I am a well rounded Industrial Design graduate from the Columbus College of Art & Design. My portfolio mainly consist of footwear design but, because of my curiosity within the field of design and my ability to speak multiple languages, I am able to extend beyond my footwear passions and delve into other visual areas, such as product design, graphic design, painting and drawing. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments or interest. Thank you for your time, Clifford Charles

Work Samples

  • Product Design

  • Footwear

  • Alast Branding

Work History

Clifford Charles Objective: Seeking a position in a competitive and leading design industry that would help me to use my skills to its full extent and to acquire more knowledge and practical experience. Experience: Off the Cliff Design Freelance Designer 2010 – Present Cofounder at Off the Cliff Design. Designing product identity, footwear design, graphic design, interior design, and web page design. Preparing spec sheets for manufacturing purposes. Sketching and building prototypes, designing and solving problems. CBC (Community Banc Consulting of Ohio) Worthington, Ohio Graphic Designer/Industrial Designer 2013 Designing concept for Modern 7, Duette Watches LLC and CBC. Responsible for creating sketching, brand identity development, web page design, and research analysis. Designing and developing new fashion accessory, footwear, clothing, brand identity, graphic design, logos and product development. Designing and sketching business interior space with 3D CAD, selecting furniture and items for space. Creating hand paintings and murals. GTC (Artist With Machines) Columbus, Ohio Contract Designer 2011 Designing and creating visual communication layouts for retail stores, signs, kiosk and wall papers. Vision Wood Eyewear Freelance Designer 2010 Designing and inventing new eye wear online for a small and up coming firm. Agrilac Miami, Florida Intern 2010 Designing product, preparing spec sheets for manufacturing. Taking pictures of curent product and editing magazine layouts. 3rd Hand Bike Coop Columbus, Ohio Volunteer 2010 Volunteer to teach others on how to maintain and take good care of their bikes. Everything from patching a tube to comprehensive repair.

Education

  • Columbus College of Art and Design

    • Industrial Designer Industrial Design
    • 2004 - 2010

Specialties

Awards

.2nd Place Most Improve Student at CCAD - 2007 .Featured in CCAD Magazine Cover - 2006 .Merit Scholarship at CCAD - 2005 .3rd Place Winner for Water Color Contest at Design And Architectural Magnet (DASH) - 2004 .PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy - Scholarship winner for two-week, intensive footwear design master class - 2014

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