Interested in design work (freelance or full time).Anywhere

Work Samples

  • core77 one hour design challenges

  • Product Design

  • Furniture Design

Work History

Michael John Kilbane Address: Achill island, Co Mayo Industrial Designer Email: michael.j.kilbane@gmail.com Transport: yes Web: www.coroflot.com/michaelkilbane Education 2001 – 2006) Institute Of Technology Sligo Degree Result: Bachelor of Arts(Hons) in Industrial Design, Level 8 with second Class Honours, Grade 2:1 (1996 – 2001) Mc Hale College Achill Co.Mayo (1989– 1996) Saula National School Co.Mayo Design Application AutoCAD, Solid Edge V17, Solid Works, Rhinoceros, Flamingo,Power Mill. Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Coral Draw, Microsoft Office, Microsoft power point, Microsoft Excel, Director MX, Wave pad, Sound booth, Skills in Design ·Ability to manage a project from start to end. ·Very capable of working on my own initiative and as part of a group. ·Highly motivated individual and not afraid of challenges. ·Excellent communication skills (communication with team, client&suppliers. ·Strong sketching and 3D ability. ·Analog &digital rendering (Digital sketching – Wacom tablet). ·Professional presentation skills. ·Strong problem solver, Innovative and out of the box thinking. ·Fast learner, capable of learning new and advanced material/software packages.(within small time frames). ·Can efficiently and effectively work under pressure whilst reaching set goals and deadlines. ·Good understanding of materials & Manufacture processes. Achievements in Design Won 'Cairde Na Mara art competition in 1995 &1996. My design was selected and used as a Christmas card for the Department of the Marine. The Minister of State for the Marine Mr Eamon Gilmore presented the award to me. Was a key team member that represented I.T Sligo in ' Design a couch' competition sponsored by Habitat. The design was displayed in St. Stephens Green Shopping Centre, Dublin. Product design forums Design Challenge #6 Design for the Disadvantaged Shower: Affordable shower for the third world Employment Stephen Quinn Architectural Design Ballyshannon Co. Donegal Home Value Hardware Achill sound Co. Mayo Freelance designer Graphic and furniture design AmRay Medical Greenhills Industrial Estate, Drogheda, Co. Louth Stephen Quinn Architectural Design ·Generation of building plans with CAD. ·General office duties. ·Site surveying map reading ·Marking out site and soil testing. ·Printing, scanning, Home Value Hardware Achill sound ·Serving customers ·Measuring and Cutting material ·Stocktaking ·Ground maintenance AmRay Medical: Job Description At Amray Medical I have gained a vast amount of experience within a short amount of time. I’ve held and carried out a number of job titles within this company. My job responsibilities were achieved by working on my own initiative and working as part of a small group. CAD technician 2D & 3D ·Creation of CAD database (cad files and details) ·Creation of CAD plans and B.O.M.s for manufacture. ·Generation of 3d for visual reference and for promotional material. ·Projects include e.g. Protective lead lining shielding systems, Protective Doors and viewers. ·Building layout conversion and fire certification. Graphic/Web Designer ·Design of Company promotional material e.g. Brochures, posters, fliers, ·Product info manuals, labels and exhibition material. ·(Brochures were converted into English, Italian, and French) ·PowerPoint presentation and graphics. ·In-house printing and binding. Outsourcing of large print format. ·Update of company website (Navigation,image,text and pdfs files) Surveying & Quotation ·On Site surveying, measuring and job quotation. ·Sourcing and quotation of low cost component fabrication. Photography ·Photography for design reference and promotion. Tech Maintenance & support ·Troubleshooting. ·Printers Maintenance. ·System Backup/antivirus run. ·Office Reception duties. ·Office open and lock up. Part-time furniture designer Projects include e.g. Kitchens units, islands, t.v units, doors, staircase. CAD for manufacture 3D rendering Publications & Press Core 77 1HDC: 1 Hour Design Challenge: Emergency Shelters Cnet News: Makeshift shelter of future: Sewer pipes, balloons? Interests Sketching, Design forums, Reading, Surfing, Biking, Walking, Online Gaming, Music, other design interests Design tutorials, Architecture, Automotive, Graphic, Web, Art, and Photography. References Employment references will be given on request.

Education

Institute Of Technology Sligo

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Awards

Product design forums Design Challenge #6

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