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Will Van Zee
My name is Will Van Zee. I am the Resident Artist for Industry City, a creative enclave and business accelerator located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. I was born and raised in Seattle, WA and strive to match my love of the outdoors to my passion for art and design.
EDUCATION Pratt Institute, B.I.D. Industrial Design. Planned Graduation, May 2012 EXPERIENCE Pratt Metal Shop Brooklyn, New York Shop Technician: Sep 2011 - Present Managed and maintained shop equipment Fabricated student furniture projects Mad Sharp Productions Set Design & Fabrication Brooklyn, New York Freelance 3D Modeling: April 2012 Built SolidWorks models and drawings of complex metal structures. Gray Pants Product, Furniture & Architecture Studio Seattle, Washington Intern: Jun 2011 - Sep 2011 Ideated lamp concepts with 2D and 3D sketching Hand assembled cardboard lamp shades Ziba Design and Innovation Consultancy Portland, Oregon 2 Week Job Shadow: July 2010 Hand sketched product concepts Actively participated in brainstorming sessions Mocked up test models in various materials WPIR Pratt Radio Brooklyn, New York Station Administrator: Sep 2009 - May 2011 Monitored and recorded student shows Managed and maintained studio equipment A.C.E. Architecture Construction Engineering Seattle, Washington Student Mentee: Academic Years 2007, 2009 Designed two local building concepts Developed architectural models, hand drawings, and SketchUp renderings. SOFTWARE TOOLS SolidWorks, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator