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Creative CAD Designer
6+ years professional experience with 2D and 3D CAD design and Modeling.
5+ years as professional animator for broadcast and internet.
Certified K-12 Visual Arts Educator
36 HOWARD ST. · BRIDGEWATER, MA · 02324
617-688-7457 · firstname.lastname@example.org
Massachusetts College of Art and Design 1995-1999
Rhode Island School of Design 2003
Certificate 3D Animation
IKEA North America LLC. 6/2010-Present
CAD Administrator-IKEA Stoughton
Restructured AutoCAD database to improve workflow and maintain consistency.
Managed software conversion by developing training for coworkers.
Create layouts and elements to be used by all 37 IKEA stores nationwide.
Chosen as stand in for National CAD Administrator.
IKEA Massachusetts LLC. 9/2005-Present
Design and implement logical and inspirational displays and layouts to inspire and create sales using AutoCAD, commercial lighting and color theory.
Delivered complete and approved implementation packages to keep projects on time and budget.
Run orientation program for new Visual Merchandisers.
Lead in remodel of Mattress Studio that became the country wide standard.
Supported store openings in Massachusetts and Florida.
IKEA Massachusetts LLC. 6/2006-6/2008
Developed in store graphic communication solutions to support brand identity and product range.
Brought communication projects from concept to completion.
YMCA, Old Colony Division 9/2006-9/2010
Self Employed 9/2010-Present
Create lesson plans and teach visual arts to students of all skill and age levels.
Work with local communities and festivals to create art education opportunities.
Soup2Nuts Animation, a division of Scholastic Inc. 9/00-9/05
Created broadcast and web animations from concept to completion under tight deadlines.
Developed multiple pilots, animation pitch bibles and interstitials.
Major projects include HOME MOVIES (Cartoon Network), HEY MONIE (BET), O’GRADY (Nickelodeon), LIVE at the TEACHERS LOUNGE (PBS), WATERING HOLE (Cartoon Network)
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
IKEA Stoughton Mattress Studio Remodel featured in IKEA INSIDE, a worldwide publication for IKEA of Sweden.
Animator on award winning animation at Annecy Film Festival in France.
AutoCAD Architecture 2010, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, Microsoft Office
ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
Display building (Carpentry, electrical, painting, sewing, etc)
Brainstorming and communication
Sketching and conceptual design
Quick learner, especially with computer programs.
Curious and Motivated
Mass College of Art and Design