Dino graduated from Virginia Tech in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design. He is currently an Industrial Designer at Motorola Solutions in New York.

Work Samples

  • Ergopainter

  • In-Flight Meal Tray

  • LYNX

Work History

EDUCATION:: > Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design - May 2011 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University > Anne Arundel Community College - 2005-2007 Art and Design EXPERIENCE:: > Industrial Designer at Motorola Solutions -- January 2012 - Present > Industrial Design Contractor at Motorola Solutions -- June 2011 - January 2012 > Industrial Design Intern at Dell -- May 2010 - August 2010 Designed business-class laptops for Precision Mobile and Latitude. Led the aesthetic design of a product for Optiplex. Worked on multiple projects with other designers and controlled documentation and all communication with a foreign model shop to create an appearance model. Produced animated storyboards, ideations, CAD models, and renders for a high-level product under Precision Mobile and presented them with a final model to executives at Dell. > Freelance Designer at Locus Technology, Inc. -- Summer 2006 and 2009 Visualized a product for Locus and designed over one hundred graphic icons to be tested in their software. Also designed Ads, Charts, Posters, and Presentations to be used in magazines, manuals, and conferences in the USA, UK, and Thailand. > Manager at Parthenon Restaurant -- August 2001 - August 2008 In charge of the dining room and cashier’s counter. Responsible for keeping inventory, organizing the bar, overseeing carry-out orders, and maintaining customer satisfaction. SKILLS:: > Digital:: Adobe Creative Suite Autodesk Inventor 2011: Modeling & Rendering SolidWorks 2011: Modeling & Rendering PhotoView 360: Rendering + CNC Mill Rhinoceros: Modeling & Rendering + LaserCAMM Modo 401: Rendering Microsoft Office > Analalog:: Sketching + Ideation + Marker Rendering + Storyboarding Prototyping + High Density Foam Modeling + Woodshop experience AWARDS:: > VT$5K Executive Summary Competition December 2010 Winner of Energy Category in Entrepreneurial Competition > LG Design the Future Competition May 2010 Honorable Mention > Robert Reuter Scholarship for Industrial Design May 2010 Exemplary Work and Attention to Detail > Core77 One Hour Design Competition October 2009 FIRST PLACE: Sketch the most ideations in 60 minutes > Virginia Tech Industrial Design Book Award May 2009 Most Consistent Student INTERESTS:: Product and Transportation Design Illustration Meteorology Cars Comic Book Art LANGUAGES:: English - Fluent Greek - Fluent Some Spanish Some German

Education

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2011

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

2010 LG Design the Future Competition "Honorable Mention" 2010 Robert Reuter Scholarship - 3rd Year: "Exemplary Work and Attention to Detail" 2009 First Place 1HDC: "Sketch the most ideations in 60 minutes" 2009 VT Industrial Design Book Award - 2nd Year: "Most Consistent Student"

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