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Industrial Designer - Design & Creative Direction Developmen...
Graduated in May 2010 in Transportation Design at the College for Creative Studies. Looking for a job in Yacht Design, Automotive, Transportation Design, providing companies with innovative solutions with a unique combination of visual communication and design skills. Critical Theory, Concept Development, In-depth Market Research,Brand Development, Discursive Design, Information Visualization, Conceptual Design of Exterior & Interior Design.
Light Rail Transit for Metro Detroit Area
C. MARTIN HANSSON Fortune 500 –experienced product designer, managing multimillion dollar projects, with a track record of strategizing and conceptualizing visionary projects and executing development on a multimedia platform to synergize maximum product market performance. 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 Heys USA Group, Weston, Florida (April 2012 – July 2013) Design Manager – Design & Product Development (January 2013 – July 2013) [Promotion] • Promoted from Senior Product Designer to Design Manager in January 2013 • Managed the Kids Division under the direction of the CEO • Managed product licenses for Walt Disney Co., Sanrio: Hello Kitty, HIT Ent: Thomas & Friends • Managed the Online Approval Process for product & packaging designs for Licensors Senior Product Designer – Design & Product Development (April 2012 – January 2013) • Responsible for creating & managing multimillion dollar projects for new Luggage, Timepieces & Travel Accessory product lines • Design Coordinator between the company & vendor factories (up to 49) throughout China, Hong Kong & Taiwan • Responsible for concept development of a new product segment for 2014 • Established relationships with new vendors & expanded resource base for new product segment • Developed new product packaging, including customer exclusives • Created new Luggage & Timepieces advertising for marketing & sales team • Collaborated on Point of Purchase (POP) design collateral on all product lines • 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 Advisor • 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 Designer – A Contracted 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 Designer – A Contracted 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) - Freelance Designer (December 2008 – January 2009) • 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 Photoshop CS6 Adobe Illustrator CS6 Microsoft Office Suites Autodesk Alias Bunkspeed Hypershot Hand Sketching & Rendering PC & Mac Platforms Concept Development Critical Theory Transportation Design Concept Management 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 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 Portfolio Scholastics Arts and Writing Awards, Regional Gold Key in Portfolio General Billy Mitchell Award, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary
BFA in Industrial Design - Transportation Design