Design is the sculpture of ideas.
In-house design, R&D, project management.
Summary of Qualifications:
Product design, model making, and materials expertise
Exceptional solid modeling skills; SolidWorks and ProEngineer
Competent, hard working, motivated individual with the enthusiasm and patience required to learn quickly in any environment
Focused, professional attitude and a healthy sense of humor, able to communicate well with others
Excellent visual communication skills with particular attention to detail and presentation
Firm grasp of the principles and elements of design aesthetics
Sept. 2006 - Current
3rd year Industrial Design at Carleton University, Ottawa.
Minor in Japanese
A comprehensive degree program integrating theory and studio work
including studies in ergonomics and anthropometry, psychology, product analysis, product design for series and mass production, drafting with instruments, solid modeling and CAD design, exhibition design, form and color theory, studio photography, marketing, economics, and professional practice
2nd year Physics at Carleton University, Ottawa.
Topics include classical and modern physics, geometric optics, electromagnetic wave theory, special relativity, and differential calculus
1st and 2nd year Mechanical Engineering at Laurentian University, Sudbury.
Topics include static and dynamic mechanics, engineering computations, engineering materials, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and strengths of materials
Graduated from Lockerby Composite School, Sudbury.
Owner, Landspeed Contracting, Calgary, AB.
General landscape contracting and sub contracting
Building decks, fences and retaining walls
laying stone patios and pathways
laying soil, mulch, and sod
Salesperson, T&L. Ottawa, Ont.
Worked in the snowboard department;
Sold snowboards, bindings, and boots
Recived and stocked inventory
Mounted bindings, fit boots, tailored custom set ups
Camp Counsellor/ Woodshop Specialist,
Trails End Camp. Beach Lake, PA.
Responsible for the safety and well-being of a bunk of campers
Co-ordinated and ran the model rocketry program
Supervised and maintained woodshop activities
Community Leadership Award recipient
Owner, Generic Skateboard Co. Sudbury, Ont.
Designed and built the hydraulic laminating press
Designed the system and routine for continuous production
Pressed, cut, drilled, sanded, routed, and screen printed skateboards
Advertised, marketed and distributed the product
Handled invoices and financial records
Line Cook, 100 Georges, Sudbury, Ont.
Prepared and cooked Asian Fusion in a jazz lounge setting
Competitive and non-competitive skateboarding/snowboarding since 95
Visual arts and design
Mac and Windows
Strong CAD design skills in several solid modeling applications including Solid Works, Pro-Engineer, Pro-Engineer Wildfire, and AutoCAD software
High proficiency in Adobe CS4 software; Photoshop and Illustrator
Knowledgeable in several computer programming languages including C++, Visual Basic, Basic and Excel