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Mr Michael T ONeill
Highly motivated and experienced Transport & Product Designer. Fully able to lead any design challenge. Though primarily my portfolio describes my capability as a vehicle designer, I have soilid experience in product and graphic design in a professional forum. Currently employed as exterior designer at Fiat Style Centre, Turin.
Name: MICHAEL THOMAS O’NEILL
Nationality: BRITISH @ 30/07/1980
Contact Details: 32 The farthings, Crowborough
Discipline: INDUSTRIAL/AUTOMOTIVE DESIGNER
Languages: ENGLISH, ITALIAN
(Jul04-Present) Inovo Design S.r.l.
. Established exterior designer within Fiat Style Centre since 2006. Concept design and production design on multiple projects for Fiat and Fiat Professional. Work includes interior and exterior solutions, both undertaken from a conceptual stage through 3D form development including clay, to class C, B and A standards.
Automotive design> Fiat, Fiat Professional; exterior & interior
Automotive design> Iveco; Interior & exterior
Product design> Multitude of projects for a wide variety of clients. Projects include: Power Yacht, computer monitor, sports equipment, medical device, MP3 player and cosmetics packaging
(Feb06-Apr06) Floorz Hardwood Flooring (Freelance)
. Freelance Designer performing general Graphic Design duties including brochures, fliers, exterior signs, New showroom frontage design, commercial show stand.
(July03-Sep03) Jubilee Automotive Group.
·Initial design concepts for a drive-from-wheelchair system to enable quadriplegic and other physically disabled drivers to drive unassisted.
·Concept sketching and quick generation of ideas
·3D form communication through clay and digital models
·Full-scale modelling and refinement of final design
·Sophisticated and mature 2D presentation rendering
·Expert understanding of Adobe Photoshop, Painter, Alias Studio Tools
·Capability to lead a team of modellers under pressure of deadline
·Verbal and visual presentation at board level
. Professional approach to all aspects of the design process
I am an enthusiastic, conscientious and flexible team worker always open to new methods and ideas while constantly striving to improve product quality by keeping abreast of latest innovations and technologies.
I am confident in taking a brief forward individually, I can adapt to working with a new team and relish the challenge that design offers. My experience in automotive design covers all aspects of the design phase; from intial sketch to detailed resolution of specific design problems.
The prospect of bring my experience to a new studio is one of my key motivations; applying myself to new challenges, working for a company that excites me creatively and ultimately seeing projects through to production.
QUALIFICATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS OF STUDY:
MDES Transport Design: Masters Degree with Honours
Coventry University. Priory st, Coventry CV1 5FB
BTEC Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design: Merit
Kent Institute of Art and Design (KIAD). Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8AG
GCE A-Levels: Art and Design
St Gregory's RC Comprehensive. Reynolds Lane, Royal Tunbridge, Wells, Kent
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·Snowboarding, basketball, football
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Tel: +39 011 610030