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Senior Industrial Designer
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Christopher M. Stefko Industrial Designer (727) 254-1396 CHRISSTEFKO@HOTMAIL.COM http://www.coroflot.com/cstefko WORK SRAM [ Bicycle OEM ] Senior Industrial Designer October 2014 - Present BEYOND DESIGN [ Design Firm ] Senior Industrial Designer January 2014 - October 2014 ROBRADY DESIGN [ Design Firm ] Industrial Designer April 2011 - January 2014 I am part of a design team in which I work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment. I work as lead designer on projects that I see through from beginning to end, as well as jump onto projects to fill in design needs based on the studio work load. In typical projects I will collaborate in brainstorming sessions, sketch up concepts to present to the client, model revisions in CAD and follow up with computer renderings. Some projects involve conducting ergonomic research with prototypes and anthropometric data. Projects are in the consumer, medical, transportation, and industrial industries. Accuform Manufacturing [ SAFETY INDUSTRY ] Product Designer November 2009 - April 2011 I established product brand identity for Accuform’s STOPOUT and BLOCKADE brands. Development consisted of both industrial design and engineering for manufacturing, encompassing part testing, material selection, assembly, FEA analysis, while meeting financial goals. I achieved reduction in manufacturing costs for multiple products through product design changes and working with our manufacturing vendors in China. EDUCATION Industrial Design College for Creative Studies Detroit, MI BFA 2008 Coventry University Coventry, United Kingdom [ Study Abroad ] Debreceni Nyári Egyetem Budapest, Hungary [ Language Study ] Architecture University of South Florida Tampa, FL St. Petersburg College St. Petersburg, FL TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE SolidWorks - 4 years Rhinoceros - 7 years Alias Studio - 4 years V-Ray Render - 2 years Keyshot Render - 1 Hypershot Render - 3 years Painter - 3 years Photoshop - 7 years Illustrator - 7 years Flash - 2 years InDesign - 3 years Dreamweaver - 1 year Word - 10+ years Powerpoint - 10+ years Excel - 6 years Visio - 1 year HTML - 2 years Actionscript - 1 year Windows and Mac - Proficient Freehand Sketching Marker Rendering Digital Painting
College for Creative Studies Detroit