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"Anything the human eye can see, anything the human hand can touch, hold, and feel, anything that we as humans interact with, should give us a positive experience and make us smile" - John Quincy Adams Skalski. I am a an individual, unusual to some, energetic to others; a young designer with lots of charisma exploding with ideas and experiences to share with the world!
Manufacturing & Green Design
John Quincy Adams Skalski Industrial Designer 215 237 6880 215 784 0528 email@example.com Objective _____________________________________________________________________ To obtain a versatile position to further my career inside a dynamic company with ample opportunity for growth, originality, and innovation. Education _____________________________________________________________________ Savannah College of Art and Design (S.C.A.D.), 2001-2006 Savannah, Georgia BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN Professional Experience _____________________________________________________________________ Amtrak, 2007 - present Wilmington, Delaware Industrial Designer - Design rolling stock - In charge of all on-board signage - Multitask with a team of designers and engineers Urban Green Partnership Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2007 Design Intern - Design brochures for campany and events - Create presentations for promotions - Consult with partners to create designs Breuer Building Group, 2007- present Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Designer/Architectural Drafter/Sub-contractor - Assist in building, planning, and constructing - Multitask to achieve daily goals for completion - Complete architectural plans and designs for licensed architect(s) to sign off on with approval - Photograph progression of work completed 31 North Main, L.L.C., 2007 Ambler, Pennsylvania Contact Owner, Sam Monastero at (610) 246 4007 Industrial/Interior Space Designer - Consult direct with owner/contractor for complete renovation - Redesign exterior facade and interior space of a 6000 square foot building for a future laundromat business Stewart Enterprises, Inc., 2006-2007 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Contact Director, Randy Edwards at (862) 432 1389 www.stewartenterprises.com Pre-need Sales Counselor - Research, contact, and sales of cemetery property and products to pre-need families - Review contracts, meet monthly quotas, and delivery of corporate materials to clients Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, 2005-2006 Savannah, Georgia www.gulfstream.com Special Topics Design Team: Private Aircraft Interiors - Designer/Liaison for high-end markets with modifications to existing and new aircraft interior designs - Responsible for working with a leadership team bringing conceptual ideas through final production/marketing - Experience with a very strict industry, proprietary Information pertaining to Federal Contracts The Grikitis Group, 2004-2005 Savannah, Georgia Site Development and Project Manager www.grikitisgroup.com Contact Owner, Alex Grikitis at (912) 220 1700 - Managed several properties undergoing restoration and development - Financial supervision, managed budget, employee oversight - Design consultant for interior/exterior living spaces on several sites Additional Experience _____________________________________________________________________ Bonarroo Music Festival, Summer 2006 & 2007 Manchester, Tennessee Visual Design Department - Create, developed, constructed, and finished display exhibits - Designs were visible to 80,000 people over 328 acres Built a Concept Car, 2004 Savannah, Georgia - Designed, constructed, and finished a concept car in ten weeks - Worked with a team of twenty students P.S.E.A. (Pennsylvania State Education Association. Art Exhibition, 2001 Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania - Annual, Juried show at the Woodmere Art Museum - My piece was chosen out of 125 entries Computer Skills _____________________________________________________________________ Extremely Proficient in C.A.D. (Rhino, Alias/Studio Pro Tools, Cobalt), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In-Design, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Macromedia Freehand, Fast Track, Expert on PC and Mac. Knowledge of Solidworks, Pro-E, AutoCAD, and Catia. Honors _____________________________________________________________________ - Upper Dublin Township and Montgomery County Excellence Award (2002) Successful Rescue and Resuscitation of a Patron While on Duty as a Lifeguard at Upper Dublin Community Pool, North Hills, Pennsylvania - Azilee C. and Lauren Lockwood Henderson Scholarship (2001) SAT Scholarship - Savannah College of Art & Design - Diane Wahrman Scholarship (2001) Portfolio Scholarship - Savannah College of Art & Design - Upper Dublin Scholastic Allied Art Awards (1997-2001) Sculpture and Mixed Media Activities _____________________________________________________________________ - Urban Green Partnership's GreenFest Philly 2007 - Savannah, Film & Video Projects (2003-2006) Acting and Production Involvement - SCAD Sailing Team (2001) * More References and a portfolio are available upon request
Savannah College of Art and Design