Teknikio Product Designer

Overview

Teknikio is a toy company that brings fun and play into learning STEM with invention kits.

 

They value expanding STEM related knowledge to girls and boys from ages 5 to 18, emphasizing on increasing the number of girls in STEM.

 ​​My Role

As a part-time Product Designer on the team, I built, designed, made instructions and promotional content for original games and interactive inventions and crafts. I used Teknikio's toolkits and microcontroller, BlueBird, to do this. 

Timeline

Feb - May 2021

Tools Used

BlueBird microcontroller, Arduino/C++, Illustrator, soft + electronic fabrication

Skills

Physical prototyping, coding, sketching, social media

Inventions & Crafts
List of Projects
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My projects public on Tekniverse 

Snapshot of Project Instructions & Content
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For each project, I coded either in Arduino or using the Tekniverse coding blocks to have the inventions be interactable 

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What I did for projects:

1) Brainstorm craft/toy ideas

2) Communicate with Founder of Teknikio on product ideas 

3) Create the physical product using Teknikio's invention kits/hardware and other materials such as fabrics, colorful papers

4) Create code for the interactive product using Arduino/C++ or code blocks

5) Create illustrations and step by step instructions on how to recreate the final product 

6) Create promotional content for the inventions

Snapshot of Inventions
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Snapshot of Promotional Content