimental Police, National Service
 1995 Sign Writer and Display Artist, Robinsons Advertising and Promotion,
and Visual Merchandising Department
 1994 Freelance Medal Design and Production, Temasek Polytechnic
Diploma Graduation
 1994 Freelance SPC petrol Kiosk model making, Addison Design Consultants
 1993 Freelance proposed incense burner model making, Serangoon Town Council
 1993 Freelance furniture production, Kinara Restaurant
 1993 Freelance design and model making, Max Speed Sports Bar
 1991 Sales Assistant in Rissen Departmental Store

Other Skills
Good knowledge in Computer Aided Design 2D/3D (Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino 3D, Pro Engineer[certified])
Basic knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Design Methodology
Presentations from sketch to interactive media (Director)
Design Aesthetics/Critique
Basic SLR photography
Detailed Product model making
Other activities
Car Modding
Economic/Financial market investing
New Tech Gadgets embracing
Tech Blogging ( )
Knowledge harvesting
Managing Editor and Chief Design Officer of ( )