I'm a Mid-Level Industrial Designer with professional experience from working at industrial design consulting firms. I have been able to be a part of designing a variety of consumer products that have successfully entered the market. I'm interested in designing any type of consumer product that comes my way. I'm motivated by creating something that did not exist before and say to myself "that's pretty cool!” Skills: • Market Research • Form development • Rapid freehand sketching analog/digital (SketchBook Pro) • 2D rendering marker/digital (Illustrator and Photoshop) • Foam sculpting physical modeling • 3D CAD solid/complex surface modeling (SolidWorks) for design and manufacturability • 3D rendering (KeyShot) • Experienced in design for manufacturing of plastic injection molding • Knowledge of plastic and metal materials • Knowledge of forming, cutting, joining, and finishing manufacturing processes I'm currently seeking career opportunity. If you would like to contact me, please email. Email: derekmir[at]comcast.net

Work Samples

Work History

  • Lead Industrial Designer

    • Glober Design
    • Apr 2013 - Aug 2014 (1 year 4 months)

    Took part in designing a variety of consumer products that have entered the market by performing market research, sketching, 2D rendering (Illustrator and Photoshop), 3D CAD modeling (SolidWorks), and 3D rendering (KeyShot)

  • Junior Industrial Designer

    • Reflex Design, Inc.
    • Mar 2009 - May 2010 (1 year 2 months)

    Took part in designing fitness equipment that have entered the market by performing market research, sketching, 2D rendering (Illustrator and Photoshop), 3D CAD modeling (SolidWorks), and 3D rendering (PhotoView360)

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Reflex Design, Inc.
    • Apr 2008 - Aug 2008 (4 months)

    • Redesigned plastic housing for exercise bike exterior by performing market research, sketching, 2D rendering (Photoshop), 3D CAD modeling (SolidWorks), and 3D rendering (PhotoView360)
    • Created 3D CAD model (SolidWorks) of a battery product that has entered the market

  • SolidWorks Tutor

    • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
    • Jan 2008 - Mar 2008 (2 months)

    Taught techniques to students for SolidWorks mastery

Education

  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Design
    • 2004 - 2008

Specialties

Awards

Best portfolio of graduation class

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