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  • Gino Romano

    Industrial Designer

    San Francisco, CA

Functionality, ergonomics, aesthetics, real world mindset.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Freelancer

    • Romano Designs
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Aug 2016 - Present (1 year 4 months)

    Offering Industrial Design, CAD Modeling, Graphic Design and Product Photography services.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Innovate Product Design
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Mar 2016 - May 2016 (2 months)

    - worked directly with clients to get information about
    their invention.
    - concept ideation, CAD models and renderings were
    produced in a two week timeline.
    - concepts had to be highly developed and functional
    at initial stages of design.
    - concepts had to be manufacturable at initial
    stages of design for design feasibility and pricing.
    - worked on a wide array of inventions for clients.
    - did all the research and sourcing for internal
    - sourced adhesives, material samples and prototyping.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Hazard 4
    • Long Beach, CA
    • Dec 2012 - Dec 2014 (2 years)

    - worked closely with marketing and graphic designer
    - routinely communicated with factory in Asia
    - composed sheets for product revisions/factory
    - product market research for upcoming products
    - concept sketching for new products/newer revisions
    - took product photographs for website/catalogue
    - spec’d materials for new design concepts/pricing
    - solidworks/photoshop models for concept vizualisation
    - solidworks models for store booth POP’s.
    - built and worked booth at shot-show for two years
    - worked a watch from concept stage to factory
    solidworks model
    - modeled/acted products for company’s YouTube

  • Industrial Designer

    - Sketched rugged phone case concepts
    - Modeled phone cases in Solidworks
    - Rendered packaging and phone case concepts
    - Worked with Engineers, marketing and other designers
    - Collected client data and produced concepts
    - Learned different types of molding and manufacturing
    - Researched different types of finishes and textures

  • Shop Supervisor

    • Art Institute
    • Florida, United States
    • 2007 - 2009 (2 years)

    - checked all machinery to verify their performance.
    - supervised students and assisted them
    - responsible for the equipment and the availability
    of new equipment.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Reflex Design Inc.
    • Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • 2009 - 2009

    - redesigned the DB2 fitness bike
    - used Solidworks to Model
    - concept sketching for the new design
    - photoshop and illustrator to do product renderings
    - learned about workflow and environment


  • The Art institute of Fort lauderdale

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2009



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