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EDUCATION Philadelphia University School of Architecture and Design Bachelors of Science, Industrial Design GPA 3.0/4.0 WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance design work Studioeec, Exton, PA Designed point of purchase shoe displays for Dansko Inc. (2003) Freelance model maker – Bresslergroup, Philadelphia, PA Construction and painting of study and final models for firm’s clients. Painted final color scheme onto product line for Acterna Inc. (2002 – present) Industrial design intern – Owenlogik Design, Philadelphia, PA. Worked on product designs for companies such as Alessi, Benza, Bozart, and Umbra. Created 3D files and precise drawings for prototyping and production of XOX Table for Bozart Toys. (2002) Co-op - Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA. Worked within a group of designers to study aeronautics and be able to then teach children these concepts through a final exhibit design. Part of the 2003 100th Anniversary of Flight. (2002) ID model shop monitor – Assisted students, maintained equipment, and promoted shop safety. (2001) Graphic designer – Black Dog Publishing Company, Downingtown, PA. Designed book covers, brochures, page layouts, postcards, and website. (1999 – present) SKILLS Fluent in English and Spanish Brainstorming, sketching, rendering, and virtual 3D environments. Foam / metal / plastic / and woodworking. Technical drawings and blueprints via CAD or pencil. Ability to create detail full-size and scaled prototypes. Ability to multi-task on various projects Ability to create detailed dimensional drawings Knowledge and experience with wood-frame construction Knowledge of research and design process and intellectual property Knowledge of various manufacturing prcesses and materials Very detail oriented Computer Fluent with Mac and PC, Microsoft Office, Autocad, Cobalt, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Pagemaker, QuarkXPress, Cinema 4D (animation). Ability to organize and manage digital files and databases. AWARDS/HONORS 2003 Student IDSA Merit Award Finalist Awarded a U.S. design patent for a lightweight-folding chair U.S. Pat. No. D456,162 Issued April 30, 2002 Philadelphia University’s Gutman Library’s RefChat logo contest winner. Located at www.philau.edu/library Competed in the 2002 Housewares Design Competition Logo contest winner for Philadelphia University Disabilities Services REFERENCES/PORTFOLIO Available upon request CONTACT petersdesign@aol.com

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Philadelphia University

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