Design Recipe: 1/2 Cup of Observation 3 Teaspoons of Interaction 1 Cup of Necessity 1/4 Tablespoon of Poetry Stir well with 2 Cups of Creativity, until satisfied.

Work Samples

  • DITTO. Dot Pattern Pen

  • STROVE outdoor kitchen

  • PIXIT

Work History

Omer Ackerman Omer.ican@yahoo.com www.omerackerman.com Experience: Quirky Inc – Design Intern 2012- (3 months total) – 606 West 28th street, New York, NY.  As part of the Quirky design staff I helped great ideas become awesome products. I was involved in the entire design process, from market research and concept sketching, to physical prototyping, 3D modeling and hand-off to engineers and manufacturers. I've had the privilege to work with some of the fields leading professionals on a wide variety of products- ranging from kitchen ware to consumer electronics. Independent Designer 2008-2012 – New York, NY.  Freelance Graphic and Product design.  Customers include: Threadless, Keter Plastics, TheGamersTV, Audish, Intucell, and Bezalel Academy. Multimedia Department Commander 2005-2008 – Israeli Defense Force- Education Corps.  Professional Commander and Work Manager of the department  Instructor in Design Courses – Photoshop and Illustrato  Design of Educational literature and implements  Design and Production of digital and printed media Examples: Animation, Websites, Interactive Presentations, Posters, Logos, Packaging Design. Education : Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel 2008-2012  BA of Design - Industrial Design Department Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin, Germany Summer Semester, 2011  Student Exchange Program - Industrial Design Department Skills Computer Software:  Solidworks - Photoshop – Illustrator - InDesign - Photoview360 – Keyshot – Google Sketchup – PowerPoint – Word – Excel – Arduino - Flash Other Skills and Abilities  Freehand Sketching, Rendering, Mold making, Knowledge in Ceramics, 3D printing, Prototyping, CNC Milling, Slip casting, Tooling and Woodshop Experience – Lath, Table Saw, Band Saw, Drills, Welding, Manual Milling, Plainer. Awards:  2012- Mizler Award for Excellence in Design.  2012- 1st place winner of “Urban Dialogue” project by Tel Aviv Municipality and Globes Magazine.  2011- Overall Academic Excellence in History and Theory Award  2009- Overall Academic Excellence in Industrial Design Award  2007- Education Corps. Outstanding Achievement Award  2005- FLHS Outstanding Achievement in Fine Art Award  2004- Attended New Jersey Governors School for the Arts- Selective Enrichment Program

Education

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

Specialties

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