Design is the sculpture of ideas.

Work Samples

  • 4th Year Major

  • 4th Year Projects

  • Marine Wind Power

Work History

Jordan Palmer Industrial Designer Objective: 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 Education: 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 2005-2006 2nd year Physics at Carleton University, Ottawa. Topics include classical and modern physics, geometric optics, electromagnetic wave theory, special relativity, and differential calculus 2003-2005 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 1998-2003 Graduated from Lockerby Composite School, Sudbury. Experience: Summer 2008 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 Bobcat excavation 2006-2007 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 Summer, 2006 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 2001-2004 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 Summer, 2004 Line Cook, 100 Georges, Sudbury, Ont. Prepared and cooked Asian Fusion in a jazz lounge setting Extra-curricular Interests: Competitive and non-competitive skateboarding/snowboarding since 95 Visual arts and design Photography Cuisine Computer Skills: 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 References: Please request.


Carleton University



Gold Medal, George J. Klien Medal; Canadian Industrial Design Competition - Pfizer Canada Ministers Award of Excellence - Intel Computer Science Award - Gold Medal, Engineering; Sudbury Regional Science Fair - Bronze Medal, Engineering; Canadian National Science Fair