My website http://www.suavekoleksydesigns.com/ Currently working on freelance projects, I welcome all jobs big or small.

Work Samples

  • Most current work - Retail

  • Past work

  • Renderings

Work History

Suavek Oleksy Industrial Designer Dallas, TX suavekoleksy@msn.com - Objective Seeking a challenging and a rewarding position as a Designer and to become part of a team allowing me to execute my skills, passion, experience and talent in a professional environment. - Skills Versatile across a wide spectrum of design disciplines: Sketching Concept Design Product Design Toy Design Prop Design Transportation Rendering Concept Drawing Drafting Sculpting Finishing models Rapid Prototype Air Brush Molding/Casting Jewelry Design Architectural Models Light Metal & Jewelry Laser cutter Vinyl cutter and many more - Computer Skills: 3D StudioMax,, CNC (Shopbot Routers), SolidWorks, Photo Shop, Illustrator, InDesign, MS Office - Employment *Bella Group Design, Coppell, TX June 2008 - October 2010 Senior Designer - Managing all aspects of design development and requirements, including revisions, modifications, rapid prototyping, schedules, budget, and materials. - Team planning and brainstorming sessions with sales, marketing and manufacturing staff setting business goals, and objectives. - Managing all in-house graphic modifications, layout and publishing, maximizing sales, profits and marketing potential. - Understand and interprets RFP’s (Request for Proposal) into successful product. - Create concept drawings as a visual aid for presentation and sales purposes. - Development of 2D and 3D complex drawings, and implementing the use of new materials and technologies. - Assist with engineering approvals and final production release. - Designing and developing custom solutions for shopping centers, trade shows, environments, interiors with matching fixtures and accessories. - Enhance client’s identity by implementing creative and original design solutions through graphics, textures, shapes and colors for best exposure among competition. *JACOBS Carter & Burgess - Denver, CO - Dallas, TX July 2007 - June 2008 Environmental Graphic Designer Effectively analyze, evaluate and create wayfinding system and/or branding solutions for Banks, Airports and Retail sectors. - Developing Wayfinding to improve the aesthetic image. - Designing solutions for pedestrian and vehicular orientation for best traffic circulation. - Creating documentation for clients; location plans, message schedule and design intent schematics. *PUSH display group - Broomfield, CO 2006- March 2007 Lead Designer - Responsible for the complete design and documentation package of product development. - Team planning with sales, marketing and manufacturing staff. - Development of 2D and 3D renderings, complex drawings, and implementing the use of new materials and technologies. - Managing design modifications, rapid prototyping, schedules, budgets, graphics, layout and publishing. - Education *Art Institute of Colorado, CO Graduated March 2006 Bachelor of Arts, Industrial Design Technology Advance course - Redesigning ticket stands and backdrop for Denver's International Airport Achievements - Dean's Honor Roll. - Portfolio Par Excellence. - 2005 Industrial Design Student Art Show: Category - Rendering/Graphics, 1st Place. - TA in SolidWorks. *Art Institute of Seattle, WA Graduated June 2004 Associate of Applied Arts, Industrial Design Technology Internship- Honda sponsored clay modeling project, developing concepts and quarter scale Chavant model of the Honda S2000 - Freelance Examples SEBAGO - Rendered up some options for store fixtures J Shoes - Designed the look, feel and fixtures for J shoes Flagship store. Simms - Developing fixture system to flow aesthetically with product. Timberland - Designing displays for their new GoLite brand. Mammut - Multi functional fixture that works with different wall systems. Carter & Burgess - Environmental Graphic Design. Imaginit - Developing “Smart Frame System” to fit solar panels for quick and easy install. Sounds True - Designed and build listening stations and table top cd displays. Carter Design - Redesigning current line of product for a client. Colorado Clothing Co. - Designing a booth on a budget for their trade show. Burnsley Hotel - Designing a logo for their restaurant and creating floor plans. Scaled Architecture - Developing identity, business cards and flyers. Greg Thompson Productions - Building a collapsible architectural theater model. Graphics - Creating graphics for a music CD If you seek an experienced professional to join your team, I hope that you will contact me so that we may discuss your requirements and the contributions that I can bring to your company.

Education

The Art Institute of Colorado Art Institute of Seattle,

Specialties

Affiliations

SEGD

Awards

- Dean's Honor Roll. - Portfolio Par Excellence. - 2005 Industrial Design Student Art Show: Category - Rendering / Graphics, 1st Place.

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