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As of Sept 14, 2012, I am relocating from Seattle, WA, to Brisbane, Australia. I'm seeking full time employment opportunities with reputable design firms to challenge and expand my familiarity within the design field.
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Joseph T. Riehl
24701 SE Mirrormont pl. Issaquah, WA 98027
To obtain a full time position and expand my familiarity and knowledge within the industrial design field to better suit my long-term career goals.
-Familiar with both Mac and Windows based operating systems
-Adobe Creative Suite
-Knowledgeable in Macromedia Flash, AutoCAD, Catia, Pro-Engineer
-Some experience with HTML and CSS
9/2011-PRESENT: BUILT DESIGN. EVERETT, WA
Work on a design team to deliver creative solutions for retail fixtures and spaces, product design, brand strategy, and graphic design primarily for the outdoor industry. Clients include Outdoor Research, Arcteryx, Gore, Marmot, K2, Ride, MSR, GSI, Sealine, Sea to Summit, Contuor, and Osprey.
1/2009-1-2012: FORMFLY DESIGN. EVERETT, WA
Worked on a design team of 4 to deliver creative solutions for retail fixtures, environments, point of purchase displays, kiosks, tradeshow spaces, and high end architectural visualizations. Clients included Kodak, Microsoft, T-mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Jamba Juice, Nintendo, Otterbox, Super Supplements, Alaska Airlines, Starbucks, Philips, Costco, and GE.
9/2007-6/2008: CENTER FOR INSTRUCTIONAL INNOVATION @ WWU. BELLINGHAM,WA
Worked on a team of 8 to facilitate first year teachers as a technology resource. Projects included short films, website creation, photography, and a small amount of exhibit design.
9/2005 – 9/2006: DESIGNER AT AVALANCHE RANCH LIGHTING COMPANY, BELLINGHAM, WA
Worked as a designer on a variety of rustic style lighting products including an entirely new “contemporary/rustic” lighting series as well as a small line of furniture. Software used was primarily Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Rhinoceros 3.0 (with Bongo animation plugin)
6/2005 – 8/2005: INTERNSHIP AT RESOLUTE LIGHTING, SEATTLE, WA
Assisted in the fabrication and assembly of various Resolute Lighting projects. Among them were custom fixtures for the Seattle Bank of America Tower, Hackensack University Medical Center, Fats Asia Bistro, and the apparel chain Pac-Sun. I was exposed to a variety of fabrication processes for parts made both in and out of house.
MSR (SUBDIVISION OF CASCADE DESIGN) 2007
Cascade design is a Seattle based design company with many different brands that specialize in developing well engineered and reliable outdoor products. Worked directly with engineers and marketing within Cascade design to generate 2 new concepts concerning power in the outdoors. Extensive research was done in order to fit the well established brand language of the company.
Homax is a leader of DIY and professional home improvement products.
I Worked with one other student from the plastics engineering department to develop a de-humidifier concept that was to be sold for under two dollars. We Interacted with product development specialists from within Homax and presented our concept to the marketing department.
Moeller was responsible for creating Quickcast SLA parts for my senior project: Line of Site. I interacted directly with engineers in order to deliver useable 3D models that could eventually be print and used as molds for aluminum castings. We also experimented with a clear form of SLA that the company was currently developing.
Seacast was responsible for creating the aluminum castings required for my senior project: Line of Site. I delivered SLA parts and interacted with engineers to discuss the constraints of casting in aluminum. After receiving the aluminum castings, I hand polished the individual pieces.
9/2002 – 6/2008: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, BELLINGHAM, WA
Bachelor of Science: Industrial Design
Western Washington University