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  • Chad Buske

    Conceptual Display Designer

    Parsippany, NJ

Work Samples

  • Axe Master Product Line End Cap

  • Midnight Moon Floor Stand

  • ChapStick Extreme Counter Unit

Work History

  • Senior Conceptual Designer

    • Westrock Company
    • Mar 2013 - Present (4 years 8 months)

    Working as a conceptual designer, providing ideation for high profile launches and display programs. Able to contribute to projects ranging from temporary to permanent projects developing functional, high end structures as well as alluring graphics. Also presently managing permanent projects out of our satellite location, acting as a liaison with our engineering and permanent department.

  • Display Designer

    • Sonoco Display and Packaging
    • Aug 2011 - Mar 2013 (1 year 7 months)

    Worked as a multi-faceted display designer in all aspects of design; corrugated, permanent and semi-permanent. Using conceptual, graphic and structural skills to create materials for clients and launch programs. Also worked as lead designer/point of contact for a multi-million dollar account, taking direction and design requests directly from clients, fulfilling their needs.

  • Senior Design Specialist

    • Smurfit-Stone
    • Jul 2007 - Aug 2011 (4 years 1 month)

    Worked as a multi-skill set designer in all facets of design, corrugated, permanent and semi-permanent. Contributed to many launches using conceptual, graphic, structural and rendering skills. Worked as the lead structural designer for a multi-million dollar account.

  • Structural Designer

    • Corrflex
    • Sep 2005 - Jul 2007 (1 year 10 months)

    Worked as a structural designer on several different accounts including Novartis, Elizabeth Arden, Kao Brands, Cadbury Adams, Panasonic and Schick. Also involved with several different launch programs, contributing conceptually as well as structurally.

  • Junior Structural Designer

    • Alliance / Rock-Tenn
    • Mar 2004 - Sep 2005 (1 year 6 months)

    Worked as a structural designer as well as doing some graphic design. Had been given the responsibility of being a lead designer, running a multi-million dollar account after being employed for only five months.

  • Freelancer / Prepress Tech / Graphic Designer

    • Amsterdam Printing
    • Nov 2002 - Mar 2004 (1 year 4 months)

    Started as a freelancer designing goods and calendars, and hired full time to perform various tasks within the prepress department. Shortly after being hired, was utilized to work with several divisions doing various graphic design work from catalogs to circulars.


  • Rochester Institute of Technology

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Industrial and Product Design
    • 1998 - 2002



• "Most Easy Going of the Gang" Award - Learning Tree Preschool 1984 • Rock-Tenn "Innovation Team of the Year" 2014