Designer, Engineer.

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KYLE URBAN Southampton, PA 18966 Urban007@vt.edu • 267.614.6972 QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE Innovative Designer/Manufacturing Engineer with experience developing creative solutions in a variety of media, including print and 2D design, 3D design and graphic design. Talent for identifying client needs to develop marketing, advertising, and promotional materials. Skillfully interpret requirements and create designs that solve a range of needs in a variety of industries including print and product design, marketing as well as metal fabrication. Strong team-player with collaborative outlook and technical proficiency. AREAS OF EXPERTISE: • Graphic Arts Design • Sketching & Rendering • Marker Rendering • Digital Design • Collateral and Brochure Design • Marketing • Public Speaking • Event Presentation and Coordination • Industrial Design • Manufacturing Engineering • AutoCAD LT • Moderate Solidworks Experience • Shop Data Systems & Raptor EDUCATION/TRAINING Bachelor of Science, Industrial Design, 2012 VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY, Blacksburg, VA Dean’s List, 2011 & 2012 AutoCAD LT Basics, 2015 BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Perkasie, PA Engineering Intern, March 2015-May 2015 PENNFAB, METAL FABRICATION, Bensalem, PA SELECTED PROJECTS Emergency Steel Production Amtrak, Northeast Corridor, June 2015 Watch Design Competition, Nixon Watch, Co PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: PENNFAB, Bensalem, PA Junior Engineer 5/2015-Current Employer Utilizing various CAD software, my position entails digital preproduction of heavy metal parts used for everything from bridge construction to railway structures. My main role with the company includes working with AutoCAD LT, pulling necessary elements from various 2D drawings, converting them into files for production using machine specific programming from companies such as Peddinghaus, quality checking details to drawings, and finalizing them for machining. Other responsibilities include the creation of drawings in AutoCAD LT, to be used in production of various types of parts. Key Achievements: ? Assisted with the design and production of emergency steel structures for Amtrak after the derailment in the Northeast Corridor-May of 2015. ? Developed proficiency in various design and fabricating programs including AutoCAD LT, Raptor by Peddinghaus, and Shop Data Systems Plate Processing Software. ? Worked with various Peddinghaus machines capable of working with Beam, Channel, Angle, and Plate used for processing unique metal parts. CORE COLOR GRAPHICS,Trevose, PA Assistant Graphic Designer and Account Executive 6/2010-3/2015 Partner with colleagues for this boutique, start-up printing firm providing specialized printing and graphic design services to a range of clients; designed advertisement and marketing collateral. Employed creativity and innovative concept development to plan, create, and deliver inventive graphic arts solutions to meet client needs. Presented and sold products and graphic design services to customers. Communicated with clients to identify needs, plan projects, implement designs, and deliver final product. Served as pre-press assistant. Mentored new team members. Built models, prototypes, and displays; tested designs to ensure attainment of top-quality standards. Optimized workflow by accurately and efficiently compiling and tracking data related to printing orders. Was responsible for working with existing customers and finding new customers that required printing solutions offered by the company. Key Achievements: ? Proven creative talents implementing innovative visual strategies into designs for client projects including business cards, brochures, and other business templates. ? Developed proficiency working with a variety of model designs including 2D and 3D displays. ? Control cost and optimize resources while meeting client expectations. ? Recognized as an exceptional team member dedicated to maintaining open and productive lines of communication. ? Built strong proficiency in Mac and Windows operating systems as well as Wacom Cintiq hardware in order to maximize technical design capabilities. PILLAR TO POST HOME INSPECTIONS, Southampton, PA Marketing Specialist 4/2013-8/2014 Work with real estate professionals on bringing in new business to the company, attend professional meetings, seminars, and events to help market the company and provide details to all interested on what we offer. Keep up to date with the real estate market as well as the home inspection process in order to provide the most current information to our clients. Work in office with Microsoft Office, as well as scheduling inspections and coordinating appointments. UPPER SOUTHAMPTON PARKS AND RECREATION, Southampton, PA Assistant Recreational Manager, 7/2010 – 7/2012 Supported senior manager to administer programs for community-oriented recreation and sporting facilities. Managed and coordinated special events; designed and disseminated registration and promotional materials. Oversaw special projects to meet organizational objectives. Provided exceptional customer service while communicating with general public regarding township properties. Supported pleasant and comfortable community atmosphere through effect recreational program management. Key Achievements: ? Orchestrated special events promotions to meet unique program goals and achieve broad audience appeal and increase event attendance. ? Demonstrated a dedicated work ethic in order to complete projects and programs to meet exacting standards. TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES Platforms: Windows Vista / XP, Macintosh OS Software: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator), Wacom Cintiq, SketchBook Pro, Keyshot, Solidworks, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), AutoCAD LT 2012-2014, Raptor by Peddinghaus, SDS(Shop Date Systems) Plate Processing Software. ~ Portfolio of Designs Available Upon Request ~

Education

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    • Bachelors Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2012

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