Aug 2013 - Present (7 years 6 months)
Alias Concept modeler/ Car Designer
Ford Motor Company.
Satellite studio. Job Title - Alias concept modeller. Simply to model a rear bumper for the Focus RS 5dr Hatchback due to me being already in Germany and Ford resolving some packaging issues with the rear bumper beam. Achievements include: Consistency between designer and engineer to create a solution for sign off within 3 weeks.
Tasks - Working for TFL Cross rail London U.K, Elizabeth line. Job Title - Alias Modeller, Concept /Conversion from ICEM and Strak. Hard Modeller, Industrial Designer, Graphic Designer. Scale model project of The Locomotive and Interior where undertaken and displayed at Liverpool Street Station to the public. Design book for TFL published on the trains for Elizabeth line and an animation produced for a future BBC documentary. Obstacle deflector. HVAC, Nose cone, Pantograph, Locomotive and Carriage stickers. Passenger/Cabin Doors, Side Sections, Roof Sections, Vestibules, Couplings, Headlights. Paint scheme. Platform steps, Cantilever and Fixed Seats, interior panels around the doors and Interior trim. Model and animation sample> https://www.youtube.com/watch*v=fhMLV4adGIQ Achievements include: Production of Aventura Trains for Elizabeth Line (London Cross Rail) on time.
Studio Engineer/Alias modeller
Infiniti Q80 Grill
Project management. TATA Speed foams, Strakes, Exhaust Bright work and C pillar cowlings. McLaren 570s Quarter scale model trim, door card and steering wheel. Jaguar F Pacer/Land Rover Discovery Sport 1:1 variations of roof and front clip. Bentley Continental, Speed foam, Interior ergo buck and Pharaoh arm testing on both Coupe and Cabriolet. Eagle Volvo S70 Hearse. Scanned, chopped, Speed foamed, painted and rescanned for fibre glass moulding. Skoda Vision C Speed foam. In- House project for rolling adaptable Chassis for 1:1 Clay models for mobility to shows. Track, wheelbase and ride height. Accommodating up to 26" Wheels. Achievements include: Production of Jaguar F Pace, L/R Discovery Sport and Bentley Continental. Infiniti Q80 went to the car shows and McLaren produced the 570s with minimal in-house changes to my work.
Alias modeller trainee
Lotus Cars. Hethel.
SUV concept. Hyundai California. Surface to mesh scale models and Key fobs. Iveco van front bumper, bonnet and headlights. Skoda Octavia RS 19" wheels. Achievements include: Working in Lotus, a lifetime goal and the Skoda RS wheel went on the production Octavia. Technicon Alias advanced concept modelling
Graphic Design Btec. Lurgan College
Hobbies/Interests. * Classic car restoration and cult car ownership. * Gardening/home improvements/upcycling. * Hiking. * Music collecting. * Travel. Worth mentioning. I was diagnosed with stage 2 dyslexia while studying at University. I have recently overcome P.T.S.D. I have a Northern Irish accent. Some folk get easily offended by it. >References can be sourced upon request due to ubiquitous contracting placements of fellow colleagues.
Job Title - In house Alias concept modeller.
Training projects included Mini Horsche Tractor nose cone and Siemens mobile phone.
Robertsen Automotive Group
Apr 2019 - Dec 2019 (8 months)
Styling, project managment etc.
Robertsen Automotive Group
May 2019 - Dec 2019 (7 months)
We tried to get a start up company off the ground in Norway but met with many unobtainable hurdles we decided to call it a day.