Envision your world in design, for every concept has potential for reality. http://bdzind.tumblr.com/ Personal Interests: Design, Footwear technology, Performance cars, Digital Photography, Modern Architecture, Woodworking, Drumming, Mountain Biking, Fitness, Mixed Martial Arts, Optimism, Invention, Innovation.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Design Consultant

    • Brunswick Bowling
    • Mar 2014 - Present (1 month)

    •Bowling Bag Designer for Brunswick Bowling and KR Strikeforce Bowling
    •Responsible for the creative direction of 2015

  • Footwear Design Intern

    • Advanced Manufacturing Group/ Callaway Golf
    • May 2013 - Sep 2013 (4 months)

    •Design and Development for Callaway Golf Footwear
    •Produce sketches, concept renderings, color design, and material sourcing for 2015
    •Conduct pattern corrections and blueprint revisions in close collaboration with factories
    •Focused study of Lasts, Pattern, Tooling, Material, and Process
    •3 month Hands on experience and training living in China

  • Footwear Design Consultant

    • Oregon Design Lab
    • Portland, OR
    • Jan 2013 - Apr 2013 (3 months)

    Produced concept footwear designs, renderings, and color design.

  • Contract Designer/Illustrator

    • American Aquanaut
    • Oct 2012 - Dec 2012 (2 months)

    •Responsible for creative direction of the Global Ocean Center Concept
    •Produced advanced concept illustrations and technical drawings
    •Visual Communication/Storyboards
    •Logo design and User Interface
    •Fabricated Presentations

  • Design Intern

    • OMSI
    • Portland, OR
    • Mar 2012 - Jun 2012 (3 months)

    Created concept sketches for the production of a new sustainability exhibit (to go on display fall 2012), assisted with fabrication/production, manage materials and research, presented ideas and solutions to the design team and sponsors.

  • Graphic Designer/Illustrator

    • OMSI
    • Portland, OR
    • Jun 2010 - Jun 2012 (2 years)

    Created Illustrations, technical drawings, spreadsheets, and diagrams for engineering activities. Conducted layout and production of teachers activity book, and produced graphics and logos.

Education

  • Pensole Footwear Design Academy

    • Footwear Design
    • 2013 - 2013

    Scholarship recipient to Pensole's master class in association with Two Ten Footwear Foundation and the FN Platform trade show. "Pensole students are taught to think before they create. A rigorous “learn-by-doing” methodology requires everything from sketching to protoyping to be done by hand. All aspects of footwear design are covered: Biomechanics, proportion, materials and construction, color theory, terminology, consumers and storytelling. An emphasis is placed on professional skills development: Business conduct, time management, personal branding, portfolio development, visual and verbal presentation, networking and interviewing techniques."

  • Art Institute of Portland

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Design
    • 2008 - 2012

    1st place winner of the Industrial Design Scholarship Competition at The Art Institute of Portland 2008. "The Economical Sports Car Engine", original concept presentation.

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Pensole Scholarship recipient 1 of 10 Students hand selected to receive a Scholarship to Pensole Footwear Design Academy based on a design submission, and win a trip to Las Vegas to attend and present at the FN Platform shoe show at MAGIC 1st place winner of the Industrial Design Scholarship Competition at...
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