I am an industrial designer that is passionate in many different fields of industrial design. I can always find excitement in any aspect of the design world and never want to stop learning. I strive to create products with high emotional, social, and intrinsic value.

Work Samples

  • Sol Light Therapy Lamp

  • GLOBARS

  • Paper Hard Drive

Work History

Mitchell Silva 848 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 978.732.3372 DESIGN PROFICIENCY Industrial Design, Photography, Graphic Design SKILLS Traditional Sketching and Model Making, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchbook, InDesign, Rhino 3d, Alias, Keyshot, Showcase, Final Cut, Foundry Processes. EDUCATION Massachusetts College of Art and Design, class of 2013 - Industrial Design University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Studied Photography WORK EXPERIENCE Bose Corporation: May 2012- present Industrial Design Intern: Responsibilities include sketch ideation, CAD modeling, and 2d artwork. Currently working on a wide range of projects from headphones to automotive interiors. Projects require a range in skill in early sketch conceptualization and CAD, to artwork details and design documentation. Freelance Graphic Designer: December 2012 -Present Graphics and branding for Boston area companies including Leavitt and Avery Consulting, Floralsmith, and Rigerous Recording. Yuji Ramen: September 2012 - present Contract Designer: Currently designing lighting and interior features for an upcoming Brooklyn ramen restaurant. Project includes sketch ideation, CAD, and the possibility of prototyping a final concept. City Express Messenger Service: 2011-2012 Bicycle  Messenger: Responsible for pick-­up and delivery of high priority packages in Boston and surrounding neighborhoods. This job both required and improved my skills in prioritization, efficiency, and communication. Minarik Automation and Control: 2010 Shipping and Receiving: Responsible for managing shipping, receiving, book keeping, and inventory of orders. Shaws Supermarkets: 2008-2010 Grocery Clerk: Stocked and organized the store, attended to customer service  needs, and maintenance of overall organization and cleanliness of the backroom. Front-End  Clerk:  Provided patrons with courtesy services, maintained and serviced bottle return machines, collected carriages, and maintained overall cleanliness of the front end. INTERESTS Cycling and bicycles in general, live music, urban exploring, wildlife and nature. AWARDS: -Richard Keohan Innovation Award 2012 -Massachusetts College of Art All School Show Award 2012 -16 Hours to Glory Design Challenge 3rd Place -The Daily Grommet Product Pitch Finalist -Dunstable Artisans Photography Award -GDRHS Photography Merit Award PRESS: -Featured Articles on Core77, Complex Magazine, BikeRumor.Com, Freshness, Discovery News and ProllyIsNotProbably.com http://www.core77.com/blog/flotspotting/flotspotting_mitchell_silvas_glo-bars_another_noteworthy_bicycle_lighting_system_22059.asp http://www.complex.com/rides/2012/03/protoype-globars-by-industrial-designer-mitchell-silva http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/03/19/prototype-globars-by-designer-mitchell-silva-light-from-within/#comments http://www.freshnessmag.com/2012/03/27/glo-bars-led-base-bicycle-handlebar-concept-by-mitchell-silva/ http://prollyisnotprobably.com/2012/03/mitchell-silvas-globars/#disqus_thread References upon request

Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

Richard Keohan Design Excellence Award MassArt All School Show Award 16 Hours to Glory Design Challenge 3rd Place Daily Grommet Product Pitch Finalist Dunstable Artisans Photography Award GDRHS Photography Merit Award

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