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NATHAN ALAN GABRIELE EDUCATION: [ 2001 - 2005 ] Virginia Polytechnic Institute + State University Blackburg, VA Graduated with Honors: 3.54 GPA Dean's List : 2002-2005 WORK EXPERIENCE: [ 07/08 - Present ] Lifetime Brands - Garden City, NY Senior Product Designer Designing kitchenware for a variety of well known, national brands. [ 11/07 - 04/08 ] The Product Farm - Stewartsville, NJ Product Designer Designed promotional material for the pharma industry. I was part of a 3 man team in an startup. [ 02/06 - 10/07 ] Pacific Design + Manufacturing - Branchburg, NJ Product Designer Designed promotional goods for the pharmaceutical and liquor industries. Contributed to the design of a consumer product for Theraflu. Worked with our Hong Kong office routinely to aid through production and prototype stages. Traveled to Hong Kong to meet with a client and tour our factories. [ 05/05 - 08/05 ] Virginia Tech Solar Decathlon Team - Blacksburg, VA Design/ Construction Leader Design and build furniture set for the Virginia Tech Solar Decathlon competition house entry. The furniture was on display in the house on the National Mall throughout the month of October and helped Virginia Tech win the dwelling category of the competition. [ 06/05 - 07/05 ] Virginia Tech Inside Architecture Course - Blacksburg, VA Teaching Assistant Assist university professors with preparation and organization of class materials while providing basic design guidance to students during a one week introduction course. SKILLS + CAPABILITIES: Digital: Adobe Creative Suite. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint. Solidworks. Ashlar Vellum Cobalt. 3DS Max. Splutterfish Brazil render plugin. Maxwell Render. Production + Prototype: Stratasys FDM printers. Z Corp starch printers. Metal and plastic lathing, milling, threading, welding. Wood working milling, complex joinery, finishing. Laser cutting. Foam modeling. CONTACT: NATHAN GABRIELE 540-239-6535


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