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Industrial Designer, 3D Animator and Business Entrepreneur with good sense of design, design management, aesthetics, functionality, problem solving skills and great interest in social design.
ANDREW E. MORRISON http://www.conceptostudios.com http://www.terratype.com http://www.fixingthesystem.com OBJECTIVE: To utilize the product development process to research, design and create solutions that will improve living standards for Human Beings. WORK EXPERIENCE: 2009 to Present - Fixing The System - Global NPO - Founder Fixing the System is a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to performing global online qualitative and quantitative research to find solutions to current world problems by leveraging the power of social networks and the collaboration of its members. Responsible for the design and conceptualization of the platform and its features so that it can provide reliable quantifiable results to the performed global research. Platform is currently in development by our programming team. 2009 to Present - Terratype Inc. - Beijing, China / Miami, FL - Principal Terratype inc. Is the production branch of Concepto Studios Inc. It is a full service provider of top quality appearance models, functional prototypes, tools and parts for product development and manufacturing operations. Responsible for analyzing potential markets and clients. Manage client relations and communication. Maintaining quality of service and the company's responsibility towards the production team. 2007 to Present - Atkiva Corporation. - Beijing, China / Miami, FL - VP of Business Development Atkiva Corporation is the sourcing branch of Concepto Studios Inc. It focuses on facilitating industrial and commercial exchanges between producers, buyers and distributors worldwide. Responsible for managing client relations and communication. Overseeing production and working with the sourcing team to make sure deadlines are met and products are delivered correctly to our clients. 2006 to Present - Concepto Studios Inc. - Beijing, China / Miami, FL - Principal Concepto is the design branch of Concepto Studios Inc. providing market research, concept development, visualization and engineering services to clients around the world. Responsible for managing overall internal and external operations of the company which include setting the strategy and vision for future growth and development. Analyzing potential markets and clients to pursue. Building brand culture and heritage. Employ and interview personnel, set up office and corporate infrastructure, manage client relations and communication. Maintaining quality of service the Company's responsibility towards the design team. 2010 to 2010 - Central Academy of Fine Arts - Beijing, China. - Professor of Industrial Design Responsible for teaching the Product Development Process to a class of 40 students. 2006 - 2007 - Spine 3D Inc. - Miami, FL - Senior Production Artist Responsible for managing a team of four 3D animators and all projects involved to make sure deadlines were met and projects came out as expected by Corporate Managers and Clients. 2006 - 2007 - Digital Media Arts College.- Boca Raton,, FL - Professor of Animation and Product Visualization. Responsible for teaching 3D animation and Product Visualization Techniques to a class of 8 students 2000 - 2006 - Forward Industries Inc. - Pompano Beach, FL - Lead Designer Responsible for leading a team of 3 designers and all projects involved to make sure deadlines were met and projects came out as expected by Corporate Managers and Clients. EDUCATION 2003 to 2006 - Digital Media Arts College - Boca Raton, FL MFA in Product Visualization and Animation - Summa Cum Laude - 2006 1996 to 2000 - Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI BFA in Industrial Design - 2000 1995 to 1996 - Choate Rosemary Hall School - Wallingford, CT Post Graduate High School Degree - 1996 1990 to 1995 - Instituto Cumbres de Caracas - Caracas, Venezuela High School Degree - 1995 AWARDS: Gold Design Award - Midea Corporation Design Competition, Beijing China, 2010 Professor of the Year Award - Central Academy of Fine Arts - Beijing, China 2010 Joint Design Patent with Novan Solutions Inc. - Microfiber Loop Adapter Concept 2009 Best of Show Production - Digital Media Arts College - 2006 Joint Design Patent with Motorola Inc. - Bluetooth Headset Clip Concept 2004 Joint Design Patent with Forward Industries Inc. - Molded Thermoplastic Rubber Device Clip 2004 SKILLS: Language: Fluent in English and Spanish with basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese Software: DS SolidWorks, Autodesk 3D Max, Maya Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects and Premiere. PTC ProEngineer, Chaos Group Vray,, Corel Draw, Apple OSX, Final Cut Pro and Microsoft Windows and Office, Other: Good Strategic Thinking, Planning, Conceptual Creativity and Problem Solving Skills
Rhode Island School of Design Rhode Island School of Design, Digital Media Arts College