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  • Gabriel Parker

    Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

    Miami, FL

My ability lies in finding new ways of handling everyday objects by elegantly applying ergonomics; adding excitement, value and convenience into products,and creating unique and meaningful innovation. I have specially strong & versatile sketching skills in different subject matter,from hard line product ideation in a wide variety of product categories,to realistic animal & human life drawing,whimsical/cartoony character creation for logos,floral,seasonal,tabletop or toy applications.

Work Samples

  • Hand Held Products

  • Console table & matching collection

  • Biomorphic Container designs

Work History

  • Product & Graphic Design Consultant

    • ParkerDesign
    • Miami, FL
    • May 2014 - Present (3 years 4 months)

    Self-employed drafting patent drawings, designing brochures, business cards, labels and T-shirts. Also developed new lines for baby apparel currently sold online and designed hunting inspired graphics, and jewelry for Bradford Jewelry Exchange. Currently developing new design clients while pursuing exclusive marketing and licensing for self-conceived product ideas in cookware, serve ware, hair care, furniture, home electric appliances, drink ware and toys.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Marbles, LLC
    • Bonita Springs, FL

    Designed office and organizational products for a small intellectual property and design firm. Completed patent drawings researched and developed internal concepts and assisted external clients with invention designs, specially with ergonomic applications in various fields of products such as brief cases, coolers, door handles, etc. Idea developent and visualization through mock-ups, quick hand sketching and digital product illustration.

  • Product Designer, Illustrator & Graphic Designer

    Distributing Inc., FL August '97- October '08 Increased company sales by creating and designing quantity and quality of unique ideas as a highly versatile in-house consultant for buyers in varied product categories, applying trend research. Assisted with graphics, format and presentation of the mail-order catalog, and developed new product themes, colors, artwork, specifica- tions, mock-ups and touch-ups. Communicated effectively with Orient manufacturers for accurate design intent and prototype refinement resulting in many self-driven items featured and successfully sold in the following areas : * Home furnishings * Housewares * Tabletop * Garden decor * Packaging Graphics * Toys * Gift ware * Luggage * Apparel Graphics * Stationery * Pet products


  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

    • Bachelor of Science Design
    • 2008



I.D.S.A. student member


•B.S. degree,Magna Cum Laude distinction,2008 •Scholarship award,Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale,2006 •Drinkware project selected for publication on Killed Ideas Vol.I & killedideas.com .