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  • Matt Hilburn

    Founder of Hilburn Automotive

    Auburn Hills, MI

Founder of Hilburn Automotive, which specializes in custom car and aftermarket applications. Former Lead Designer/ Project Manager at Concorde MFG in Auburn Hills MI. CCS Graduate with a major in Transportation Design in May of 2012. I work well with a team of designers, clay modelers, or independently, and also have experience in vehicle production launch. I worked on two different vehicles at the 2013 NAIAS at Cobo Hall, and was able to manage design direction changes, clay modeling adjustments, NAIAS booth design, and production work. Specialties: Sketching, Rendering, 3D modeling. mostly use Sketchbook pro and photoshop for rendering. I prefer Sketchbook. And Autodesk Alias for modeling. I use many different rendering packages.

Work Samples

  • AmericanMuscle.com project 2015

  • Audi RS sketch/rendering

  • Mercedes Sedan Project

Work History

  • Founder/ Designer

    • Hilburn Automotive
    • Pontiac, MI
    • Oct 2013 - Present (4 years)

    Custom vehicle and aftermarket applications

  • Lead Designer

    Creative design work on various projects from Automotive to graphic design.

  • Graduate

    • College for Creative Studies
    • May 2012 - Sep 2012 (4 months)
  • Student

    • College for Creative Studies
    • Sep 2008 - May 2012 (3 years 8 months)

    Studied transportation design

  • Sales Associate

    • Michaels Arts and Crafts
    • Oct 2010 - Apr 2012 (1 year 6 months)

    Have worked for over a year at this company while being a full time student to help pay for expenses.


  • College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelor's of Fine Arts Transportation design
    • 2008 - 2012
  • West Plains High School

    • 2005 - 2008