Degree in Applied Technology, Industrial Design. I have worked in three different fields of design over the past 4 years. I currently Design/Program manage for SIGMAPAC Engineered Services in Markham, just north of Toronto. We specialize in automotive packaging and racking for a majority of the major auto retailers. www.sigmapac.com. I've been gaining experience in multiple fields because I believe different challenges contribute to unique outcomes.

Work Samples

  • Fitness Marketing / brand Concept

  • Industrial Design

  • Sketching / Ideations

Work History

James Thompson 700 King West, Toronto jrtdesign@hotmail.com Objective To obtain a mid-Senior level design position in a creative, dynamic studio, contributing my energies as part of a team to help the progression of the company and its standards. Employment Sigmapac Engineered Services - Toronto, ON (October 2012 – Current) www.sigmapac.com Industrial Designer – I Design Returnable/Reusable package solutions for the automotive industry. We Work with the largest automotive manufacturers in today’s market throughout North America. From start to finish I design and oversee products that convey parts from manufacturing to assembly. I design and present concepts to clients, issue PO’s, approve samples & prototypes. ISO 9001 Pro-X Event - Toronto, ON (August 2011 – October 2012) www.proxexhibit.com Intermediate Industrial Designer – I design unique event, trade show & marketing displays for multiple markets. I control everything from the beginning of ideations to finalizing the BOM and creating drawings for production. I have created custom designs for such clients as Adidas Group and BMO. MainTECH Industries - Toronto, ON (August 2010 – August 2011) www.maintechindustries.com Jr. Industrial Designer - I created multiple products, product pages, PPT presentations, BOM's and installation instructions for the POS industry. I use SolidWorks, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator CS5, HyperShot, Excel and LightRoom as my fundamental tools in creating innovative designs. I facilitate sourcing and ordering of parts and hardware. I also manage client requests and problems on a daily basis in order to achieve a strong business relationship. Strength-N-U – Scarborough, ON (January 2010 – January 2011)-Brand www.strength-n-u.com Graphic/Marketing Designer - Designed and created the brand for this new fitness company. Designed the logo, website, marketing brochures, installation banners and business cards. Extreme Fitness – Pickering, ON (January 2006 – August 2011) Personal Trainer – Part time, certified, fitness trainer. Knowledge: Proficient in Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, LightRoom, HyperShot, SolidWorks, Photo shoots, Model making, Manufacturing processes, Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Education

  • Humber College

    • Bachelor of Applied Technologies Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2010

    Education Humber College - Toronto, ON (September 2006 – April 2010) Bachelors of Applied Technology {Industrial Design} Dunbarton High School - Pickering, ON (September 2001 – June 2006) High School Diploma (honours)

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