I am an eager Industrial designer and design thinker. My goal is to produce higher quality products, not more of them.

Work Samples

  • Portfolio- Micro Home

  • Portfolio- Side Chair

  • Portfolio- Reebok

Work History

Jon Salerno 603.714.8753 Jsalerno.design@gmail.com EDUCATION: College for Creative Studies, Detroit MI BFA in Product Design-Industrial Design Received in May, 2012 Freshman select, CCS Student Show 2008-2012, Selected for Student Viewbook, 2011 Merit Award winner EXPERIENCE: Reebok International, Canton, MA Designer 1, Classics Footwear, Spring 2014 - Present Developed proactive initiatives designed to create brand equity. Curated seasonal color/material stories used across the category. Managed a sponsored studio for the College for Creative Studies junior/senior industrial design students. Reebok International, Canton, MA Associate Designer, Classics Footwear, Spring 2013 – Spring 2014 Designed key models for the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter 2014 seasons. Learned development processes while on factory travel to Asia. Responsible for models and SKUs throughout the design process. Reebok International, Canton, MA Classics Footwear Design Apprentice, Fall 2012- Spring 2013 Designed footwear from conception to production for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. Interpreted and edited blueprints and patterns for outsoles and uppers. Assembled close-to-market tech packs including material, pattern and color specs. Mormedi, Madrid, Spain Design Intern, Fall 2011 Worked as an integral member of the design team on projects across many industries Participated in weekly brainstorms and collaborative thinking. Reebok International, Canton, MA Design Intern, Fall 2010 Designed footwear from sketching through to production samples. Collaborated with marketing and design teams to design the “Basquiat collection” and other shoe packs. Bose Corporation, Framingham, MA Design Intern, Summer 2010 Designed audio systems for the B9 Audi that were presented during Audi tech-day 2010 in Germany. Consulted designs for Electroforce medical testing equipment; ergonomics, interface and brand identity. Black & Decker, Towson, MD Design Intern, Fall 2009 Designed and received design patent for the “Ratcheting Ready Wrench”. Introduced new material to the Black and Decker Group, now used throughout the company. DIGITAL SKILLS: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Rhinoceros Hyper shot Alias Studios Dreamweaver TRADITIONAL SKILLS: Model making Pen/ pencil sketching Ideation Marker rendering Welding Woodworking FREELANCE: Design Wise-2011-2012, Redwire Studios- 2011-2012, Windy Hill Associates-2007 AFFILIATIONS: Member- Highland Mountain Bike Park, Member- Prop Replica Forum, Member- BMW Car Club of America

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • BFA Product Design-Industrial Design Received in
    • 2012

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA, Reebok

Awards

2011 CCS student Viewbook, 2011 CCS, IDSA Merit Award winner

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