Mabel Lawrence Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Engineering

Mabel Lawrence Resume

EDUCATION:
Cornell University, College of Engineering
August 2015 – May 2019 GPA: 3.29
B.S Engineering: Mechanical Engineering for Design in the Arts
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Stand and Build
Technical Designer
August 2019 – February 2021 Long Island City, NY
- Produced drawing sets and renderings for retail fixtures, custom furniture, and pop ups using Rhino 3D
- Wrote 1900 lines of CSS to edit design of Shopify website to include custom pages, features, and styling
- Developed Arduino code to actuate rotational and translational animations for window displays on 5th Avenue
Soho Experiential August 2019 – December 2019 Creative Intern New York, NY
- Designed branded product mockups in Photoshop and Illustrator to pitch merchandising strategies to clients - Built creative decks in Keynote outlining design research and proposed timelines for upcoming installations
Hanger Theatre June 2018 – August 2018 Carpentry Intern Ithaca, NY
- Utilized manual building skills including welding, curve construction, and stage rigging for mainstage shows - Coordinated with technical directors to safely optimize load-ins and load-outs of all relevant scenic elements
New York Stage and Film June 2017 – August 2017 Carpentry Intern Poughkeepsie, NY
- Interpreted drawings to construct and install scenery for readings and shows at Vassar’s Powerhouse Theater - Executed transitions and special effects on and offstage in sync with cues from stage managers and actors
Anna Louizos Designs May 2016 – August 2016 Set Design Intern New York, NY
- Modeled 1/4” scale set pieces for Broadway productions of School of Rock The Musical and Holiday Inn
- Created cataloguing system, sorted by genre and artist, for library of over 700 design books and pamphlets
LEADERSHIP
Medium Design Collective 2016- 2019 President and RAW Expo Project Manager Ithaca, NY
- Led team through creative and logistical development for exposition featuring over 40 design organizations - Organized curation of thematic and interactive materials that highlighted design processes across disciplines
Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity 2018 Scribe Ithaca, NY - Served two semesters on elected executive board, tasked with tracking recruitment statistics and meeting notes
- Implemented accessible attendance policies and voting procedures using Google Sheets and Menti voting
Cornell Outdoor Education 2016 – 2019 Backpacking and Rock Climbing Guide Ithaca, NY
- Introduced rock climbing techniques through instruction and demonstration on indoor and outdoor routes
- Planned and executed lessons about backpacking skills and safety throughout 6-day trips in the Adirondacks
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Skills: Rhino3D, Fusion 360, Vectorworks, Photoshop, InDesign, MATLAB, Arduino, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, R Interests: Hiking, Playing with my dog, Rock climbing, Theater, Attempting recipes above my skill level RELEVANT COURSEWORK
Product Design, Rapid Prototyping, Scenic Design, Web Design, Probability and Statistics, Mechatronics