Graduate of the University of Wisconsin Stout with a BFA in Industrial Design and a heavy concentration in Graphic Design. Extremely passionate about design, and interested and excited by any and all opportunities in the design field. Email me at muraro.ryan@gmail.com

Work Samples

  • Wenatchee Wild 2011

  • Freelance Identity Projects

  • Skinsuit Designs

Work History

  • Production Artist

    Working as part of Eastbayʼs rapidly-expanding Team Sales division doing Embroidery and Screenprinting design work for hundreds of diverse clients. Primary duties include Production Focused Design, Creative Design, Embroidery/ Screen Printing Set-Up, Order Handling, Client/Representative Communication, and Training. Have been selected to test several new processes to try and expedite order turn-around times and improve customer satisfaction as well

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • R.M.Design
    • Jun 2010 - Present (4 years 1 month)

    Have worked on various projects on a Freelance basis. Projects have ranged from Logo Packages to Advertising Work to full Identity Construction. Clients designed for include:
    . Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
    . Abby's Angels Breast Cancer Awareness
    . Badgers for Boobies Breast Cancer Benefit
    . Wichita Thunder (CHL)
    . Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)
    . World Table Hockey Association
    . LRG/NC State
    . SouthPoint Fellowship

  • Assistant Designer - Helix Brand (Contract)

    • Kohl's Department Stores
    • Jan 2013 - Jun 2013 (5 months)

    Acted as the assistant to the Helix brandʼs lead designer. Duties included (but were not limited to) Concept Generation, Pattern/Trim Development, Color/Trend Researching, Presentation Building, Flat Sketching, Technical Production Files, and Trend/Division Meetings

  • Industrial Designer (Contract)

    • Collins Design
    • May 2010 - Jun 2010 (1 month)

    Primary designer on several overflow projects (Initial Ideation, Concept Refinement, Solidworks Modeling) as well as working on primary projects (Solidworks). Hired through a recruiter on a contract basis, and when the recruiter's relationship with Collins Design was terminated, my contract was as well.

  • Designer

    • Sport Navigator
    • Sep 2007 - Nov 2008 (1 year 2 months)

    Designed a skinsuit for Philip Brojaka of the United Kingdom, then was asked to complete designs for several other teams. Worked with every part of the design chain (client to producer) with much of the communication occurring via e-mail with management/factories in the Netherlands. Also produced designs for Charlie Mahoney of the US outside of duties at Sport Navigator

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Bit7 Innovation
    • May 2008 - Aug 2008 (3 months)

    Worked on a broad spectrum of projects doing various in-house work as well as initial sketching, refinement illustrations, model making, trend research, presentation building, client meetings and brainstorming sessions.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout

    • BFA Industrial design
    • 2005 - 2009

    Nominated for Industrial Design Merit Award '09; President of the Spring '09 Industrial Design Senior Show; Promoted the university through publicity over freelance designing (Spring '08); Worked on a side project to rebrand UW-Stout's athletic program

Specialties

Affiliations

iDSA Midwest

Awards

. Merit Award Finalist - UW Stout 2009 . President of UW Stout Industrial Design Senior Show - Spring 2009 . Several interviews about my skinsuit designs/becoming the face of UW Stout advertising - Spring 2008

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