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  • Joel Miller

    Boston, MA

Talented & versatile Industrial Designer w/ 8 years experience designing consumer products, specialized tools, lighting, signage, commercial equipment

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GOALS:: To become involved in an energetic design environment To continue to grow as a designer and professional EDUCATION:: Pratt Institute, industrial design, 1996-98 awarded B.I.D. May 1998 with honors Arizona State University, industrial design, 1992-96 EXPERIENCE:: Industrial Designer Bose Design Center, Bose Corporation present --------------- Home Entertainment Division Principal Joel Miller Industrial Design LLC 2005-2008 --------------- independent industrial design and development, concept through manufacturing Senior Industrial Designer Index Industrial Design and Development Inc. 1999-2005 --------------- independently responsible for complete design process from concept ideation through manufacturing ... close client communication ... leadership among peers ... responsible for 90% of all Index ID product design since 1999 Freelance Graphic Designer 1996-present --------------- prepress and web design ... font design ... ski & snowboard graphics Creative Director & Co-founder Reinforcement Records, LLC 1996-present --------------- founded independent punk rock record label ... established graphic identity including logos, web site, stickers, t-shirts, and CD packaging Drafsman & Builder Saddle River Renovations 1992-96 --------------- design, drafting, and construction of high end decks ACHIEVEMENTS:: 2004 :: several projects published in "Becoming a Product Designer" by Bruce Hannah 2002 :: inventor credit in U.S. Patent No. 6,817,497, Black+Gray Hi-Per Hanger 2002 :: presented professional work as part of Pratt Institute's "Dinner with the Designer" series 1998 :: IDSA Merit Award 1998 :: Pratt Circle Award for Academic Achievement 1997 :: product design displayed at Puck Show, NYC 1996 :: president's list, Pratt Institute 1996 & 97 :: dean's list, Pratt Institute 1995 :: 2nd place, Circle K packaging design competition SKILLS:: > creative thinking and problem solving > strong sketching, illustration & rendering skills > strong mechanical aptitude > prototyping/modelmaking (wood, metal, plastics, foam) > design engineering...the manufacturing realities of molded plastic, sheet metal, castings, hardware, electronics > parametric CAD modeling on major platforms > web design (flash, html, PHP and mySQL database web development) SOFTWARE:: > ProEngineer (>2500 hrs.) - solid and surface modeling, assembly, drawing > AutoCad, Mechanical Desktop (>5000 hrs.) - complex assembly modeling, shop drawings > 3D Studio Max - rendering, NURBS modeling > Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver - animation and Actionscript, html, PHP and mySQL web database/application development > Corel Draw, Illustrator, Photoshop - page layout, vector graphics, image manipulation CONTACT:: 201.390.8828 cell jmillerid@gmail.com www.jmillerid.com :: references available upon request ::


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