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Industrial Designer - Design & Product Development
Graduated in May 2010 in Transportation Design at the College for Creative Studies. Looking for a job in Automotive Design, Yacht Design, and other Transportation Design. I am a designer with a deep sense of passion, creative energy, problem solving ability and an eye for attention to detail.
Light Rail Transit for Metro Detroit Area
C. MARTIN HANSSON A designer with a deep sense of passion, creative energy, problem solving ability and an eye for attention to detail Education College for Creative Studies (CCS), Detroit, Michigan Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design May 2010 Lorenzo de' Medici Institute, Florence, Italy Study Abroad, Art History & Cultural Program Winter Semester 2009 New World School of the Arts, Miami, Florida Superintendents Diploma of Distinction, Cum Laude May 2006 Experience Creative Designer (Consultant), Miami, Florida (July 2013 - Present) Design & Product Development - Creative Product Design Consultant for businesses creating new product. Heys USA Group, Weston, Florida (April 2012 – July 2013) Design Manager – Design & Product Development (January 2013 – July 2013) [Promotion] Managed the Kids Division, with product licenses for Walt Disney Co., Sanrio: Hello Kitty, HIT Ent: Thomas & Friends Senior Product Designer – Design & Product Development (April 2012 – January 2013) Responsible for designing Luggage, Timepieces, Travel Accessories, & Packaging Communication between the company & vendor factories (up to 49) throughout China, Hong Kong & Taiwan Responsible for concept development of a new product segment for 2014 Created advertising and point of purchase collateral for marketing & sales team Coordinated all product photography & editing New World Content, Miami, Florida (April 2011 – Present) A division of Rumbaut & Company, Inc. - A Media Advisory & Content Development Company Senior Creative Adviser Creative direction of visual content and branding for new acquisitions and projects Designed formulaic presentations for business acquisitions for Rumbaut & Company User-Interface Design and Graphic Development for an App project Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, North Carolina (November 2010 – January 2011) Creative Contract Designer – A Contracted Short Term Project through Belcan, Inc Exterior & Interior Design – Class 8 Semi-Truck Concept Project for Volvo & Mack Brands Daimler Trucks North America, Portland, Oregon (June 2010 – August 2010) Creative Contract Designer – A Contracted Short Term Project through SRI Technologies, Inc Advanced Concept Designs – Long Haul Vision Program - Vocational Trucks segment, reporting directly to head of design. ArvinMeritor, Sponsored Project, CCS, Detroit, Michigan (September 2009 – December 2009) Class 8 Semi-Truck Design Project Michelin, Sponsored Project, CCS, Detroit, Michigan (September 2009 – December 2009) Michelin Active Wheel Challenge Luiz de Basto Designs, Inc. Miami, Florida Design Intern - (May 2008 - September 2008) Developed preliminary design sketches to final renderings of Interiors and Exteriors of production Mega & Super Yachts for private clientele. Publication/Exhibition North American headquarters of Michelin, and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, Greenville, South Carolina, summer 2010 Michelin Active Wheel Project Displayed 10th Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 30 – June 3, 2010 Michelin Active Wheel Project Displayed Car Styling Magazine, November 11, 2009, Issue 193 Portfolio page, Page 108. North American International Auto Show - Detroit, Michigan, January 2009 Light Rail Transit Concept displayed at CCS exhibit. Skills A unique combination of programs and core solutions for visual and verbal communication skills: Proficient In: Adobe Creative Suite Adobe Photoshop CC Adobe Illustrator CC Microsoft Office Suite Autodesk Alias (Intermediate) Keyshot (Previously - Bunkspeed Hypershot) Hand Sketching & Rendering PC & Mac Platforms Concept Development Transportation Design Concept Management Design Strategy Campaign Development Product Design Creative Problem Solving Discursive Design Packaging Design Brand Development Market Research Environment Design Human Factors Campaign Management Exhibit Design Information Visualization Product Sourcing Team Leadership Graphic Design Clay Modeling Model Making Advertising Language Fluent in English & Swedish Affiliations Student Government Association - Industrial Design Department Representative, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan 2008-2009 Honors/Scholarships Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America President’s Scholarship, College for Creative Studies Dean’s List, 2007, 2009, 2010, College for Creative Studies Proclamation from the City of Pinecrest, Florida for Exceptional Community Service Proclamation from the City of Palmetto Bay, Florida for Exceptional Community Service Scholastics Arts and Writing Awards, National Silver Key in Art & Design Portfolio Scholastics Arts and Writing Awards, Regional Gold Key in Art & Design Portfolio
BFA in Industrial Design - Transportation Design