Work Samples

Work History

Jose Alfonso Senior Industrial Designer Email | jlalfonso2@gmail.com Mobile | 305.793.8526 Summary - Bachelor`s degree with 8 years Industrial Design experience. - Connecting customer needs with innovative and creative product design solutions. - Outstanding sketching skills, research, product development, concept development and branding. - Excellent problem solving and presentation skills who works well under pressure. - Reputation as a team player with superb people skills. - Organized, detail-oriented, and self motivated, with excellent time management, prioritization, and multiple task/project coordination skills. Strong work ethic and professional attitude emphasizing reliability, integrity, teamwork, and the willingness to work as necessary to get the job done. - 2002 participant in a three day furniture design workshop with the Campana Brothers in Miami, Fl. - Lectured on design philosophy at Design and Architecture Senior High. - Recipient of CCS Scholarship, Daimler Chrysler Scholarship and CCS Tuition Grant. Experience *Swiss Watch International, Aventura, FL (4/13 -Present) Senior Industrial Designer, Watch & Product Development Swiss Watch International, Hollywood, FL (7/10 - 4/13) Lead Industrial Designer, Product Development Group III International, Pompano Beach, FL (2/10 - 7/10) Junior Industrial Designer, Wenger | Graphics & Product Development Fossil, Richardson, TX (6/07 - 7/09) Associate Designer, Adidas & Armani Exchange | Watch Product Development General Electric, Louisville, KY (6/06 - 6/07) Contractor, Consumer & Appliance | Product Development Converse (Internship), North Andover, MA (5/05 - 8/05) Footwear Designer, Star Chevron Team | Graphics & Product Development College for Creative Studies Campus, Detroit, MI (9/02 - 4/06) Tutor, Student Success Center | Design & Training Education College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI (9/02 - 5/06) Degree - Bachelor in Fine Arts Major - Industrial Design Design and Architecture Senior High, Miami, FL (8/98 - 6/02) Degree - Diploma Major - Fine Arts Skills Proficient - MAC | PC Industry - Brand Identity | Product Development | Product Marketing | Trend Analysis | Consumer Analysis | Competitor Research | Story Telling Software - Adobe Creative Suite 4 | Microsoft Office | Rhinoceros 4.0 | Flamingo | Bunkspeed | Google Sketch Up | Alias | Painter Techniques - Doodling | Thumbnails | Technical Illustrations | Digital Sketching | Model Making | Drafting | Painting | Ceramics | Plaster | Machining | Wood Working | Welding | Vacuum Forming Languages - English | Spanish

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelor in Fine Arts Industrial Design
    • 2002 - 2006

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

Designer Of The Week - Monkee Design (2012) | Adidas Response Light XL & Sequence Digital Sport Watches our Fossil Top Sellers | CCS Scholarship, Daimler Chrysler Scholarship, CCS Tuition Grant | PP&G 1st Place Winner (2003)

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