A creative individual. A talented young designer since birth. An aspiring world traveler crazy about designing for a better future born and raised in Philadelphia. Established in 1982, originally a fine art sculptor, John started his career while in high school involving himself in a wide variety of fields participating in such creative outlets like designing of consumer goods, marine design, graphic design, furniture design, spatial/interior design and architecture. He soon realized that the world is too big to only have one thing going for himself. Earning a B.F.A in Industrial Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design while minoring in furniture design and art history, John found himself and his passions (yes, more than one) while living in Savannah, going to school, and visiting his friends and family during these years. Moving back to Philadelphia after finishing his degree, John entered the world of general contracting. He worked on everything from home additions to architectural planning, marketing and business growth while pursuing a career in the design world. With a great passion for green design, he received an offer from Amtrak and accepted knowing that he could find his niche in a sustainable transportation industry. John has been with Amtrak since October of 2007 taking small steps each day in helping his group design the next generation of high speed rail. He is avidly in pursuit of starting up design consultancy while rehabbing his new home. He also the founder of QUINCiii in affiliation with JQA3S Designs LLC, a design company with a with a wide variety of design disciplines ranging from product design to wedding stationary design. John Quincy Adams Skalski, IDSA Designing A Better Experience www.coroflot.com/johnskalski (for now) www.QUINCiii.com (coming soon) http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnskalski john.skalski@gmail.com jqa3sdesigns@gmail.com 215.237.6880

Work Samples

  • Manufacturing & Green Design

  • Private Aircraft

  • Graphic Design

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Amtrak
    • Oct 2007 - Present (6 years 9 months)

    A team effort as designing the next generation of rolling stock!

  • Director of Design/Founder

    • QUINCiii
    • Mar 2002 - Present (12 years 4 months)

    Website is coming soon!

    Do you or someone you know have a great idea you need turned into reality? We can certainly help!

    More information on it's way.

  • Designer, builder, architectural drafter & marketing

    • Breuer Building Group
    • Aug 2006 - Oct 2009 (3 years 2 months)

    I am in charge of all rough architectural plans, marketing and branding development for the Breuer Building Group as well as on-site photography. I also assist in building part-time.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Gulfstream Aerospace
    • Sep 2005 - May 2006 (8 months)

    Worked with a team of designers and engineers to create concepts of private aircraft interiors.

  • Project Manager/Creativity

    • Grikitisgroup LLC
    • Mar 2004 - May 2005 (1 year 2 months)

    Assisted in creative endeavors as well as Project Management of selected properties and on site jobs.

Education

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2001 - 2006
  • Temple University

    • 2003 - 2003
  • Upper Dublin High School

    • High School Diploma General Studies with Art Focus
    • 1997 - 2001

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA, American Red Cross

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