I am currently undertaking a yearlong project exploring ‘UV protection within a adult male demographic’. I have recently completed a 3 month research study exploring the dangers of UV and how males can protect themselves more effectively. Using ethnography, data collection, expert interviews with dermatologists, questionnaires and in depth analysis of desk based journals, my findings have led me in a design direction that offers a range of products which address the issue at hand, but also interact with each other within a greater system and experience. I received a grade of 95% for this extensive research. I am currently in the design process of this year long project aiming to complete my studies with a 1st class degree.

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Contact Information +447876211887 (0161) 3015280 maksymrewko@gmail.com Linkedin - Maksym Rewko “A determined product designer whos passion is reflected in a self motivated attitude as well as a diverse and unique selection of work.” Education Coventry University - Consumer Product Design (Mdes) 2010-2014 Audenshaw Sixth Form. 2008-2010 A-level Product Design B A-Level Physical Education B A-Level History C AS Level Combined English D Work Experience Industrial design work placement in the Zhejiang province, China. March - June 2013 Working on several live briefs with local companies from street lighting to brand identities, both in group and self led projects. Gaining knowledge of manufacturing capabilities as well as working with and meeting clients face to face on a regular basis. Tasks included sketching/ideation, Photoshop/Illustrator/CAD rendering, factory visits and presentations to clients. Technical Skills My skills initially lie in design thinking, sketching and concept ideation, this is followed by development and renders with a comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In Design. I have the ability to present ideas verbally as well as visually with the use of programmes such as Keynote and Powerpoint. I am also very competent in CAD modelling and rendering packages such as Rhinoceros, Solidworks, Keyshot, and Vray for 3ds Max. -Design thinking -Initial Ideation -Design Researcher -Rhinoceros, Vray, Keyshot -Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign -Microsoft Office -3ds Max- including basic simulation mass fx and inverse kinematics -Solidworks - including basic surfacing and motion analysis Self Directed Projects When I am not participating in university appointed projects I am looking for a self-directed project to better my self, but to also keep my skills active and ever improving. These projects come in many forms from personal sketching, to posters and logos for small businesses. Currently I am learning T splines for Rhino as well as improving my knowledge of Solidworks, 3ds Max and Vray. I do my best to keep up to date with design related as well as general news which will expand my understanding of the latest trends which can aid design projects in infinite ways. Intrests Product Design. Graphics. Ukrainian Dancing. F1. Skiing. Pintrest. Sports. Music. Film. My interests lie in things that are creative. It is important to keep the mind and body active on a daily basis by searching, acquiring and trying new things to become a better creative thinker. Ukrainian Dancing involves team work, self discipline, skill, imagination, co-ordination and for the person to be self-driven. I have had the opportunity to perform at the Llangollen Eisteddfod International Festival, touring Ukraine, semi-final of Got to Dance on Sky 1 together with various performances in the UK within both Ukrainian and other community circles. Other information Clean Driving Licence. I have beginner to intermediate speaking skills in German and Ukrainian and competent understanding of aural ,written and visual skills. References Available on request

Education

Coventry University school of Art and Design

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Awards

Semi finalist of sky 1's Got to dance

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