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TOMMY ETZI E-Mail: tommyetzi@gmail.com PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE VANDERBILT HOME COLLECTION - New York, NY 2013-2015 Designer • Designed home, organization, living, product for licensed brands under Samsonite, Mesa Home, & Vanderbilt Home Collection • Creating new concepts, 3D geometry, renderings, data CAD sheets for quoting / production IMPACT DISPLAYS GROUP - Carlstadt, NJ 2011-2013 Industrial Designer Renderer • Responsible for 3D modeling, rendering, engineering of fixtures, displays, and kiosks for retail environments • Creating 3D geometry for product, fixtures, scene lighting, and shading for design conception KOHL’S FOOD NETWORK - New York, NY 2008-2011 Associate Product Designer • Designed Food Network/Bobby Flay tools & gadgets, small electrics, cookware, cutlery, and ceramics • Communicated with merchants, product mangers, suppliers, engineers, and designers through the development process • Worked closely with Food Network representatives and the Kohl’s design team to build a cohesive brand language LIFETIME BRANDS CORPORATION - Long Island, NY 2004-2008 In-House Industrial Designer • Designed houseware products for licensed brands such as KitchenAid, Cuisinart, Casamoda, Sabatier, Farberware, Martha Stewart, Pedrini, Mikasa, Food Network, and Bobby Flay • Prepared presentation renderings for customers such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Wal-Mart, Target, Costco’s, and Home Depot • Collaborated with engineers, marketing, production and sales departments on brand/product identity and design aesthetics • Created detailed quote/production CAD drawings and 3D files for manufacturing PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION: BECTON, DICKINSON, AND COMPANY - Franklin, NJ 2001-2002 Top Finalist in School Competition • Developed an innovative medical syringe and technique for Becton Dickinson’s annual design competition • Presented the finished prototype of the medical syringe to Becton Dickinson’s executive level engineers EDUCATION: Pratt Institute School of Art & Design, Brooklyn, NY 1999-2003 Bachelor of Industrial Design • Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Industrial Design • Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding Service in Industrial Design • Presidential Merit Scholarship for eight semesters • Becton-Dickinson New Design-Core77, January 2002 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 1997-1998 • Pre-college Art Program, sculpture and 2d media COMPUTER: • Alias Design, 3D Studio Max, Autocad, Solidworks, Ashlar-Vellum, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Windows & Macintosh OS

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Pratt Institute

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BECTON, DICKINSON, AND COMPANY - Franklin, NJ 2001-2002 New Design-Core77, January 2002

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