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  • Joaquin Kiley


    Detroit, MI

Jack of all Design: landscape architecture, industrial design, display design, automotive design, graphic design, illustration, photography

Work Samples

  • Auto Design Instructional Demos

  • Industrial Illustration

  • Display Design

Work History

FREELANCE DESIGNER - Detroit, MI (2005 to present) - Avanti Press, Inc.: Detroit MI: Advanced greeting card kiosk concepts. Focal point 500 card display for Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. - ALTe: Bloomfield Hills, MI: Jump-started acquisition of seed investment through innovative car design. - Diverse Solutions, Inc.: Highland Park, MI: Implemented and managed industrial design department within client’s company. Designed commercial Conversion Vans and managed design development and preproduction program. DRAWING & AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN INSTRUCTOR: College for Creative Studies - Detroit, MI (2005 to present) Instruct children and adults in the automotive design process. LEAD DESIGNER: ALTe Powertrain Technologies - Bloomfield Hills, MI (January 2009 - 2013) Exterior, interior industrial design of hybrid electric Taxi concept. All design stages from concept exploration, vehicle packaging and development, CAID, to full scale clay modeling. Marketing support through graphic design, illustration, photography, videography, and web design. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE APPRENTICE: Office of Dan Kiley - Charlotte, VT. Learned design philosophy and process under master designer Daniel Urban Kiley. Led model building department, created study and presentation models for internationally renowned spaces such as MID in Kyoto, Japan and the Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion. SKILLS Software - Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign; solidThinking Traditional - Sketching, drawing, rendering, mock-up and finished models


  • College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelor Of Art Automotive/Industrial Design
    • 1998 - 2004



- 2012 USA National Championships, Masters Track Colorado Springs: Bronze in Sprints, Copper in Team Sprint -CCS Scholarship -War Memorial Design Competition, First Place; Montpelier, VT -Excellence in Coaching, Boxing instruction; Landmark College -Stand Up Employee of the Year, Excellence in work ethic and commitment to assignments, Manpower; Denver, CO