Freelance footwear designer located in Vancouver, Canada.
PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy 2013
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) 2010 –2012
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Design 2004 –2006
Jones Food Store Equipment
Design Project Manager
Oversaw all major design projects for IGA, Nesters, Capers, Greens, Buy Low Foods and Thrifty Foods. Created marketing material by building a 3D model library of all current and past equipment and store designs utilizing Autodesk Inventor and Showcase. Created and maintained company website, including a mobile site, which can be viewed here. Over an 8 month period, researched and implemented a new CRM system and automated billing system. Oversaw the hiring and managing of all current design staff.
Solid Engineering Solutions
Managed accounts for a large number of clients within the engineering industry. Presented boardroom presentations to high level executives on technical aspects of Autodesk design software. Created online marketing material for Autodesk products through the company website, social media sites, and trade shows. Organized client information through the use of ACT CRM software.
Created 3D models for major mining projects designing roads, dams, bridges and other related infrastructure utilizing the Autodesk suite of products. Worked with engineers and designers in a team environment, focused on getting the job done on very tight deadlines.
Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
On the island of Crete (Chania, Rethymno and Messara), worked for the implementation of a Management Plan for the nesting areas. At the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre, had the opportunity to participate in the daily treatment of sea turtles that usually bear injuries as a result of their accidental capture in fishing gear. Helped in raising public awareness among the public as well as in the maintenance of the Centre's facilities.
Related Skills and Coursework
Proficient in the entire suite of Autodesk Design Products including AutoCAD, SketchBook Pro, and 3D Modelling with AutoDesk Inventor. Rendering using Photoshop, Illustrator and Rhino surface modelling. Certified in the entire suite of Microsoft Office Products. Implementation of various CRM systems. Marketing, Internet Marketing, Website design, SEO, Business Information Systems, Advanced Communication, Economics.
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Representative on BCIT Technology Council
Representative on BCIT Recreation Council
Recipient of prestigious Garfield Weston merit Scholarship for Colleges
Recipient of BC High School Boys Basketball Leadership Scholarship