Industrial Designer with 5 years experience & overseas travel (China), designing for multiple brands (TaylorMade, Adidas Golf, Jaco (MMA), Schutt (Football), Money Clamp (wallet accessories) in a fast pace work environment.

Work Samples

  • 2013 TaylorMade / adidas golf products

  • 2012 TaylorMade / adidas / Ashworth golf product

  • TaylorMade Divot Tool

Work History

Education Art Institute of Orange County 01/2006 - 12/2008 > Bachelor of Science 12/2008 > Industrial Design Emphasis > Dean’s List Student University of Utah 01/2003 -12/2005 > Bachelor of Fine Arts 12/2005 > Art (Painting & Drawing) Emphasis > Honor roll student Skills Design > Market/trend analysis > Brand strategy > Ideation > Rapid visualization > Creative development/refinement > Presentation Traditional > 2d form exploration > Prismacolor/marker > Marker Rendering > Digital rendering > Illustration Computer > Photoshop > Illustrator > SolidWorks > Adobe Acrobat > Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel > PC/Mac platforms Production > Model making > SLA/SLS 3D printing > Laser cutting > Foam/clay sculpting Employment tmax gear, Carlsbad, Ca. 09/2008 - present > Design new product & prepare technical specifications for in-house brands (TaylorMade, Adidas, Jaco, Money Clamp, Schutt) > Visit overseas factories to assist in the development process > Produce production ready 3D models & develop prototypes > Work closely with product developers to ensure production efficiency Internship tmax gear, Carlsbad, Ca. 04/2008 - 09/2008 > Prepared product concepts & technical specifications for production > Conducted market research & applied relevant trends > Initiated product testing to identify necessary improvements > Implemented effective communication skills > Created brand identity for new subsidiary Accomplishments University of Utah > Member of Utah Utes Championship Football team 2003,‘04 > Two time MWC All-Academic team 2003,‘04 > Utes’ Top Special Teams Player 2004 4306 Los Padres Dr Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 specialkovac@hotmail.com www.coroflot.com/mattkovacevich 714.642.9199

Education

Art Institutes International University of Utah

Specialties

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