> Thorough knowledge of CAD packages:
∙ SolidWorks (including 3D modelling, assemblies, sheet metal forming, technical and exploded drawings)
∙ 3D Studio Max (including rendering using V-Ray)
> Strong knowledge of graphics editing software Photoshop and Illustrator
> Practical skills in sketching, rendering, technical and perspective drawing.
> Strong ability in generating and redefining ideas.
> Ability to prototype and produce solutions for clients.
2008 - present Suck UK, London, UK > Junior Product Designer
> designing interior products, gifts, accessories and packaging
> regularly using CAD packages SolidWorks and 3D Studio Max to design and develop
product, gifts and accessories for the home.
> creating packaging solutions for products including nets and graphics.
> experience in setting up and taking down company trade shows.
> working as part of a small team with individual responsibilities including prioritising
tasks and meeting deadlines.
> gaining a knowledge of trusted and good quality manufacturers in China / Hong Kong
2006 - 2007 Johnson Diversey Equipment, Nottingham, UK > Junior Product Designer
> a technical approach to product design
> working as part of a team with individual responsibilities
> prioritising tasks and meeting deadlines
> valuable experinces gained in rapid prototype modelling, vacuum casting, CAD
and workshop skills
2007 Creative Leap, London, UK > Junior Graphic Designer
> working alongside a team of graphic designers
> creating an attractive range of packaging and branding concepts
2006 Respire Cases, Nottingham UK > Product Illustrator
> produced informative hand drawings for product user guide
2008 New Designers, Business Design Centre,
London N1 (10 - 13 July)
2008 Free Range, F Block T4, The Old Truman Brewery,
Hanbury Street, London, E1 6QL (17 - 21 July)
2004 - 2008 BA (Hons) Product Design (2.1)
Nottingham Trent University, UK
2001 - 2003 A Levels
Design Technology (B)
Media Studies (B)
Information & Communication Technology (C)
English Literature (C)
1997 - 2003 10 GCSE's
(A-B's) including English, Maths & Science