Transportation Design Professional
Ready for your freelance design work.
Email me at: LD@LoranDyson.com
Excellence in Sketching, Perspective Layout,
Rendering, Automotive Packaging and Clay Modeling.
Designer: Loran Dyson
Education: Art Center College of Design
Bachelors of Science in Transportation Design
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Transportation Designer / Styling Concepts
Mattel Inc. El Segundo, California
Transportation Designer / Illustrator Contractor
Illustrate Automobiles for the Hot Wheels line.
August 2007- Present
Caterpillar Inc. Peoria, Illinois,
Provided functional and styled interior/ exterior transportation design concepts for a wide range of vehicles. Coordinated with other business units through ideation, sketch refinement, Photoshop, the building of 3-D Alias wires and renderings. Final CNC model mill out of machine or cab.
February 2005 - March 2006
Nike Inc. Beaverton Oregon,
Sculpted prototype models of Jordan Basketball line and all other categories. Collaborated with basketball group designers, project developers, pattern designers and others to develop three dimensional clay models from designer drawings and sketches.
November 1995 - August 2001
Intaglio Design Alton, Illinois, Designer
Worked with president of Intaglio design to develop company product line. Sketched and emphasized sculpting for design resolution of giftware and figures.
September 1995 - November 1995
Segway and Ford Motor Company
Cross Link Adaptable Transport System
Developed an on campus transportation system, using existing segway technology. Moves students between two campuses using one of two modes mobility best suiting the student.
Redefining the Sedan for 2010
Developed the theme of ”a traditional sedan with a sporty yet clean look. From concept to final presentation worked off of current A4 engine and occupant package. Completed concept sketches, renders, final tape drawing and presentation quality quarter scale clay model. Worked with advertising and film disciplines to establish a marketing theme as well.
SIUC Funded Nike Inc.
Shoe Model and Kiosk
Produced an accurate midsole and outsole shoe model from sketches. Fabricated an interactive kiosk with computer display, which showcased 2-D and 3-D work.
Volvo Truck Sketches published in Art Center Quarterly Book: The View.
Art Center Dean’s List
Chrysler Scholarship Recipient.
Ford Scholarship Recipient.
Art Center Scholarship Recipient.
Highly creative, excellent conceptual development, ideation,
sketching and rendering. Alias Auto Studio, Adobe Photoshop
Graphic design, public communication verbal and written, design
intent client research and closing.