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Objective

To apply my design talents in the professional environment, as a full-time employee or as an intern. Also looking to procure freelance or contract positions.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design
Cleveland Institute of Art
Graduated May 2009

* This program focused on developing users, assessing user needs, concept generation, and problem solving. A variety of techniques from 2D illustration, physical modeling and 3D modeling were taught throughout the coursework.

Associate of Science, Graphic Design
International Academy of Design
Graduated March 2003

Skills & Abilities

Exceedingly proficient with: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver, etc.), Microsoft Office, Macintosh & Windows OS
* Working knowledge of: Autodesk AliasStudio , Adobe Flash, Graphite, and QuarkXpress
* Concept Ideation
* 2D Sketching
* 3D modeling (physical and digital)
* Website Design
* Graphic Design: 2D presentations, Digital Presentations, Packaging, Identity, and Forms

Experience

Interior Design Intern
Mazda Design Center, Irvine, CA
06/2008 to 09/2008

This position involved researching classic and contemporary automotive design. I worked with Mazda design staff to identify project goals and to complete the project from concept ideation to final presentation and materials.
Internship Tasks:
* Researching competitive products
* Investigating upcoming materials and processes
* Responsible for project timeline and execution
* Worked closely with design staff to adhere to brand language

Exterior Design Intern

General Motors Technical Center, Warren, MI
06/2007 to 09/2007

This position involved working with a group of interns to create a proposal for a 2012 Chevrolet automobile. I was responsible for leading project through ideation, sketching, model development and the engineering process.­
* Researching the Gen-Y market to determine users needs
* Creating a cohesive sub-brand for our team of interns

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Downloads
Honda Progeny
Acura Entropy
Mazda1
Buick1
Nissan1
Sync1
Amarok1
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Envy1
Unify1